Pressgram founder John Saddington announced today that he will be shutting down the project and pulling the app from the Apple Store on September 11. The app started as a WordPress-powered photo sharing app and evolved to support all kinds of publishing platforms. Last March, Saddington dropped the social layer (more…)
In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by three gentleman who have gone through the crowdfunding experience. Scott Kingsley Clark is a Senior Web Engineer at 10up. He’s also the lead developer of the Pods Framework and a number of other WordPress plugins. He used (more…)
This Friday at 3PM Eastern, we’ll be joined by three individuals to discuss the topic of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is defined as “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” While some projects fail, (more…)
PressGram, the WordPress-powered photo sharing app, has significantly evolved since its launch. The app broke onto the scene last year, positioned as a game-changing challenger to the increasingly unpopular policies of Facebook and Instagram. After supporting the native social networking aspect for several months, John Saddington, the app’s creator, found (more…)
There were no spooky ghosts or constant howling noises in this episode but we did manage to go in-depth with John James Jacoby to discuss bbPress and BuddyPress. During the show, we find out why he left Automattic for 10UP, what is was like to jump into the project lead (more…)
Last week’s big news was the launch of the Pressgram app which allows you to publish filtered photos to your WordPress blog. Soon after the launch, controversy sprung up concerning Pressgram’s terms of service, proprietary license and security.
The first time in a long time where I won’t be doing the show solo anymore! Sarah Gooding who has recently been hired to write for WPTavern is also my new co-host. This week, we discussed her hiring and what she’ll be doing on the site, Pressgram launching, and why (more…)