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External URL Link as Featured Images

There’s one thing that has been bugging me for a while about WordPress and featured images.

What’s that one thing? It’s how hard it is to set a featured image from an external link.

Mike @ Epic Plugins

It’s 2017 and this still isn’t easy to do. So I wrote a plugin to make this easy for you!

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Subscriber Loyalty Reward – January 2017 – Winner

Phew. OK so this month’s reward took a bit of time to find a winner who replied to the ‘You’re a winner’ email. If you’ve purchased a WordPress Theme or a WordPress Plugin from Epic Themes or Epic Plugins and your subscription is active. Then you’re eligible to win the monthly reward.
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Transparency report #9 – Dec 2016

Wow. 2016 is over. It’s been a great year. There’s been so much going on that I didn’t write my ‘year in review’. This is partly due to the fact I’ve been doing these transparency reports. But also partly due to December just being crazy busy for me.

Last month, there was quite a lot of change. It’s been the first full month of epic plugins and epic themes being under a subscription based pricing model.

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Epic Timeline Theme – Coming Soon

Well. It’s the end of the third week, second month. Time has been flying this month. It’s the run up to Christmas and nothing is better than building a theme specifically to act as a timeline.

So coming soon is the amazing Epic Timeline Theme. This theme is the second theme in the 12 WordPress Themes in 12 Months challenge.
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12 WordPress Themes – Theme 1 Debrief

The first theme in the 12 WordPress Themes in 12 Months challenge was launched last week. This followed a 4 week process of coming up with the idea of what to create. Building up the websites which we reach out to about the themes . We also created Outreach List WP – a directory of places to promote your WordPress products.

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12 WordPress Themes – Month 1. Week 2. Report

It’s the end of week 2. It’s creeping up to the point where the first theme will be almost ready to be released. A lot of time this week has been spent setting the scene. Reaching out to Outreach partners and spending time being interviewed and getting content prepared for various sites.

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12 WordPress themes in 12 Months: The Project Homepage

Just 4 days ago I started on the challenge of creating, launching and marketing 12 WordPress Themes in 12 months. I’ve also committed to blogging every step of the way. At the end of each week I’ll send out a round-up of the weeks development to the mailing list. If you’ve not signed up yet you can sign up below.
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WordPress Plugins and Themes. Where to promote your products

As part of my challenge to develop 12 WordPress Themes in 12 Months I came across the need to build up a central repository of websites where you can promote WordPress products.

That’s been my mini project for this week. Put together an online resource that I can add to. A resource that will become useful as the development project continues and starts to gather momentum.
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12 WordPress Themes in 12 Months: Guidelines, Folder Structure and Stack

Twelve themes in twelve months. That’s a bold statement. Whether this is one theme a month or a few clusters here and there is up to me. What I will do is blog throughout the process so that if you’re looking to do something similar you can hopefully learn from me going through this process.
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