At WebDevStudios, we are as busy as the bees of spring. We’ve launched some amazing and innovative client projects and released a new plugin while celebrating some huge milestones.

It’s time to learn about the latest company news from WebDevStudios (WDS). Let’s go over what happened in April.

WebDevStudios Is 15

What started off as a startup on a coffee table has turned into a robust website design and development agency that turns 15 years old this month. Our design team created a noteworthy set of commemorative logos. You’ll find them circulating on our social media.

WDS CEO Brad Williams and COO Lisa Sabin-Wilson will post something special on our blog soon, so stay tuned for that. Other celebratory activities and announcements will occur on Twitter and LinkedIn. Be sure you’re following us.

Meet WP Search with Algolia Pro

This is the banner for WP Search with Algolia Pro.

What better way to kick off a 15th birthday party than by releasing a premium plugin? Meet WP Search with Algolia Pro, a premium add-on to WP Search with Algolia.

WP Search with Algolia Pro is designed to extend WP Search with Algolia’s capabilities by providing dynamic, fast, and intuitive search results with greater control. This encompasses SKU, prices, and variable prices included within the search.

SKU and price appearing in the search results are only available with the premium version of this plugin. See below for a visual breakdown of how WP Search with Algolia Pro levels up the capabilities of WP Search with Algolia.

This is a comparison chart that shows what WP Search with Algolia can achieve and what WP Search with Algolia Pro can achieve when added to WP Search with Algolia.

Take advantage of the limited-time introductory price of only $49 for six months of WP Search with Algolia Pro. Who knows how long this promotional offer will last?

Custom Post Type UI Ranks 50

At the time of publication of this WebDevStudios company news blog post, Custom Post Type UI (CPTUI) is the 50th most popular plugin in the WordPress repository, according to WP-Rankings. If you have yet to discover why everyone loves CPTUI, now is a good time to do so. Please don’t be jealous.

This is a GIF from the movie Mean Girls. It shows one of the characters saying, "But I can't help it that I'm popular."

Client Project Launch: The Toy Insider

Congratulations to WDS client, The Toy Insider, on unveiling its new logo and website redesign. WebDevStudios is proud to be the website design and development agency behind this success.

This is a photo of an open laptop featuring the home page from The Toy Insider website.

“Our goal for the Toy Insider was to create a new design that is both eye-catching and useful for their visitors,” Lisa was quoted in The Toy Insider’s announcement release. “The partnership between The Toy Insider and WebDevStudios has been a real win-win, delivering great results and we are looking forward to continuing our work with them on additional projects within the Adventure Media & Events organization,” she added.

You can read the entire release and learn more about The Toy Insider at the company’s website.

WDS Client Featured in Case Study

WDS host partner, Pagely, recently published a case study on, which is both a WDS and Pagely client. In this report, Pagely explains how Care’s website improved greatly once it migrated to WordPress and Pagely’s hosting services. Read the entire case study on Pagely’s website.

This is a photo of an open laptop on a desk. The screen of the laptop shows the Care dot com home page.

WordPress VIP Networking Event

Earlier in April, WordPress VIP held an event for agency partners. This fun evening allowed a few of our team members to get together in person for a night of networking and bowling.

Because WDS is 100% distributed, it’s always a big deal when we connect in real life. Below are a couple of photos from that night. WebDevStudios is proud to be a WordPress VIP Gold Agency Partner.

WordPress Friday Keeps Going

Brad and cohost Victor Ramirez continue to live stream #WPFriday every Friday at 10 a.m. Eastern on YouTube. Visit the WDS YouTube channel to check out past episodes. Subscribe, and you can join the live chat!

This is the YouTube thumbnail for WordPress Friday. It features a photo of Brad and a photo of Victor.


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