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In 2013, iThemes released Exchange, an e-commerce platform that aimed to make selling online as simple as possible. Today, the company announced that AJ Morris, Product Manager at Liquid Web, has taken over the project. “When approached about taking over iThemes Exchange early this year, we wanted to be sure the project (more…)

WordPress.com Introduces Scheduling for Social Media Posts

WordPress.com is venturing into the realm of social media management applications with its latest feature that allows users to schedule Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn updates for individual posts. This goes beyond the basic Publicize functionality that automatically shares posts to connected accounts as soon as they are published, giving users (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…)

10up Acquires Lift UX

10up, a leading WordPress design and development agency, has acquired Lift UX, a smaller user experience design-driven agency that will bolster the company’s existing Experience design team. Lift founders Chris Wallace and Brad Miller will join 10up’s 120+ person distributed team, along with Lift’s director of technology, Christian Chung, and (more…)

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WPCampus, a conference focused on using WordPress in higher education, takes place this Friday and Saturday in Buffalo, NY. If you’re unable to attend the event, WPCampus will be live streaming the sessions for free. Visit the streaming page on July 14th and 15th where viewers can choose between three (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…)