Probably, it would have been the same summers of May last year when Matt Mullenweg and his team at Automattic were preparing to shake the pillars of the WordPress community. The news of WooThemes being acquired by Automattic spread like a fire, and it came as a shock for some but a surprise for many.
At present, there still exist a tremendous opportunity inside the WordPress space to build and sell products. And that’s why we find so many developers and web agencies getting involved in the commercial themes business. We’re nearly half way through 2016 and over the past few months the WordPress premium themes industry has witnessed a significant boom.