The WordPress Podcast http://wordpresspodcast.org WordPress users helping other WordPress users Wed, 07 Mar 2007 03:18:02 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.1-alpha3 en ©The WordPress Podcast 2003-2006 wordpresspodcast@gmail.com (The WordPress Podcast) wordpresspodcast@gmail.com Podcast 1440 WordPress, blog, blog templates, theme, weblog, widget, wordpress 2.0, wordpress com, wordpress plugin, wordpress themes, wordpress templates, wordpress help, wordpress mu, customize wordpress, wordpress widget, wordpress news, wordpress tutorial WordPress-related news, tips and commentary for any level of user. The WordPress Podcast The WordPress Podcast wordpresspodcast@gmail.com No clean http://wordpresspodcast.org/images/wordpress_podcast_144x144.jpg The WordPress Podcast http://wordpresspodcast.org 144 144 Episode 19: WordPress 2.1 & 2.2, Gravatar 2.0, Matt Mullenweg podcasts http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/02/24/episode-19-wordpress-21-22-gravatar-20-matt-mullenweg-podcasts/ http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/02/24/episode-19-wordpress-21-22-gravatar-20-matt-mullenweg-podcasts/#comments Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:35:00 +0000 Charles http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/02/24/episode-19-wordpress-21-22-gravatar-20-matt-mullenweg-podcasts/ 03:03 News: WordPress 2.1 is released and although it’s generally been warmly received, some people are having problems upgrading. There’s also a neat Easter egg that gives you more editing options. Also, you get to suggest and vote on changes to include in version 2.2, due to be released April 23rd, as well as kvetch about anything WordPress that gives you heartburn. 12:34 News: WordPress.com gets the Blogger Import tool first, WordPress.org users have to wait until WordPress 2.2. 13:40 News: Gravatar 2.0 was released on Feb 15th, and has new premium member model that allows unlimited emails per account and unlimited gravatars, costing $10 a year. 16:12 News: Matt Mullenweg has begun his own podcast. It started out rough… but it’s actually worth a listen. 18:37 News: WordPress.com recently announced Latex functionality. 19:50 Plug-in: Admin Theme Preview allows you to preview how a theme is going to look on your blog without making it publicly active. 21:03 Plug-in: With Permalinks Migration, you can safely change your permalink structure without breaking the old links to your blog. 22:30 Plug-in: Top Posts by Category allows WordPress bloggers to feature their best posts, as determined by the number of visits to the post or number of comments and sorted by category. 24:05 Feedback: Jeff asks for more information on PodPress, the plug-in we use to publish our podcast, as well as provide a Flash player so listeners may listen right here on the blog. 25:26 Feedback: Blog Columnist Martin Neumann loves the WordPress Podcast so much he even wrote a blog post extolling its virtues. (I’m not really monotone, am I?!) 28:35 Feedback: Michael Heilemann gives his unique perspective on Habari as well as his involvement with both it and WordPress. 33:07 Feedback: Lelia Katherine Thomas doesn’t understand why people are upset over Habari, anyway. (I apologize for mispronouncing your name, Lelia. :oops:) 33:44 Feedback: Jeriko One corrects a misstatement David made about his Feed with Comments Plug-in.
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http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/02/24/episode-19-wordpress-21-22-gravatar-20-matt-mullenweg-podcasts/feed/ 36:28 03:03 News: WordPress 2.1 is released and although it's generally been warmly received, some people are having problems upgrading. There's also a neat Easter egg that ... 03:03 News: WordPress 2.1 is released and although it's generally been warmly received, some people are having problems upgrading. There's also a neat Easter egg that gives you more editing options. Also, you get to suggest and vote on changes to include in version 2.2, due to be released April 23rd, as well as kvetch about anything WordPress that gives you heartburn. 12:34 News: WordPress.com gets the Blogger Import tool first, WordPress.org users have to wait until WordPress 2.2. 13:40 News: Gravatar 2.0 was released on Feb 15th, and has new premium member model that allows unlimited emails per account and unlimited gravatars, costing $10 a year. 16:12 News: Matt Mullenweg has begun his own podcast. It started out rough... but it's actually worth a listen. 18:37 News: WordPress.com recently announced Latex functionality. 19:50 Plug-in: Admin Theme Preview allows you to preview how a theme is going to look on your blog without making it publicly active. 21:03 Plug-in: With Permalinks Migration, you can safely change your permalink structure without breaking the old links to your blog. 22:30 Plug-in: Top Posts by Category allows WordPress bloggers to feature their best posts, as determined by the number of visits to the post or number of comments and sorted by category. 24:05 Feedback: Jeff asks for more information on PodPress, the plug-in we use to publish our podcast, as well as provide a Flash player so listeners may listen right here on the blog. 25:26 Feedback: Blog Columnist Martin Neumann loves the WordPress Podcast so much he even wrote a blog post extolling its virtues. (I'm not really monotone, am I?!) 28:35 Feedback: Michael Heilemann gives his unique perspective on Habari as well as his involvement with both it and WordPress. 33:07 Feedback: Lelia Katherine Thomas doesn't understand why people are upset over Habari, anyway. (I apologize for mispronouncing your name, Lelia. :oops:) 33:44 Feedback: Jeriko One corrects a misstatement David made about his Feed with Comments Plug-in. Download Standard Podcast Podcast The WordPress Podcast no No
Episode 18: Habari, WordPress 2.0.6 released, WordPress 2.1 enters Beta http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/18/episode-18-habari-wordpress-206-released-wordpress-21-enters-beta/ http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/18/episode-18-habari-wordpress-206-released-wordpress-21-enters-beta/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2007 21:49:31 +0000 Charles http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/18/episode-18-habari-wordpress-206-released-wordpress-21-enters-beta/ Yet another overdue episode (I apologize: work and moving slowed me down), episode 18 covers:

01:34 Feedback: We clear up some misconceptions about GPL and Andy Beard’s Disclosure Policy Plug-in.
04:46 Feedback: Matt Mullenweg suggests we’re underestimating the value of WordPress.com.
06:03 Feedback: Seoras informs us the of the proper way to speak his name. (We’re sorry about that…)
07:15 Feedback: Lloyd Budd sounds off on misconceptions about KnowNow and disclosure policies.
08:19 Feedback: Tibor shows he’s a new, and apparently, very devoted fan.
09:05 Feedback: Dr. Mike reminds us that WordPress.com’s support forums are there to help you, should you decide to edit your own style sheets.
10:34 News: Several veteran WordPressers have begun to develop Habari, a new blogging package that it causing some controversy among WordPress users.
15:34 News: WordPress 2.0.6 was released including some security fixes, so everyone should update to at least this version. Shortly after its release, a minor bug affecting users of the FeedBurner service, so if this includes you, you should consider updating directly to 2.0.7-RC1.
17:26 News: WordPress 2.1 has entered Beta.
19:26 News: Automattic’s mailing lists, particularly the WP-Pro mailing list, are a good way to stay up to date on everything WordPress. Charles mentions Elance.com as a way to request freelance projects or bid on them yourself, and make some extra spending money.
21:27 News: WordPress was listed on Michael Arrington’s Web 2.0 companies he couldn’t live without.
22:37 News: WordPress was also listed as #7 in Wired Magazine’s Web 2.0 Acquisition Bait.
23:35 News: The NeoSmart Files offered some gushing praise of WordPress, calling it, “Undoubtedly the single most influential tool in the blog-boom, WordPress has not only revolutionized the web as we (used to) know it, but also completely changed the daily ins and outs of web development forever. It’s not just about the power and perfection of the package, but also the coding standards, community benefits, and open source modeling.”
26:41 Plug-in: The WordPress Order Pages re-arranges your page-order easily. If you’ve ever manually moved one page’s order, only to find you have to update every other pages order as well, then this plug-in is for you!
28:10 Plug-in: MengTracker shows the links clicked by your visitors, the exact clicking place of the links (page and region of your site), and the clicking time with pretty charts.
29:14 Plug-in Download Counter keeps track of the number of downloads from your site, only tracking those clicks you choose.
29:43 Plug-in iMP Download is a download manager featuring download count, force download, quicktags, etc. It integrates with search engines to find your downloads easily and paginates your download lists.
31:06 Plug-in: Feed With Comments includes your comments along with your posts in the feed that newsreaders read. Note: Some feed readers will display entries as new if the content is altered (i.e., a new comment was made). This could be annoying for your readers, but its actually the correct behavior.
32:24 Plug-in: Post2PDF exports posts to a customizable Adobe PDF file.
33:59 Plug-In Michael Geoghegan’s Podcast Release provides an acceptance form for legal releases for guests you have on your podcast.

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http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/18/episode-18-habari-wordpress-206-released-wordpress-21-enters-beta/feed/ 36:43 Yet another overdue episode (I apologize: work and moving slowed me down), episode 18 covers: 01:34Feedback: We clear up some misconceptions about GPL and Andy Beard's ... Yet another overdue episode (I apologize: work and moving slowed me down), episode 18 covers: 01:34Feedback: We clear up some misconceptions about GPL and Andy Beard's Disclosure Policy Plug-in. 04:46Feedback: Matt Mullenweg suggests we're underestimating the value of WordPress.com. 06:03Feedback: Seoras informs us the of the proper way to speak his name. (We're sorry about that...) 07:15Feedback: Lloyd Budd sounds off on misconceptions about KnowNow and disclosure policies. 08:19Feedback: Tibor shows he's a new, and apparently, very devoted fan. 09:05Feedback: Dr. Mike reminds us that WordPress.com's support forums are there to help you, should you decide to edit your own style sheets. 10:34News: Several veteran WordPressers have begun to develop Habari, a new blogging package that it causing some controversy among WordPress users. 15:34News: WordPress 2.0.6 was released including some security fixes, so everyone should update to at least this version. Shortly after its release, a minor bug affecting users of the FeedBurner service, so if this includes you, you should consider updating directly to 2.0.7-RC1. 17:26News: WordPress 2.1 has entered Beta. 19:26News: Automattic's mailing lists, particularly the WP-Pro mailing list, are a good way to stay up to date on everything WordPress. Charles mentions Elance.com as a way to request freelance projects or bid on them yourself, and make some extra spending money. 21:27News: WordPress was listed on Michael Arrington's Web 2.0 companies he couldn't live without. 22:37News: WordPress was also listed as #7 in Wired Magazine's Web 2.0 Acquisition Bait. 23:35News: The NeoSmart Files offered some gushing praise of WordPress, calling it, "Undoubtedly the single most influential tool in the blog-boom, WordPress has not only revolutionized the web as we (used to) know it, but also completely changed the daily ins and outs of web development forever. It's not just about the power and perfection of the package, but also the coding standards, community benefits, and open source modeling." 26:41Plug-in: The WordPress Order Pages re-arranges your page-order easily. If you've ever manually moved one page's order, only to find you have to update every other pages order as well, then this plug-in is for you! 28:10Plug-in: MengTracker shows the links clicked by your visitors, the exact clicking place of the links (page and region of your site), and the clicking time with pretty charts. 29:14Plug-in Download Counter keeps track of the number of downloads from your site, only tracking those clicks you choose. 29:43Plug-in iMP Download is a download manager featuring download count, force download, quicktags, etc. It integrates with search engines to find your downloads easily and paginates your download lists. 31:06Plug-in: Feed With Comments includes your comments along with your posts in the feed that newsreaders read. Note: Some feed readers will display entries as new if the content is altered (i.e., a new comment was made). This could be annoying for your readers, but its actually the correct behavior. 32:24Plug-in: Post2PDF exports posts to a customizable Adobe PDF file. 33:59Plug-In Michael Geoghegan's Podcast Release provides an acceptance form for legal releases for guests you have on your podcast. Download Standard Podcast Podcast The WordPress Podcast no No
Episode 17: 120-day turnaround between 2.1 and 2.2? http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/12/episode-17-120-day-turnaround-between-21-and-22/ http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/12/episode-17-120-day-turnaround-between-21-and-22/#comments Fri, 12 Jan 2007 22:11:02 +0000 Charles http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/12/episode-17-120-day-turnaround-between-21-and-22/ Episode 17 covers some rumors floating around about 2.1 and 2.2 as well as WordCamp 2007 and a handful of new and updated plug-ins and widgets.]]> In this waaaay overdue episode, we cover topics such as:

2:25 Charles takes another stab at explaining why LDAP support is so important to KnowNow WordPress Enterprise Edition.
5:32 There’s discussion that there’ll be a 120 day turnaround between 2.1 and 2.2.
8:16 There’s also a rumor that when the employees of Automattic gather in San Francisco this month, they’ll decide on a date for WordCamp 2007.
11:59 Plug-In: DupPrevent helps you avoid being penalized by Google for duplicate content by inserting NOINDEX meta tag in pages that might trigger Google’s duplicate content filters. Also contains a robot.txt file to disallow spider access to files that need not be included in engine’s index.
15:22 Plug-In WordPress Wii Edition shows an interface designed for the Nintendo Wii when visitors come to your site on a Wii with the Opera browser. Wii’s are automatically detected, there is no configuration needed. (We also found a link to use Google Maps to locate Wii users near you.)
18:10 Widget: Twitter creates individual links to each of your status updates to its post on Twitter.com. You control how your Twitterings appear using CSS (to more closely match your blog, no doubt.)
20:53 Widget: Nike Plus displays statistics gathered from your Nike+ shoes such as total number of workouts, total distance run, time spent running and an estimate of total calories burned.
23:11 Plug-In: WP Movie Ratings v1.4 (Updated) allows you to share your movie reviews with your readers along with links to the Internet Movie Database with some nice features, as wel..

I apologize for taking so long to publish this and episode 18, which should be following very soon, but between my day job and moving, things have been crazy around here.


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http://wordpresspodcast.org/2007/01/12/episode-17-120-day-turnaround-between-21-and-22/feed/ 26:36 In this waaaay overdue episode, we cover topics such as: 2:25Charles takes another stab at explaining why LDAP support is so important to KnowNow WordPress Enterprise ... In this waaaay overdue episode, we cover topics such as: 2:25Charles takes another stab at explaining why LDAP support is so important to KnowNow WordPress Enterprise Edition. 5:32There's discussion that there'll be a 120 day turnaround between 2.1 and 2.2. 8:16There's also a rumor that when the employees of Automattic gather in San Francisco this month, they'll decide on a date for WordCamp 2007. 11:59Plug-In: DupPrevent helps you avoid being penalized by Google for duplicate content by inserting NOINDEX meta tag in pages that might trigger Google’s duplicate content filters. Also contains a robot.txt file to disallow spider access to files that need not be included in engine’s index. 15:22Plug-In WordPress Wii Edition shows an interface designed for the Nintendo Wii when visitors come to your site on a Wii with the Opera browser. Wii's are automatically detected, there is no configuration needed. (We also found a link to use Google Maps to locate Wii users near you.) 18:10Widget: Twitter creates individual links to each of your status updates to its post on Twitter.com. You control how your Twitterings appear using CSS (to more closely match your blog, no doubt.) 20:53Widget: Nike Plus displays statistics gathered from your Nike+ shoes such as total number of workouts, total distance run, time spent running and an estimate of total calories burned. 23:11Plug-In: WP Movie Ratings v1.4 (Updated) allows you to share your movie reviews with your readers along with links to the Internet Movie Database with some nice features, as wel.. I apologize for taking so long to publish this and episode 18, which should be following very soon, but between my day job and moving, things have been crazy around here.Download Standard Podcast Podcast The WordPress Podcast clean No
Episode 16: Year-end review of survey results http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/31/episode-16-survey-results/ http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/31/episode-16-survey-results/#comments Sun, 31 Dec 2006 06:00:29 +0000 Charles http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/31/episode-16-survey-results/ For the die-hard listeners only, this episode clocks in at over an hour, where David and I go through many of the comments, both good and bad, given during our listener survey.

What would you like to see more of, or added to future episodes?

03:51 What do you enjoy about the WordPress Podcast?

23:05 What do you dislike about the WordPress Podcast?

37:02
52:46 What would you like to see less of, or eliminated, from future episodes?

63:34 Summary

Thanks to everybody who took the time to fill out the survey, we’re taking all this to heart, and we’ll use everything to improve the podcast!

David, myself and everybody here at the WordPress Community wish you a Happy New Year!


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http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/31/episode-16-survey-results/feed/ 65:33 For the die-hard listeners only, this episode clocks in at over an hour, where David and I go through many of the comments, both good ... For the die-hard listeners only, this episode clocks in at over an hour, where David and I go through many of the comments, both good and bad, given during our listener survey. 03:51What do you enjoy about the WordPress Podcast? The No Idle Frets jazz guitar podcast The #wordpress IRC channel Skype with Pamela Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing Practical Web Design Mark Kleinhaut 23:05What do you dislike about the WordPress Podcast? Sources for WordPress related news: BloggingPro, WordPress Station, Digg, Technorati, Google News and Weblog Tools Collection. 37:02What would you like to see more of, or added to future episodes? Pulitzer Prizes now open to blogs, albeit with a bias toward newspaper blogs. PodPress Recommended interviews: Andreas Viklund, Shaun Inman, Michael Hampton, Podz and Brian Veloso. 52:46What would you like to see less of, or eliminated, from future episodes? You don't like Monty Python?! 63:34Summary Thanks to everybody who took the time to fill out the survey, we're taking all this to heart, and we'll use everything to improve the podcast! David, myself and everybody here at the WordPress Community wish you a Happy New Year!Download Standard Podcast Podcast The WordPress Podcast clean No
Episode 15: Interviews with Tom Werner (Gravatar) and Jaimie Sirovich (SEO Egghead) http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/26/episode-15-interviews-with-tom-werner-gravatar-and-jaimie-sirovich-seo-egghead/ http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/26/episode-15-interviews-with-tom-werner-gravatar-and-jaimie-sirovich-seo-egghead/#comments Tue, 26 Dec 2006 06:00:16 +0000 Charles http://wordpresspodcast.org/2006/12/26/exodo-episiodio-1/ Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP, who shares some tips and ideas on how to make your WordPress blog friendlier to search engines.]]> 00:00 Tom Werner, of Gravatar, discusses Gravatars, the problems the free service has been seeing and his plans for Gravatar 2.0. 09:22 Jaimie Sirovich, of SEO Egghead and co-author of Professional Search Engine Optimization with PHP shares some tips and ideas on how to make your WordPress blog friendlier to search engines.
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