This guide covers a range of WordPress maintenance related plugins, tools and tips.
In my recent experiences, it seems a site that uses anything but a stock install of WooCommerce should be afraid to upgrade. Custom templates are allowed but tend to break on upgrade, just had a payment gateway break this week because of a change Woo made (I've read support threads of several payment gateway plugins having issues). I love the software, but I think they could do a better job making sure templates and expensive payment extensions work with the latest version. People can't afford to have downtime. Writing to their support takes them a week to reply and even then, they rarely give answers. Solution If a site can't afford to have downtime, that site should have a staging environment where changes can be tested before bringing those changes live. I'm not sure how WooCommerce can guarantee that a template works correctly if it's been customized. By customizing things, Continue reading →
Ultimate Member is the newest plugin to join the ranks of WordPress membership solutions after seven months in development. One month after landing in the WordPress.org directory, the plugin is already active on more than 2,000 WordPress sites and has received a 5-star rating from 73/75 reviewers.