Posted on Leave a comment

The World of WordPress: Talking about acquisitions, eCommerce and a tweet on fire

World of WordPress

In this month’s World of WordPress, we talk about a big acquisition by WP Engine, an upcoming WordCamp, eCommerce, customizing the client dashboard, and a tweet that set fire. Let’s ride. Let’s Ride WP Engine acquires Flywheel Probably the biggest news of the last month was the acquisition of Flywheel by WP Engine. How big…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

World of WordPress: Looking back to WordCamp Europe

WordCamp Europe 2019

WordCamp Europe 2019 has come and went, and now they turn their focus to 2020. The event that took place in Berlin sold 3,600 tickets according to an article in Torque Mag. In fact, Torque has a nice page of recap videos. WP Tavern has a recap of the Mullenweg address, including Gutenberg updates. https://twitter.com/WCEurope/status/1142404474415255552…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

Three places to find the women speakers for your WordPress event

Finding women to speak at your WordPress event

I remember when I started to discover the power of WordPress. I had a football blog (American brand) and needed more help. Working at a bookstore, I had access to books, lots of books. As employees, we can check out books and read them or we could buy books for a nice discount. We had…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

There are much more than 7 reasons to attend WordCamp

WordCamp

A few weeks ago I went WordCamp Fayetteville (AR). It was my second WordCamp to attend, and I hope to participate in more in the coming years. I live in Central Arkansas, and we have several good options within 6-8 hours including Dallas, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Memphis. Further, WordCamp US is in Nashville again…

Read more

Posted on 3 Comments

Encouraging the participation of women in WordPress

Encouraging the participation of women in WordPress

When I was a kid, in a small town, in a rural state, there wasn’t much to do on a Friday night as a teenager. Often, I would end up down at the Playful Quarters. Playful Quarters was an arcade with a pizza place next to it with a doorway between the two. The arcade…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

WordPress Podcast Roundup: Hallway Chats about community

WordPress Podcast Roundup

In this month’s WordPress podcast roundup, we take a look building community with Hallway Chats, specializing with WordPress Elevation, and eCommerce habits with WP eCommerce. Hallway Chats – Episode 16: Alison Knott Allison Knott is a WordPress professional and a community manager. She is extremely engaging and the guest on this episode of Hallway Chats.…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

WordCamp Dublin to take place in October, Q&A with Leadership Team

WordCamp Dublin

WordCamp Dublin will kick off for the first time this October. I managed to secure answers to a few questions from the leadership team via email recently. Team members include: Amit Wadhwa – Lead organizer, communication with WordCamp Foundation and website Colm Troy – Sponsors and Media ‎Rodolfo Melogli‎ – Content creation and speakers Mark…

Read more