WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #262 – Interview With Morten Rand-Hendriksen

On this episode, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Morten Rand-Hendriksen to discuss his WordPress Telemetry proposal. We discuss the potential benefits of having an opt-in usage data collection system that could help core developers and others make informed decisions. Rand-Hendriksen also shares what he’s learned from teaching WordPress at Lynda.com, on how difficult it is for new users to grasp WordPress.

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #261 – WordPress for Schools With Cameron Barrett

In this episode, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Cameron Barrett, founder of SchoolPresser, LLC. Barrett explains how he negotiated and helped migrate Newark New Jersey’s public school system from a proprietary CMS to WordPress. He shares the pitfalls he experienced and the amount of money the district is saving since making the switch. Barrett also provides tips and suggestions on how to sell WordPress as a solution to school districts.

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #260 – SiteGround, Affiliate Summit Recap, and New Security Czar

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch recaps his trip to Affiliate Summit 2017 held in Las Vegas, Nevada last weekend. Based on the vendors that were on the expo floor, mobile is the e-commerce platform of the future. We discuss the news of the week and share how you can get involved in the WordPress Marketing Group. We end the show with Marcus’ plugin picks of the week.

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #259 – 2016 Year in Review Part 2

In this episode, Marcus Couch and I recap the news that made headlines during the second half of 2016. I explain why there wasn’t a show last week and we close out the episode with our predictions for 2017. We’ll be back to our regular show format on Wednesday, January 18th.

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #258 – 2016 Year in Review Part 1

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I recap the news and headlines of the first half of 2016. Part two will be recorded on January 4th, 2017, where we’ll look back at the headlines during the second half of 2016, give our predictions for 2017, and share what we’re looking forward to in the new year.

WordPress Weekly with Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch

WordPress Weekly #257 – My Side Project, WordPress 4.7, and the News

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week including, WooCommerce’s 42% market share, the redesign concept of WordPress.org, and two plugin acquisitions. I also share details of a side project I’m working on that involves BuddyPress. Last but not least, we briefly discuss Jeff King’s impact on GoDaddy as he’s leaving the company at the end of this year.