The OSTraining Podcast #30: Andy McIlwain on GoDaddy and Gutenberg

Andy McIlwain is in charge of the WordPress area at The GoDaddy Garage - the official blog for one of the world's biggest hosting companies.

Andy explains the tools and strategies he uses to keep such a popular blog running. He also talks how how GoDaddy plans to deal with the rollout of Gutenberg. How do you manage such a big change that impacts so many of your users?

Follow Andy on Twitter at @andymci and via his blog at Andymci.com.

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About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.