In this somewhat historic episode of WordPress Weekly, we had Jake Goldman, Brad Williams and Gil Rutkowski call in from WordCamp Chicago to provide us an update. Based on what was heard by a few attendees, June 14th looks like the earliest date for the release of WordPress 3.0 if (more…)

Well, it only took (insert time period here) but the show itself will have produced 100 WPWeekly branded episodes after tomorrow. To celebrate the occasion, there will be plenty of prizes to give away. In no particular order, here are the prizes donated graciously by their respected owners. Milan Petrovic (more…)

Patrick O’ Keefe who is known as iFroggy on Twitter and the author of the book Managing Online Forums presented at WordCamp Raleigh this past weekend. In his presentation, Patrick talks about how to extend your community beyond the blog as well as bringing community from various outposts spread across (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Jake and I chatted with three commercial plugin authors. Two of which are in the middle of maintaining a successful business while the third was just getting started. The panel members consisted of Carl Hancock of Rocketgenius, Jonathan Davis of the Shopp e Commerce (more…)

This episode was the first in a series discussing the commercialization of WordPress. Within this episode, we talked with three commercial theme authors who are in the midst of maintaining a successful business. Joining us on the round table was Jason Schuller of Press75/, Brian Gardner of Studiopress, and Cory (more…)

This episode of WordPress Weekly features an hour long interview with Automattic employee, Paul Kim. Paul is mostly in charge of user growth between and but also with some of the other projects that Automattic has under their belt. In this specific interview, I had Paul go over (more…)

Unfortunately, I had to cut off about 15 minutes of the show because of audio problems associated with my connection to talkshoe through X-Lite which is usually very stable. The first 15 minutes explained my week of webhosting hell as well as the weird random issues I’ve been encountering but (more…)

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I spoke with Mike Cloutier who operates the domain. The RidgewayHerald is a local online paper that specializes in local politics such as town hall meetings within the greater metro Ridgeway and Fort Erie areas of Canada. During our discussion, we talked about (more…)

In the first Saturday edition of WordPress Weekly, I interviewed Michael Koenig who is VP Of Marketing for IntenseDebate as well as an evangelist. During this episode, Michael gave us the low down on what IntenseDebate was all about, how the service works, how it can be extended by end (more…)