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WordPress from Install to Publish. WPwatercooler is a live video and audio roundtable discussion from WordPress professionals from around the industry who offer tips, best practices, and lively debate on how to put the content management system to use. WPwatercooler is part of the WPwatercooler Network - WPwatercooler, WPblab, The WordPress Marketing Show, Dev Branch Hosted by WordPress developer Jason Tucker, the weekly panel includes the following WP experts as well as over 500 guests sinc ...
 
Learning internet marketing strategies and ideas can be one of the best things you'll do for your small business or mid-level business in today's online world. The online marketing tips and tricks you'll learn in this podcast are all tried and tested by your hosts Mike Russell and Izabela Russell. Whatever your goal is you can achieve it with internet marketing. It could be building a global business, filling your next local meetup event or finding a service in your area using the world wide ...
 
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Thanks to our sponsors From the corporate world to a money blogger, Shannon runs a ten-person agency specializing in membership sites using WooCommerce. Her success story in the WP space is fascinating, and her three-year look at WooCommerce as the monster, certainly, overall, has a wonderful ending (with scattered Hallmark moments). A Chat with Sh…
 
This week on WPwatercooler we discuss the environment that our WordPress website and the programming language that powers WordPress, PHP. RedHat LTS Official OpenMage LTS codebase | Security vulnerability patches, bug fixes, performance improvements and more. Drupal 6 Long Term Support Migrate Guru Join us on this episode of WPwatercooler by visiti…
 
Thanks to our sponsors Eric started with HTML and CSS websites in 2002, but found his way to WordPress and WooCommerce when they evolved from the web. But his true passion is talking about being an introvert and how he has learned to enjoy meetups and WordCamps. Also, because Eric is a firm believer in contributing to WordPress, the conversation ea…
 
Thanks to our sponsors Matt has been in the WordPress space since 2005 and has run the gamut in his experiences in working on the web. And his history with eCommerce goes back just as far. Add his involvement in developing and buying plugins, several of which are for WooCommerce, and Matt brings some interesting perspectives to the table. A Chat wi…
 
Thanks to our sponsors Chris Coyier is a veteran to the web. He dabbled first with WordPress and has used it for years. WooCommerce also drifted in and out of Chris’s web life, and recently he took it a bit deeper on his site CSS-Tricks. Although he isn’t deep into the WooCommerce community, he is a huge fan and and we can gain useful insights and …
 
This week on WPwatercooler we’re discussing technical debt and how to tackle it. Sponsored by ServerPress and WPSiteSync http://www.serverpress.com https://www.wpsitesync.com Introducing - The Query A question and answer show for 38% of the web. 2020 was supposed to be the year that Jason Cosper did Ask Me Anything sessions instead of giving prepar…
 
Rian Kinney has been working with WordPress users and agencies since 2017 helping them with contracts, privacy and other legal guidance. She recently became CEO of Mindsize.me and is now deeper into the agency world, and yes, WooCommerce. A Chat with Rian In episode 65, Mendel and I chat with Rian about: How Rian does the Woo The unique path she to…
 
Subscribe to Distributed at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS, or wherever you like to listen. Are companies setting up their managers for success? What are BICEPS? How do you assemble your colleagues like a management Voltron? Lara Hogan is the founder of Wherewithall, a firm that specializes in management and leadership training — a company that Autom…
 
I sit back during most of this podcast and let Jonathan and Nate discuss democratizing commerce and the similar goals between WooCommerce and BigCommerce. Nate also gives some great insights and perspectives into the bigger eCommerce space as well as his views surrounding the WooCommerce community and ecosystem. A Chat with Nate In episode 64, Jona…
 
The product and perspective that Killian brings to the podcast today are both very unique. First the approach of their product by offering installment options on WooCommerce while providing financial empowerment. Secondly, their work in the eCommerce space and how and why that led to WooCommerce. A Chat with Killian In episode 63, Jonathan and I ch…
 
Sometimes our chats on our podcast can take a number of directions. We never plan the direction a podcast will take and this episode was no different. Today, I sat back and let Angela and Brad take the lead. They talked about agency work with WooCommerce, client challenges and a lot more nuggets related to building WooCommerce sites. A Chat with An…
 
Subscribe to Distributed at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS, or wherever you like to listen. “We have introduced so many frictions to people’s lives by forcing them to move.” Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury, the Lumry Family Associate Professor at Harvard Business School, studies the future of work — specifically the changing geography of work. What happen…
 
Mary is not a veteran of WooCommerce, but has successfully used it to launch her own store and has plans to get into it even deeper. She is also on the WordPress core contributor team and has a passion for documentation. A Chat with Mary Baum In episode 61, I chat with Mary about: How she started working with WordPress and her first exposure to Woo…
 
WooCommerce meetups are growing. With it comes education and support for the organizers as well as the community. Our chat with Sandi takes a deep dive into meetups and all the working parts around them. And the chat takes us even further into the Woo ecosystem and what Sandi’s vision is for WooCommerce. A Chat with Sandi Batik with LoneStar WP In …
 
Subscribe to Distributed at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS, or wherever you like to listen. Is working from home a breakthrough for introverts? The answer, of course, is not so simple. Matt Mullenweg’s latest Distributed conversation is with Morra Aarons-Mele, host of The Anxious Achiever podcast for HBR Presents from Harvard Business Review, and fou…
 
On this episode of WPwatercooler, we will be discussing how to do it wrong and all the things that you’re doing wrong in WordPress. Panel: Jason Tucker, Sé Reed, Jason Cosper Join us on an episode of WPwatercooler by visiting our Participant guidelines page. WPwatercooler network is sponsored by ServerPress makers of DesktopServer. Be sure to check…
 
Membership sites have been around for a while but have grown even more popular over the years. Curtis has been working on them for more than 10 years and spends his time with larger, customized sites, primarily using WooCommerce. A Chat with Curtis McHale from SFNdesign In episode 59, Brad Williams and I chat with Curtis about: His evolution in wor…
 
This week on the show we’re discussing the politics relating to open source software and the people that use it. How to Be A WordPress Ally • Allie Nimmons Has a Blog Allie’s Twitter Lit Black Girls Code – imagine. build. create. – Black Girls Code, BlackGirlsCode, Women of Color in Technology Join us on an episode of WPwatercooler by visiting our …
 
When you invite the co-founder of WordPress on your podcast, you never know exactly where the conversation will take you. Starting with the basics of WordPress and WooCommerce, the twists and turn took us through open source, blocks, eCommerce and the world as it is today. We not only hear about the tools, but some personal reflections from Matt. A…
 
This week we're discussing the evolution of the WordPress Post Editor and some interesting alternatives too. Join us on this episode of WPwatercooler by visiting our Participant guidelines page. WPwatercooler network is sponsored by ServerPress makers of DesktopServer. Be sure to check them out at https://www.serverpress.com See acast.com/privacy f…
 
As an experienced WooCommerce developer and a strong member of the community, Robert has taken on the task of being part of a small team of mentors to help people start their own WooCommerce meetup. We chat with Robert about WooCommerce and what this mentorship program means. A Chat with Robert Windisch from Inpsyde In episode 57, Brad Williams and…
 
This week we’re going to be discussing the daunting task of why you should to client proof of WordPress website. Panel: Jason Tucker, Steve Zehngut, Sé Reed, Jason Cosper This episode of WPwatercooler is brought to you by ServerPress makers of DesktopServer they make local WordPress development yeas, check them out at ServerPress.com See acast.com/…
 
There are many policies that you will need to get in place for your WooCommerce site. But overall, with all websites, one of the critical pieces is your privacy policy. We take a deep dive into that with Donata and Hans from Termageddon. A Chat with Hans Skillrud & Donata Kalnenaite from Termageddon In episode 56, Jonathan Wold and I chat with Hans…
 
On this episode we’re going to be discussing the daunting task of how to client-proof a WordPress website. This episode of WPwatercooler is brought to you by ServerPress makers of DesktopServer they make local WordPress development yeas, check them out at ServerPress.com Imagify WordPress Plugin ACF | Advanced Custom Fields Plugin for WordPress Pre…
 
Marketing products for WooCommerce stores is a big challenge for many individuals and companies. Tavleen shares some of her secret sauce around content and learning what customers are looking for. A Chat with Tavleen Kaur with WooFunnels In epsiode 55, Brad Williams and I chat with Tavleen about: What you should do next after launching that online …
 
What happens when you get a group of WordPress geeks, gathered in a virtual networking space at an online summit, and you drop it that you are going to record a podcast live, then and there? No, this isn’t a joke. It’s an uncut, unedited, raw conversation. The week of April 27th, 2020, the WP Feedback Online Summit was held. It was a venture into a…
 
Working with a large client and going deep into the checkout process. That is how Clif started while moving to develop a product that makes checkout quicker and more efficient. A Chat with Clifton Griffin with Checkout WC In episode 53, Mendel Kurland and I chat with Clif about: Scratching the itch as he moved into the WooCommerce space Single page…
 
This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing the quick ways to sell online with WordPress. Panel Jason Cosper, Jason Tucker, Russell Aaron, Sé Reed, Steve Zehngut Form Plugins The Best WordPress Form Plugin WordPress Form Builder-Caldera Forms:Complex Forms Made Easy Ninja Forms-The Drag & Drop WordPress Form Builder You’ll Love to Use WPForms-Th…
 
When you start with a full-fledged service agency, then add products into the mix, there is a fine balance you need to achieve. Rohan shares with us his story behind WisdmLabs and how they have met this challenge. A Chat with Rohan Thakare with WisdmLabs In episode 52, Brad Williams and I chat with Rohan about: How they started early in the WooComm…
 
This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing the common misconceptions that people have about WordPress. This episode is sponsored by ServerPress makers of DesktopServer and WPSiteSync check them out at desktopserver.com and wpsitesync.com MiAqp87aY0c5N07r2v11 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
What is involved with bringing a hosting company deeper into WooCommerce based on clients needs? Chris takes a deep dive into WooCommerce and shares with us his newest challenges. A Chat with Chris Wiegman with WPEngine In episode 51, Mendel Kurland and I chat with Chris about: His journey in the WordPress space and landing at WPEngine. The growing…
 
Subscribe to Distributed at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS, or wherever you like to listen. Matt Mullenweg speaks with neuroscientist Dr. Adam Gazzaley, co-author of the 2016 book The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World, about how our brains work, particularly during times like the current pandemic. How does the brain handle internal…
 
Finding your niche in the WooCommerce extension world may have come naturally to you from a scratch you needed to itch. But how Niklas created his business model stands out a bit from the standard product shop. A Chat with Niklas Högefjord at Krokedil In episode 50, Brad Williams and I chat with Niklas about: Moving from agency to product and how t…
 
Moving into the WordPress and plugin space with a security plugin can lead to so much more. With the importance of logs and how they play into a WooCommerce site, it goes beyond mere security. A Chat with Robert Abela with WP Security Audit Log In episode 49, Jonathan Wold and I chat with Robert about: How his tech and security journey led him to W…
 
Distributed host Matt Mullenweg recently appeared on Sam Harris’s excellent podcast, Making Sense, sharing the “five levels of autonomy” when it comes to distributed work. Listen to their wide-ranging conversation on how companies transition to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. We love Sam’s podcast, Making Sense, so for more go to …
 
This week we are pulling out a special podcast where we take off in a bit of a different direction. It’s a chat between us four co-hosts. The topic? Coronavirus. You will notice that I left that out of the title purposely. Mainly because I didn’t want to imply this was just about the pandemic and WooCommerce, or even eCommerce. Sure, we touch on it…
 
This week on WPwatercooler we’re talking about the products and services we use on our latest projects. It’s WordPress Stuff we love, join us! Lead Generation and Sale Notification Popups for WordPress Stores – Holler Box usefathom.com Fathom Lite. Simple, privacy-focused website analytics. Built with Golang & Preact. What Is a Dickbar? Messenger C…
 
Subscribe to Distributed at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS, or wherever you like to listen. The world has dramatically changed in just a few weeks. As companies around the world shift to remote work, how do we navigate this crisis? Distributed host Matt Mullenweg talks to Vanessa Van Edwards, bestselling author, speaker, and founder of Science of Peo…
 
When you leave a rock band and start creating websites for clients, you never know where it will lead. For Vito it led to a small website agency using WooCommerce and ended with creating a product. A Chat with Vito Peleg with WPFeedback In episode 47, Brad Williams and I chat with Vito about: How Vito went from rock star (literally) to website desi…
 
On this episode, we discuss the various WordPress block libraries that are available. Panel: Jason Cosper, Jason Tucker, russell aaron, Sé Reed, Steve Zehngut sorta brilliant A boring desktop is the sign of a boring life. Let's fix that. Altered Reality – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org Free Gutenberg Blocks and Page Building WordPress Theme by At…
 
Selling coffee online takes a lot more than nice photos of beans and packages. Doing it right goes deeper. And getting creative during these challenging times is a must. A Chat with Kandace Brigleb from Needmore Designs In episode 46, Jonathan Wold and I chat with Kandace about: How subscriptions played a role in their journey to WooCommerce. The i…
 
The journey from client work to product is always interesting. But add the running of a plugin that brings marketplaces to WooCommerce sites to that mix and it makes for a great conversation. A Chat with Jamie Madden from WCVendors In episode 45 of our podcast, Mendel Kurland and I chat with Jamie about: How Jamie started early on in eCommerce and …
 
This week on WPwatercooler we’re discussing the sudden flock to be online and how businesses are having to change their methods to keep the doors open. Virtual Happiness Bar Appointments Available Organizing Virtual Events – Make WordPress Communities Michelle Frechette @michelleames Adobe is Giving Everyone 2 Months of Free Creative Cloud – Here’s…
 
With many of us working from home were joining the collective of in-home workers that have been doing this for years. Join us as we discuss this new reality. A dedicated place to work in your home Buy headphones, get good ones Play a great playlist Stay focused Take breaks Use a Pomodoro timer Jason Cosper recommends Tomighty Go outside and see the…
 
It’s alway great chatting with someone who works or owns a company that puts out WooCommerce plugins. But chatting with someone about their 100+ plugins is a different story. A Conversation with Ronald Gijsel from YITH In episode 44 of our podcast, Brad Williams and I chat with Ronald about: How their focus on WooCommerce plugins came to be What it…
 
When you have the chance to chat with the General Manager of WooCommerce, it brings some great opportunities to dig deeper into the ecosystem. From the vision for 2020, including WooCommerce Payments, to the thinking behind the recent Marketplace pricing restructure, we have it all in this episode. A Conversation with Paul Maiorana from WooCommerce…
 
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