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Milan Petrovic

Measuring impact of plugins on WordPress loading

One of the best things about WordPress are plugins. With plugins you can expand WordPress and make it into anything you need it to be. But, each plugin requires time for loading and processing and it takes up additional resources. How much exactly one plugin need?

GD Press Tools 4.3.1 Pro

Here is a first minor revision for GD Press Tools 4.3 Pro. This version fixes several bugs with debugger, tracker and FTP transfer class. Special thanks goes to Frank P. Walentynowicz for helping with FTP class once again, and improving it with file position when retrying.

GD Press Tools 4.3 Pro

Brand new major version of GD Press Tools Pro is here. There are not many new things in this one, but it includes huge core changes by using modules for some of the elements of the plugin. Database, robots meta tags, cron and few other things are expanded with new features.

GD bbPress Attachments 1.5

Brand new update for GD bbPress Attachments brings several major features: display of image attachments as thumbnails, new tabbed interface for the plugin, error logging and display, as well as several important fixes including problem with uploading from edit topic and reply pages.

Slow adoption rate of new WordPress versions

New WordPress 3.3 is just around the corner, and no matter how good new version will be, in the next couple of months less than 15% of all WordPress websites will upgrade to 3.3. And if you look to the past versions of WordPress, you will see that adoption rate looks pretty bad.

Price changes for plugins and themes

Last year in November, there was price adjustment for some of the products, and now, a year later we have more price changes. Themes prices are lowered (single and membership), plugins pack with annual payments is also lowered, and individual plugins have equal prices.

Preview of GD Press Tools Pro 4.3

Main goal with 4.3 is to finish the plugin core changes started with 4.2 version. Now, focus is on modularity, and many of the plugin features will be handled as modules for better control in the multisite/network environments. Some new features and fixes will be also included.

GD Products Center Pro 0.8.5 Beta

New major beta release is released and it contains many new features: filter archive pages, indexing of the product properties for filtering and searching, improved editors and controls, improved support for WordPress 3.3, updated jQueryUI and gdr2 libraries and more.

Two years of Dev4Press

It has been 2 years to the day since I started working on new Dev4Press website and premium plugins business project. And, exactly one month after that, Dev4Press was online. With a bit of history of Dev4Press, we re giving 30% discount for all our products for the next month.

Testing with WordPress 3.3 Beta 3

WordPress 3.3 will be released by the end of this year, but current beta versions are stable enough to be used for testing, considering that this latest beta should be feature completed version and that includes new jQuery 1.7 that was likely to cause compatibility problems to plugins.