WordCamp Dayton, Ohio being held on March 7th-8th 2014, has asked for speakers. If you’re interested in speaking at the two day event, you’re encouraged to submit your presentation for review. The event will take place on a Friday and Saturday. Friday March 7th, will be hands-on training, a refresher (more…)

Chris Lema recently published a great article that in my opinion, really shines a light on the positive aspects of the WordPress community as a whole. Chris calls it “Approachable WordPress”. In his story he describes how easy it is to approach anyone in the WordPress community, regardless of their (more…)

Coming home from a WordCamp is like falling back to earth after floating on a cloud for a weekend. You’ve probably noticed that WordCamp Europe attendees are now blogging about their experiences at the WordPress party of the year. Their posts are packed full of speaker notes, shoutouts to new (more…)

This past weekend we spoke with John James Jacoby on our WordPress Weekly podcast. John is the lead developer for both the bbPress and BuddyPress plugins. We had the pleasure of chatting with him about his new job at 10up as well as everything that’s going on with bbPress and (more…)

Things I Learned About The City This event marks the first time I’ve visited Grand Rapids, Michigan. I can say without any doubt that Grand Rapids is a beautiful city. I got the impression while being downtown that I was in a large city but it wasn’t large enough to (more…)

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be in attendance at WordCamp Grand Rapids 2013 next weekend August 24-25th. Not only will I be in attendance, but I’ve been selected to moderate a panel discussion on commercial themes and plugins. The other speakers participating in the panel are Pippin Williamson, Adam (more…)

WordCamp Columbus Ohio 2013 has come and gone but I wanted to point you to an article highlighting the experience from someone who was in a wheelchair. Her experience comes from a perspective that not all of us share. Thankfully, she had a great experience overall and was delighted to (more…)

Since I started writing about WordPress in 2007, WordCamp San Francisco has been labeled as the grandest WordCamp of them all. It’s where the first event of its kind took place which started a revolution in WordPress meetups. Unfortunately, I’ve been unable to attend any WordCamps in the San Francisco (more…)

This past weekend, WordCamp Milwaukee 2013 took place. If you missed it, Brad Parbs has a short recap of the event complete with links to a bunch of different slides from presentations. With over 300 attendees this go around, I congratulate the event organizers on another successful WordCamp.

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to attend WordCamp North Canton located in North Canton, Ohio. The event took place on the Stark State College Campus within the Center for Entrepreneurship and was coordinated by Joe Rozsa. The venue offered plenty of seating, multiple classrooms for sessions and outlets (more…)