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Roundup of WordPress ecosystem #2 – February & March 2017

There were two interesting months within the WordPress ecosystem with events that are here to impact the course and development of the platform. We saw WordPress getting important security updates and a brand new design for the plugin repository and also witnessed to a significant acquisition. With this being said, let’s dive into the summary […]

10 Actionable Marketing Tactics To Market Your WordPress Product

If you are a business owner with a technical hat then it’s most likely that you have spent some hours coding and building your product and close to zero on marketing. Since it’s well known that users will more likely choose products that meet their needs compared with the ones that meet their wants, I […]

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Morning Routines of 11 Successful WordPress Business Owners

Being an entrepreneur and owning a business can require a high level of self-discipline, especially when you are the “Rocket Commander” within your company and the only one that has to make sure everything is going well. Usually, the way you start the day will generally determine the type of the day you will have, […]

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SlideHunter: From blog to WordPress membership site with 150.000+ users [Case Study]

Let’s take a short rocket ride to see how SlideHunter, the online resource for PowerPoint templates, went from a simple blog to WordPress membership site, with a subscription base of over 150.000 users. Who is SlideHunter and what they do? SlideHunter is a free online resource that offers PowerPoint templates. Their website was born after the founder […]

List posts by Category Shortcode for WordPress

Usually the archive pages in WordPress leave a lot to be desired and sometimes you want to list posts by category so users have a much nicer way of interacting with your content so it can be useful to have access to a list posts by category shortcode. What we’re aiming for is a listing […]

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Roundup of WordPress ecosystem #1 – January 2017

After writing the article “Overview of the WordPress Community in 2016” and getting feedback for the article on various platforms, I decided to continue writing them, but I changed its name into “Roundup of WordPress ecosystem”. This is the first article from a monthly series that will showcase what happened around the whole ecosystem in […]

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How to build online communities using Profile Builder & BuddyPress

Building a community website can be a great idea not only because you can control the experience of the user, manage SEO and inbound traffic, but also because I think a community is more about nurturing a constant, active presence and happy experience. If we speak about the integration between our Profile Builder & BuddyPress […]

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How to use AffiliateWP & Paid Member Subscriptions together

We’re excited to announce a new integration between AffiliateWP & Paid Member Subscriptions. Paid Member Subscriptions is our WordPress Membership plugin that enables you to create and manage member subscriptions, grant and revokes access to posts, pages, categories as well as custom post types based on the subscriptions your users have purchased. AffiliateWP is an affiliate […]

Is business growth the best metric to focus on? Our 2016 year in review.

In 2016 our plugin business had a 28% growth in revenue over the previous year. During the end of the year break, I took some time to analyze what this number really means and if this metric should be the most relevant one to focus for the years to come. To put things in perspective, […]

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Overview of the WordPress Community in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close and we are looking forward to the next year we wanted to take some time and look at the WordPress activity within the whole community. Automattic published the past week their annual report, where you can check lots of statistics about their activity, WooCommerce, Jetpack, WordPress.com and WordPress VIP […]