Blueprint This: A WooCommerce Private Store

This is a great explainer from Cozmos Labs for setting up WooCommerce as a private/walled garden store. Why do that? Because you’re a manufacturer/wholesaler who sells directly to retailers — and at the same time you want to expand, educate, and network your retailers inside your private WordPress-based social network. That was tricky to do… Continue reading Blueprint This: A WooCommerce Private Store

Remote work lashback — it’s not all wrong

Leo Postovoit at XWP has shared a pretty thorough defense of remote work. I didn’t realize remote work was under such attack, or that Malcolm Gladwell had weighed in on the subject. (Big eyeroll and groan.) Many people seem tired of Gladwell’s explanations of so many things these days. Some of his better known work… Continue reading Remote work lashback — it’s not all wrong

Local Development Tools and the Open Web

Who is not using Local? Is it an Open Web tool? Let’s review some “Local history” and consider where WP Engine’s popular developer tools could be headed. Estimated reading time: 6 minutes DesktopServer: The end of an era and the beginning of a new one Once upon a time, I used XAMP. Then I used… Continue reading Local Development Tools and the Open Web

Gluing Things Together

“No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.” — Brené Brown This week Dan and I talked with Post Status member Lesley Sim of Newsletter Glue about refining our tedious and time-consuming newsletter workflow here. (I’ve been doing it for the last couple of weeks and it’s a bear!)… Continue reading Gluing Things Together

Gluing Things Together

“No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.” — Brené Brown This week Dan and I talked with Post Status member Lesley Sim of Newsletter Glue about refining our tedious and time-consuming newsletter workflow here. (I’ve been doing it for the last couple of weeks and it’s a bear!)… Continue reading Gluing Things Together

Local Development Tools and the Open Web

Who is not using Local? Is it an Open Web tool? Let’s review some “Local history” and consider where WP Engine’s popular developer tools could be headed. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Once upon a time, I used XAMP. Then I used Desktop Server. I liked it and soon bought into a subscription. It was… Continue reading Local Development Tools and the Open Web

Local Launches Atlas Add-on for Sandboxing Headless WordPress Sites

Local, a popular WordPress development tool maintained by WP Engine, has launched a new add-on for quickly spinning up headless WordPress sites on its new Atlas platform. The company has been working to capture the headless WordPress hosting market over the past few years, investing in a new team dedicated to building out its headless… Continue reading Local Launches Atlas Add-on for Sandboxing Headless WordPress Sites