Apple-blocked-wordpress until updated on paid App store
WordPress is a free platform how ever apple decided to make it available in App purchases in iOS. According to w3tech survey WordPress currently has 38.2% of content management system share and it’s a fact WordPress is a most popular content management system by far.
Mattmullenweg the wordpress founder and CEO revealed that after making WordPress iOS in App purchases it allows to take Apple 30 percent of revenue from WordPress app generates in app purchases
On August 22 2020 WordPress CEO mattmullenweg stated on twitter .
” Heads up on why @WordPressiOS updates have been absent… we were locked by App Store“.To be able to ship updates and bug fixes again we had to commit to support in-app purchases for .com plans. I know why this is problematic, open to suggestions. Allow others IAP? New name? Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt)
WordPress doesn’t allow to sell or buy anything but it allows users to purchasing hosting plans like
and domain renewals and upgrades through basic, standard and premium plans.
Apple blocked the purchasing plans and it only allows to create free websites only however apple enables it in app-payments
How ever finally Apple u-turn to move WordPress to add in App-payments
on 22nd August Saturday Apple take back their decision to move WordPress to App purchases which is a great news for many bloggers who uses ios devices
Apple spokesman said during a statement. “Since the developer removed the display of their service payment options from the app, it’s now a free stand-alone app and doesn’t need to offer in-app purchases. we’ve informed the developer and apologize for any confusion that we’ve caused.”
Banning Chinese apps
We all know that few days back in india the chinese Apps in the same way Donald Trump also banning the us companies to make transactions with Chinese apps like we chat and most popular Tiktok apps
Banning the chinese Apps leads to remove from App Store how ever it will leads to shipping of iphones in china decrease in upto 30%
In china apple has strong user base if apple remove most popular Chinese apps like Tiktok and we chat around 1million iphone users shift to Android phones
if apple ban we chat app in their App store iphones
will turn to expensive electronic waste in china
Apple vs fornite leads to make old iPhones more valuable on E-bay
2 weeks before apple released a official statement that they are Removing fornite from app store it leads to make old iPhones more valuable on E-bay
iPhones with fornite installed making lots of money on E-bay
Apple generally takes 15%-30% purchase price of an app it’s called Apple tax