WordPress News

New Tags Coming to the WordPress Plugin Repo? Users Respond With an Unanimous “Meh”

According to our small survey, 90% of users say they don’t care if a free plugin they’re getting from the directory is only a limited, “lite” version of the fully-featured PRO.

Okay, I might have BuzzFeeded the stats a bit here. The exact question we asked was, “Would you not use a WordPress.org plugin, just because it has a PRO version also available?” Again, 90% said “no.” (more…)

January 2017 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the January 2017 edition of “This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP.” 

It’s the beginning of 2017, and we’re starting out our WordPress news sessions with a strong edition. Things have been moving pretty quickly recently, and it seems like no one ever takes too long of a break from working on their WordPress projects, do they? (more…)

December 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the December 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP. 

December 2016 marks another great month for WordPress, and an overall great year! We hope that only awesome things will follow in 2017 as well, but for now, let’s look into everything that happened in the WordPress world in the final month of 2016. (more…)

November 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP (#WCUS Edition)

 This is the November 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP (#WCUS Edition). 

What a month it was for WordPress people, and especially in the US! In case you don’t know, the end of November marked another annual WordCamp US event. It all took place in Philadelphia, in the awesome Pennsylvania Convention Center. Almost the whole ThemeIsle team was there as well, having a blast and enjoying the vibe to the fullest! (more…)

WordPress Black Friday Deals 2017 (and Cyber Monday)

The international day of discounts is nearly upon us! Of course, I’m talking about Black Friday (and then Cyber Monday)!

Why not start the craze right now? Today marks the official launch of our annual roundup of Black Friday deals and discounts for everything WordPress-related. (more…)

[Latest] Starter Content Now Allowed in WordPress.org Themes

Okay, not “now” … more like “soon.” And it’s not only about WordPress.org themes either. (more…)

October 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the October 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP. 

There’s been a lot of interesting things going on in the WordPress community lately, and especially in just the last couple of days. It’s not often that WordPress breaks into the “mainstream” of online news platforms, but this month we had something happen that did receive a wider coverage. (more…)

September 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the September 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP. 
September was an interesting month for the WordPress community. On the one hand, as always, there were new products, new awesome content, and new events. But on the other, there were also financial troubles, uncertainty, suspensions, and some security issues. (more…)

August 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the August 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP. 
The summer seems to be ending with a set of (mildly) mixed feelings for the WordPress community. On the one hand, we have a new version of WordPress, a lot of growth for various products, brands, and even groups inside the WordPress community. But on the other, there’s also some controversy around the core leadership policy, Google’s new rules, and other things. (more…)

July 2016 WordPress News – This Month in WordPress w/ CodeinWP

 This is the July 2016 edition of This Month in WordPress with CodeinWP. 
Things never get boring with WordPress. Awesome stuff is just happening all the time, which gives us great topics to write about at the end of every month!

And these last few weeks were not different in that regard. We saw new interesting plugins and products, some new rules were brought to light, new stats about WordPress itself, and much much more. (more…)