If you're thinking of launching your own WordPress plugin, you'll definitely want to check out Adrian's article about launching Paid Member Subscriptions from $0 to $4,000 per month.
You can also see how WordPress professionals handle maintenance in ManageWP's survey.
Let's get to all this week's news...
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- From 0 to $4000+/month with a new WordPress plugin - all about launching a successful new plugin in an already crowded space.
- Is the Free SSL Certificate from Let’s Encrypt Safe? - is a free SSL too good to be true?
- 2016 WordPress Website Maintenance Survey - a survey about maintenance services from WordPress professionals.
- David Braun Interview – CEO of TemplateMonster for 14 Years - an interesting interview with David Braun of TemplateMonster.
- Help user test the new themes in Customizer experience - help make WordPress better by testing the new Customizer.
- WordCamp Orlando Cancelled Due to Hurricane - stay safe! WordPress will still be there after the storm.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Watermark Your Images With WordPress - you can never totally eliminate image theft, but watermarking is a good way to make it difficult.
- How to Add Facebook Open Graph Meta Tags to WordPress Themes - Open Graph tags are essential for social sharing.
- What to Expect from a WordPress Security Solution/Provider - a guide for what to expect from WordPress security providers.
- How to Customize WordPress Admin Interface - some quick ways to customize your wp-admin section.
- Choosing a WordPress Drag and Drop Page Builder - Chris Lema's thoughts on choosing a WordPress page builder.
- Enqueue Scripts and Styles in Embed Pages - for the dev oriented readers.
RESOURCES & FREEBIES
- Apply for the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship - if you're a female contributor who wants to attend WordCamp US but can't afford it, read up on this scholarship.
- Top Tools for Managing Your WordPress Site With Your Mobile Phone - get some WordPress in on the go!
- 26 Best Photography Themes for WordPress - the best themes for showcasing photography.
- The Best Portfolio Plugins for Freelancers (Or Anyone Else) - the best plugins to help set up a portfolio.
- WordPress Multilingual – When, Why, and How - a good resource for multilingual sites.