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Since launching WPTavern.com, I’ve had the distinct pleasure to watch people become a part of this community with very little WordPress knowledge and within a few years, either work for themselves or for an established WordPress centric company. This new series will highlight folks that have been a part of (more…)

Matt Mullenweg was recently interviewed by CNN Money. He had a couple of interesting answers for some of the questions asked. For example, when asked about being acquired, he responded that the only time he would consider being acquired is if he could run the company acquiring him. When asked (more…)

CodePoet has published a great interview with WordPress support extraordinaire , Mika Epstein also known as Ipstenu. The interview covers the basics of how she got involved with the web and WordPress. While the interview is great, I’ll take her last words as a great piece of advice. Remember to (more…)

In what is being considered one of the more interesting conversations at Le Web this year according to what I’ve read on Twitter, Om Malik And Matt Mullenweg discussed a number of things revolving around WordPress. While there were a number of tidbits to take away from their conversation, my (more…)

Toni Schneider, CEO of Automattic was recently interviewed on TechCrunch TV. In the interview, they discussed the new vertical launched on WordPress.com for restaurants. There were a couple of things within this interview that I found fascinating. The first is that across the Automattic network which includes sites such as (more…)

ManageWP is a new service that aims to make managing multiple websites as easy as possible. They’ve recently opened their doors to the public and Vladimir Prelovac was kind enough to take some time out of his schedule to answer a few questions I had. Enjoy! Is ManageWP a webhosting (more…)

Lester ‘Gamerz’ Chan was recently interviewed by Singapore magazine, GoDigital. You’ll have to use your mouse to scroll through the first few pages to get to the interview but once there, you’ll read some great insight into who Lester is as a person. Here are a couple of tidbits I (more…)

In this episode, I give you the latest headlines of the week and end the show with a 40 minute conversation I had with Kevinjohn Gallagher who is a bbPress and WordPress end user to get his perspective on both platforms. Stories Discussed: WordPress Beta 2 Released Chip Bennett Hits (more…)

John Battelles interview with Matt Mullenweg in Austin Texas. The discussion around the topic of Blogging being dead was pretty good. Also interesting is Matts thoughts on scaling advertising. What are your comments on the interview?

John Battelle who is behind BattelleMedia is in the unique position to interview Matt Mullenweg not once, but twice this week. The first interview will take place at Signal Austin while the second will be an onstage conversation at South by Southwest discussing the Future Of WordPress. John is asking (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I shared a couple pieces of information such as the WordPress Weekly podcast has now been properly archived within the WPWeekly category here on WPTavern. I also explained what I’ve been up to regarding the Tavern forum as well as some miscellaneous stuff. After (more…)