WPWeekly Episode 58 – WordPress Deep Dish Style

wordpressweekly1In this episode of WordPress Weekly, David and I are joined by Jacob Santos, Brad Williams, Lisa Sabin Wilson and Kim Parsell to talk about WordCamp Chicago. Afterwords, David and I dived into the news of the week including the release of WordPress 2.8, iThemes going GPL, and the merger between the self-hosted WordPress software and WordPress MU.

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Stories Discussed:

WordPress 2.8 Released
Dougal Campbells WordCamp Organization Advice
bbPress RC2 Released
iThemes Goes GPL

WordPress Tavern Listener Poll:

This Weeks Poll Question Is: Are You Aware What A Child Theme Is, And How It Functions?

Plugin Picks Of The Week:

JeffWordPress Download Counter – This plugin adds a widget to your blog that shows the current download count and even refreshes the count every 15 seconds automatically.

DavidGravity Forms – An extension to WordPress that goes way beyond any other contact form plugin that exists today. Not yet available, but the hands on demo that I saw makes me super excited. I look forward to the release. enter wordcampchicago to have a peek!

Last Weeks WordPress Trivia Question:

When did WordPress get Pretty Permalinks?

WordPress Trivia Answer:

Version 1.0

Announcements:

I’m working on getting Sam Bauers, the lead developer of bbPress on the show for the next episode to talk about the 1.0 version of bbPress.

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Next Episode: Friday June 19th, 2009 8P.M. EST

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Length Of Episode: 1 hr 37 minutes

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Who is Jeff Chandler


Jeff Chandler is a WordPress guy in the buckeye state. Contributing writer for WPTavern. Have been writing about WordPress since 2007. Host of the WordPress Weekly Podcast.

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