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WiredTree, a webhosting company has become a WordCamp Pillar sponsor. The pillar sponsorship program is a package setup by WordCamp Central that enables businesses to sponsor multiple WordCamp events without having to go through the hassle of sponsoring them individually. WordCamp organizers will have a little less to worry about (more…)

WordCamp Norway 2014: WordPress In a Winter Wonderland

The WordPress community in Norway is growing fast. Just three years ago, WordPress did not have much representation in the country at all. The success of the first Oslo WordPress meetup in May 6th, 2011, sparked more gatherings, including the first WordCamp Norway. There are now three official WordPress meetups (more…)

This weeks edition of WordPress Weekly features special guest, David Bisset. We were also joined by Marcus Couch. After catching up on the headlines, we dove into the topic of WordCamps. Specifically, encouraging women to speak while also increasing diversity, new IRS regulations that corporate sponsors must abide by and (more…)

WordCamp Miami Adds BuddyCamp to 2014 Event

Over the weekend, WordCamp Miami announced a date change for the 5th anniversary event. It’s now pushed up to to May 9-11, 2014. BuddyPress designers, developers and enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the organizers of the event have also given the green light to host another BuddyCamp Miami. (more…)

WordCamp Detroit 2011

Jen Mylo has published some interesting statistics on the WordPress Community blog that show WordCamps still have a long way to go when it comes to women speaking at these events. Between 2012 and 2013, there was only a slight increase in the amount of women speaking at WordCamps. Possibly (more…)

WordCamp Miami to Celebrate 5th Anniversary in May 2014

David Bisset has been organizing WordCamp Miami for the past five years. That’s a long time in WordPress years! WordCamp Miami will celebrate its five year anniversary May 23-25, 2014. The first WordCamp Miami was held in 2010, spreading the phenomenon of WordCamps to one of the largest metropolitan areas (more…)

WordCamp San Francisco

We’re entering the time of year when everyone opens their calendars and starts planning for the new year. The dates for WordCamp San Francisco 2014 were just announced this week to be set for October 25-26. The dates and times for pre and post-WordCamp events have not yet been decided, (more…)

Good news for WordCamp organizers! There is now an official forum where WordCamp organizers can share tips, advice, and work together. Announced on the Make.WordPress.community website by Andrea Middleton, new organizers are encouraged to ask questions while past organizers are asked to share their knowledge.

David Bisset may have been the first person to coin the term “Armchair WordCampers”, referring to those who live vicariously through WordCamp attendees via Twitter. The concept sparked an idea for him and he decided to create WP Armchair for this very audience. His first version was actually created for (more…)