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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!

    228 – ‘J’ is for Jobs

    228 – ‘J’ is for Jobs

    This episode is about all the many, many, many jobs that you do each and every time you build a WordPress website for yourself or for a client. There really are so many! I'm not too sure that I do quite as much as David does, because, as you'll hear, he's does rather a lot. From setting hosting and email, from forms to security, this episode could have gone on for a long time. Maybe you treat each project individually, or have a template that you keep coming back to. Go listen to the podcast today and tell us what you think...

    • 1 hr
    227 – Building websites in a day with your team

    227 – Building websites in a day with your team

    I've often thought about building my WordPress websites on the one day model, it's got so much going for it. I've heard stories of quite a few people who are managing this very effectively. However, it's always been something that I've associated with a single freelancer. I'd always assumed that the margins were pretty tight, and therefore most likely to work with one person. Well, Candy Phelps is on the podcast today to tell me (and you) otherwise! She's built a business creating websites in a day with a team, and, as you might have guessed, it's all about the process. If you get the process right from the start, you can make this work, as you'll have all your ducks in a row, so that there's no time wasted and every member of your team know what to do and when to do it. It's pretty interesting to see how this all hangs together. Go listen...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    This Week in WordPress #160

    This Week in WordPress #160

    This week's WordPress news - Covering The Week Commencing 19th April 2021

    • 1 hr 13 min
    226 – ‘I’ is for Images

    226 – ‘I’ is for Images

    The web is made up of Pictures and Words. Some of those pictures are moving (video), but it's basically just those two things. We have easy ways to deal with putting photos and other kinds of images onto our WordPress websites with the features that are baked in, but there's so much more to this topic. What kind of images are the best to use? How many thumbnail sizes should we be storing? Should we be serving our images over a CDN? Is it a good idea to compress our images so that they make a more lean loading experience? Where can we source our images? What software is good for quick alterations to the images that we've got. Honestly, there are a dozen more questions, but you get the idea that there's a lot more to images than meets the eye. Go listen to the podcast to find out more...

    • 1 hr
    This Week in WordPress #159

    This Week in WordPress #159

    This week's WordPress news - Covering The Week Commencing 12th April 2021

    • 1 hr 33 min
    225 – Send amazing curated newsletters with Curated

    225 – Send amazing curated newsletters with Curated

    Having a newsletter is one of the best ways that you can communicate with an audience. In fact, I'd go as far as to say, that it's the best. There's no third-party platform involved. You are communicating with people who have signed up, and therefore really want to get your content. But, it can be a dull job keeping the content flowing. Today we learn about a SaaS platform which might just make that job a lot less painful. I've started to use it and it's shaved hours out of my week. Go listen to the podcast today to find out more...

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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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