WPBacon WordPress Hosting Roundtable

Earlier today, WPBacon hosted a WordPress hosting roundtable featuring high-profile employees of notable webhosting companies. The panel consisted of the following people. Ben Welch-Bolen CEO of Site 5 Tenko Nikolov CEO of Siteground Vanessa Vasile Tier 3 Systems Architecture Lead of InMotion Hosting James Grierson VP Business Development of Bluehost (more…)

Commercial WordPress Products Panel At WordCamp Minneapolis 2014

One of the highlights of WordCamp Minneapolis 2014, was the panel discussion on commercial WordPress products. The panel was filled with successful business minds sharing their knowledge of running commercial WordPress products and services. Each of the panelists shared their story on how they started their business. One thing they (more…)

WordCamp North Canton 2014 Featured Image

Held within the Business and Entrepreneurial Center on the Stark State College campus, WordCamp North Canton 2014 was a repeat success. Sessions ranged from Plugins 101 to the Science Of Design. I only attended two sessions throughout the day as I spent the majority of my time networking. The sessions (more…)

Save Time Building WordPress Customizer Controls

Adding controls to WordPress’ theme customizer can be somewhat tedious and there are many tutorials dedicated to creating your own controls. WordPress Theme Customizer Custom Controls is a project on Github that provides a collection of ready-made controls that you can drop right into your theme. This set of extra (more…)

Automattic Is Raising $160M in New Funding

WordPress currently powers 22% of all websites, up from 18% in 2013, with a CMS market share of 59.8%. The success of WordPress.com, Automattic’s flagship product, is part of the reason that number continues to rise steadily. WordPress.com makes it easy for anyone to create a WordPress site without the (more…)

WordPress Query Monitor Plugin Crosses 10,000 Downloads

The Query Monitor plugin was released by John Blackbourn in late November of 2013 and became an instant hit with WordPress developers. It’s racked up 25 five-star reviews on WordPress.org and today crossed the 10,000 download mark, which doesn’t even factor in the number of times the Github repo has (more…)