Plugin Trends: November 19, 2020

It should come as no surprise that a boring week in media means the top ranking plugins will dominate the trends. Yoast, WooCommerce, JetPack, Contact Form 7 all sitting right where they belong. At the top. The popularity contest remains tilted towards the apps with longest history and biggest legacy install base. A new trend is developing this […]

Plugin Trends: November 12, 2020

Well hello Memcached! What’s got everyone searching for you this week? It’s a mystery. The two big dogs WooCommerce and Elementor keep the top spots this week, while the Instagram plugins fall out of favour.

Plugin Trends: November 5, 2020

This week, we see Instagram standing out along with a surge in spam fighting interest. A specific kind of technical SEO plugin related to link rot appears hot this week in the form of redirect solutions. And the interest in calendaring plugins has waned back down to normal baseline levels.

Plugin Trends: October 29, 2020

New this trends week includes a big spike in Backup and Cookie Consent plugins for WordPress. Probably indicating a number of new sites operationalizing their developments. Once again confirming a resurgence in WordPress popularity due to COVID-19. WP remains the quick and dirty go to option for many businesses and laid off workers embracing the web as the […]

Plugin Trends: October 22, 2020

The climbing trend of the week has to be all about the Loginizer security exploit. When things go bad, it’s normal for people to scramble for solutions. This week we’re talking about WordPress Security. Three things to secure your website: Use real cron jobs to maintain your site and disable wp-cron. This will increase your sites’ performance and […]