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WPWeekly In The Doghouse

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December 13th, 2008
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Episode 33 Kenn Bell of TheDogFiles.com as well as Jason Schuller who is one half of the Revolution 2 project. This was a great combination of guests as Kenn initially created the design for TheDogFiles site while Jason applied his code ninja skills to make the design a reality. Here are a couple of bullet points of discussion from this episode: Brief discussion of WordPress 2.7 Why WordPress was chosen as the publishing platform of choice The design and implementation of TheDogFiles website The Revolution 2 project Last but not least, since Jason is a prominent theme designer in the WordPress community, I took the opportunity to have a small discussion with him regarding the removal of 200 themes from the WordPress repository. We did talk a little bit about the GPL and we also discussed the Revolution 2 business model. Announcements: Andy Peatling of the BuddyPress project will be […]

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WordPress Weekly Bailout Edition

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December 6th, 2008
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Due to some obligations which sprang up, Keith was unable to make it for this episode. So while schools, automakers, and banks ask for bailout packages, I had to do the same thing and you delivered. Special thanks to those who called in and turned what would have been a boring show into a great discussion on a number of topics. Ad Copy: WordPress Weekly is brought to you by the fine advertisers on WeblogToolsCollection.com. Without their continued support, this show would not be possible. If you are interested in advertising on WordPress Weekly, please contact me at wpweekly at gmail dot com.. Stories Discussed: 10,000th Changeset Reached 2.7 For WP.com, Soon For Self Installers My Idea To Manage Widgets In WordPress Should You Install WordPress Via Fantastico? Pros And Cons Feedback: We encourage you to leave a comment whether it be feedback, questions, rants, or corrections then tune in […]

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WordPress In A Book

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November 29th, 2008
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Episode 31 of WordPress Weekly featured a special 1 hour 26 minute interview with none other than Lisa Sabin Wilson, the author of WordPress For Dummies. Keith and I grilled Lisa on the topics of: Writing a book for a piece of software which has an extremely fast development cycle How different versions affect the publishing of the book WordPress For Dummies The Second Edition Lisa’s thoughts on WordPress 2.7 Lisa’s explanation on permalinks and slugs Lisa’s take on premium themes versus free themes much, much, more. Keith and I really enjoyed our time with Lisa and wish her the best for the second edition of WordPress For Dummies. Announcements: The two lucky recipients who will each receive a signed copy of WordPess For Dummies 2nd Edition are Chris Thompson and Lenire. WPWeekly Meta: Next Episode: Friday December 5th, 2008 8P.M. EST Subscribe To WPWeekly Via Itunes: Click here to […]

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WordPress For Dummies 2nd Ed.

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November 24th, 2008
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This Friday at 8PM EST on WordPress Weekly, our special one hour guest will be Lisa Sabin Wilson who is the author of the book, WordPress For Dummies. During the show, we plan on discussing how hard it is to write about a piece of software that moves 100mph in print format, Lisa’s background in web design and what it is like to theme for WordPress, WordPress For Dummies The Second Edition and much more. This Thursday is Thanksgiving here in the states. On Friday, I want to give my thanks to those of you who continue to show your support while telling your friends about the show and downloading it on a regular basis. On Friday, we will be giving away two signed copies of WordPress For Dummies 2nd Edition. Lisa will sign the copies and ship them once the new edition has been published. So how will we […]

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How Many Cans Of Worms?

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November 22nd, 2008
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Keith, Andrew, Jacob and I discussed the news of the week. In fact, I tried to break the world record by opening up as many cans of worms as possible within a 60 minute period. You’ll have to listen to the show to hear if I was successful. Ad Copy: WordPress Weekly is brought to you by the fine advertisers on WeblogToolsCollection.com. Without their continued support, this show would not be possible. If you are interested in advertising on WordPress Weekly, please contact me at wpweekly at gmail dot com.. Stories Discussed: WordPress 2.7 Beta 3 Released Why 2.7 Is Not 3.0 The Icons Have Been Chosen Integrating Plugins – Is This Bad For WordPress? Adding A Twitter ID Field To Comments Listing Pages The 2.7 Way 10 Best WordPress Web Hosts Compared Feedback: We encourage you to leave a comment whether it be feedback, questions, rants, or corrections then […]

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WordPress – An Icon Of Its Time

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November 15th, 2008
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Keith, Andrew, Mark and I discussed the news of the week. With guest contributions to the show, we went in-depth on a number of topics including the icon survey and much more. Don’t forget to tune in to hear our plugin picks of the week. Come back next week for more action packed WordPress discussions! Ad Copy: WordPress Weekly is brought to you by the fine advertisers on WeblogToolsCollection.com. Without their continued support, this show would not be possible. If you are interested in advertising on WordPress Weekly, please contact me at wpweekly at gmail dot com.. Stories Discussed: Project Icon IntenseDebate Reopens Drag And Drop Tutorial Guide To Sticky Posts 10 Tip Optimization Guide Cool Way To Display Archived Posts Feedback: We encourage you to leave a comment whether it be feedback, questions, rants, or corrections then tune in and see if your comment made it on the air! […]

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2.7 Overdose

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November 8th, 2008
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As you can probably tell from the title, this episode features quite a bit of discussion surrounding WordPress 2.7. Not to worry though as there are plenty of other things that Keith and I discuss such as our favorite feature in WordPress 2.7 Beta 1, the WordPress showcase, whether or not Drupal can beat WordPress, and near the end of the show, Anthony Cole called in and gave us the 411 on WordCamp Australia which is taking place on November 29th and November 30th. Ad Copy: WordPress Weekly is brought to you by the fine advertisers on WeblogToolsCollection.com. Without their continued support, this show would not be possible. Those of you who continue to download the show and share it with friends, your continued support is appreciated. If you are interested in advertising on WordPress Weekly, please contact Mark Ghosh via this contact form. Stories Discussed: Your Favorite Feature In […]

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Usability, WordPress 2.7 And More

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November 1st, 2008
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Our special guest on Halloween night was Jane Wells of Automattic. On this episode, Keith, Jane and I discussed a wide assortment of topics and issues surrounding WordPress and usability. Here is a short list: The Definition Of Usability WordPress 2.7 And Usability The Usability Testing Centers/Environment How WordPress 2.7 Came To Be Is WordPress Bloated? Lessons Learned After WordPress 2.5 Was Released The Status Of WordPress 2.7 And Whether Or Not It Is Delayed In Depth Discussion Of Many Of The New Features And Enhancements In 2.7 And much much more. Be sure to download the show and give it a listen and then come back here to leave a comment letting us know your thoughts regarding what was discussed. I easily consider this episode to be another classic WordPress Weekly. Ad Copy: If you are interested in advertising on WordPress Weekly, please contact Mark Ghosh via this contact […]

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Homemade Yummy Pie!

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October 25th, 2008
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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Keith and I dissect the news of the week. We discuss why commenter’s and bloggers should use Gravatar, our thoughts and opinions on the new 2.7 dashboard mock up, Akismet 2.2.1 with stats and much more. We try to solve a problem which was submitted to us by Nicolas and before the end of the show, we give you our plugin picks of the week along with the job of the week. Don’t forget that next Friday, (Halloween) our special one hour guest will be Jane Wells who works for Automattic in the usability/experience department. As you can imagine, we’ll be focusing the conversation on WordPress and usability. Ad Copy: WordPress Weekly is brought to you by the fine advertisers on WeblogToolsCollection.com. Without their continued support, this show would not be possible. Those of you who continue to download the show and share it […]

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