Might want to chill with the caps, even if you are upset. No reason to scream.
No, they are not. Even for using it in their product that they sell, they still need to get permission from the author.
If you have to choose between a shared hosting and WPEngine, you are surely better of with WPEnginge as they have optimized servers for that case.
If you would get your own server/VPS and know how to manage this server and configure everything then I would go with that. But keep in mind that this will most likely take hours to get it as fast as possible.
Toivo-Media saidMaybe if we pool all our cash together?
diwave saidI’m all for price rises, but this is a bit beyond inflation.
There is an item on GraphicRiver that costs $21,474,836.
I am sure that we can get a bulk discount as well. But let’s get right on it, since you brought up that idea: How much cash can you throw into the money pool?
We can confirm that it is not possible to access the API with WordPress. Why are you doing such a change without notifying us? That renders thousands of WordPress powered support sites pretty much unusable.
We really need a fix on that, purchase verification does not work anymore.