238 – ‘0’ is for Open Source

'0' is for Open Source - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #238

If something is free then it’s likely not very good. That’s the generally accepted wisdom is most aspects of life, but not with WordPress! WordPress like many other software platforms is free to use and free to modify. It’s yours to use as you see fit, and you don’t have to pay a penny for it. This is great, and it’s all underpinned by a the ‘philosophy’ of the Open Source. Today in the podcast we talk about what this means and how it plays out for WordPress in particular. It’s got huge benefits, but also some significant downsides. Maybe you contribute back to the WordPress project, or earn a living off the back of the development and popularity of it, there’s sure to be something in this episode, so go and take a listen…

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107 – The top 5 reasons why we are web designers

107 - The top 5 reasons why we are web designers

This episode is a little bit of a departure for us as it was inspired by the people in the WP Builds Facebook group (which you should join BTW). It is all based upon a in which David asked the simple question, “What’s the one thing you love about building client websites?” Well, I think that both of us thought that this might get one or two comments, but in fact they poured in – 119 of them at the last count. It was really wonderful to read all of the varied things that you love about the work that we all do. We’ve got a lot to be grateful for, woking as we do building websites with WordPress.

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