Shopify Launches Official Plugin for WordPress

Shopify announced today that the company is jumping into the WordPress market with a new official plugin and three WordPress themes. The Canadian company captures just 8% of the e-commerce technology market share, trailing WooCommerce (31%), Magento (19%), OpenCart (11%), Prestashop (10%), and others (13%). The new Shopify Buy Button (more…)

Tickets for WordCamp Jacksonville 2016 Now on Sale

Florida hosts some of the most successful and longest-running WordCamps in the US with events in Miami, Orlando, and Tampa Bay. Jacksonville, the largest city in Florida with a population of more than 800,000, will be hosting its very first WordCamp. The event will be held April 16-17 downtown at (more…)

WordPress Global Translation Day Set for April 24, 2016

The WordPress Polyglots team is planning its first ever Global Translation Day to be held April 24, 2016, in every timezone around the globe. The 24-hour translation sprint will start at dawn in the East and end in the West. In addition to translating strings, organizers are also looking to (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Justin Tadlock Announces Simpler Pricing Justin Tadlock (more…)

WordPress 4.5 Improves Comment Moderation Screens

Building on the momentum generated from the WordPress 4.4 development cycle, WordPress 4.5 includes a number of enhancements to comments. In a post on the Make Core blog, Rachel Baker explains the changes and what to expect. “WordPress 4.5 includes several ancient bug fixes and a few enhancements in the (more…)

Do the Woo: A New Podcast for WooCommerce Store Owners

Bob Dunn, a WordPress educator better known on the web as BobWP, is launching a podcast for WooCommerce store owners. “Do the Woo” will air weekly on Wednesdays with tips and tricks to help store owners attract more customers. Dunn plans to host guests involved in WooCommerce development, as well (more…)