In this episode of WordPress Weekly, David and I are joined by Jacob Santos, Brad Williams, Lisa Sabin Wilson and Kim Parsell to talk about WordCamp Chicago. Afterwords, David and I dived into the news of the week including the release of WordPress 2.8, iThemes going GPL, and the merger between the self-hosted WordPress software and WordPress MU.
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WordPress Tavern Listener Poll: #
This Weeks Poll Question Is: Are You Aware What A Child Theme Is, And How It Functions?
Plugin Picks Of The Week: #
Jeff – WordPress Download Counter – This plugin adds a widget to your blog that shows the current download count and even refreshes the count every 15 seconds automatically.
David – Gravity Forms – An extension to WordPress that goes way beyond any other contact form plugin that exists today. Not yet available, but the hands on demo that I saw makes me super excited. I look forward to the release. enter wordcampchicago to have a peek!
Last Weeks WordPress Trivia Question: #
When did WordPress get Pretty Permalinks?
WordPress Trivia Answer: #
I’m working on getting Sam Bauers, the lead developer of bbPress on the show for the next episode to talk about the 1.0 version of bbPress.
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Length Of Episode: 1 hr 37 minutes
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