Post Status Excerpt (No. 34) — Developer Overload: Physical and Mental Health

“I prioritized my mental health over my physical health until I realized it was all the same thing.” In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David chats with Cory about taking care of your physical and mental health and how these factor into “Developer Overload.” Far too often (especially younger) professionals do not prioritize their…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 33) — The Next Chapter For In-Person WordCamps

“I expect the hallway track to be pretty busy during this event.” – Nathan Ingram In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David talks with special guests Nathan Ingram and Ryan Marks about WordCamp Birmingham 2022 — one of the first in-person WordCamps after almost two years of no live events anywhere in the world….

Post Status Excerpt (No. 32) — Diversity in Speaking, Organizing, and Events

“Focus on the skills people bring, what projects they’ve done that have been really great.” — Jill Binder In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David talks with special guest Jill Binder about diversity and inclusion — how can people in underrepresented groups leverage resources in the WordPress community to increase their confidence, exposure, and…

Business Names, DBAs, and Trademarks with Nellie Akalp

Nellie Akalp joined Cory Miller to discuss trademarks and DBAs for small businesses. Nellie has dedicated her career to helping other entrepreneurs and business professionals succeed at business ownership. Nellie previously discussed expanding your business to another state. Business owners and freelancers will benefit from these live presentations and discussions where audience participation is encouraged….

Post Status Excerpt (No. 31) — State of the WordPress Job Market

“My best advice is to get to know as many people as you can — network.” In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David talks with special guest Michelle Frechette about the current landscape of the WordPress job market. What trends should a WordPress professional pay attention to right now? What should newcomers to the…

The Legend Of The Headless Website with the WebDevStudios Team

It’s a haunting but educational tale with Brad Williams, Lisa Sabin-Wilson, Greg Rickaby, and Amor Kumar. Topics: What is a Headless WordPress Website? Considerations when deciding if Headless is a good approach for you. Learn how a Headless approach can be faster, more secure, and more scalable. Supporting advanced functionality like contact forms and user…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 30) — Does WordPress Need To Have A Superior Writing Experience?

“The tragedy of life is what dies inside a person while they live.” — Albert Schweitzer In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Cory and David discuss some recent conversations in the WordPress community: Is the WordPress writing experience bad for “serious writers?” Does WordPress have to excel in this area, or is it fine…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 29) — Better Way To Support Customers

“If you’re a founder of a company go through your own customer experience yourself — with your own eyes.” In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Cory and David talk about their best and worst support experiences as customers. If you are a freelancer or small agency and your ability to deal with support issues…

Membership and Courses With Sean McCabe

Cory Miller talks with Sean McCabe, CEO of Seanwes Media. While it’s likely never been easier to sell courses for an audience (especially if you are using a system like WordPress), what hasn’t changed — according to Sean — is the marketing and the validation of what you are marketing, how you are marketing it,…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 28) — A WordPress Core Performance Team?

“If plugin authors were better educated maybe they would make some different choices.” In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Cory and David talk about WordPress’s reputation relative to its performance. This discussion unfolds in light of a new proposal for a Performance Team for WordPress core. What should happen to improve the WordPress experience…