August 24, 2019

Top 5 Models for a Lucrative WordPress Plugin Business

WordPress, powering more than 30% of the world wide web, comes as an amazing platform for building lucrative online businesses. There are about 1.3 billion downloads of 150,000 plugins and themes on That’s why the idea of making money from WordPress sounds good. Before developing your first WordPress plugin, you should decide which model you will run…

August 21, 2019

The Secret to How WordPress Makes Money


Have you wondered why you can build your website on WordPress without paying anything? How could WordPress afford to let you use its software for free? You may be curious about how can WordPress make money to develop its software as well as offer high-quality products and services in the long run. In this post,…

June 14, 2019

5 Plugins To Export WordPress Posts to PDF Files


Creating PDF files from your WordPress posts and pages provides an effective way to repurpose your content. You can engage your subscribers by offering them giveaways, e.g how-to guides, case studies, and checklists. They are able to access and download these files easily. While WordPress doesn’t support exporting posts and pages to the portable document…

May 28, 2019

How to update WordPress plugins automatically

In a recent sprint, we made a remarkable revamp for the UI architecture of Prevent Direct Access (PDA) plugin and its extensions: Membership Integration and File Access Restriction. We faced a problem that when the customers update the new version 3.1.0 of PDA, they also have to update the next version 1.1.6 of Membership Integration…

May 15, 2019

How to add a new widget in WordPress

We have completed a task related to WordPress widgets recently, which brings us a chance to figured out how to create a new widget in WordPress. In this article, we will share our experience with you. Step 1: Register Widget It’s very convenient when WordPress provides a hook called widgets_init. We will create “your_class_name” in…

May 6, 2019

How to reuse steps in CircleCI?

There are more than 10 development projects that require CircleCI at Prevent Direct Access. The problem is as we’re using the same configuration for different jobs, we have to copy all the steps codes over and over again. As a consequence, it’s very hard to modify and maintain them. In this article, we will show…

April 9, 2019

How to Bulk Upload Media Files Using WordPress CLI

Most hosting providers set a maximum file upload in WordPress ranging from 2 to 64MB. This is a huge restriction especially when you want to upload a lot of large files. Even if you manage to increase the upload size limit, big GIF and video files often cause timeout error when uploading through WordPress media…