237 – Why WS Form might be the form plugin you’ll try next

Why WS Form might be the form plugin you'll try next - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #237

So your first thought might well be this “Why do I need to look at yet another form plugin? What I’ve already got works fine.” Well… just put that sentiment on the shelf somewhere and have a look at WS Form. When you’ve done that, and done it properly, tell me that you’re not impressed with what it offers! Today I’m chatting to the WS Form founder and developer Mark Westguard, and he’s going to tell you in his own words why you might want to take a look. It’s a truly remarkable for solution and will enable you to create very complex forms with a simple to use interface. Not to mention that it connects with all-the-things that you could wish for. Check out the podcast…

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220 – ‘F’ is for forms

'F' is for forms - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #220

It’s another of chats in the series called the A-Z of WordPress where we attempt to cover all the major aspects to building and maintaining sites with WP. Today is F for… Forms. We expect most sites to have a contact form. Something that does not require the visitor to launch an email client, but there’s so many other things that forms plugins have brought under their control. Payments, user registration, post creation and much more. We’re also very lucky that the WordPress forms space is so competitive; so many great options to choose from. So today on the podcast we talk about forms, what we’ve used, what we like and what they can be used for. Go check out the podcast…

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156 – WordPress forms is a crowded space, so we launched WPForms

WordPress forms is a crowded space, so we launched WP Forms - WP Builds WordPress Podcast

Some things are universal. Something about death and taxes. Another universal is that you will put some kind of contact form on every site that you build. You will though, won’t you?
WP Forms entered a crowded marketplace a few years ago with a simple idea… can we make it faster for users to create their forms, and I think that the answer is a yes!
Join Jared Atchison, the founder of WP Forms, as we discuss what makes WP Forms different, how they got started, and where they are headed.
Even if you’re entirely happy with your current WordPress forms solution, this is still worth a listen to see how you can enter a saturated market, and still make an impact.

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140 – Feeling insecure about security (Part 1)

Feeling insecure about security (Part 1) - WP Builds WordPress podcast

This is the first in a two part podcast about WordPress and security. In this episode we go over all of the potential problems that you might encounter with your WordPress website. There’s the usual things such as uptime monitoring, backups and implementing a firewall, but there’s also some other, more unusual topics. Do you make sure that you’re keeping your client data safe? Are you expunging backups and SSH keys that you no longer require in case your system is compromised…

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