WP HackerCast – Episode 10 – Hugh Lashbrooke – The WordPress Community

This week’s podcast is a little late and a lot unedited. Unfortunately last week I was dealing with some things which affected my ability to properly review, edit and prepare the podcast. Rather than post it days late, I’ve posted it here in it’s more or less unedited format, so I hope you enjoy it. […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 9 – Simon Dowdles – Managing Multiple Things

Hi there and welcome to episode 9 of the WP Hacker Cast. Today I’m joined by Simon Dowdles, a fellow WordPress developer who I have known for about a year now as we work together on Seriously Simple Podcasting and Castos. Simon has a wealth of work, development, WordPress, Joomla, all kinds of experience, having […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 8 – Deborah Butler – Code Saloon

Happy New year and welcome to the first WP Hacker Cast of 2018. Hopefully you enjoyed Episode 7, even though it was just my rambling voice. Fear not though, as we are back to the regular format. Before I introduce my next guest I’d like to take this opportunity to perform the obligatory request for […]

WP Hacker Cast – Episode 7 – 2017 Review & 2018 Goals

This week is a much shorter podcast, as I review my resolutions for 2017 and look ahead for the new year. I also talk about a subject quite close to my heart, that of customer service. Sorry for the podcast length, but things will be back to normal in 2018. Happy Holidays. Show notes: My […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 6 – Craig Hewitt – Productised services

If you like this podcast, please consider supporting my Patreon. Welcome to episode 6 of the WP Hacker Cast. My guest today is Craig Hewitt. Craig is the founder of Podcast Motor, a Podcast Editing And Production service, the owner of the Seriously Simple Podcasting plugin for WordPress and the founder of the Castos Podcast […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 5 – Gareth Allison – Creatives

Today I am joined by another Automattician based in Cape Town, Gareth Allison. Gareth works for the WooCommerce team as a marketing/designer/strategist (that’s his official title) and has a history of front end development, starting with static HTML pages and moving up to building websites with WordPress. He was hired at WooThemes some time later […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 4 – Dwain Maralack – From freelancing to Automattic.

Welcome to episode 4 of the WP Hacker Cast. Today I’m joined by WooCommerce Code Wrangler and WordCamp Speaker Dwain Maralack. Dwain is a fascinating chap to talk to and he has a wide range of both WordPress and development experience, both as a freelancer and an employee. He currently lives in Ceres, which is […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 3 – Anchen le Roux & Page builders

In this episode I’m talking to Anchen le Roux. Anchen is the owner of Simply Digital Design, a web design and digital marketing studio based in Pretoria. Before she got into WordPress development Anchen used to be a .Net developer so she has some pretty serious development chops. She is organiser of the Pretoria WordPress […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 2 – Justin Sainton & Gutenberg

Let’s get it from better to awesome! This month’s episode is dedicated to one of the hottest topics in the WordPress space right now, the new Gutenberg editing experience, and I couldn’t think of a better person to talk about this with than Justin Sainton. Justin is one of my favourite people in the WordPress […]

WP HackerCast – Episode 1 – Seagyn Davis

For episode 1 of the WP HackerCast I chatted with Seagyn Davis from FlickerLeap. Seagyn and I met at WordCamp Cape Town in 2016 and have had regular conversations regarding WordPress development in the WPSA slack ever since. I sat with Seagyn to discuss his WordPress history (since 1.5!), how he became co owner of […]