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EP009 – feature heavy themes, social media, WordCamps – #WPblab

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This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, KitchensinkWP, and Bridget Willard

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142 Comments

  1. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 11:17 am

    To ask a WordPress question type /q in this chat box on the bottom right an we’ll answer it for you.

  2. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 11:25 am

    hi

  3. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 11:25 am

    Bridget

  4. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:26 am

    oh dear you’ll be behaving this week πŸ™‚

  5. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:26 am

    he is!

  6. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 11:26 am

    I downloaded the BLAB app

  7. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 11:26 am

    lol

  8. Nicky J-Burch on December 3, 2015 at 11:26 am

    c920?

  9. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:27 am

    he’s not showing you the makeup room he has next door

  10. Nicky J-Burch on December 3, 2015 at 11:27 am

    You didn’t learn that in Blab 101?

  11. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 11:27 am

    lol

  12. Nicky J-Burch on December 3, 2015 at 11:28 am

    lol

  13. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:28 am

    so what mike are you using Bridget?

  14. Nicky J-Burch on December 3, 2015 at 11:28 am

    Ott light!

  15. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 11:29 am

    he’s making you look blurry with that camera

  16. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:29 am

    special soft focus

  17. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    change the blab title!

  18. Nicky J-Burch on December 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    @jasontucker Now you need to turn your autofocus off.

  19. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:31 am

    it all goes with the star wars t-shirt

  20. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:31 am

    I’m glad it’s 4:30!pm on a Friday here πŸ™‚

  21. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 11:32 am

    Your 5:30am days are over!!!

  22. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:32 am

    what is word camp?

  23. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 11:33 am

    what’s up!

  24. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 11:33 am

    you need intro music!

  25. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:34 am

    Jason you should get sponsorship for the show now πŸ™‚

  26. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:35 am

    and fed you πŸ™‚

  27. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 11:36 am

    low barrier to entry!

  28. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 11:36 am

    πŸ˜‰

  29. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 11:36 am

    Bridget can write you an intro jingle

  30. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:37 am

    @Presence_Etsy she could play it live!

  31. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 11:38 am

    now make her do it now improv

  32. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 11:38 am

    Things happen for a reason πŸ™‚

  33. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:39 am

    if you can’t market yourself you can’t market someone’s business

  34. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 11:40 am

    yes @DrivingMaul

  35. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 11:44 am

    Hello everyone

  36. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 11:44 am

    hello

  37. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 11:44 am

    if you have question jump on in

  38. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 11:44 am

    About wordpress??

  39. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:45 am

    fake it till you make it

  40. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:46 am

    WordPress therapy πŸ™‚

  41. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 11:47 am

    @DrivingMaul what do you mean fake it till you make it??

  42. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 11:48 am

    @DrivingMaul if you fake it. you lose your credibility

  43. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:50 am

    if you don’t give it a go you’ll never know, so go for opportunities and see how it goes

  44. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 11:51 am

    @DrivingMaul yes but make it in realistic goals. and stay true to who you are

  45. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:52 am

    someone has asked me if I’d go on their TV show. never done anything like that before but why not grab the opportunity and run with it

  46. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 11:53 am
  47. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:53 am

    they haven’t invited me back….. πŸ™‚

  48. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 11:57 am

    yay JS!

  49. Driving Maul on December 3, 2015 at 11:59 am

    it’s down in the app

  50. KitchensinkWP on December 3, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    hello from row 20 — wcus bound. just landed in philly !!

  51. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:02 pm

    ha!

  52. KitchensinkWP on December 3, 2015 at 12:02 pm

    Whoohoo !!

  53. KitchensinkWP on December 3, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    I love Bridgett and Jason!

  54. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    You’re the best Adam! πŸ˜€

  55. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    you mean a rich snipet

  56. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    sorry, got sidetracked!

  57. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    dang, now I’ll have to watch the replay!

  58. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    If you Google “Google SEO guide” they have a cool little guide that tells you what they want. It’s a few years old but still useful.

  59. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    ris Messina ‏@ListingVideosLA 29m29 minutes ago Los Angeles, CA
    and what is your opinion of Yoast’s SEO for video plugin; it’s not free and I like free stuff better. #askwpblab

  60. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Stacy Braiuca MSWMPH
    ‏@stacybraiuca
    #AskWPBlab what is the best way to learn how to optimize SEO (Using Yoast SEO plugin, but could use help!)

  61. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Yoast wants $69 for it!

  62. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    thanks for the link!

  63. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:18 pm

    what you really want is 4th grade!

  64. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:19 pm

    yep the BEST writing is describing Graduate level content at a 4th grade level

  65. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:19 pm

    what’s a newspaper? πŸ˜‰

  66. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:19 pm

    Adam Thomson ‏@AdamThomsonNZ Nov 20
    @WPblab @WPwatercooler and any plugins you could recommend for public generated (admin approved) musician/band/venue wiki pages? #AskWPBlab https://twitter.com/AdamThomsonNZ/status/667945065419927552

  67. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    Gravity Forms Rock! Best money I have every spent on a WP Plugin

  68. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    How to Format Content for Sharing on Social Media by @Buffer http://bit.ly/1NtPomD

  69. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Adam Thomson ‏@AdamThomsonNZ Nov 20
    I <3 @WPblab/@WPwatercooler Where (free?) can I learn everything there is to know abt custom post types & advanced custom fields? #AskWPBlab

  70. DamnDad on December 3, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Codex.WordPress.com

  71. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 12:24 pm
  72. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:24 pm
  73. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm
  74. KitchensinkWP on December 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    waiting for uber now. FYI.

  75. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    oh fun, @kitchensinkwp

  76. KitchensinkWP on December 3, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    what?!?

  77. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    K Bye

  78. Walter pedersen on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Great blab Take care, Have a wonderful evening

  79. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    πŸ™‚

  80. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    r u kidding, I’m opening homework windows as I listen!

  81. Richard Hicks on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    hello

  82. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    no windows you are talking about!

  83. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    my homework for the night

  84. Presence on December 3, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Bridget will write jingle for you

  85. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    I’m still trying to get this SEO on my post today!

  86. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    great Q!!!

  87. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    @jasontucker just refresh your browser

  88. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    how about BLAB via Simple Live Press

  89. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    that did that to me earlier camtwist vs. my manycam!!!

  90. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    I already knew the answer, just wanted to hear it from you.

  91. Bridget Willard on December 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    nice

  92. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    I have this message on my site: You have Menu Customizer for Canvas activated, but you’re not using Canvas theme! Please activate Canvas or remove the Menu Customizer plugin.

  93. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    But, I’m running Canvas – que pasa?

  94. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    I embed Blabs onto my site and it automatically brings in ALL these messages as comments.

  95. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    anyone got any new stuff happening with the WP REST API?

  96. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    I got it from Scott at SMMOC – for free…

  97. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    hmm…didn’t think about updating it. Oh Scott!!!

  98. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:41 pm

    I created a plugin a year ago and have not updated it, no need to, works fine.

  99. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    It is a premium plugin and is not on the WP repository

  100. Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH on December 3, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    Thanks again you guys! I’ll be listening to the replay!!!

  101. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    businesstracks.co

  102. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    i did the code πŸ˜‰

  103. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    @jasontucker can I embed your Blabs on my site, with attribution to you?

  104. Iris Messina on December 3, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    I struggle with WP; I’ll have lots of questions for you next time!!

  105. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    peace out, y’all!

  106. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    thanks…i think chris did the design

  107. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    i just built the theme

  108. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    i think they still want to add a podcast player ‘n stuff

  109. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    theme?

  110. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    custom

  111. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    rain maker?

  112. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    Β―_(ツ)_/Β―

  113. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:52 pm

    I have ProStyler that I use

  114. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:53 pm

    @Appmkr_us I’ve never used one b4

  115. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:53 pm

    gives flexibility to build pages on the fly?

  116. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    @JacobArriola it was very buggy when I first bought it, it has been updated several times and works well now. But ya, drag and drop anything, anywhere.

  117. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    I LOVE IFTTT

  118. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    sweet

  119. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    I have IFTTT send me a text message when I drive in my driveway, makes me feel all warm and comfy…

  120. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    @jasontucker i’m hoping santa brings me some bose headphones for christmas

  121. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    I just wrote a 6 paragraph blog while listening to Metallica

  122. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 1:03 pm

    @jasontucker whats your thoughts on my questions about embedding your Blabs?

  123. Troy Humphrey on December 3, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    I don’t embed youtube vids on TheBlabChannel.com πŸ™‚

  124. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    sllllaaack!!!

  125. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 1:10 pm

    we also use Slack for deployment stuff with git

  126. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 1:17 pm
  127. Whimsical by Shelley on December 3, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    Maybe with a subscription

  128. Whimsical by Shelley on December 3, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    ?

  129. Jason Tucker on December 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm
  130. Jacob Arriola on December 3, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    ha!

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