Perspectives on WordPress and the Open Web

Season Finale
Mar 31 • 27 min
We discuss Season #1 and explore the wide range of topics we’re interested in covering in Season #2.
COVID-19, Virtual Events, and Gradients
Mar 12 • 34 min
We discuss COVID-19 (and how Luke was wrong), the opportunity for virtual events, the recent introduction of full screen editing on by default in WordPress 5.4, and gradients in Gutenberg.
WP Notify
Mar 10 • 37 min
Jonathan Bossenger joins us to discuss the WP Notify project and better ways of introducing new features in WordPress.
WordCamp Asia and Themes
Feb 12 • 31 min
We discuss the cancellation of WordCamp Asia and then, to happier matters, the first “Future of Themes” meeting, including what an easier-to-use WordPress means for the builder ecosystem.
Democratizing Commerce
Feb 5 • 17 min
We discuss the idea of “Democratizing Commerce” and what it actually means. Also, we’re looking forward to WordCamp Asia.
The Block Directory
Jan 15 • 15 min
We discuss the upcoming Block Directory for WordPress and the guidelines regarding premium and “freemium” submissions.
Notifications in WordPress
Jan 8 • 25 min
We discuss the “WP Notify” proposal and the impact of notifications through the lens of WordPress as an Operating System.
Ecosystems and Marketplaces
Jan 1 • 29 min
We discuss ecosystems and marketplaces in WordPress, looking back on 2019 and ahead to 2020. Where are the opportunities? What might it mean for the Open Web?
The Future of Themes
Dec 18, 2019 • 39 min
We discuss Gutenberg and the future of WordPress themes with Rich Tabor.
The WordPress Roadmap
Dec 12, 2019 • 32 min
A review of the WordPress Core projects scheduled for 2019 and a discussion of what’s to come in 2020.
Advertising in the WordPress Admin
Dec 2, 2019 • 27 min
“Black Friday” offers a chance to discuss ads in WordPress and what improving the experience might look like.
Nov 26, 2019 • 25 min
Our Pilot episode, covering the WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” release.