Support Doesn't Scale (tommcfarlin.com) "Given that support is a function of the number of plugins offered and the number of users for each plugin, it’s clear that offering support becomes more and more time consuming with each user." An article by Tom McFarlin.
WordPress And The Enterprise (wpengine.com) It’s interesting to watch the Enterprise world grab ahold of WordPress.
In some respects they’re rediscovering the things we've known for years. But there are other factors unique to the Enterprise, and that’s where their adoption of WordPress gets even more interesting.
Why a Genesis and Thesis Comparison is Still No Comparison (chrislema.com) "I’ve seen the articles and read the posts and I still scratch my head. I know it’s possible to compare Genesis with Thesis, when it comes to WordPress frameworks, but I don’t understand why you’d do it. Maybe it’s simply because they’ve both been around a long time and both have a lot of supporters. They have that in common, but that’s about it." An article by Chris Lema.
Meet John Saddington serial WordPress entrepreneur (mattreport.com) Becoming an entrepreneur takes a special person. Some might say passionate, driven, and even crazy. If you’re running your first startup or third, you need to watch (or listen) to this interview with creator of the Standard theme, founder of 8bit, and now Chief God Mode of WPDaily.co.
8 Ways To Give Back To WordPress in 2013 (wpdaily.co) The WordPress ecosystem as we see and love it today is a result of contributions in one way or the other towards making it better. No matter your skills set whether you are a designer, developer, or just someone who uses WordPress you can give back to WordPress. In this article you'll find 8 ways you can give back to WordPress in 2013.
Squirrly SEO Plugin(www.squirrly.co) A brand new SEO plugin with a server side component (for example for keywords research directly within WordPress) to take you site's search engine optimization to the next level.
Object-Oriented WordPress Plugin Development (tommcfarlin.com) When it comes to writing plugins – specifically those that are object-oriented in nature – many of us do so because we’re obviously fans of writing object-oriented code. It helps to separate the responsibilities and concerns of a requirement into its own logical unit.
20 Obscure WordPress Theme Providers (www.pingable.org) There are hundreds if not thousands of WordPress theme shops out there. Many are blow-your-socks-off amazing. Conversely, many are just throwing themes against the wall and seeing if they stick. In this post you'll find high quality, lesser-known WordPress theme shops you may never have heard of.
13 Pinterest WordPress Themes of 2013 (wpforce.com) You can easily build your site with your own Pinterest WordPress theme, providing users with the ease of pining images to your WordPress site.
WPForce covered their favorite WordPress pinterest themes of 2012 last year, here is the updated and fresh bunch of great Pinterest-styled themes for your WordPress site.
How to Add a Forum in WordPress with bbPress (www.wpbeginner.com) Bulletin boards and forums are good old reliable tools to build online communities. However, if you are running a WordPress site then integrating a third party forum with WordPress can be a mess. bbPress is the answer to that problem. In this tutorial, you will see how to add a forum in WordPress with bbPress.
How To Switch/Convert Custom Post Types in WordPress (www.wpbeginner.com) WordPress comes with five default post types, which are posts, pages, attachments, revisions and menus. Users can also create their own custom post types. This gives them power to create different types of content and display them differently on their websites. In this article, you will see how to switch custom post types without writing any code.
Show Yourself Off With a Custom Author Box (wp.tutsplus.com) Multi-Author blogs are becoming increasingly popular and with good reason. On most multi-author sites, you will find a nice little author information box somewhere on the page. In this tutorial you'll learn how you can create one for your very own site.