Categories Uncategorized Why We Should Choose Free Plugins Post author By Takayuki Miyoshi Post date November 2, 2015 8 Comments on Why We Should Choose Free Plugins I made a short speech at WordCamp Tokyo 2015. This is the slides I used. Why We Should Choose Free Plugins from Takayuki Miyoshi Share this:ShareTwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related ← お問い合わせについて語らいました → Responsibility of Plugin Developers? 8 replies on “Why We Should Choose Free Plugins” […] gave his very first presentation in English about why he uses free plugins. Miyoshi-san’s reasoning is plain and simple. By giving back to WordPress and open-sourcing […] Totally agree with your comments, I’ve seen other open source web applications change dramatically because of their “paid” plugins and the community just dies out. It’s just sad. And thank you for creating Contact Form 7. Wow, as a long time WordPress veteran (and of course plug-in user :)) I agree to every slide in your prezentation. Cheers and keep the good work up! I agree 100%. Thanks for making CF7! I completely agree that free plug-ins with appropriate donations by users (emphasis on that!) is the ideal. For an example of how paid plug-ins can ruin an open source app, look at Magento Community Edition. It’s a disaster now. […] year at WordCamp Tokyo, Miyoshi spoke about why people should choose free plugins over commercial plugins. He contends that commercial plugins cannot receive all of the quality feedback they need to […] awesome points made in your presentation. thanks for being a proponent for open community. and thanks for your development efforts. i hope to pay it forward in the same manner. :-) All 20 slides are very true. That’s why I admire the creator of the plugin and I use them in all of my WP sites. Thank You Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.