Hi! I’m Joe Casabona.
I started my career almost 20 years ago as a freelance web developer before realizing my true passion, which is sharing my years of knowledge about website development, podcasting and course creation with other business owners, freelancers and entrepreneurs in need. I’ve been told I have a gift for breaking down concepts that scare people into bite-sized, approachable pieces of information they can implement in a matter of days.
My career trajectory includes 20+ years experience building websites, 16+ years using WordPress, 11+ years teaching at the college level, 7+ years podcasting, plus I am the author of four books, including my latest: HTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide.
When I’m not creating courses for LinkedIn Learning, you can find me spending time with my family, enjoying baseball, or talking too much about Star Wars.
You can say hi over on Twitter or Instagram. I’m @jcasabona on both.
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- 20+ Years Building Websites
- 16+ Years Using WordPress
- 11+ Years Teaching at College Level
- 7+ Years Podcasting
- Author of 4 Books, including:
Is it cheesy to say I like to share what I know? Cheesy or not it’s true! And I try to publish several times a week.
Setting up a community for members, students, or listeners can be a lot of work! Even with great tools like bbPress and BuddyPress (both WordPress plugins), there’s still a lot of work you need to do to get everything working and connected. Circle.so promises ease of use without needing to build your community on something like Facebook…but how is it? This First Look video aims to answer that question, as I explore the Circle app for my own membership. Join my mailing list! https://buildsomething.email ## Links * Build Something Club: https://buildsomething.club * Circle: https://casabona.org/go/circle * How I Built It: https://howibuilt.it/…
It’s another watch me work session, it will be code focused! I’m writing a small utility plugin I’ve wanted for a while, that will create a redirect to the latest published post. The code is here on Github: https://github.com/jcasabona/bsc-latest-post-redirect Join my Mailing List! https://buildsomething.email ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To learn more, start here: https://casabona.org/start Join my mailing list: https://buildsomething.email Check out my Live Stream Gear: https://kit.co/jcasabona/youtube-live-stream-setup Check out my Podcasting Gear: https://kit.co/jcasabona/my-podcasting-setup ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Source
Sip is a menu bar utility for Mac that allows you to get the Hex, RGB, or HSL code for any color on your screen. It’s super handy for graphic design, web development, or anything else where you want to get an exact color. Here’s how it works! Check out Sip: https://sipapp.io Check out Setapp: https://casabona.org/go/setapp ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To learn more, start here: https://casabona.org/start Join my mailing list: https://buildsomething.email Check out my Live Stream Gear: https://kit.co/jcasabona/youtube-live-stream-setup Check out my Podcasting Gear: https://kit.co/jcasabona/my-podcasting-setup ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Source
Adding footnotes to blog posts can be a great way to add extra context to your content without mucking up the main message. But if you’re using something like WordPress, how do you do it? Here are three ways we’ll explore: 1. Manually, using HTML markup 2. Using markdown in the wrtiting app Ulyssess (https://ulysses.app) 3. Using the plugin Easy Footnotes (https://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-footnotes/) Join my mailing list! https://buildsomething.email ## Chapters 00:00 – Intro 01:17 – Using HTML 05:14 – Markdown in Ulysses 06:55 – Easy Footnotes Plugin 09:28 – Wrapping Up ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To learn more, start here: https://casabona.org/start Join my…
Starting a podcast can be expensive and picking the right mic can be tough! Too many people focus on spending a ton of money on podcasting equipment, so in this Mic Shootout, we’re going to answer the question: Can you sound good with a $20 microphone for your podcasting setup? Join my mailing list: https://buildsomething.email Links: * Matt M: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps1mdAgeqDY * ATR-2100: https://amzn.to/2E8zZtS * Travor USB Mic: https://amzn.to/3tOCbOC * AT M8000: https://amzn.to/2LCVLw8 * Shure SM7b: https://amzn.to/3icc5zD * Focusrite Scarlett Solo: https://amzn.to/3jBpXEo * M-Audio Solo Interface: https://amzn.to/3aakEso Chapters 00:00 Intro 01:38 How this works 01:58 The Mics we’re testing 02:54 XLR…
Join me as we talk current events and interesting links, test the WordPress 5.7 Beta, check out Descript, and nerd out with WandaVision and other pop culture in the Nerd Corner! Join my Mailing List! https://buildsomething.email LINKs: * FSE and WordPress Themes: What Does the MVP Look Like? https://wptavern.com/fse-and-wordpress-themes-what-does-the-mvp-look-like * What’s new in Gutenberg 9.9? https://make.wordpress.org/core/2021/02/05/whats-new-in-gutenberg-9-9-5-february/ * Elementor Raises Prices: https://elementor.com/blog/announcing-new-pro-plans/ * Mount Sinai study finds Apple Watch can predict COVID-19 diagnosis up to a week before testing: https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/09/mount-sinai-study-finds-apple-watch-can-predict-covid-19-diagnosis-up-to-a-week-before-testing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To learn more, start here: https://casabona.org/start Join my mailing list: https://buildsomething.email Check out my Live Stream Gear: https://kit.co/jcasabona/youtube-live-stream-setup Check…
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