Introducing the Kernl WordPress Statistics Page

On an average day Kernl handles around 2 million requests from 135,000 unique domains. Our analytics offering lets you use this data to make better product development decisions, but there is also a more holistic view of the Kernl and WordPress ecosystem to be had. I’d like to introduce to you the Kernl WordPress Statistics… Continue reading Introducing the Kernl WordPress Statistics Page

Kernl Now Supports Update Icons

Have you ever wished that Kernl supported plugin update icons? Well, your wish is our command! Before As you can see, before this change the icon displayed on the WordPress update dashboard for Kernl-based plugins was the default “power cord” image. After Now you can upload your own icon to Kernl and have it displayed… Continue reading Kernl Now Supports Update Icons

What’s New With Kernl – March 2018

Welcome to March everyone! Lots of great stuff happened with Kernl this month, so lets get into it. Features New Marketing Site – The new marketing website for Kernl launched! For most of Kernl’s life the marketing page has been a single landing page optimized for only plugin and theme updates. Since inception Kernl has… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – March 2018

What’s New With Kernl – February 2018

This was a HUGE month for Kernl! We finally launched our initial analytics offering, fixed some bugs, and added some smaller customer request features. Let’s dive in! Features Analytics – Kernl now provides analytics for your plugins and themes! The first iteration of this feature allows you to see what domains your product is installed on,… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – February 2018

Introducing Kernl Analytics

Have you ever wanted to know what version of WordPress your customer is running? Or perhaps what version of your plugin or theme? Maybe you have a plugin or theme that’s installed on hundreds or thousands of sites and you want to know which ones?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Kernl… Continue reading Introducing Kernl Analytics

What’s New With Kernl – January 2018

Welcome to 2018! 2017 was a great year for Kernl and we’re excited to start 2018 out with some new features that you’ll find useful. Coming Soon – Kernl Analytics! An often requested feature for Kernl is some basic analytics around who’s using your product, what WordPress version they’re using, and the domains where it’s… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – January 2018

Feature Flags – Managing a WordPress Beta Program

Let’s say that you’re an author of a premium (i.e. paid for) WordPress plugin or theme. You’ve been hard at work on an amazing new feature but it really needs some testing before it goes out to all of your customers. How do you manage this process? What’s the best way to get new code… Continue reading Feature Flags – Managing a WordPress Beta Program

What’s New With Kernl – December 2017

Happy December everyone! It’s been a busy month at Kernl. We’ve got a few great new features completed, some infrastructure updates, and a few bug fixes. Let’s get started. Features Customer Management – With the release of our new License Management product we introduced the concept of “customers”. As one would expect, a customer is… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – December 2017