With the launch of new Dev4Press websites, one of the goal was to introduce new licensing model and new pricing for all our plugins and themes, to make it simpler to understand and decide on the license you need, and to remove much hated recurring payments.
GD Simple Widgets Pro and GD Affiliate Center Pro are no longer in development, and they will not be available for purchase any more. There are several things that led to the decision on retiring those plugins and dedicate development time to other Dev4Press plugins.
New Dev4Press website is now online, fully rewritten, redesigned and improved. Main website is now split into 3 websites to help with organization of support forums, priority support tickets system (new addition for Developer licenses), documentation and tutorials.
I am now in the final development stages for next version of Dev4Press website that will bring massive changes, not only to the website design, but also to the support system, documentation, licensing and everything else. Version 4.0 will be launched on September 7 2013.
With Summer just starting, it is a good time to announce what is planned for this and next month. There are few small releases planned for the end of this week, since starting Monday, Dev4Press will be on a vacation. After that, August will see launch of new Dev4Press website.
‘How To Create A Tab Widget In WordPress’ is my new article published on Smashing Magazine for WordPress. Article covers practical side of creating the Tabber widget: widget that can turn a sidebar into a single widget that uses tabbed navigation to save sidebar space.
There are many plans for further Dev4Press development, as always, but the time to do it is not enough, as always. For the next 3 months, there are things I plan to work on and here you can find out which projects will get major development focus and new releases.
This month Dev4Press celebrates third birthday. On December 15 2009, Dev4Press.com with premium plugins and support went online. Here is the short overview of Dev4Press past development, and at the end you can get special 20% discount to celebrate third birthday.
‘Loading Custom WordPress Theme Templates Based on Query’ is my new guest article published on WordPress Hub website. Article focuses on expanding list of templates considered by the theme loader for different types of archives, to allow for more specific templates.
Few months ago, new license editions were added, and new prices introduced to all plugins, themes and packs. This time, plugins and plugins pack got another (last one this year) prices correction, with most prices lowered (based on the license edition) from 10% to 35%.
‘Do it yourself Caching Methods with WordPress’ is my first article published on Smashing Magazine for WordPress. Article covers two different caching methods and includes practical examples with in line code, with full widget example showing different cache approaches.
Dev4Press.com introduced last week new licenses for plugins and themes (personal and enterprise), and changes to the current licenses prices and features to some extent. Also, support methods are extended with direct support via Skype for new enterprise licenses.