Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler is a WordPress guy in the buckeye state. Contributing writer for WPTavern. Have been writing about WordPress since 2007. Host of the WordPress Weekly Podcast.

WordCamp Orlando Resheduled Featured Image

WordCamp Orlando which was originally scheduled for October 9-10 will now take place the weekend of November 12-13. The event was cancelled after the venue was ordered closed due to Hurricane Matthew. The event is being held at the UCF Rosen Campus and features a different schedule than the October (more…)

WordCamp Warmup Featured Image

Rebecca Gill, founder of Web-Savvy-Marketing, has published a postmortem of WordCamp WarmUp, an event that took place two days before WordCamp Ann Arbor aimed at breaking the ice for new WordCamp attendees. The event surpassed its goal of 50 attendees forcing Gill to close registration early. “Not only did most WarmUp guests (more…)

Headway 3.8.9 Patches Potential XSS Vulnerability

If you noticed an update for Headway, it’s not your mind playing tricks. Late last week, Headway Themes released version 3.8.9 to patch a potential security vulnerability involving the license key field. The vulnerability was discovered and reported to Sucuri by Gary Bairéad, a former Headway Themes employee. At the (more…)

Cash Money Featured Image

Last month, Kinsta announced it would give away one $1,500 travel scholarship to pay for an individual’s airfare, lodging, and admission ticket to WordCamp US. The company has announced on Twitter that Lizz Ehrenpreis, who resides in Portland, Oregon is the winner. Congratulations to Lizz of Portland OR on winning (more…)

WPCampus Online Featured Image

Earlier this year, a number of people gathered in Sarasota, FL, to attend WPCampus, the first conference devoted to WordPress in higher education. As the organizers continue to accept applications to host the event in 2017, the team is also organizing a virtual conference called WPCampus Online. WPCampus Online is (more…)

You Are Responsible for Your Own Awesome

HeroPress is a wonderful site where each week, someone from the community publishes an essay that describes how WordPress changed their life, made them a better person, or gave them a new perspective. Most of the stories have a happy ending and if you’re a regular reader of the site, (more…)

XWP Is the First Financial Sponsor of HeroPress

HeroPress, founded by Topher DeRosia in 2015, has obtained its first financial sponsor in XWP, a web development firm that specializes in WordPress. In recent weeks, DeRosia has added a sponsors page to the site that highlights businesses that are supporting the project. Pantheon is hosting the site for free and Ninja (more…)