Happy Sweet 16, WordPress

Over the weekend, the WordPress community celebrated 16 years since Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little forked the B2/cafelog blogging platform to create the first official release of WordPress on May 27, 2003. It launched with a new admin interface, manual excerpts, intelligent line breaks, a link manager, and was compliant with XHTML 1.1 standards. image credit: Web Design Museum The …

Automattic Acquires Prospress, the company behind WooCommerce Subscriptions

Automattic has acquired Prospress and its flagship WooCommerce Subscriptions product, along with the company’s entire suite of e-commerce plugins and automation tools. Prospress’ 20 employees will be joining Automattic to continue developing and supporting their products. There are no immediate changes planned for current WooCommerce Subscriptions customers. Automattic will begin working on a roadmap for the product after integrating the …

A free WordPress Form Builder with Calculations and Payments?!

Forminator 1.7 is here including calculations and Stripe payments. A new bar has been set for what you can expect for free from your WordPress form builder plugin! Not familiar? It’s time for a change. Name a lead generating, money making, revenue growing website that doesn’t have some way to capture information… you can’t! Forms are as essential to WordPress …

Loveland Public Library to Host Free Beginners WordPress Class Online May 22, 2019

image credit: Janko Ferlic Public libraries are one of the few remaining community centers where people freely pass on valuable skills to neighbors young and old. In addition to offering free access to books, computers, and the internet, libraries often host educational classes as a public service, with an emphasis on teaching fundamental skills for navigating the digital world. Many …