WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch
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WordPress Weekly #168 WordCamp Recap

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Jeff Chandler and I dissect Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word presentation from WordCamp San Francisco. We discuss the global focus of WordPress 4.1, renaming the annual conference to WordCamp US, and the enhancements planned for the plugin and theme directories. The plugin picks of the week round out the show.

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch
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WordPress Weekly #167 WordCamp SFO Preview

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Jeff and I dive into the news of the week. We have a lengthy discussion on the subject of niche admin themes for WordPress and what it might be like once the REST API is added to core. After discussing the news, we talked about WordCamp San Francisco and the sessions we’re most looking …

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch
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WordPress Weekly #166 Frankie Jarrett from XWP

Back in September 2014, Stream 2.0 was released with some significant changes. The most notable change is the transition from a plugin into a service. In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Jeff and I are joined by the project lead For XWP, Frankie Jarrett. Jarrett goes in-depth on the decision to turn Stream into a service. He also explains why …

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch
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WordPress Weekly #165

Since there is no guest this week, Jeff and I used this opportunity to spend more time than usual with the news. We spend a considerable amount of time discussing WordPress contributions and I provide insight into my distinction between direct and indirect contributions. Jeff shares his experience of attending the first WordCamp event for Ann Arbor, MI. Last but …

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WordPress Weekly #164 Lester Chan

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Jeff and I travel to Singapore to interview Lester “GaMerZ” Chan. Chan has 23 different plugins in the plugin directory, amassing an incredible total download count of 12,241,325! This accounts for approximately 1.6% of all plugin downloads from the directory. Chan explains how he handles support for 23 different plugins and offers suggestions to …

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WordPress Weekly #162 Chris Wiegman from iThemes

Jeff and I are joined by the lead developer of iThemes Security, Chris Wiegman. After helping us dissect the news of the week, he tells the story of how he got involved with WordPress. We learn about the circumstances that lead to the creation of iThemes Security and how he almost sold the plugin to a different company. He explains …

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WordPress Weekly #161 Chris Lema from CrowdFavorite

Jeff and I are joined by CrowdFavorite CTO, Chris Lema. We talk about his new position and what the joint-venture partnership means for both CrowdFavorite and iThemes. Lema explains what the word enterprise means for WordPress products and near the end of the show, gives us his prediction on what will happen in the service and product sectors of the …