What goes into organising and cancelling a live WordCamp? - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #213

We all know that the WordCamps in 2020 got cancelled. This was a good idea because saving lives comes before attending online events, but I thought that it might be a good idea to get someone on the WP Builds podcast to have a chat with us about WordCamps nonetheless. Why, you might ask? Well, can you imagine what it would be like to be a part of a team who had worked extremely hard to get an event like WordCamp Asia, or WordCamp Europe up and running, only to have to cancel it with just a few days and weeks to go? I could not imagine that, and so I talked to someone who could. Someone who has firsthand experience working on a WordCamp and then having to pivot it into an online event. So find out what’s involved in setting up a WordCamp on the podcast today…

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The WordPress journey of Wendie Huis in t Veld - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #203

This is one of those warm and fuzzy episodes! It’s all about Wendie and her journey with WordPress. There’s no product here, no tutorial, just a good, old fashioned chat about WordPress with a thoroughly lovely person! Wendie and I have been chatting on and off for years. It all started back in the day that both of us were going through the WP Elevation program and we decided to be accountability partners. We chatted from time to time during that and drifted in and our of conversations online for many years. We met in person at WordCamp London in 2018 as well as WordCamp Europe in 2019. She’s been working in the WordPress space for years and has a really interesting story to tell. So have a listen to the podcast to find out more…

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173 - My WordPress journey with David Decker - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast

Today is a little different from the episodes that we’ve been putting out of late. It’s a story of one man and his journey with using WordPress. We talk today with David Decker. You might have seen him around the WP Builds Facebook Group from time to time, and if you haven’t been in there you really should as he’s one of the many friendly faces who are there offering helpful advice and expertise. I met David in on Facebook and was lucky enough to meet him in person at WordCamp Europe 2019 in Berlin. Was had a few chats and it became clear that an appearance on the podcast was going to happen…

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Properly supporting our wonderful WordPress community with Dan Maby

One of the best things about doing this podcast is getting to meet people that I might not otherwise have had the chance to talk to. Often those people are doing amazing things in the WordPress space. Dan Maby is one such person. He’s doing really amazing things, and I loved chatting with him. Dan appears to be on a mission to set up WordPress meetups all over the UK, and this is no trivial task. Dan however runs many of them, all over the UK. So what might have been a part-time job suddenly becomes multiple full-time jobs. I honestly don’t know where he gets all the energy and enthusiasm from.

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Running a large Facebook group with Dave Toomey

This week we get to meet the man behind the Beaver Builder Facebook group – Dave Toomey. Many of you will know that there is a 8,000 strong group out there, but perhaps you didn’t know that it was not started by the folk over at Beaver Builder, but by a lone Irish fella called Dave Toomey. Turns out that running a large Facebook group involves quite a bit of work.

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The WP community with Paul Lacey

Today we rejoice! We have that nice Paul Lacey with us! We are in the WordPress Community! Let’s hold hands and sing and dance around the podcasty campfire… Ah, no, no wait, that’s too disturbing! In truth, this episode is about Paul’s 10 plus year journey working with WordPress.

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