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Progressive Web App for WordPress & WooCommerce with ReactJS

Progressive Web App for WordPress & WooCommerce with ReactJS

If you’ve followed the conversations in the WordPress community lately, you’ve realized that JavaScript is here to stay, either we’re talking about ReactJS, Angular/Ionic, VueJS or Polymer. In addition, if we combine it with the energy that Google is investing in advocating Progressive Web Applications, it really seems like the Web is entering a new and exciting development phase. A few months back we announced that we’re building our first e-commerce Progressive Web Application by integrating with WordPress & WooCommerce…

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Joe Anderson Talks About Developing Plugins And Maintaining A Single-Man Company

Joe Anderson Talks About Developing Plugins And Maintaining A Single-Man Company

A new interview with another WordPress plugin developer is ready for you guys! This time, we’re talking with Joe Anderson, the man behind Metaphor Creations, a company offering – you guessed it – WordPress plugins and themes. With a background in graphic design Joe started his company all the way back in 2008 and, since then, has been running it by himself. In regards to WordPress everything started 7-8 years ago after he decided that Flash no longer had a…

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PROs and CONs of Using WordPress with ReactJS

PROs and CONs of Using WordPress with ReactJS

ReactJS took the WordPress community by surprise when it was introduced in November 2015 by Matt Mullenweg announcing Calypso as the culmination of more than 20 months of work by dozens of engineers and designers. Calypso was described as being: Incredibly fast; Written purely in JavaScript, leveraging libraries like Node and React; 100% API-powered; Fully responsive. Suddenly, thousands of PHP developers had to become fluent with JavaScript to be able to take advantage of the newly proposed tech-stack and build…

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Evan Herman talks about building high quality plugin solutions for WordPress

Evan Herman talks about building high quality plugin solutions for WordPress

We have a whole new piece for you guys, as part of our series of interviews with WordPress plugin developers, who agreed to share some of their stories, alongside growth plans and, of course, their vision of the WP ecosystem as a whole. Recently, we talked with Evan Herman, the lead developer, and founder at Code Parrots, a company well known for offering high-quality solutions for WordPress sites. They are well known for Timeline Express, which allows users to create…

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Doing Website Improvements on the Go: Step-by-Step Strategy

Doing Website Improvements on the Go: Step-by-Step Strategy

Google constantly improves its search algorithm. Its Hummingbird algorithm that came to replace PageRank is aimed at making web experience as much pleasing for users as it’s possible. Pretty much all the Algorithm updates that were introduced in recent five years are aimed at improving user experience. Thus, Google Panda punishes websites with low-quality content, Penguin attacks websites with “bad” backlinks, and Mobile Friendly algorithm raises awareness of mobile-oriented websites use. As one can see from these algorithm updates, there…

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Eric Tracz Talks About Creating Your Own Social Network Using WordPress

Eric Tracz Talks About Creating Your Own Social Network Using WordPress

Here we are with a new episode of our series of interviews with WordPress plugin developers, where we hear their stories, how they’re planning to take everything one step further and, of course, what are their thoughts on the WordPress ecosystem. Today, we’re talking with Eric Tracz, founder and CEO at PeepSo.com. Currently, he lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is in charge with PeepSo, a suite of social networking plugins for WordPress, which allows users to create their own social…

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Danny van Kooten talks about working with WordPress plugins – Balancing priorities with that of the business

Danny van Kooten talks about working with WordPress plugins – Balancing priorities with that of the business

As promised, we continue with our series of interviews with WordPress plugin developers, in an attempt to find out, through the stories they’re sharing, how they are planning to grow their businesses and, of course, what are their thoughts on the entire WordPress ecosystem. Today, we’re talking with Danny van Kooten, the developer behind the popular MailChimp for WordPress plugin. Danny lives in The Netherlands and is the founder of ibericode, a company focusing on building products to help other…

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Top 12 WordPress Form Plugins

Top 12 WordPress Form Plugins

If you own a website and want to inspire trust to your visitors, one of the most important things you should have on it is a contact form. Yes, something as simple as this can do wonders! Basically, you’re letting them know that you’re running a legit site and if they have any issues or want to send some feedback, they have at least one method of doing it. We’ve seen quite a few types of contact forms until now,…

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🎤 Davor Altman Talking About WP Job Manager – Struggles and Opportunities in the WordPress Community

🎤 Davor Altman Talking About WP Job Manager – Struggles and Opportunities in the WordPress Community

Starting this month we’re going to publish a series of interviews with WordPress plugin developers sharing their stories, their growth plans and their vision of the WordPress ecosystem as a whole. That being said, it’s my great pleasure to introduce the first interview with Davor Altman, Happiness Engineer at Automattic. He lives in Belgrade and he’s currently one of the people behind WP Job Manager – one of the most popular job board plugins for WordPress, created by Mike Jolley…

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Top 10 WordPress Multilanguage Plugins

Top 10 WordPress Multilanguage Plugins

Nowadays, offering your site only in English is considered by many experts as a big no-no, especially if you’re targeting not just the countries speaking this language. Sure, you can say that English is one of the most popular languages across the world and any Internet user should be able to understand it, but hey, why not offer a top notch user experience by providing multiple versions of your website, depending on the location of the visitors or their preferences?…

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Celebrating 1 Million WordPress Mobile Pack Downloads

Celebrating 1 Million WordPress Mobile Pack Downloads

Monday marked an important milestone: after 36 releases, approximatively 700 commits, over 150,000 lines of code and dozens of mobile app themes implemented (10,000 lines of code each), WordPress Mobile Pack has surpassed 1,000,000 downloads. WP Mobile Pack has come a long way since its early days when it was just a simple mobile theme switcher, to version 2.0 (June 03, 2014) which represented the relaunch of the plugin to include support for rich mobile web applications and now, the…

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