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TaxoPress: What it’s Like to Overhaul a Legacy Plugin

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Building TaxoPress

Earlier this year, we took over running Simple Tags, an old WordPress plugin that had 80,000 users, but hadn’t been updated in a long time. We saw a need in WordPress for one plugin that can manage all the taxonomies on your site. A plugin like that would be incredibly useful in organizing large sites. […]

Logtivity is Featured on WPTavern

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Building Logtivity

On Friday, our new Logtivity project was featured on WPTavern. For a start-up, being featured on the Tavern often marks a debut into the WordPress community. Every now and again, some complaints pop up about WPTavern. Mostly they center around the fact that the site is owned by Matt Mullenweg, and there are potential conflicts […]

Logtivity and Easy Digital Downloads User Tracking

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Building Logtivity

We launched Logtivity in August: it’s a new activity log service that helps you understand exactly what’s happening on your WordPress site. The first version of Logtivity had support for the WordPress core, so it recorded eventss like these: WordPress Core Updated Post Updated Post PublishedAttachment Uploaded Theme DeletedUser CreatedProfile UpdatedPlugin Activated The next big […]

TaxoPress Pro is Here to Help Organize Your WordPress

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Building TaxoPress

Earlier this year, I posted that we had adopted a WordPress plugin called Simple Tags, and renamed it “TaxoPress”. Since then, we’ve been working hard with frequent releases. Here is the download chart for the plugin on WordPress.org. Each big spike represents a new release. Can you spot when we took over? I’m really happy […]