WP Review

WP Review is a weekly podcast that focuses on growing a business in the WordPress space. Host Joe Casabona provides his analysis on what's happening in WordPress, and what it means for users and business ...more

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July 29, 2021 00:28:03
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Big News for Themes, Full Site Editing, and WordCamp US is Back!

WordPress 5.8 is out and I've been playing around with Full Site Editing a lot! In fact, this episode is pretty theme-heavy. News about block patterns, the direction of the theme directory, and more.  Sponsored by: GoDaddy Pro Show Notes Join Creator Courses (use WPREVIEW for 20% off) Block Patterns Directory is Live! Theme Creation Will Be Easier, But We Are Not There Yet Next Phase of the WordPress Theme Review Overhaul: Open Meeting and Call for Feedback WordCamp US is Back! FrostWP  ...

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July 15, 2021 00:40:42
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Is Good Hosting Worth It? Is College? Plus an Interview with WordFest Organizers

A couple of big news items this week, neither of which have to do with acquisitions (mostly). Plus, I respond to a WP Tavern article about college degrees, and get to chat with Dan Maby and Hauwa Abashiya of WordFest! (more…) ...

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July 01, 2021 00:28:58
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Shopify Cuts Developer Fees and Contributing to WordPress

This week on the WP Review, 10 Years of Ninja Forms, Shopify vs. WooCommerce Developer Fees, Local Pro is Free, and some recommendations. Thanks to GoDaddy Pro for sponsoring! (more…) ...

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June 18, 2021 00:24:05
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Even More Acquisitions and the WordPress 5.8 Beta!

After talking acquisitions 2 weeks ago, things have only sped up here in the WordPress ecosystem. On top of Automattic acquiring the Day One app, a new new marketplace for buying and selling WordPress businesses has emerged. All of that, plus a closer look at 5.8 and the block patterns directory. (more…) ...

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June 04, 2021 00:35:11
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What do Acquisitions in the WordPress Space Mean?

It’s been an action-packed couple of weeks in the WordPress space! Just this week, 2 more acquisitions were announced. One from Delicious Brains, and one from Liquid Web. We’ll get into all the news, as well as answer the big question: what do all of these acquisitions mean for the WordPress ecosystem? (more…) ...

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May 21, 2021 00:37:14
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Is ProfilePress' Move Indicative of a Bigger .Org Problem?

It’s a packed episode this week – I blew past my 20 minute limit! ProfilePress has made a lot of waves by pulling a bait and switch…but I have a different question: what can plugin authors do to financially support their free work? Plus, I get to talk to Robert Jacobi, who is the new Director of WordPress at Cloudways, Brian Krogsgard departs from Post Status, and a plugin recommendation! (more…) ...

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