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About WordPress Community Podcast

The WordPress Community Podcast features exclusive interviews with fellow Wordpress developers, topics such as Wordpress hosting and SEO, and news on the latest plug-ins and updates. Joost is joined by Frederick Townes, author of the W3 Total Cache plugin and CTO of Mashable.com, who updates us the latest news on Wordpress.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

How To Monetize From Your Blog
Air Date: February 3, 2011

0 So, you want to be a professional blogger? But what exactly do you need to do to make money from this? This week we take a deeper look at how to start generating revenue from your blog. Whether you have a fledgling WordPress blog or are a well seasoned blogger with an entire community […]



How To Grow The Engagement On Your Blog
Air Date: February 1, 2011

0 This week we decided to dedicate the entire show to helping you bootstrap your blog! Just because something is free doesn’t mean people are going to want it, so we delve into some of the top tactics and tools for drawing in those readers, and get to the bottom of what really matters. The […]



Quality Time with WP Power User Christina Warren
Air Date: January 10, 2011

0 We are kicking things off this year with Christina Warren, a writer, podcaster, blogger, twitterer (@film_girl) and all round gadget-junkie. Christina is a full time writer for mashable.com and you can find her blog at www.christinawarren.com. She also co-hosts ‘Briefly Awesome’ on 5by5.tv We start this week’s show off with Christina as she fills […]



WordPress UI improvements with John O’Nolan
Air Date: November 11, 2010

0 John O’Nolan is currently working as Deputy Head of the UI group for WordPress on the development of the user interface, essentially designing the complete look and feel of the WordPress platform. Outside of his work for WordPress he is an independent web designer, entrepreneur and writer. He also contributes to a web design […]



WordPress Core Developer and Consultant Andrew Nacin
Air Date: October 29, 2010

WordPress core developer and consultant Andrew Nacin speaks about how he got into the WordPress family. He also discusses what changes he would like to have made, like domain mapping into the core and more multi-site flexibility.



WPCandy for WordPress News and Information
Air Date: October 20, 2010

WPCandy.com boasts to be the definitive WordPress news and information website on the planet. Site founder Ryan Imel tells Joost and Frederick about what the site offers including WordPress community news, interactivity with the readers, podcasts and community presence.



Online Copywriting and Content Marketing Strategies with Brian Clark
Air Date: October 12, 2010

Online Copywriting and Content Marketing Strategies with Brian Clark from Copyblogger. Joost and Fred learn about the merger of StudioPress, creator of the powerful Genesis theme framework, into Copyblogger Media.

We also find out why with Genesis, they saw an opportunity to create WordPress themes that were tailored exactly to their customers needs and desires.



Chief Executive Insight with Toni Schneider
Air Date: October 5, 2010

0 Toni Schneider is the CEO of Automattic, the core team behind the WordPress project. Since leaving Switzerland for Silicon Valley, he has been working with and successfully exiting startups. Before leaving Yahoo! to join Automattic, Tony was a WordPress user and part of the community. On today’s show we touch on: The huge Windows […]



The Genesis of WordPress and Microsoft
Air Date: September 29, 2010

0 At the very beginning of this episode there’s a short interview with Toni Schneider, the CEO of Automattic, and Dharmesh Mehta, Director of Product Search. Only an hour before we recorded this interview they were on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt to announce that all the Microsoft Live / MSN Spaces users would be moved […]



Listen to Liz Strauss: “Treat Your Blog Like a Business!”
Air Date: August 31, 2010

0 Liz Strauss gave a masterclass tonight; at least, that’s how it felt to both Frederick and myself. We talked about communicating with your audience, and Liz shared some experiences about open comment nights. We discussed positioning yourself and your blog, and how important personal branding can be. She told us about feedback loops, and […]