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  1. Recap of WordPress in 2015, and what to look forward to in 2016 | Post Status

    This week’s Post Status Draft podcast is hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Joe Hoyle. This week, they talk about WordPress in 2015 and what to expect in 2016.

    Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Joe Hoyle — the CTO of Human Made — and Brian Krogsgard.

    In this episode of Draft, Joe and Brian discuss the biggest stories of 2015 and look forward to predict where the WordPress world will go in 2016. Download

    Topics and Links

    Stories of 2015

    Changes in lead developers

    A move to active installs

    Forced plugin updates become a thing

    Comments / The Trojan Emoji

    Hunting vulnerabilities in WordPress core

    WordPress zero day vulnerability patched


    #wpdrama, Thesis edition

    Rest API everywhere


    What to expect in 2016

    REST API put to the test / endpoints to core

    Remkus de Vries’s “Learning JavaScript In WordPress, Deeply”

    JavaScript for WP

    A Day of Rest

    More companies growing up (getting bigger, acquisitions)

    More hosted service


    Theming will change

    Auto updates become more prevalent

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  2. Interview with Scott Taylor, WordPress 4.4 release lead — Draft Podcast | Post Status

    In this episode of the Post Status Draft Podcast, Joe and Brian interview Scott Taylor, a WordPress Core Committer and the Release Lead for WordPress 4.4, and then talk about WordCamp US and Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word.

    Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Joe Hoyle — the CTO of Human Made — and myself.

    In this episode, Joe and I interview Scott Taylor, who works at The New York Times, is a WordPress Core Committer, and has lead the release of WordPress 4.4. We discuss dig into many WordPress 4.4 features, the thinking behind them, what it’s like to lead a release, and core development in general.

    We also talked about WordCamp US, where we recorded the podcast from, including Scott’s experience speaking during the State of the Word. After the interview with Scott, Joe and I dig more into the State of the Word and WordCamp US in general. Download

    The interview with Scott is first and Joe and I switch to WCUS and the State of the Word around 37 minutes in.

    Helpful links

    Scott’s website

    WordPress 4.4 field guide (reference for new features)

    WordCamp US website

    State of the Word summary and video


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    Pippin Williamson of Easy Digital Downloads joined Marcus Couch and I to discuss a variety of topics. Williamson tells his story of how he got involved with WordPress. Later in the show, we discuss what it’s like to be a remote worker. Williamson tells us which tools he uses for project management and how important it is for him to have a disciplined routine.

    As a volunteer moderator of the plugin directory, he’s seen his fair share of plugin submissions. He tells us which types of plugins are automatically rejected and what it’s like being a gatekeeper for the plugin directory.

    Stories Discussed:

    WP Site Care Acquires Audit WPNew WordPress Plugin Spell Checks Post Titles Before Publishing

    Plugins Picked By Marcus:

    HTML5 Slideshow Presentations – With this plugin, you’ll be able to create a presentation in no time using WordPress’ familiar built-in toolset and the best part is, you won’t need to upload to slideshare when you’re done! You host your own presentations allowing you to share or present them at anytime.

    Sidebar Automizer – This little plugin will remove the last widget or widgets from the sidebar if the content area height is smaller than the height of the sidebar area.

    Update from Bottom – This plug shows two extra buttons (Scroll to top and Publish/Update) in the bottom of the screen when a user scrolls near the bottom of the site. Suitable for posts and pages with a lot of meta boxes or when edit.php just tends to get very long.

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    Who is Jeff Chandler

    Jeff Chandler is a WordPress guy in the buckeye state. Contributing writer for WPTavern.

    Have been writing about WordPress since 2007. Host of the WordPress Weekly Podcast.

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