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

First One Blog, Next an Empire
Air Date: August 24, 2010

0 Collis Ta’eed is a veteran blogger and co-founded the Envato network of educational sites and marketplaces covering niches like freelancing and web app’s and much much more. Collis’ network of sites reaches hundreds of thousands of readers monthly, his marketplaces are responsible for enormous amounts of income for developers the world over and his […]

Matt Mullenweg interview – Part II
Air Date: August 17, 2010

0 In this second part of our interview with Matt (you have listened to the first part, right?), we discuss VaultPress; Automattic’s new backup system. Matt explains the features, pricing. Going from that we discussed hosting and their uptimes. Then the discussion shifted to the community, and how that’s built. We discussed how to get […]

Interview with Matt Mullenweg – part 1
Air Date: August 10, 2010

0 Joost and Frederick interview the founder of WordPress, Matt Mullenweg, talking about loads of things. The entire interview was split in 2 because it was a bit lengthy, so you’ll hear part 2 next week. In this part we discussed the ‘3.org’ project: fixing everything about WordPress that is not WordPress itself, so we […]

Google + WordPress, The Matt Cutts Point of View
Air Date: July 20, 2010

0 Matt Cutts is a Software Engineer who heads the web spam team at Google. Matt has been using WordPress for years and feels WordPress makes search engine optimization easier and easier with each update. On today’s show he highlights the fundamental principles of success for blogging with WordPress. And addresses questions like: How do […]

Diving deeply into Google Analytics with Justin Cutroni
Air Date: July 13, 2010

Let me give you some advice first: listen to this podcast with your Google Analytics account open and in front of you.

Adii Pienaar: Solving Problems the WooThemes Way
Air Date: July 7, 2010

0 Adii Pienaar is a co-founder of WooThemes, a leading WordPress theme provider. WooThemes endeavors to maintain a tight connection with their users, an integral element of their success. Adii discusses what WooThemes is up to, what they’ve contributed to the WordPress community and how WooThemes innovates in addressing user problems. In the News: Upcoming […]

The Secret Sauce, Pete Cashmore Explains How to be Mashable
Air Date: June 29, 2010

0 Pete Cashmore is founder and CEO of one of the world’s most popular blogs – Mashable.com, which happens to be powered by WordPress! Since 2005 Mashable has been a leader in social media and technology news coverage in addition to hosting events like the recent media summit and social media day. In tip-packed show, […]

Digging into CSS Trickery & WordPress
Air Date: June 22, 2010

Today Joost is joined by Chris Coyier, one of the authors of Digging into Wordpress and the founder of CSS Tricks. Chris and Joost talk about a lot of different subjects, ranging from their individual history with CSS sites to what Chris dubbed “the big three” updates in WordPress 3.0 (custom post types, menus, multi site) and how Chris designs a site.

His Name is King for a Reason
Air Date: June 15, 2010

0 Alex King is among the original contributors to the WordPress project (which has almost reached version 3.0) and a prolific plugin developer. As you might expect, over the years he and his team at Crowd Favorite have created numerous freely available products and tools for WordPress. A few of them include: Tagaroo: Suggests possible […]

WordPress does Windows
Air Date: June 1, 2010

Josh Holmes is a UX Architect Evangelist at Microsoft.com, where he works hard to bridge the gaps that exist in technology adoption and Microsoft and open source projects. In the past, Josh used DasBlogML and he migrated it to WordPress quite easily. On the show, Josh shared with us many of the projects and contributions Microsoft is making to the WordPress community. Among those plugins created by the Microsoft team is Windows Azure Storage for WordPress with is similar to Amazon Web Services or Rackspace Cloudfiles. Among the more interesting was learning how WordPress can be run using Microsoft SQL Server for the database store as shown on sites like oddlyspecific.com for example with performance enhancements. Josh also highlighted some of the steps Microsoft is taking to make deployment of their technologies easier using the Microsoft Web Platform, which is quite a solid offering.