It’s the end of the year and we’re talking about New Years resolutions – WordPress style! My resolutions, as I discuss in the episode, is to complete my first premium plugin using the WooCommerce Software Add-on and WP HTTP API. My thought is that premium plugins should act the same as free plugins on the WordPress plugin directory. They should update the same and be just as easy to install. No zip files sent to your inbox which you then have to upload. The plugin package should be installed on license activation and uninstalled upon deactivation. That’s what I’m working towards so look out for this in 2013!
One of the first WordPress plugins I developed more than 10+ years ago was a widget to pull in reviews from Yelp. I called it Yelp Widget Pro. After seeing some moderate success with that plugin, I then developed a very similar plugin called Google Places Reviews. These went untouched for a number of years……
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