WP Minute Rewind episode 2

April 15, 2022 00:31:27
WP Minute Rewind episode 2
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WP Minute Rewind episode 2
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Daniel and Matt are back to discuss the week in WordPress news.

They'll cover some of the important stories that came across The WP Minute news desk like:

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Jetpack breaks up

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