WordPress Development

How much should custom WordPress website costs? August 17, 2014

“Eventually, you have to talk about cost.

If you’re a consultant, as I am, you’ve been asked how much your services cost. And you have to make some decisions:

What services am I providing?
How many hours do I think this will take me?
How much is this worth to the client, from a business perspective?
Does the client have money? How about a business plan?
Should I charge hourly or by project?
Is this a one off thing or is there potential

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WordPress 3.9 “Smith” is available April 16, 2014

Version 3.9 of WordPress, named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features a number of refinements that we hope you’ll love.

Remote developers can do the job! Proved! November 8, 2013

If you are still dead scared by a possibility of working with remote or distributed software development team you may find this article useful.

How Automattic Grew Into A Startup Worth $1 Billion With No Email And No Office Worker

Of all the cool work cultures we’ve ever heard of, none is more impressive than Automattic, the company responsible for the popular blogging platform, WordPress.

Automattic is so unusual, it’s the subject of a new book “The Year Without Pants” by its employee Scott Berkun.

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One in Five Websites is Powered by WordPress September 19, 2013

Historical quarterly trends in the usage of content management systems for websites

This report shows the historical trends in the usage of content management since July 2010 (source)

2010
1 Jul
2010
1 Oct
2011
1 Jan
2011
1 Apr
2011
1 Jul
2011
1 Oct
2012
1 Jan
2012
1 Apr
2012
1 Jul
2012
1 Oct
2013
1 Jan
2013
1 Apr
2013
1 Jul
2013
19 Sep

None
80.1%
78.1%
76.4%
74.9%
73.8%
72.5%
71.0%
70.3%
69.4%
68.8%
68.2%
67.9%
68.0%
65.9%

WordPress
11.2%
12.3%
13.1%
13.7%
14.3%
14.9%
15.8%
16.0%
16.6%
17.0%
17.4%
17.5%
18.6%
19.9%

Joomla
2.2%
2.4%
2.6%
2.7%
2.7%
2.7%
2.8%
2.7%
2.8%
2.8%
2.8%
2.7%
3.3%
3.3%

Drupal
1.3%
1.4%
1.4%
1.5%
1.6%
1.7%
1.9%
2.0%
2.1%
2.2%
2.3%
2.3%
2.0%
2.0%

Blogger
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.7%
0.8%
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
1.1%
1.2%
1.1%
1.2%

Magento

0.9%

vBulletin
1.3%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
0.7%
0.6%

TYPO3
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.7%
0.6%
0.5%
0.6%

DataLife Engine

0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%

Discuz!
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%

PrestaShop

0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%

Bitrix

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%

phpBB
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%

osCommerce

0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%

ExpressionEngine
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%

DotNetNuke
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%

PHP Link Directory

0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%

uCoz

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%

Simple Machines Forum

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%

SharePoint

0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%

Pligg

0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.1%

Tumblr

<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

xt:Commerce

0.1%

Yahoo! Small Business

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

CMS Made Simple
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Movable Type
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

SPIP
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Sitefinity

<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Weebly

<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Squarespace

<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Contao
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

XOOPS
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Umbraco

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

MyBB

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

eZ Publish
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

IP.Board
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

MediaWiki
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Liferay

<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Ning

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

Concrete5
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

XenForo

0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%

Ektron
<0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%

GitHub Pages

<0.1%
<0.1%
0.1%

Plone
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

PHP-Nuke
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

Open Text

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

TypePad

0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

SupeSite

0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%
<0.1%

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The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet 2.0 by Moz.com August 29, 2013

Benefits and features

Save the Google searches for your new inbound visitors: This cheat sheet covers all of the details you would normally spend hours researching online. This leaves you with more time for the important things (like laughing at JennaMarbles or pretending you don’t watch Vine compilations).
Available both online and offline: You can store the free downloadable PDF wherever you want. Save a hard drive, kill a tree! (It’s printable.)
Updated for the inbound marketer: With new sections like responsive design and rel=”author”, you can uphold your

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WordPress plugin worth to try – Shortcode any widget June 17, 2013

This simple ‘utility’ plugin allows one to have any widget used in a page shortcode in any theme – no need to use the hybrid theme or create a special template. You could use the query posts widget in the page to create a archive within a page, or the rss widget to list feed content from other sites.

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Please welcome BuddyPress 1.7 April 8, 2013

BuddyPress 1.7 “Totonno” has arrived, and it’s the best version yet!

BuddyPress 1.7 is a major feature release, containing hundreds of bugfixes and dozens of new features. We’ll show off a few of our favourites here.