WordCamp Rochester 2019

There’s a certain magic to WordCamps that is addicting (in a good way). WordCamps highlight the bond of the WordPress community, and I always walk away from one rejuvenated and inspired. A WordCamp is a 1-2 day event (usually) that gathers WordPress fans together to learn more about WordPress, troubleshoot sites, network and work together […]

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WordCamp Buffalo Coming Soon

It’s only a month away — one of my favorite activities each year. The calendar is marked, and plans are made to attend WordCamp Buffalo. Although my job working at Automattic entails helping people daily with sites, I always learn so much at WordCamps. And the community? I’ve never seen anything like it. People […]

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My First Contributor’s Day

While I’ve been to numerous WordCamps, I’ve never been to a contributor’s day before. It’s pretty wild seeing people group themselves by strength and interest, dedicating a day to make WordPress stronger and better. Nothing like seeing the community in action. My group? Lesson plans. We are working on creating, testing, and fine-tuning lessons for […]

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Could you, too, Become a WordCamp Groupie? (Join Me)

A year ago I had never even heard of WordCamp. Now, as soon as one is finished I’m looking for the next in my area. And I’m not the only one. I’m starting to recognize WordPress friends every camp I go to, and have even started adjusted our traveling plans so we can hang out with […]

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First Local Meetup for the Southern Tier

It’s officially a “thing.” 🙂 Tonight was our very first NY Southern Tier WordPress Users/Bloggers Meetup…and IMHO, it was really fun. Chris (my husband) and I were the meetup organizers and thought maybe one person might show up. While making blogs and websites is totally cool and awesome, we know people are super busy.  But […]