WPWeekly Episode 7 – Interview With Tommy Of Buzzdroid

wordpressweekly1In episode 7, I interview Tommy from Buzzdroid as I try to figure out the inspiration behind the Shifter WordPress theme. We then dive into the news of the week which stems from WordPress.com experiencing a DoS attack to a topic of WordPress upgrading being more of a fuss, than a must. Near the end of the show, we begin our WordPress theme round table and then conclude with our tips of the week.

Panel Members:

Brad of Strangework.com

Ronald Huereca of ReadersAppreciationProject.com

Tommy Developer Of The Shifter Theme System For WordPress

Sunny Who At One Time Administered The WordPress Themes Repository

David Peralty Author Of BloggingPro.com

Andrew Rickmann of WP-FUN.co.uk

Stories Discussed:

15 Minute Interview with Tommy discussing the Shifter WordPress Theme

Are You Ready for WordPress 2.5?

“WordPress Upgrades – Fuss or Must?”

The new Temple-News.com: from College Publisher to WordPress

Ian Kallen of Tecchnorati lets us know that they have seen a number of blogs “exploited by a recently announced WordPress vulnerability”. You folks might want to upgrade your WordPress installations if you haven’t yet done so already.

popular WordPress Theme designer, Small Potato, warns us that you can’t trust every source of WordPress Themes, whether you pay for them or not.

Fantastico De Luxe 2.10.4 r13 is released allowing folks to upgrade from WordPress 2.3.2 to 2.3.3

WordPress.com Suffers a Denial Of Service Attack

Roundtable discussion revolving around the state of WordPress themes. We will discuss trends, our favorite/worst themes, and any other topic dealing with themes we can think of

WordPress Tips Of The Week:

Didn’t have time to go over our tips of the week. Instead, we each gave our likes, dislikes, and our thoughts as to where we would like to see themes head into the future.

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Length Of Episode: 1 Hour 41 Minutes

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