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Press This WordPress Community Podcast

  • David Vogelpohl Says Farewell As Host of PressThis & Starts New Adventures

    20 SEP 2022 · For over 260 episodes PressThis host David Vogelpohl has interviewed countless guests from around the WordPress community about the latest advancements in WordPress, interesting projects people in the community are working on, and a countless list of optimizations, hacks, and techniques to make WordPress sites better.
    Played 29m 14s
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  • Why Troy Dean Just Quit as CEO of Agency Mavericks and Why YOU Should Quit Being CEO Too

    28 JUL 2022 · Despite all the obvious work involved, being an owner/operator of your own business such as an agency can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Even if you don't "hit it big" with revenue, the skills and challenges you encounter in a CEO role can be life-changing and empowering all on their own. That said, are YOU really the best choice to lead your organization to grow, and is your time really best used on the jobs that need to be done as CEO? Is it time to quit your CEO job? In this episode of PressThis, we interview Troy Dean of the very popular Agency Mavericks about why he recently quit the CEO role of a company he founded, the benefits he expects in doing so, what he's going to focus on instead, and why he thinks MANY agency owners should seriously consider quitting their role as CEO role as well. If you've been noticing that your business isn't running as smoothly as it should be, you can't figure out why, or if you've lost joy in running your business, don't miss this in-depth interview with Troy Dean to get valuable insights into the power of quitting your CEO job. Listen now!
    Played 27m 36s
  • Unlock Revenue & TIME With Advanced WordPress Automation with Jannis Thümmig

    20 JUL 2022 · As most folks already know, WordPress is soooo much more than a CMS and is used all over the world for complex web applications, headless architecture, and more. That said, one of WordPress' most overlooked benefits is digital and business automation. Automated business and digital processes can unlock powerful growth levers in the sites you build and save you valuable time and resources, but what is the best way to think about your automation strategy with WordPress? In this episode of PressThis, we interview Jannis Thümmig of WP Webhooks about his thoughts on why automation should be a crucial part of your business along with some of his favorite examples of digital automation and approaches he recommends you take in your builds. If you're spending WAY too much time on manual processes, are looking for ways to unlock revenue in the sites you build, or are simply looking for new features to sell your website clients in your freelance or agency business, don't miss this episode of PressThis. Listen now!
    Played 27m 40s
  • EPISODE 250!!! How Headless WordPress is accelerating Enterprise WordPress adoption with Adam Davey

    5 JUL 2022 · WordPress has been on a steady march of adoption in Enterprise organizations as they discover the power, ease of use, scale, performance, ease of hiring, and low cost of WordPress. While traditional WordPress builds play an outsized role in Enterprise WordPress adoption, headless WordPress builds are gaining pace by combining the best of WordPress and the best of decoupled architecture. In this episode of PressThis, we interview Adam Davey of Candy Space about his thoughts on why WordPress has such a prominent role with Enterprise orgs these days, why headless WordPress, in particular, is accelerating this adoption, and how Enterprise orgs think of WordPress vs. other CMS for headless, and how WordPress developers & agencies all over the world are taking advantage of this trend. If you're wondering if headless WordPress is for your org or how you might also pursue building headless WordPress sites for the Enterprise, don't miss this episode of PressThis. Listen now!
    Played 28m 28s
  • Product Led Content Strategies for WordPress Product Companies With Alex Panagis

    22 JUN 2022 · If you make, market, or work on products for the WordPress ecosystem, you may be struggling with tension in your business. Your product and engineering team often know your products intimately and likely even use them in their own WordPress builds, but how do you connect that in-depth specialized knowledge to the external messaging you create? In this episode, we interview Alex Panagis of ScaleMath about his thoughts on how product teams not only should be involved in your content strategy but should play a BIG part in leading it. Alex shares his thoughts on how most product marketing organs approach content production, why product teams should really be taking a leadership role in product marketing, and ways products can lead content initiatives without upending their roadmap. If you're looking for ways to uplevel your product content, grow your WordPress product business, and do all of that without touching your build team's velocity, don't miss this episode of PressThis. Listen now!
    Played 28m 15s
  • How Women Can THRIVE With WordPress Featuring Sam Munoz

    8 JUN 2022 · Women have made great strides in the last few decades when it comes to representation in technology, but much work is left to do. The WordPress community is incredibly welcoming to people from all genders and walks of life, but even in WordPress, there is much work to do. In this episode of PressThis, we interview Sam Munoz of WP Engine and her popular podcast Making Website Magic about her thoughts on how women can thrive even more in WordPress and web design & development. Sam shares her thoughts on what the history of women’s roles in technology can teach us, the opportunity of web development for women seeking careers in technology, and what organizations in WordPress can do to support the women technology leaders of today and develop the women technology leaders of tomorrow. If you are a woman seeking to explore or expand your career in technology, or if you run an organization and you’re looking to increase the gender diversity of your technology teams, don’t miss this episode of PressThis. Listen now!
    Played 26m 21s
  • The Acquisition of ACF & Other Top Plugins by WP Engine Featuring the Founders of BOTH WP Engine & Delicious Brains

    2 JUN 2022 · In this episode of PressThis, we interview the founder of Delicious Brains Brad Touesnard, and the founder of WP Engine Jason Cohen about the sale of Delicious Brains' wildly popular plugins Advanced Custom Fields, WP Migrate (fka WP Migrate DB Pro), Better Search & Replace, WP Offload Media, and WP Offload SES to WP Engine. Brad and Jason share why they thought the transaction made sense, what they're doing to make sure those very helpful plugins will continue to be useful to those who rely on them, and what the future has in store for ACF and the other plugins WP Engine acquired. Delicious Brains' plugins have played a historic role in the evolution of WordPress from everything from elegant database management to helping to define WordPress as a true CMS, so we're very proud to bring you this exclusive insider interview with these two pillars in WordPress! If you rely on ACF or the other acquired plugins for the sites you build or if you are just curious about what goes on behind the scenes of a big acquisition in WordPress, don't miss this episode of PressThis. Listen now!
    Played 41m 32s
  • How Google is Helping Make WordPress Core FASTER with Thierry Muller

    25 MAY 2022 · WordPress is a powerful platform that provides a near endless list of possibilities when building out a digital presence online, but poor performance can be a barrier to your success on the web if you're careless with your builds or hosting your site in the wrong environment. That said, what about WordPress core itself? What can be done to make WordPress even faster? In this episode of PressThis, we interview Google's Thierry Muller about the work he's doing on the WordPress core feature plugin Performance Lab and why he believes Performance Lab can be a pathway to making WordPress core faster than ever. Theirry shares what Performance Lab is, how its features may eventually make their way into core over time, what performance features they're testing now, and what performance features they're considering for the future. If you're curious about the future of WordPress performance, or even how you can help make that future a reality, don't miss this episode of PressThis. Listen now!
    Played 27m 44s
  • How WordPress SEO is Changing with Bhanu Ahuwalia

    17 MAY 2022 · The web is always changing and we as WordPress developers and site builders need to continually adjust our strategy as the tactics for getting ranked on search engines over time change. In this episode of the interview Bhanu Ahuwalia of Rank Math about his thoughts on where he thinks SEO is going. what technologies & techniques are folks getting good at today in order to keep pace, and how you can think about your WordPress SEO strategy in the future. Get a leg up on your SEO strategy today. Listen to this episode of PressThis now!
    Played 24m 12s

Press This. The WordPress Community Podcast features exclusive content and interviews with leaders in the WordPress community…. covering everything from development to integrating your digital marketing strategy with WordPress. Host...

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Press This. The WordPress Community Podcast features exclusive content and interviews with leaders in the WordPress community…. covering everything from development to integrating your digital marketing strategy with WordPress. Host David Vogelpohl of WP Engine and special guest hosts from across the community keep you up to speed on the latest advancements in WordPress.
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