Hold on a sec, I need to dance. Now that I’ve got that out of my system, let’s move on. In 2010, WebDevStudios released the first version of the Custom Post Type UI (CPTUI) plugin to the WordPress plugin directory. At the time, Custom Post Types were brand new to...Continue Reading CPTUI Celebrates 2 million downloads!
No matter how many fancy new ways of advertising pop up, email marketing is still the 800 lb gorilla. Why wouldn’t it be? You add a form to your website, people sign up because they’re interested, you send them emails about what they’re interested in, they click and buy. OK, there’s...Continue Reading The Official Constant Contact WordPress Plugin is Live!
Although contributing to the open source–and specifically, the WordPress–community has always been a central component of WebDevStudios’ philosophy, it wasn’t until October of 2014 that we figured out how to formally contribute as a full company. We started participating in Five for the Future, where we designated 5% of WDS...Continue Reading What WDS Did During Five for the Future: May 2016
Although contributing to the open source–and specifically, the WordPress–community has always been a central component of WebDevStudios’ philosophy, it wasn’t until October of 2014 that we figured out how to formally contribute as a full company. We started participating in Five for the Future, where we designated 5% of WDS...Continue Reading What WDS Did During Five for the Future: April 2016
Last quarter, we were hired by Skype and tasked with building a smaller site, featuring Skype TX. Skype TX is “studio-grade hardware for the broadcast industry, which features peerless integration with Skype.” In other words, Skype Tx is powerful hardware and software for professionals in live broadcast situations. Because of a hard launch date,...Continue Reading How We Built Skype in Media on WordPress
We said last year that our focus would be on driving new products, with a focus on Maintainn, AppPresser, and some more things that were in the pipeline. Not long after, we brought John Hawkins aboard. Now, we are excited to finally share with you the latest development: We are...Continue Reading WebDevStudios Products Reach the Next Level with Pluginize.com
On Thursday, March 24th, 2016, we pushed out the latest version of Custom Post Type UI, now at version 1.3.0. This is our latest major version of the plugin. It brings in a nice number of changes that I will cover here. CPTUI Fans, it’s about to get even better! Here...Continue Reading Welcome Custom Post Type UI Version 1.3.0
If you keep an eye on WordPress Twitter, you might have heard little birds tweeting about some of our recent work with Shopify! Shopify is an e-commerce software that provides a hassle-free platform for shop owners to run their own online store and get a piece of the internet sales...Continue Reading WebDevStudios for Shopify: The Shopify eCommerce Plugin
If you aren’t already familiar, CMB2 is a metabox, custom fields, and forms library for WordPress. And well…as Justin pointed out, what is it good for? Absolutely everything! With seemingly endless options, it can sometimes be difficult to decide on how to implement these types of customizations. Well, what if you...Continue Reading Using CMB2 to Create an FAQ
We make a lot of plugins at WebDevStudios. Whether adding functionality to client projects, creating open source plugins to give back, or developing premium products, we are always spinning up new plugins. To speed up this process, we created generator-plugin-wp, a Yeoman generator which streamlines all parts of the plugin development process. I’ve talked about...Continue Reading Making a Plugin the WebDevStudios Way