What I Learned After Organizing a Virtual WordCamp

We recently held WordCamp Virginia Beach using Zoom as our video conferencing solution. The event was the first time that I have ever organized a virtual conference. However, this was not the first event that I’ve ever helped organize. I have done dozens of community events including music festivals, cultural festivals, art shows, fundraisers, educational Read More >

From Newbie to WordCamp Organizer

WordPress is a thriving CMS that is trusted by millions of websites around the globe. One of the chief reasons it has been so successful is its incredible open source community. That community is made up of WordPress users like Arnel Custodio – has been working with WordPress for the better part of two decades. Read More >

Benefits of Joining the WordPress Community Online

WordPress is the platform of choice for over a third of websites gracing the internet. Much of its appeal, in addition to beginner-friendly, is the warm, welcoming community supporting the open-source software.  All across the world, there are hundreds of WordPress meetups, WordCamps, and other community events that bring WordPress fans of all experience levels Read More >

Don’t Fear Your WordPress Website

Amy is part of the all-women release squad for WP 5.6! I have a confession and I hope you won’t judge: I am in love with WordPress.  Well, me and 38% of the internet (1). Not that I’m jealous or anything. I know it’s part of the WordPress.org mission to be inclusive, which means WordPress Read More >

WordPress Website Builders and Uses

If you’re new to the WordPress world or are thinking about becoming a WordPress freelancer, chances are you’ve heard about and considered using WordPress site builders.  But what are WordPress website builders and should you use them for your website? For this question, we reached out to Joseph Wood,  a WordPress thought leader, to learn Read More >

Opportunity – Online WordPress Meetups!

The picture below is from the last in-person WordPress Meet up in Virginia Beach. At the time, the concern was more about space and the food that would be available for the attendees. Months later, everything has changed. The pandemic has led to changes in work and social lives. However, for local WordPress Meetups, this Read More >