Safety, Security, and Late Night Ramblings

Last week one of the biggest WordPress product vulnerabilities was discovered, but by the time word got out, thousands of sites had been compromised. Kathy is a security specialist and talks a bit about what that meant to many sites around the world, which led to a discussion about personal security, online security, and how […]

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From WooCommerce Specialists to a Full-Sevice Ecommerce Agency

Cody shares insights on customer care, team investment, and the future of online shopping with AI’s role in ecommerce.

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Inside the Interactivity API

In the latest WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the Interactivity API, a new foundational tool that helps developers create memorable interactive front-end experiences. She is j…

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Episode 397: How to Take Great Ideas in WordPress and Run With It

Rob Cairns sits down and talks to Kevin Geary.Show Highlights: 1. Kevin’s WordPress origin story. 2. How do we take great ideas and go with them. 3. Page Builders vs Blocks.

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The Business 0f WordPress With Aaron Edwards

Rob Talks to Aaron Edwards about the business of WordPress.Show Highlights: Aaron’s WordPress original story. AI in WordPress and Marketing. SASS products.

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Tips for WooCommerce Builders and Businesses

WooBits, a end of the week show that highlights concise and useful WooCommerce tips for builders and businesses.

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Job Loss and AI

Rob Cairns talks about if AI causes Job Loss.Show Highlights:1. Will AI cause job loss?2. How AI will impact jobs.3. Embrace AI.

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“What is Intrinsic web design?”

This episode looks at ‘Intrinsic design’, what it is, and why it’s important for the future of the web.

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“Mucho technical gremlins”

Another week, and we’re bringing you the latest WordPress news from the last seven days, including… What’s coming up in 2024 for WordPress performance? The WP Tavern is alive. Find out how the new intake are going to get themselves noticed. The WP Photo Directory appears to be gaining momentum. Find out how many images […]

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Learn WordPress Product Marketing Deeply with Noel Tock

Noel Tock from Human Made shares insights on WordPress limitations & the role of AI and the importance of learning product marketing deeply.

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The Great Escape: WordPress Data Liberation Project

This week on WPwatercooler we’re going to be discussing data liberation.

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Contributing Through WordPress Training & Education

I recently interviewed Mark Szymanski for an upcoming WP Minute+ episode, where we explored the opportunities to contribute back to WordPress for “newcomers” like him. Does it always have to be with code? WordCamps? Chatting in GitHub issues? Or can it be through content like this, where we support and…

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Email Marketing Tips for WooCommerce and WordPress Businesses

Discover the latest insights in e-commerce and email marketing with Greg Zakowicz, an Omnisend expert. Learn about automation, AI’s role, and essential tips for successful engagement on Woo Biz Chat

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GatherPress, Bringing Open Source to Organizing WordPress Events

The GatherPress plugin has been proposed to replace Meetup.com to help organize WordPress events through an open source solution.

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Learn WordPress Product Marketing Deeply with Noel Tock

Noel Tock from Human Made shares insights on WordPress limitations & the role of AI and the importance of learning product marketing deeply.

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Guideline Change for Reviews of Commerical/Pro Plugins, WP Tavern Set to Return Soon

Thank you for tuning in to The WP Week Podcast, your ultimate source for the latest updates in the WordPress ecosystem, proudly sponsored by the reliable WP Job Openings plugin. We hope you enjoyed this rundown of updates and insights from the WordPress world and beyond.

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How to Write Accessible Website Copy with Abby Wood

Abby Wood reviewed how to make your website copy accessible from various perspectives including reading levels and neurodivergent needs.

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How Other Open Source Projects Raise Money

Here at Press The Issue we live for examining the most complicated questions and problems that face the WordPress community, and that includes how money flows or sometimes does not flow through it. In this episode, Brian and Rob go deep into discussing funding the future of open source.

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Synchronising data and design with Jorge Casals from DataPocket

If you’ve not heard of DataPocket before and are interested in how synchronisation of designs can alter the e-commerce landscape, this episode is for you.

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WooCommerce Business, Grants for Frame Builders and Outsourcing

WooCommerce dev business up and downs, grants available for Frames builders and outsourcing for WooCommerce builder projects.

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Contributing Through WordPress Training & Education

I recently interviewed Mark Szymanski [Home](https://markjosephszymanski.com/) for an upcoming WP Minute+ episode, where we explored the opportunities to contribute back to WordPress for “newcomers” like him. Does it always have to be with code? WordCamps? Chatting in GitHub issues? Or can it be through content like this, where we support and encourage the use of […]

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Special Episode with Matt Mullenweg

In this special episode, Michelle had a great conversation with Matt Mullenweg about community: where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re heading.

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Your Feedback Needed!

Coming up on the WP Minute! Help me with this quick survey to shape the future of WP Minute, plus more WordPress goodness, coming right up. It’s time to take a quick survey. If you have less than 2 minutes to spare, could you head to thewpminute.com/survey and take my 3 question survey about this […]

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Funding WordPress Projects with Tom Willmot and Joost de Valk

This episode tackles a discussion on the importance of supporting open source projects in the WordPress space.

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Ben Ritner on How Kadence WP Managed the Pivot Towards AI

On the podcast today we have Ben Ritner. Ben is the founder of Kadence WP, a company that specialises in developing themes and plugins for WordPress, with a focus on enhancing the front end of webs…

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This Month in WordPress & Tech Round Table Show With Special Guests Kim Coleman, Matt Medeiros & Jeff Chandler

We have a spicy round-table show here. We discussed my recent interview with Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress & CEO of Automattic, with a special panel of Kim Coleman, Matt Medeiros, Jeff Chandler, and Kurt von Ahnen.Kim Coleman From Paid Membership Pro – https://www.paidmembershipspro.com/Matt Medeiros From Gravity Forms https://craftedbymatt.com/Jeff Chandler From Stellar WP https://stellarwp.com/ In this […]

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The Importance for WooCommerce Performance Optimization

WooCommerce developer Uros and WordPress engineer Sabrina discuss website performance optimization, advocating for awareness, regular testing, and practical tools.

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“$10 will buy you the World” – This Week in WordPress #285

The WordPress news from the last week which commenced Monday 29th January 2024.

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Building a Next.js Application – Part 2

A biweekly conversation around tech, web development, and WordPress with hosts Aurooba Ahmed and Brian Coords.

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Is low-code, accessible WooCommerce possible?

We discuss the state of accessibility in WooCommerce and whether a low-code accessible WooCommerce store is achievable for WordPress users.

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Blogvault with Akshat by The SDM Show

Rob Cairns talks to Akshat from Blog Vault.Show Highlights:1. What is Blogvault.2. How does Blogvault protect your WordPress website?3. Features of Blogvault.

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Where Are They Now?

This week I share updates from past interviews. Upcoming Events WordCamp Phoenix – 9 February–10 February, 2024 Segment 1: In the News WordPress 6.4.3 – Maintenance and Security release WordCamp Asia 2024 – A Comprehensive Guide for Attendees Segment 2: I share updates from past interviews. Topher DeRosia Devin Walker Marc Benzakein Segment 3: Tool […]

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More WordPress Security With Tim Nash

Rob Cairns and Tim Nash talk about more WordPress security.Show Highlights: Tim’s thoughts on security. How to protect your website. What you should do now.

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Database Optimization, Monitoring Tools, and Client Communication

Nenad Conić from Maksimer gives tips on scaling WooCommerce, tools for optimizing the database for scalability in high traffic events.

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New Woo Dev Docs, Woo Product Lead in the Wild, and More

In WooBits, Woo unveils new dev docs directory, James Kemp takes on as product lead and how do you spell ecommerce?

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Modern CSS layouts

This episode looks at what modern CSS techniques can bring to make your designs easier to manage, and much more interesting.

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WordPress Security With Thomas Raef

Rob Cairns sits down with Thomas Raef to talk all about security.Show Highlights: 1. Issues with cookies. 2. Tips to help you secure your website. 3. Test your backups.

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Mike Auteri on Using GatherPress to Organise WordPress Events

On the podcast today we have Mike Auteri, and we’re here to talk about GatherPress, a WordPress plugin for event management within the WordPress ecosystem. Mike delves into the features and b…

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Empowering LGBTQ+ folks in WordPress

In this Draft episode, Michelle Frechette and Anne McCarthy discuss the development of a mentorship program for the WordPress community, and an empowerment grant aimed at supporting the LGBTQ+ community in the WordPress ecosystem.

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WordPress: A Deep Dive into Passion and Strife: Special Co-Hosted Episode

In this co-branded podcast episode, Cory Miller from Post Status and Matt Medeiros from WP Minute discuss the “WP drama” within the WordPress community, focusing on leadership challenges and the impact of internal conflicts. They share personal experiences, emphasizing the importance of civility and understanding towards leaders like Matt Mullenweg. They highlight the need to […]

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051: Pie Calendar Plugin Accessibility Audit with Alex Stine & Amber Hinds

WordPress Accessibility Meetup where Alex Stine and Amber Hinds performed a live accessibility audit of the Pie Calendar WordPress Plugin

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The Path for Creating a Premium WordPress Plugin Extension

Great tips and insights for WordPress and WooCommerce builders who are creating a plugin that is an extension of an existing plugin.

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Invest Time and Effort Into Your Marketing

Rob Cairns talks about investing time and effort in your business marketing.Show Highlights: 1. How to invest time. 2. What you should do for marketing. 3. How to schedule time for your marketing.

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Live Chat vs ChatBots

This week I talk about Live Chat vs ChatBots Upcoming Events WordPress Photo Festival 3 February–10 February, 2024 Segment 1: In the News Plugin Hacked – Better Search & Replace Segment 2: LiveChat vs ChatBots Past episode mentioned: KSWP E133 Segment 3: Tool of the Week BotPress

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Content Strategies for WooCommerce and WordPress Businesses

Adam and Emma talking about all things content when it comes to building brand recognition and trust for your Woo and WordPress business.

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Exploring web accessibility: a conversation with Gen Herres

This episode provides a comprehensive overview of the critical role that accessibility plays in web development.

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Omnisend’s Greg Zakowicz Discusses E-commerce Trends in Email Marketing, SMS, and Push Notifications

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgkVqC6dyQE Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller welcomes Greg Zakowicz from Omnisen to discuss the

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Woo Feature Request Board and WooCommerce Plugins for Sale

In WooBits I amplify a hidden feature request board on Woo.com and 5 WooCommerce premium plugins for sale by our host Katie Keith at Barn2.

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The Importance of Product Testing in WordPress and WooCommerce

WordPress contributors Pooja, Brian and Anand discuss how product testing is crucial and the learning process behind it. 

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Data Liberation Needs to Happen within WordPress, Too

Discover how data liberation can make it easier to switch platforms and improve data retrieval and reporting in WordPress. Find out more!

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Content Strategies for WooCommerce and WordPress Businesses

Adam and Emma talking about all things content when it comes to building brand recognition and trust for your Woo and WordPress business.

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Michelle Frechette on Advocating for Accessibility and Diversity in the WordPress Community

On the podcast today we have Michelle Frechette. She has a long history of community involvement, writing articles, hosting podcasts, managing events and much more. The topic under discussion today…

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More Takeaways from State of the Word 2023

One more show with reflections and takeaways from State of the Word 2023.

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Purging and Decluttering

In this episode, we talk about strategies for getting through the purge, our privilege of even having this as a problem, and how ensuring that the things that no longer serve us find their way to be of service to someone who can really use those things.

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A Long Overdue Discussion on Accessibility Overlays, Paperback Capiche?

We discuss accessibility overlays, what place, if any, they have in the accessibility market, and our thoughts on Level Access acquisition.

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New Year, New Blog!

In the latest WordPress Briefing, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy revisits our roots in blogging and breaks down the essentials of starting your first WordPress blog. Tune in to Episode …

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Gutenberg 17.5, Early Testing of WordPress 6.5 and Block Themes

Carolina Nymark and Birgit Pauli-Haack discuss Gutenberg 17.5, early testing of WordPress 6.5 and block themes.

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Does your WordPress Website Have an Expiration Date?

EP472 of WPwatercooler, the panel discusses the fleeting nature of digital platforms and the lifespan of websites in the modern web era. A must-watch episode on adapting to technological changes.

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AI, Accessibility, Security and Privacy in 2024, Woo and WordPress

Hosts Robbie Adair and Robert Jacobi discuss their predictions for 2024, focusing on the acronym ASP: Accessibility, Security, and Privacy

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Anil Gupta on the Challenges Posed by Multi Collaboration in WordPress

On the podcast today we have Anil Gupta who is the CEO and co-founder of Multidots, Multicollab, and DotStore. Of specific interest to this episode of the podcast is Multicollab, is a WordPress plu…

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Jetpack Creator and the Future of the WordPress Creator Space

by Matt Medeiros Visit Website Listen On Apple Podcasts Listen On Google Podcasts Listen On Spotify Watch On YouTube Subscribe RSS Feed Episode Details / Transcript The concept of being an online “creator” has exploded in popularity over the last decade. Spurred by platforms like YouTube and Substack, millions of people now aspire to build […]

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Three Startup Strategies Unveiled

This week I talk about Three Startup Strategies Upcoming Events WordCamp Zaragoza – 19 January–20 January, 2024 Segment 1: In the News Matt Mullenweg “Data Liberation in 2024” Segment 2: Three Startup Strategies Unveiled Sign up for my Build In Public project Segment 3: Tool of the Week Git Blame VS Code Add On

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‘What’s the state of teams in the WordPress space?’

What’s going on in WordPress teams? Find out in this truly different episode of the podcast as James unpacks the data from 2023.

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Taking on a $40 Billion Dollar Competitor

I recently had an insightful discussion with Rytis Lauris, co-founder and CEO of the email marketing platform Omnisend, on the WP Minute+. Even after nearly 10 years in business, Rytis described Omnisend as still being in “startup mode.” He credits staying bootstrapped with helping maintain their agility to pivot based on customer feedback, rather than […]

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E Mail Marketing and DMARC Changes With Simon Harper

Rob Cairns talks to Simon Harper about E-Mail Marketing and DMARC Changes.Show Highlights: 1. What changes are coming to Email authentication and DMARC. 2. How to avoid your emails from going into Spam. 3. Tips to help your e-mail marketing.

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Share Your Do the Woo Experience with a Guest Post

If you have been a past sponsor, guest or guest host on our shows, consider a follow-up guest blog post on BobWP.com blog.

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Is 2024 the Year of Page Builders?

Read the full show notes here: https://thewpminute.com/?p=13916

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Pascal Birchler on Revolutionizing Image and Video Processing Within WordPress

On the podcast today we explore the transformative capabilities of web browsers with guest Pascal Birchler. We discuss the power of WebAssembly, the future potential for moving desktop activities t…

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2024 Magic, Comfort Zones, and Big Goals

As we shift into gear in 2024, Kathy and Michelle take a look at all they accomplished in 2023 and set some big goals for 2024.

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Do the Woo is a Sponsor and Media Partner for WordCamp Asia 2024

We are returning to WordCamp Asia again, and proud to be a Media Partner again as well as a sponsor for the event.

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$2 Million Settlement Against Web Developer for Failing to Deliver Accessible Website, Surely Sparkling Rose

We discuss the $2M court settlement between Bryan Bashin, a blind community leader, and Conduent over California’s inaccessible Parks website.

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State of the Word, Gutenberg 17.2, 17.3 and 17.4, WordPress 6.5, Migrating from Classic Theme to Block Theme

In this episode, Sarah Norris and Birgit discuss State of the Word, Gutenberg 17.2, 17.3 and 17.4. They take a sneak peek at the WordPress 6.5 roadmap, and they discuss steps on migrating from a classic theme to a block theme. Show Notes / Transcript Show Notes Special Guest: Sarah Norris JavaScript Developer 6.4 editor tech…

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A Look Ahead at WordPress in 2024

Curious about WordPress’s big-picture items for 2024? Phase 3, Data Liberation, new meetups, and more, get the spotlight in this episode. Join Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy for all this, plus a small list of big things coming up in the next two weeks.

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Project Management Tools & Services: Asana

This week I Dive Into Project Management Tools: Asana Upcoming Events WordCamp Nepal 2024 – 12 January–13 January, 2024 Segment 1: In the News WP Engine has a list of conferences Segment 2: Project Management Tools: Asana Previous episode mentioned: Podcast E255 – Picking a Project Management Methodology Segment 3: Tool of the Week Multi […]

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3 Predictions for WordPress in 2024

1. New Admin Changes the Game The biggest change in WordPress coming, for me, will be the redesigned admin.

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Make WordPress Happy

Starting 2024 on an optimistic note as I noticed more of my fellow WordPressers feeling more optimistic and happy about WordPress.

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David’s return… A new podcast called The ‘No Script Show’

So in episode 353 we said bye bye to David Waumsley. Well, now is the time to own up to the fact that David is not in fact going away, but he’s not coming back either. Listen to find out what’s going on!

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What he learned competing with Hubspot

Here are 5 key takeaways from the interview with Adrian of Groundhogg: Groundhogg started as a plugin to help integrate Infusionsoft (now called Keep) with WordPress. It has evolved into a full-featured CRM and marketing automation platform for WordPress. Groundhogg is focused on flat-rate pricing with no “success tax,” unlike some CRM competitors that charge […]

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Stakeholder Relationships and UX Research Operations with Jessica Ivins

I am talking with Jessica Ivins about strengthening stakeholder relationships via UX research operations in this episode. Jessica is the Lead UX Researcher at The Predictive Index, overseeing research and research operations. She plans, conducts, and synthesizes strategic UX research projects that provide critical insights for organizational stakeholders. We’ve got some actionable professional strategies and […]

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Track Goals With UTM

This week I Share How To Track Goals With UTM Upcoming events Kolkata CareerCamp – 6 January, 2024 Segment 1: In the News WP Briefing Podcast – Josepha Haden Chomphosy – Reflections on the State of The Word. Segment 2: How To Track Goals With UTM Segment 3- Tip/Tool of the week GA – Campaign […]

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Component Pattern Libraries for Accessible WordPress with Reed Piernock

This episode is a recording of a November 2023 WordPress Accessibility Meetup where Reed Piernock of Georgetown University demonstrates how pattern library systems work, how themes and blocks can be built using shared components, and how accessibility testing is an integral part of their process.

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Caitlin Penny On Getting Creative In Entrepreneurship

Art has always played a major role in Caitlin Penny’s life. Growing up, everything she did involved some form of artistic ability or activity. Caitlin, a

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The Business North Star

This week I Talk About The Business North Star Upcoming Events No WCs Segment 1: In the News Some interesting stats from W3Techs Segment 2: The Business North Star Segment 3: Tool of the Week https://photofunia.com/

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The Perfect Marriage of Content and Community, by Bob Dunn

‎Show WebCami Podcast, Ep 40. The Perfect Marriage of Content and Community, by Bob Dunn – Dec 28, 2023

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The Best Interviews, Plugin and WordPress Stories of 2023

The Best Interviews, Plugin and WordPress Stories of 2023Dive into the world of WordPress and plugin development with our video showcasing the best interviews and stories of 2023.From insightful conversations with industry leaders to inspiring success stories, this video comprehensively looks at the latest trends and innovations in the WordPress community. If you’re passionate about […]

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Setting Boundaries & Allie’s Last Episode!

In this episode, Allie and Michelle talk about boundaries. Why they are important, the types of boundaries, and how it can be challegning for underrepresented people to set and enforce them. This is also Allie’s last episode as co-host!

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Reflections on State of the Word

In this episode, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on the recent 2023 State of the Word, which took place in Madrid, Spain, and some of the highlights of the work across…

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‘Twas the night before WordPress

As we bid farewell to another incredible year of tech and web wonders, WPBriefs proudly presents the grand finale podcast of 2023! Get ready to unwrap a digital gift as we dive into the festive spirit with a special poem that’s bound to bring joy to your coding heart. Tune in, relax, and let the […]

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Matt Medeiros

In this episode, Dustin Hartzler catches up with Matt Maderos from the WordPress community.

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A Recap of the WordPress State of the Word in Madrid

Listen to insights and experiences in the Spanish WordPress community, features and updates announced at SOTW, plus getting involved in the WordPress community.

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Goodbye 2023 and Hello 2024

As we look at the past year, and what 2024 holds, we are growing even more globally and elevating more voices.

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A Recap of the WordPress State of the Word in Madrid

Listen to insights and experiences in the Spanish WordPress community, features and updates announced at SOTW, plus getting involved in the WordPress community.

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This Week in WordPress & SaaS With Special Guest Graham Hoffman, Managing Director at BuddyBoss

The Future BuddyBoss & Membership In a World of AIStep into a world where AI and community converge to create a dynamic new landscape for BuddyBoss users.Uncover how AI technology redefines social connections and empowers communities like never before. Get an inside look at upcoming innovations that will elevate your online experience with BuddyBoss.Special Guest […]

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Episode 377: Yoast and AI With Kimberly Cole

Rob Cairns sits down with Kimberly Cole of Newfold Digital to talk all things Yoast and Ai.Show Highlights:1. Why has Newfold entered into the AI space with Yoast.2, What are the benefits of using Yoast and AI.3. Roadmap of features to come.

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Accessibility-First Dev Briefs, 2 Towns The Bad Apple

In this episode, we take a deep dive into accessibility-first development briefs, and how our own approach to establishing accessibility requirements on projects continues to evolve.

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Timestamps, Society, and Mass Adoption of a Trusted Web

Scott Stornetta is a Teacher, Investor and scientific researcher – and an invention he did 30 years ago totally revolutionized the world of tech today.

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Breaking Content

The Method to the Madness – How Two Indie Creators Get Content Out Weekly Breaking Content Newsletter Matt Medeiros on X Brian Casel on X Ever wondered how your favorite podcasters, YouTubers and writers produce content week after week? Get ready to go behind the scenes as Matt and Brian pull back the curtain on […]

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AI and WordPress: How WPTurbo is Shaping the Future

Chapter Markers: What is WPTurbo and who is it for? [00:02:26] How does WPTurbo integrate AI into WordPress development? What are the benefits for developers? [00:01:59] Walk us through what it’s like to use WPTurbo – do you need coding expertise? [00:04:17] Can I design WordPress websites with WPTurbo? [00:04:45] How does WPTurbo ensure high […]

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