Events, WordPress

WordPress Workshop at Seattle Givecamp 2013

This weekend I have the honor of returning to Seattle Givecamp for a second year to give a WordPress workshop to the 22+ Non-Profit Organizations and 180+ volunteers participating.  If you’re not familiar with Givecamp, 10up published a great post on the event, or you can learn more on seattlegivecamp.org. For those of you attending […]

Events, WordPress

WordCamp Portland 2013 Plugin Repo Chat

Jake Goldman of 10up led an unconference session at WordCamp Portland today discussing the current state of the WordPress.org plugin repository. Presented as a follow up to the unconference session he and Shane Pearlman led 1 year ago at WordCamp Portland 2012, below are the major topics discussed in the session… Advanced search filter for searching […]


Joining 10up

I’m very excited to be joining the incredible team over at 10up, a well recognized design and development agency within the WordPress Community. As a Senior Web Strategist at 10up I’ll get the chance to collaborate with a top class team of engineers and designers working on some cutting edge web publishing projects. I’ve written […]

Events, WordPress

See You at WordCamp San Francisco

I was blown away to be included in the first announcement of speakers for this year’s WordCamp San Francisco. I wasn’t sure I was going to submit, but ended up proposing a talk on communication with non-technical stakeholders. I’m so honored to be included in such an amazing lineup of speakers, and am really looking […]

UI/UX, WordPress

Rethinking the WordPress Admin Top Right Corner

The top menu in any cms/dashboard is arguably some of the most valuable real estate there is, and despite the heavy value the WordPress Admin puts on the left side menu, the top menu has long been a junk drawer of hot links and akward drop down menus. The top right corner itself (apologies I […]

Events, Inspiration, WordPress

#BeachPress Recap

A couple weeks back I had the pleasure of being an attendee of the first (and hopefully annual) BeachPress event. The concept was beautiful in it’s simplicity: Beach House + WordPress + Co-working awesome dev sauce. A group of ~16 WordPress devs (BeachPressers?) got together for 72 hours of co-working… No expectations, no schedule, no […]


Mac Miller Chooses WordPress

Another great example of WordPress in the spotlight. A big duh for most of us WordPress people, but always great to share how and why WordPress is being used out in the wild. Enjoy! https://vip.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/mac-miller-wordpress-publisher-spotlight/