Shiny New Plugins: Tables, and Video, and Flies, Oh My!

What’s a shiny new plugin without a sense of whimsy? Whether its AI or just a fly on your page, you’ll want to see these shiny new plugins.

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Reintroducing Shiny New ̶T̶o̶y̶s̶ Plugins

“Shiny New Plugins” is a blog series where I cover some of the newest plugins on the WordPress Plugin Directory.

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Revisiting Plugin Activation Behavior

Being smart about the experience your users get directly after plugin activation is important and vital to your product getting good adoption. Here’s some methods and thoughts and tools for you.

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The Significance of WordPress Plugin Download Counts and How to Automate Getting Them

What’s the value of daily downloads for WordPress plugins and themes? And how can you automate getting them? Here’s my take.

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The Case for the WordPress Plugin Freemium Model

Despite increased competition in the WordPress plugin landscape, I’m still a strong believer in the freemium model and the power of the WordPress Plugin Directory. Here’s why.

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On Disparities Between the WordPress Community and Core Product Direction

How can we bridge the disparity between what WordPress is building and what we want it to be?

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How to Pronounce GIF

This is how and why I pronounce GIF the way I do. Have you ever asked yourself why?

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Empathy is the Best Anti-Itch Solution for Product Developers

Chris Lema says one of the biggest mistakes product developers make is scratching their own itch at their users expense. It got me thinking about how GiveWP started as an itch-scratcher too.

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The Medium is not the Outcome

Your tools are just that, tools, not outcomes. Don’t let your tools dictate where you work, how you work, or how well you and your team enjoy your work together.

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First Impressions: WordPress Full Site Editing and Gutenberg 7.7

Full site editing in WordPress is in development and ready for testing.

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