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.
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Finding the perfect local development environment for WordPress is tough – there are some great solutions, but many require work to get running properly. Well, DevKinsta came out earlier this week and I’ve had the chance to use it for a bit. Is it a local environment worth abandoning Local by Flywheel for? Here are my first impressions. Disclosure: This is a paid promotional video. All of my thoughts are my own, honest, first impressions. Get DevKinsta: https://kinsta.com/devkinsta/ Chapters: 00:00 – Intro 00:47 – Local by Flywheel Thoughts 02:00 – Installing / Community 04:07 – Creating new Sites 06:05 -…
Today I covered my favorite phone accessories – primarily for my iPhone 12 Pro Max. Links below! I also talked about about my new membership, https://buildsomething.club, as well as how I built a simple redirection site – with short links and custom domains. Learn how in the stream! Join my mailing list: https://buildsomething.email ## Phone Accessory Links 1. Caudable Cases: https://casabona.org/go/caudable/ 2. Caudable Screen Protector: https://casabona.org/go/caudable/ 3. MagSafe: https://www.apple.com/shop/accessories/all/magsafe 4. SwitchPod: https://casabona.org/go/switchpod/ 5. Rode VideoMicro: https://amzn.to/3sDcX5z 6. HiRise Wireless: https://amzn.to/3bT5n0B 7. My Watch Band: https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MY9D2AM/A/40mm-california-poppy-leather-link-s-m 8. HomePod Mini: https://www.apple.com/homepod-mini/ 9. AirPods Pro: https://amzn.to/3qD1KzT 10. Apple MagSafe Case: https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MHKH3ZM/A/iphone-12-pro-max-leather-case-with-magsafe-california-poppy ## Building…
As a guy who makes his living mostly from recording podcasts and videos, it can be frustrating when my family, who’s mostly stuck at home due to a pandemic, comes into my office while I’m recording, or decides to make the most noise right outside my door. I don’t blame them for this. You do what you can to keep 2 small children entertained. But I also wanted to solve the problem as much as I could. In fact, I’m sure with many now working primarily from home, a silent but noticeable signal that you’re in a meeting would also…
On today’s live stream I talked all about my favorite WordPress plugins, from the super complex to the simple, single purpose one. Links below! Let me know your favorites in the comments. * Compact Archives: https://wordpress.org/plugins/compact-archives/ * Beaver Builder: https://casabona.org/go/beaver-builder/ * Genesis Dambuster: https://wordpress.org/plugins/genesis-dambuster/ * Redirection: https://wordpress.org/plugins/redirection/ * WP Migrate DB Pro: https://casabona.org/go/wp-migrate-db-pro/ * ThirstyAffiliates: https://casabona.org/go/thirstyaffiliates/ * ConvertKit for WordPress:https://wordpress.org/plugins/convertkit/ * SearchWP: https://searchwp.com/ * ACF: https://www.advancedcustomfields.com/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 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
Recently Chris Lema wrote about how Kadence is the fastest they he and his team at Nexess tested. It’s now the default theme for the Managed WooCommerce Hosting! I decided to give Kadence a spin on my local site – here are my first impressions from a design, customization, and UX standpoint. Plus, does it work with Elementor or Gutenberg? Get Kadence Pro: https://casabona.org/go/kadence/ Nexcess Managed Hosting: https://casabona.org/go/nexcess/ Chris’ Post: https://chrislema.com/what-is-the-fastest-woocommerce-theme/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 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
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