WP Weekly 152 – Pricing

Good to see WordPress entrepreneurs talk and experiment with pricing structures like monthly pricing or 5 years pricing in place of lifetime deals. Also included in this issue: view all revisions in one place, the concept of Hybrid Blocks, the new Gravity SMTP plugin, and a few renamed WordPress things to know.

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What’s Buzzing in WordPress 💖

  • Pricing WP Products… Pavel Ciorici at WPZOOM is experimenting with monthly pricing for themes and plugins bundle resulting in interesting conversations over at Twitter. While Satinder Singh at Cool Plugins shared the idea of 5 years pricing plan instead of “lifetime”, which generated a lot of curious responses and interest.
  • This is Interesting… now you can view revisions of all the content in one place on your website with the Revision Archive feature added to the PublishPress Revisions plugin. Also, check the concept of Hybrid Blocks in the Pinegrow Editor with no block recovery error and a faster React-based editing experience.
  • New Launches… WP Ultimo has launched WP Ultimo Next featuring new tools for your Website as a Service (WaaS) platform like types, workflows, studio, access gate, and more. While Gravity Forms is brewing the Gravity SMTP plugin to allow sending of form emails via transactional email services – it is a free alpha release and will be available to Elite license holders after the launch.

Extended WordPress Buzz 🔥

  1. Renaming WP Things… note that Reusable Blocks will be called Patterns from now on with two options: synced and non-synced. Also, the new Command Center has been renamed to Command Palette (and not Wayfinder), coming in the WordPress 6.3 release.
  2. New Integrations… SureTriggers has added 4 new integrations for BuddyPress, FunnelKit Automation (CRM), Customer(.)io, and Delighted. While DocsBot AI has added Zapier integration allowing automation with many other tools.
  3. Core Updates… the download of WordPress 6.3 Beta 2 is now available for testing which comes with 500+ new features and enhancements. Also, WooCommerce users can look forward to new product creation experience powered by blocks.
  4. WP Perspectives… Adam Zieliński explained the reasoning behind building the WordPress playground (WP in Browser), because it is easier than installing WordPress. While Mike McAlister rightly highlighted the name confusion with the progress of the Gutenberg project to the Block Editor and Site Editor.
  5. WordCamps Action… WordCamp Asia 2024 has been officially announced; it will happen at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), Taiwan on March 08, 2024. The call for organisers is now open for WordCamp Europe 2024 scheduled for June 13, 2024, in Torino, Italy. Also, the call for speakers is open for WordCamp Deutschland 2023, Germany, till August 09, 2023.

Quick Bits 👍

WordPress People + Milestones

People of WordPress… Jono Alderson, Head of SEO at Yoast, is leaving Yoast to pursue an independent consultant path in the world of SEO and WordPress. While Mika Epstein is stepping down from the Plugin Review team and here are the 6 new members joining this team. Also, Yumi Nishioka has been awarded the 2023 Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship.

WP Milestones… Rocket (.)net hosting is celebrating 3rd anniversary with an impressive $3.1m annual revenue milestone. While the Unlimited Elements for Elementor is celebrating its 4th birthday – now with 2,00,000 active installs. The WPCode plugin has reached 2 million websites install and Syed Balki shared the story behind the evolution of this plugin. Also, Brian Gardner shared about Frost (FSE enabled theme) reaching 2000 active installs.

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