Events

SkiPress Featured Image

If you enjoy skiing and WordPress, mark your calendars for SkiPress, November 21-28, 2015. SkiPress is a week long excursion to Serre Chevalier, a ski resort in the French Alps. The cottage can hold up to 15 people where attendees can ski, discuss WordPress, develop code, or disconnect from technology. Bernard-Jacquet (more…)

Tony Perez of Sucuri

Over the weekend, I attended Prestige, a conference geared towards freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small agencies looking to grow their businesses. Unlike WordCamps, plugins, themes, and WordPress in general were rarely mentioned. Instead, sessions included high level topics such as, how to land enterprise clients, knowing when to move on to (more…)

WordCamp US Featured Image

Matt Mullenweg announced that Philadelphia, PA, will host WordCamp US December 4th–6th at the Pennsylvania Convention center. Philadelphia will also host WordCamp US in 2016, although no dates have been chosen yet. According to Mullenweg, “Having it the same place two years in a row allows us to keep logistics (more…)

Date for Pressomics 4

Pressnomics has announced that the 4th iteration of the event will take place on March 3-4, 2016 at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, Phoenix, AZ. Started in 2012 by Joshua Strebel of Pagely, Pressnomics is a conference dedicated to the business aspects of WordPress, whether it is software as a service, (more…)

WordPress Cape Town to Host 2nd Annual Charity Hackathon in June

Last August, the WordPress Cape Town meetup group experimented with hosting its first charity hackathon to benefit local charities. The do_action( ‘wordpress-charity-hackathon’ ); event was so successful in 2014 that organizers were inspired to make it an annual event. The 2015 hackathon is scheduled for June 20th from 9:00 AM (more…)

WPShout Webhosting Survey Featured Image

In the past several months, the Make WordPress Community team has engaged in numerous discussions with WordCamp organizers on how they can improve the tools that are available. Those discussions include: Notes from the Community Summit Improving the CSS Editing Experience Adding More Themes and/or Page Templates The team has (more…)

A WordPress Veteran's Take on DrupalCon LA

This post was contributed by guest author Mendel Kurland. Kurland is GoDaddy’s evangelist who travels to WordCamps and is the interface between various open source communities and GoDaddy. In the following post, Kurland shares his experience attending DrupalCon Los Angeles, a large conference devoted to Drupal. As I flew from (more…)