WPWeekly Episode 178 – A Conversation With Frenemy Brian Krogsgard

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by the founder of PostStatus, Brian Krogsgard. He explains how his experience writing for WPCandy provided the foundation to launch PostStatus. We find out how well the PostStatus club is doing since launching two weeks ago. Last but not least, we discuss whether or not Krogsgard has the right ingredients to be financially successful in the WordPress content business.

Stories Discussed:

Recap of PressNomics 3
Human Made Acquires Australian Based WordPress Agency Sennza
Zero Day Vulnerability Discovered in Fancybox for WordPress Plugin
BuddyPress 2.2 Spumoni Released, Featuring New Member Type API

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

User Roles and Capabilities allows you to manage user roles and capabilities. Using this plugin, you can create new roles and delete existing roles.

WP Style Kit is a plugin that adds additional features to the Custom Styles section of the Visual Editor. You can add beautiful custom styles such as, additional headlines, custom bullets, circles, quotes, and call out boxes.

Pet Adoption Listings provides two easy ways to display listings of adoptable pets from a shelter’s profile at Adopt-a-Pet.com via an iframe.

Login Joomla Users allows migrated users from Joomla to login to WordPress. Tested on WordPress 4.1 with users migrated from Joomla 2.5.9. After the first successful login, the password field will automatically be hashed by WordPress.

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