Jeff Chandler

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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…)

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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…)

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Lisa Melegari, lead organizer of WordCamp Orlando, confirmed earlier today that the event is cancelled due to hurricane Matthew. Rosen UCF campus, the venue where the event was to be held announced that it is under a mandatory order to remain closed until Sunday, eliminating the possibility of having sessions (more…)

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WordPress.com is a service that doesn’t allow users to install plugins to add functionality. Because of this, users are at the mercy of WordPress.com and the tools it offers for managing SEO. These tools have expanded with the ability to create custom meta descriptions, custom title formats, and live previews now (more…)