jukebox

  • #8 - Lee Shadle on How Blocks Create New Opportunities

    #8 – Lee Shadle on How Blocks Create New Opportunities

    On the Jukebox podcast today we have Lee Shadle. Lee is a WordPress developer at WP Draft, and by his own admission is obsessed with building block based themes, plugins and websites. He’s been using WordPress for many years and as soon as the Gutenberg project was announced, he decided he was going to explore it and learn how it worked. We talk about what he has been building with blocks and why he thinks that they represent a bright future for WordPress. For Lee, it’s about the extra capabilities which they bring for end users. We discuss the difficulties developers face learning new skills, and how Lee overcame this. Have a listen to Lee Shadle on the podcast.

  • #7 - Ajit Bohra on Gutenberg, Full Site Editing and React

    #7 – Ajit Bohra on Gutenberg, Full Site Editing and React

    On the Jukebox podcast today we have Ajit Bohra. He’s a full stack developer based in Mumbai, India. He’s been working with, and committing to, WordPress for many years. We cover three main topics in this podcast. First a conversation about his thoughts on Gutenberg. Then we discuss Full Site Editing and how it will change WordPress for non-technical users. We finish off chatting about how React development is becoming increasing important for WordPress development.

  • #6 - Cory Miller on the WordPress Mergers and Acquisitions Landscape

    #6 – Cory Miller on the WordPress Mergers and Acquisitions Landscape

    On the Jukebox podcast today we have Cory Miller and he’s here to talk about the WordPress Mergers and Acquisitions Landscape. Recently there’s been a uptick in the number of companies being bought. But what do we make of all this? It is a good thing, showing that the WordPress economy is thriving, or should we be concerned that a few big players are buying so many things? Find out what we think on the podcast.

  • #5 - Robert Jacobi on why he’s putting Gutenberg first

    #5 – Robert Jacobi on Why He’s Putting Gutenberg First

    On the podcast today we have Robert Jacobi. Robert is Director of WordPress at Cloudways. He’s been working with open source software for almost twenty years and so today we have a broad discussion about his ‘Gutenberg First’ approach as well as how the project is evolving. We also chat about WordPress events and Openverse.

  • #4 - Dan Maby on the Importance of the WordPress Community

    #4 – Dan Maby on the Importance of the WordPress Community

    On the podcast today we have Dan Maby. Dan has been a user of WordPress for many years. As an agency owner he’s used it to build client websites, but, as is so often the case, he came for the software and got caught up in the community. We talk about the importance of the community for Dan and the WordPress project as a whole, and how Dan has set up online events like WordFest to keep people connected. Listen now.

  • #3 - Benjamin Intal on Why He’s Betting His Business on Blocks

    #3 – Benjamin Intal on Why He’s Betting His Business on Blocks

    So today on the WP Tavern Jukebox podcast we’re talking to Benjamin Intal from Stackable, which is suite of WordPress blocks. We talk about why he’s betting his business on blocks and how the company have evolved their product line over the last three years. From a period in which the adoption of blocks was uncertain to now, in which blocks appear to be gaining more momentum. What problems did they encounter along the way and how they iterated their offering. Listen now.

  • #2 - Anne McCarthy on how Full Site Editing will Impact WordPress

    #2 – Anne McCarthy on How Full Site Editing Will Impact WordPress

    In this, the second episode of the WP Tavern Jukebox podcast, we talk to Anne McCarthy. Anne is Developer Relations Wrangler for Automattic. Her work is focussed on the WordPress.org space, and she is leading the Full Site Editing Outreach Program. She explains what Full Site Editing in WordPress is all about. Why it’s needed, what it hopes to achieve and how you can get involved to shape the direction of the project.

  • #1 - Josepha Haden Chomphosy on the Past, Present and Future of WordPress

    #1 – Josepha Haden Chomphosy on the Past, Present, and Future of WordPress

    In this, the first episode of the WP Tavern Jukebox podcast, we talk to Josepha Haden Chomphosy. She is the Executive Director of the WordPress project, and discusses WordPress’ past, present and future. We talk about how WordPress has changed over time and what needs to be considered in the future, to keep the community engaged.