It seems that restaurants are getting a ton of love this year with a bunch of restaurant-related WordPress businesses have cropped up as well as seeing WordPress.com open up it’s own vertical. It’s getting even better now with a native integration between Locu, a menu system for users and site owners, and WordPress.com powered sites. Embedding a Locu shortcode is as easy as a few clicks and their Locu-powered Menu will automatically appear on their site. I can imagine that this will be a boon for restaurant owners and site managers who are trying to maximize the limited amount of time […]
Last week, we published – and discussed – the feasibility of WordPress as an application framework, or at least a foundation for web applications. Though we’ve already covered a variety of apps built with WordPress, we’re attempting to be as comprehensive as possible in sharing every single application that is built on the application. Today: Happy Tables.
Wow. Another crazy week in the land of WordPress and we’ve been at the very center of some big conversations. It’s been a fantastic experience to see the community pull out all the stops to support each other around licensing and the GPL. With Collis Ta’eed’s response in regards to Envato’s stance as well as a much more clear look at the differences between Automattic and the WordPress Foundation things are starting to settle and we’re starting to get back to business as usual. Actually, let’s be honest – it’s always been business as usual and most of us haven’t lost […]
Running a business is a challenge – just ask anyone who’s tried it. Starting one is even more difficult, especially if it’s just yourself, your idea, and a grand vision to make it the best that it can possibly be – if you can survive the first year then you’ve accomplished more than most! That’s what Brian Casel has experienced (and more) in the last since since launching Restaurant Engine, a niche-based product to help restaurant owners get their own food-based business off the ground. His reflection is revealing because it’s not about just the good that he’s experienced and […]