May 2, 2018 — Bet and I talk about how she started using WordPress, WordCamps and the Support Forums.
Bet is a moderator on the Support Forums. The group recently held a volunteer orientation on April 27th.
Anybody is welcome to drop in the forums and give a helping hand to people needing advice.
There is a lot of information, documentation and tools available here: https://wordpress.org/support/
Also, check out the team page here: https://make.wordpress.org/support/
March 19, 2018 — I was able to interview Brigit at WordCamp Lancaster after her presentation on Non Profits. She talks about how she got involved in WordPress and Gutenberg.
March 6, 2018 — Aaron Campbell is the lead for the WordPress Core Security Team.
March 5, 2018 — I had contacted Joe about doing an interview and then found out that he was attending WordCamp Lancaster where we were both giving presentations. We got together in the afternoon and spent a few minutes chatting.
December 20, 2017 — I had a great time interviewing Josh. We have run across each other a few times since we first met at WCUS 2015.
We talk about WCUS 2017 and his presentation which can be found at WordPress TV – https://wordpress.tv/2017/12/10/josh-pollock-five-attitudes-stopping-you-from-building-accessible-wordpress-websites/
Josh has been spending time working with the Gutenberg Editor and creating plugins.
We discuss the pros and cons of big WordCamps versus smaller WordCamps.
He is a big proponent of the WordPress Community and always has time to help people.
One thing that I neglected to tell Josh. This is the 70th interview that I have done since June of last year.
November 25, 2017 — I was very fortunate to be able to interview Thierry, Grégoire and Mathieu for this episode. It took a few weeks to get our schedules to mesh but the wait was well worth it.
Thierry, Grégoire and Mathieu are very active in the Paris WordPress Community. They are members of the WordPress Paris meet up which can be found here: https://wpparis.fr.
They have volunteered at WordCamp Paris and WordCamp Europe.
Thierry, Grégoire and Mathieu also have a podcast called Very French Trip which can be found here: https://veryfrenchtrip.com.
October 30, 2017 — Ana and Marko Segota are a theme design team located in Germany. This is the first husband and wife team I have had the pleasure to interview at the same time.
You can see their website at https://www.anarieldesign.com
They had attended WordCamp Zagrb in Croatia in early September. They also attended WordCamp Europe. We discuss the pros and cons of attending large and small WordCamps, friends you make in the community and the welcoming, open atmosphere.
Ana and Marko also design times for charity or non profits organizations needing to establish a presence on the web. You can see some of these themes in the WordPress repository here: https://wordpress.org/themes/author/anariel-design/
October 16, 2017 — Sandro Gilando attended his WordCamp this past June at WordCamp Kent. Although well versed in SEO practices, Sandro was new to WordPress.He attended the 2 day WordCamp and sat through the WP 101 sessions which were presented by Melinda Helt of the Training Team.
Although I did not meet Sandro at the WordCamp, I happened to see a mention of a podcast talking about WordCamp Kent and that is how I contacted Sandro. You can listen to his podcast here: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/60-second-marketing/e/50612855.
October 5, 2017 — With WordCamp US rapidly approaching, I wanted to chat with someone who was involved in the planning. Michele Butcher-Jones is a member of the Speaker Selection Team and has some interesting facts about speaker submissions and WCUS in general.
September 5, 2017 — Emanuel Costa is the guy who wears many hats at High Tech Web, INC, the web agency he owns in Las Vegas.
We talk about his involvement in WordPress, the presentations he has given and plans for future WordCamps.
Emanuel attended the DefCon Conference, which was held in Las Vegas at the end of July 2017. This is a Hackers Conference and first began in 1993.