WPWeekly Episode 174 – What Would it Take to Lose The Throne?

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss what it would take for WordPress to lose its dominant market share position. We both agree that WordPress isn’t going anywhere soon but it’s something to be mindful of.

We share our thoughts on the recommended plugins tab coming in WordPress 4.1 and whether or not it will help users discover new plugins. Last but not least, we discuss Google’s attempt to simplify reCAPTCHAs by replacing distorted text with a check box.

Stories Discussed:

What Would it Take For WordPress to Lose its Dominance?
Google’s New reCAPTCHA API Replaces Distorted Text with a Checkbox
WordPress 4.1 To Introduce Plugin Recommendations
nRelate Will Shutdown Its Service December 31st
Manage Multiple WordPress Sites with WPDASH, Now in Beta

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

StoryFTW by Patrick Shanahan, is a simple swipe based story engine that allows you to use any kind of media imaginable to create your own dynamic slide by slide story. The review is based on an Alpha copy as the plugin is not publicly available yet.

Test User Role allows you to quickly test other user roles from a super admin account to see what other users experience.

Grid is a container based landing page editor.

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  1. In the latest Google Chrome the podcast keeps freezing at parts which forces me to refresh the page :/


    1. Well that’s no good, I’ll give it a try myself and see if I can replicate the issue.


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