Plugin Directory Changes, Envato Acquired, Our Hosting Survey 🗞️ June 2024 WordPress News w/ WPShout

Hey there, WordPress fans! I am back with the latest edition of our monthly WordPress news roundup, which covers everything that happened in WordPress over the past 30 days…or so.

JavaScript Modules (ES6 Modules) Explained: Tutorial for Beginners

One of the most useful features added to the JavaScript language in recent years is JavaScript modules, also referred to as ES6 modules. In this tutorial, I’ll cover some of the history of JavaScript modules, show you a handful of syntax examples, and introduce all their basic features.

20+ Best WordPress Plugins for 2024 – We Did the Research for You

Just like apps enhance your phone, some of the best WordPress plugins can transform a basic WordPress site into something special. From powerful SEO tools to simple contact form plugins, it’s impressive how a quick ten-second installation can make such a big difference.

Building the Optimal WordPress Development Environment and Hosting Stack

Choosing the right hosting stack informs your server response times, resource availability, and compatibility with other tools. A good setup can help you scale your site, too. Let’s take a look at where your hosting fits in when it comes to your WordPress development environment.

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Web Industry: Who’s Really in Charge?

A trend toward consolidation in WordPress has been going on for at least a decade now, but it’s not only limited to WordPress. All aspects of the web industry have been affected by it. In this post, we’ll introduce you to five mergers and acquisitions from recent history.

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Web Industry: Who’s Really in Charge?

A trend toward consolidation in WordPress has been going on for at least a decade now, but it’s not only limited to WordPress. All aspects of the web industry have been affected by it. In this post, we’ll introduce you to five mergers and acquisitions from recent history.

2024 WordPress Hosting Survey: According to 1,800+ Respondents, Hostinger Wins the Popularity Contest

Our regular readers know that we’ve been conducting hosting surveys ever since 2016. This initiative has grown to become the biggest WordPress hosting survey on the web. Roughly once every 1-2 years, we look at the lineup of the most popular WordPress hosting companies and ask our readers to assess their actual long-term experience with those companies.

WordPress.org Redesigns, Jetpack Stats Pricing, Woo Rebranding 🗞️ May 2024 WordPress News w/ WPShout

Check-in for the latest WordPress news, including Jetpack Stats going paid, Woo rebranding, WordPress.org redesigns, and lots, lots more.

Big News! WPShout Unites With CodeinWP to Create a Powerful WordPress Hub

It took some time to find the right place for WPShout in our portfolio, but now we think we’re there. We’ve merged the WPShout and CodeinWP websites together under WPShout’s brand and name!

15 Fastest WordPress Hosting Providers Compared (14,000 Individual Tests Between 2021-2024)

The problem with trying to find the fastest WordPress hosting available is that you can’t really do it overnight. You certainly don’t just want to believe the hosts’ own marketing materials (since I have yet to come across a host that doesn’t say they’re the fastest around), and doing any performance tests of your own will take time.