The Plus Addons for Gutenberg and the Nexter Theme Builder

The Plus Addons for Gutenberg and the Nexter Theme Builder

The Plus Addons for Gutenberg recently added support for dynamic data to their collection of Gutenberg blocks. I have been waiting for this feature before reviewing the plugin and am excited to take a look. As we will see, the Plus Addons for Gutenberg is a unique block collection. The video includes a brief overview…

Crocoblock JetThemeCore Adds a Theme Builder for Gutenberg

Crocoblock JetThemeCore Adds a Theme Builder for Gutenberg

The Crocoblock team has recently released a big update to JetThemeCore. JetThemeCore is Crocoblock’s template and theme builder plugin. It used to only work with Elementor and required their Kava theme, but the new version now also works with Gutenberg and with popular page builder friendly themes. The messaging around the new theme builder has…

Kadence Blocks Home Run: Three New Blocks, Flex Layout, and Meta Box Support

Kadence Blocks Home Run: Three New Blocks, Flex Layout, and Meta Box Support

Today Kadence Themes released another big update to the free and pro Kadence Blocks plugins. This release continues a streak of new blocks, Gutenberg enhancements, and fixes. Video Version The video does a walk-through of the new features. New Features Summary The free Kadence Blocks had these new additions: Add: Section blocks can be used…

The Majority of Buyers of Themes and Plugins are Individuals

The Majority of Buyers of Themes and Plugins are Individuals

I submitted a feature request for a popular theme and in the discussion with the developer he told me that the majority of purchasers of themes and plugins are individual site owners or people building a site for their company, not professional site builders. The majority of purchasers of themes and plugins are individual site…

Growth By Acquisition: A Freemius Gamechanger Interview with Gordan Orlic

Growth By Acquisition: A Freemius Gamechanger Interview with Gordan Orlic

Growth by acquisition is a strategy used by businesses of all sizes. This involves acquiring other companies and adding them to your portfolio. When done correctly, it can provide new customers, new products, new markets, and the potential for synergy. WordPress is designed to be extensible and there are thousands of third party themes and…

Which WordPress Security Plugin Should You Use?

Which WordPress Security Plugin Should You Use?

Introduction Everyone agrees that securing your WordPress sites is essential, but there are a bewildering array of options. Last week I was chatting with Michael Edwin and Nelson Therrien of the Dynamic WordPress group about the security plugins we’ve used and our thoughts about them. This seemed like it would be a useful topic so…

Thrive Themes Changes Pricing Model Based on Knowing Their Customers

Thrive Themes Changes Pricing Model Based on Knowing Their Customers

Pricing is one of the hardest challenges for plugin and theme developers. On one end you have agencies who want an unlimited sites package at an attractive price. At the other end you have single site owners who may not have site income to offset subscription prices. Buyers want a lifetime package while sellers worry…