8 Questions with Matt Medeiros

Today, we have Matt Medeiros with us for another edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series. The format is the same as always – we’ll be talking about how Matt first became involved in the WordPress community, how to avoid the most common WordPress pitfalls, and what he thinks the future of WordPress holds. Want to familiarize yourself with Matt’s work before the interview? Then be sure to check out his excellent podcast series over at Matt Report, where he regularly interviews WordPress professionals. Matt also co-founded his own WordPress development company, SlocumStudios, and he’s always active on Twitter. I want…

8 Questions with Mind-Blowing Things Founder Chris Perryman

Today, Pagely have been lucky enough to interview Chris Perryman, the founder of Mind-Blowing Things — formerly Revelation Concept. An experienced web developer, designer, and WordPress user, Chris is the ideal person to impart WordPress wisdom. In today’s interview, she’ll be discussing her WordPress career so far, providing advice for newer WordPress users, and sharing tips for becoming more involved in the WordPress community. As always, be sure to follow our expert interviewee on Twitter — you can follow Chris @RevConcept. A big thanks to Chris for taking the time to answer our questions, this is what she had to…

8 Questions with 9seeds’ John Hawkins

Welcome to another edition of the Pagely 8 Questions series. Today, we’re lucky enough to have John Hawkins in the hot seat, the owner of WordPress development specialists, 9seeds. We’ll be interviewing John in the usual format, asking him about how he got involved with the WordPress community, how the community has changed during his involvement, and what he foresees for the future of the platform. If you’re new to WordPress, John will also be providing some beginner-friendly tips for those starting out. As well as running 9seeds, John also contributes regularly to his personal blog, VegasGeek. He’s very active…

8 Questions with WP Site Care’s Ryan Sullivan

The Pagely 8 Questions series hits a milestone today, with the tenth edition of our WordPress expert interviews. This week we have Ryan Sullivan, the founder of WP Site Care, with us. (Ryan is also a Pagely Brand Ambassador) For those unfamiliar with Ryan’s service, WP Site Care is one of the leading WordPress support services. They are the guys to take care of your website’s security, back-ups, and performance optimization — you won’t need to lift a finger! If you want to see more of Ryan, he’s a regular contributor to the WP Site Care blog, and he’s also…

8 Questions with WPKube Founder Dev Sharma

Regular Pagely blog readers will know that every week we interview a big name in the WordPress community. Today it’s the turn of Dev Sharma, one of the most notable young members of the community, and founder of the excellent WPKube resource. Dev has been involved in the WordPress community in some form since the age of 15.  Still only 18, Dev is a well-known community name, having contributed to many well-respected blogs, as well as his own WPKube. Dev is also active on Twitter, so be sure to follow him, @devesh. As always we’ll be asking the same 8…

8 Questions with Devin Price of WP Theming

Welcome back to another edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series. Every week we’ll be interviewing one of the best known faces in the world of WordPress. Today it’s the turn of developer and all-round WordPress expert, Devin Price. Dev is best known in WordPress circles for his excellent WP Theming website, where you’ll regularly find Dev writing high level tutorials on all things WordPress. As well as this, Dev also sells themes via the fantastic DevPress theme shop, and you can follow him on Twitter, @devinsays. Today’s interview follows the same format as usual; we’ll be learning a little about…

8 Questions with Bourn Creative’s Jennifer Bourn

Welcome to this week’s edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series! Today’s interviewee is the fantastic Jennifer Bourn, the well-respected WordCamp speaker and founder of Bourn Creative. As with last week’s interviewee, Shawn Hesketh, Jennifer worked in graphic design pre-WordPress. Be sure to check out the Bourn Creative website — including Jennifer’s regular contributions to the Bourn Creative blog — and feel free to get in touch via Twitter, @jenniferbourn. In today’s interview, we’ll be discussing how Jennifer became involved (and fell in love) with WordPress, the importance of becoming an active member of the WordPress community, and a few tips…

8 Questions with WP101’s Shawn Hesketh

Welcome to the sixth edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series, and today we have none other than Shawn Hesketh, founder of WP101. Shawn is a graphic designer turned WordPress guru, with his fantastic WP101 resource helping hundreds of thousands of WordPress users find their feet. You can find out more about Shawn by visiting his personal blog, or following him on Twitter @leftlane. In today’s interview, we’ll be covering how it all started with WordPress for Shawn, how awesome the WordPress community is, and Shawn’s thoughts on the future for the platform. He’ll also be pointing out where many WordPress…

8 Questions with Sucuri Co-founder Tony Perez

Welcome to the fifth edition of Pagely’s interview series with some of the best known names in the WordPress community. Today, we are fortunate enough to have Sucuri co-founder, and all-round WordPress security expert, Tony Perez. For those unfamiliar, Sucuri is a well-respected website security company, specializing in malware detection, prevention, and cleanup. Tony and the Sucuri team regularly post comprehensive security advice — a topic far too many of us take for granted — so be sure to check out their work over at the Sucuri blog. If you want to read more from Tony, be sure to check…

8 Questions with WordPress Developer Chris Wiegman

Today, Pagely was lucky enough to interview 10up’s WordPress big hitter, Chris Wiegman. Chris is probably best known as a WordPress security pioneer, as the developer of the fantastic iThemes Security plugin. He is also a valued member of the WordPress community as a whole, with heavy involvement in a variety of WordPress events. As well as iThemes Security — or Better WP Security, as it was originally known — Chris has developed a number of high quality, free plugins which are available from the WordPress repository. If you want to see more of Chris’ work, head over to the…