Steve Truman

Parent Theme Framework – Getting Started

Parent Theme Framework – Getting Started

May 17, 2013

I guess all developers want to be a part of creating something unique. I know we do and have talked  on and off about creating our own Parent Theme Framework, but never got started. After much discussion on July 10th 2012 project Parent Theme Framework commenced. We had allocated 8 to 12 weeks of time

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a3rev Support Forum

a3rev Support Forum

May 15, 2013

Today marks a major step in the evolution of a3rev plugins and themes with the launch of the a3rev support forum. Looking back it is was just 10 short months ago that we got serious about selling Pro Licenses for the plugins that we were developing for our client work. That decision has changed our

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All Plugins and Themes now WooCommerce v2.0 Compatible

All Plugins and Themes now WooCommerce v2.0 Compatible

Mar 6, 2013

It has taken exactly 17 full days but now all of our WooCommerce plugins, Pro and Lite (16 in total) plus our Responsi  themes are all 100% WooCommerce version 2.0 compatible. This includes full backward compatibility for those who are yet to take the plunge to upgrade to the new version. WooCommerce V2.0 is a

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WooCommerce Compare Products V2.0.6

WooCommerce Compare Products V2.0.6

Mar 5, 2013

WooCommerce Compare Products, the one and only Product Comparison Extension for WooCommerce just got even better with the release of V2.0.6.  This Upgrade is a Major feature upgrade and is timed to co-inside with the release of WooCommerce v2.0. The WooCommerce upgrade features the new WordPress pop-up tool PrettyPhoto. This was a problem for us

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WooCommerce Predictive Search v2.0 Is Coming

WooCommerce Predictive Search v2.0 Is Coming

Feb 20, 2013

WooCommerce Predictive Search is already our number 1 selling plugin. Version 2.0 is a major feature upgrade to the plugin the we are pretty excited about and it is almost her. The WooCommerce Predictive Search plugin currently does a good job of searching by Product Names, Product SKU, Product Category and Product tags as well

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Do not update to WordPress version 3.5 Yet.

Do not update to WordPress version 3.5 Yet.

Dec 12, 2012

WooCommerce and WP e-Commerce users SHOULD NOT update to the WordPress version 3.5 ‘Elvin’ released today. There are known issues with both plugins and you should wait for the upgrade from WooCommerce and WP e-Commerce before upgrading. Our WooCommerce and WP e-Commerce plugins are child plugins of those 2 e-Commerce plugins and therefore we cannot

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50,000 Plugin Downloads

50,000 Plugin Downloads

Dec 9, 2012

On Thursday of this week we passed another bit of a milestone with A3 Rev Plugins passing 50,000 downloads on wordpress.org. Currently an A3 plugin is downloaded from WordPress about every 3 and a half minutes – 24 hours a day 7 days a week. That is getting to be almost good. Over the past

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Open Letter to Rus Foster MD of VPS.NET

Open Letter to Rus Foster MD of VPS.NET

Dec 4, 2012

  To Rus Foster, Hello Rus Foster (pictured). I just want to take a few minutes to explain from a customers point of view how appalling your VPS user interface and customer service is. Three hours after trying to create a new VPS to add to my account I have no VPS, have accrued a

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30,000 Plugin Downloads

30,000 Plugin Downloads

Oct 14, 2012

This week we flew past 30,000 plugin downloads and things were so hectic we did not even notice. Sunday provides a chance to catch up and look back on the week and see … yes wow, we’ve hit that milestone during the week. We started plugin development in January of 2011 which lead to the

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CloudFlare CDN Review – not for us.

CloudFlare CDN Review – not for us.

Oct 9, 2012

Cloudfare CDN Review. Apologies to all for being blocked from the a3rev site as spammers over the past 4 days. We have been trying to implement a CDN  solution on the site and had installed the Pro version of CloudFlare. What is a CDN CDN is a caching service. It is a network of servers

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WordPress Facebook Plugin v1.0.2

WordPress Facebook Plugin v1.0.2

Jul 15, 2012

The creators of the WordPress Facebook plugin have just released the second upgrade which resolves a lot of the buggy behavior of the initial and first upgrade. Whilst it isn’t perfect yet – its good. What the plugin does well is distribute your new WordPress created content direct to selected Facebook Friends and fan pages

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WordPress Facebook Integration Plugin – Bugs, Bugs and more …

WordPress Facebook Integration Plugin – Bugs, Bugs and more …

Jun 24, 2012

WordPress Facebook integration plugin was released on wordpress.org as a free download just 10 days ago. Developed as a joint effort between Facebook (Matt Kelly)  and the WordPress development team and a number of other developers – it is the first ever officially sanctioned (by WordPress and Facebook) WordPress Facebook integration Plugin. I like other

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