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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I open the show by discussing our observations of social media lately. Our feeds are filled with anger and for me personally, Twitter is becoming less useful. We discussed the news of the week, including a lengthy conversation about Automattic opening up the (more…)

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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by David Peralty. Peralty is a prolific writer with more than 30K articles published online for various media outlets. He also co-hosted WordPress Weekly episodes 41-75 in 2009. We discuss the rise and evolution of blog networks over the years, (more…)

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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I start off the show with an adaptation of ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas‘ created by Clement Clarke Moore. Since we didn’t have a guest, Jacoby and I opened up about our personal lives which turned into a conversation about remote working from (more…)

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Last week, you may have noticed that the Tavern was intermittently offline and generating errors. We’ve been experiencing technical issues for the past several months but they peaked last week. After working with Bluehost, they migrated the site from a VPS, to a Dedicated Server that has more powerful hardware. (more…)

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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Ben Meredith. Over the past few years, Ben has established a friendly and professional relationship with Jesse Petersen, who passed away due to complications from Cystic Fibrosis. Ben shares his unique perspective on who Petersen was as a person (more…)

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In the past two weeks, listeners have reported that recent episodes of WordPress Weekly are not available for download through Apple’s Podcasting app, Stitcher, and other applications. I use Vid2MP3 to convert YouTube videos into MP3 files. Starting with episode 271, there was an error in the conversion process. It (more…)

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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Kiko Doran and Travis Totz, Senior Web Strategist at Modern Tribe. Doran helped create Tuniversity, a revolutionary new way of learning music through a highly interactive iBook. The project was so large, Doran outsourced some of the work to Modern (more…)