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

Hosted by

Latest Episodes

February 06, 2021 00:27:58
How the Pandemic Changed the WordPress Community

How the Pandemic Changed the WordPress Community

The global pandemic accelerated a lot of trends, and caused a lot of landscapes to change in 2020. In-person events barely existed. Most people worked from home. Spending and budgets were scrutinized. Processes changed. In this episode we'll take a look at how those changes affected the greater WordPress community. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Show Notes 2020 State of the Word Thoughts GoWP's Niche Agency Owners Facebook Group What to Focus on in a Recession with Brad Morrison Using Webinars to Grow Your Audience with Emily Hunkler The Blogsmith WordSesh Mike Demo Paul Lacey Photos of Decreased Air Pollution Tips on Working from Home During a Pandemic ...

Listen

January 30, 2021 00:27:45
Changes to WooCommerce and the Future of eCommerce

Changes to WooCommerce and the Future of eCommerce

2020 was been a banner year for eCommerce, even if it’s due to an awful global pandemic. In fact, the number of eCommerce sites grew more in the first 8 weeks of the pandemic here in the United States than in the last 10 years. WooCommerce makes up 26% of those sites! So in this episode, we're talking WooCommerce, and what eCommerce is going to look like in 2021 and beyond. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Show Notes The 2020 State of the Word eCommerce Usage Stats WooSesh BobWP / Do the Woo Patrick Rauland ...

Listen

December 17, 2020 00:42:00
2020 State of the Word Thoughts

2020 State of the Word Thoughts

Matt Mullenweg gave his annual State of the Word, an update on all things WordPress, . He focused on a few key areas, like how WordPress grew in a pandemic year, an update on each major release of WordPress, and where Gutenberg is going. There was also a big focus in the Q&A on virtual events, multilingual WordPress, and performance. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Show Notes The 2020 State of the Word The Reaction Live Stream My State of the Word Live Tweets ...

Listen

December 10, 2020 00:24:25
WordPress 5.6 is Out!

WordPress 5.6 is Out!

WordPress 5.6 “Simone” is out now! It’s the last major update of 2020 and it’s packed with lots of changes. We’ll get an overview of what’s changed, as well as demos of auto-updates, Block Patterns, Column improvements, a walk through the new default theme Twenty Twenty One, and more. Show Notes What's New in WordPress 5.6? (Video) WordPress 5.6 “Simone” WordPress 5.6 Field Guide 5.6 Core Editor Overview ...

Listen

November 19, 2020 00:38:49
WCUS Speaker Series: Dev Track

WCUS Speaker Series: Dev Track

In our third and final speaker track, we're looking at development! We'll hear from Akshat Choudhary, Leo Losoviz, and David Baumwald  about smart updates, using GraphQL, and working on a major Core release! Enjoy! Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Talk Topics Updating WordPress The Hard Way Akshat Choudhary BlogVault MalCare Akshat on Twitter Publishing REST endpoints using GraphQL queries in WordPress by Leo Losoviz Patricipating In A Major Core Release by David Baumwald ...

Listen

November 12, 2020 01:05:14
WCUS Speaker Series: Business Track

WCUS Speaker Series: Business Track

After taking a break last week to talk to Hugh Lashbrooke, we're back with the Business Track. Chris Ford, Laura Byrne-Cristiano, and and Patrick Rauland will all be giving you great advice for working with clients, workflows, and money management. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Talk Topics: Building a Design Process During a Pandemic by Chris Ford Reaktiv Studios Chris on Twitter Teaching Your Clients Gutenberg: Think Like a Content Creator by Laura Byrne-Cristiano Bet Hannon Business Websites Laura Byrne-Cristiano | Twitter Financial Self Defense - or - How to Prepare Your Business for any Disaster by Patrick Rauland Patrick Rauland | Twitter ...

Listen