Review

ReviewX – Advanced Reviews for WooCommerce

Introduction Have you purchased from an online store that didn’t have user reviews? These days all e-commece shops have them. For shoppers, reviews provide an independent assessment of products and sellers. For sellers, user reviews can improve SEO and provide social proof. WooCommerce comes with a review feature, but it is pretty basic. In this…

Editorial

Reactions to the Astra Suspension

Background The Astra theme is well respected and has more than a million active installs. The team is very talented and contributes to the WordPress project. On Friday August 7th the Astra theme was suspended from the WordPress theme directory for 5 weeks. A review found affiliate IDs were added to up-sale links. These were…

Site builder

Three Gotchas with Toolset Blocks

Introduction Last updated July 20, 2020 – As noted inline below, the Toolset team responded positively to this article and many of the issues are being addressed. Toolset is a powerful suite of plugins that makes it easy to work with custom fields and Custom Post Types. Last December Toolset released its new Blocks plugin,…