WP Media, the company behind WordPress caching plugin WP Rocket, published a post that highlights how successful the plugin has been since launching a year and a half ago. When we wrote about the international launch of WP Rocket, we questioned whether it would be able to compete against all (more…)
Roughly one year ago this month Pippin Williamson made the first commit to Easy Digital Download’s “Library” repository on GitHub. He created the library to be a community-maintained repository of code snippets that modify the default behavior of Easy Digital Downloads. So far the library has received 113 commits from (more…)
When Pippin Williamson launched Easy Digital Downloads in early 2012, he could not have predicted the success that the open source project is experiencing today. The core plugin is approaching half a million downloads and recently passed 100 contributors on GitHub. It provides the foundation for a profitable commercial marketplace (more…)
Easy Digital Downloads launched its open source download delivery system for WordPress in 2012 and has since grown to amass a global network of contributors and developers. The project’s marketplace, which now boasts more than 100 extensions and dozens of themes, shows no signs of slowing down. With global WordPress (more…)
Pippin Williamson of Easy Digital Downloads joined Marcus Couch and I to discuss a variety of topics. Williamson tells his story of how he got involved with WordPress. Later in the show, we discuss what it’s like to be a remote worker. Williamson tells us which tools he uses for (more…)
Over the past two years, Easy Digital Downloads has become a dominant player among WordPress plugins for selling digital products. EDD has been downloaded nearly 300,000 times due to its developer-friendly codebase and comprehensive set of features tailored to digital stores. While there are several dozen EDD-ready themes available, many (more…)
Sunny Ratilal’s WordPress adventure started when he was 13 years old. While learning how to build a custom content management system, he stumbled upon WordPress and started fiddling around with it to learn more about its features. At the age of 14, he landed his first client. WordPress ticked all (more…)
On tonight’s show we’re engaged in conversation with Pippin Willamson, developer of many notable plugins including Easy Digital Downloads. Along with his co-host Brad Touesnard, Pippin produces one of my favorite WordPress Development podcasts, Apply Filters.