Sparked by Magne Ilsaas’s ideas in The WordPress Enterprise Paradox, Tom started a Twitter thread and hosted a live discussion this week about the challenges of not having a well-defined brand and market for enterprise WordPress. After getting an outline of the problem as it stands today, I asked Tom what might help differentiate “Enterprise… Continue reading Tom Willmot on the Challenges and Opportunities Facing Enterprise WordPress — Post Status Draft 130
James Farmer’s WordPress story goes all the way back to his launch of the first hosted WordPress multisite blogging platform — just a few days ahead of WordPress.com. Edublogs currently hosts millions of students’ and educators’ blogs. James talks about successes and failures, his views on Gutenberg, how he stays competitive with Squarespace, and how… Continue reading WordPress In The Long View With James Farmer— Post Status Draft 129
InstaWP is about a year old now — let’s take a tour of it and catch up with Vikas Singhal to see how he hopes it will evolve. Currently, it’s a testing, demonstration, training, and marketing tool for WordPress product owners and agencies. Next, Vikas aims for InstaWP to support a marketplace for developers and… Continue reading InstaWP: A Conversation and Tour with Founder Vikas Singhal — Post Status Draft 128
Are you looking for the latest web hosting statistics and market share information? Web hosting is one of the key parts of every successful website. By understanding the hosting market and all of the major players, you can choose the best provider for your WordPress website. In this article, we’ve gathered tons of web hosting… Continue reading Ultimate Web Hosting Statistics and Market Share Report (2022)
Rob Howard built the MasterWP merch store as quickly as possible with WooCommerce, and then he assessed the relative difficulty of building with Woo rather than Shopify. His conclusion? A high-end WP developer [i.e., Rob] needed half a day to do something that could have been accomplished in a matter of minutes on Shopify… and… Continue reading WooCommerce vs. Shopify: Why Do We Make It So Hard?
One of our readers recently asked if it was possible to integrate Shopify in your WordPress website? Using Shopify with WordPress allows you to combine the eCommerce features of Shopify with the powerful website platform on the planet, WordPress. This gives you more flexibility and freedom to grow your business. In this article, we’ll show… Continue reading How to Easily Integrate Shopify with WordPress (Step by Step)
Joost de Valk, founder of Yoast SEO, posted his 7th CMS Market Share Analysis, based on data from W3Techs and BuiltWith. Here are some key points from Joost’s post: WordPress is the #1 CMS with a 43% market share, roughly the same as in December 2021. Shopify currently holds 4.2% market share, which is down…
Are you looking for the best WordPress eCommerce plugin to build your online store? Choosing the right eCommerce plugin is crucial for your business because a better platform means more opportunities for growth. Often users end up losing money because they didn’t do proper research when choosing the eCommerce platform to start their store. In… Continue reading 5 Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins Compared – 2022