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Nathan Wrigley and David Waumsley discuss what it is that they like about WordPress, from plugins to people, themes to hosting!

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Nathan Wrigley and David Waumsley discuss what it is that they like about WordPress, from plugins to people, themes to hosting!

    248 – How Gravity Hopper will take care of all your Gravity Forms

    248 – How Gravity Hopper will take care of all your Gravity Forms

    So on the podcast today we have Joshua Vandercar from Gravity Hopper which is a plug that allows you to have a central dashboard for all your Gravity Forms. Joshua is employed by Rocket Genius, the developers of Gravity Forms, so he knows a thing or two about how it all works! The idea is that you create a standalone install of WordPress is put the Gravity Hopper plugin on there and from that moment on you have a central dashboard from which you can handle all of your forms on all of your websites. With Gravity Hopper you can squirrel those forms away and deploy them with just a few clicks on other sites. In fact the magic goes a little further than that, because it might be that you only want to deploy a collection of commonly used fields and not entire forms? That's possible too, and so are field groups, sections and so on. There's a lot more to the plugin than this, so check out the podcast today and see if Gravity Hopper can help you save time and effort with your Gravity Forms.

    • 48 min
    247 – ‘T’ is for Themes

    247 – ‘T’ is for Themes

    WordPress themes are crucial, you have to have one, but will they continue to be so in an era of Full Site Editing? We talk on the podcast today about the WordPress themes that we've used over the years. Starting out by being beguiled by themes which could do all-the-things, then moving towards theme frameworks and minimal themes which allowed some basic styling, but then got out of the way of our Page Builder so that we could create headers and footers that way. Which themes do we like and what do we think the future holds with themes appearing to be of less importance in WordPress' future. Are you exploring new themes? Are you a theme developer worried about the direction of travel? Listen to the podcast and let us know your thoughts...

    • 47 min
    This Week in WordPress #178

    This Week in WordPress #178

    This week's WordPress news for the week commencing 6th September 2021

    • 1 hr 24 min
    246 – Building your own social network with the Friends plugin

    246 – Building your own social network with the Friends plugin

    So you love Facebook and you hate Facebook, you love Twitter and you hate Twitter. You love... You get the idea! If you're anything like me you have at times questioned how much time you've spent trawling through social media. You may even be worried about how much data they've been gathering about you, or perhaps thinking about whether or not we're even able to escape from it all. On the podcast today we've got Alex Kirk, and he certainly has been thinking about all of this. So much so in fact that he's built a social network plugin for WordPress. Listen to the podcast to find out all about it...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    This Week in WordPress #177

    This Week in WordPress #177

    This week's WordPress news for the week commencing 30th August 2021

    • 1 hr 33 min
    245 – ‘S’ is for SEO

    245 – ‘S’ is for SEO

    So today on the podcast David and Nathan talk about SEO. David certainly knows more about this than Nathan does, but neither of us claim to be experts! It's a hard subject to ever feel happy about as there's never an end to it all. Google keeps changing what you need to do and you're always under a barrage of new information from all over the internet. So in this episode, we just say it as we see it. What do we need to do and what are some of the tools that we've used to make our WordPress websites have good SEO and page ranking in the search engines? Go check out the podcast...

    • 51 min

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jjasmineneal ,

I just love this podcast!!

I am always anxiously waiting for the next episode of wpBuilds! In true spirit of WP community these guys deliver great inspiration and information each week. They understand the pain points WP consultants experience every day and deliver great advice with their guests to help businesses like mine. Thanks so much guys!

Ginny Mac 11 ,

Great supplement to your WP Business!

Love this podcast and was honored to be asked to be a guest as well! If you're in the WordPress game, it's a must-listen to keep on top of the latest happenings in the WordPress game. The boys really know their stuff and keep will keep you thoroughly entertained along the way. Great podcast to add to your list.

Grahamoz ,

Great source of helpful information

David and Nathan just enjoy chatting about their work in their website and WordPress development businesses, including both the good and the bad. Each time there is so much useful information for people starting out in the same environment.
Their interviews with the industry experts are also great to listen to.

Keep up the great work.

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