It’s already turning out to be one WordCamp-filled summer! And this weekend, WebDevStudios (WDS) is headed to the OC for WordCamp Orange County (WCOC), Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11. Not only does this educational WordPress event offer a bevy of informative sessions and workshops, including “How to Get Started with Building a...Continue Reading We’re Headed to the OC!
It’s no secret. More and more businesses are using WordPress. And as such, more and more WordCamps are popping up across the world. Canada is no exception. On May 27, the first ever WordCamp Halifax took place in Nova Scotia. WebDevStudios Frontend Developer, Allison Tarr, not only attended this inaugural event,...Continue Reading Post Event Report: WordCamp Halifax
Nearly 200 WordPress users, designers, developers, and administrators descended on Keiser University for the second annual WordCamp Jacksonville (WCJAX), May 20-21, 2017. Boasting 40 educational sessions over two days, WCJAX also proudly offered five tracks and valuable networking time to WordPress folks from Northeast Florida and beyond. About a year ago, I declared to several WCJAX organizers that...Continue Reading Post Event Report: WordCamp Jacksonville
“How do you find content?” That’s one of the top three questions seasoned social media professional are normally asked. Along with finding the perfect time to post and which social media channels to post on, business owners, entrepreneurs, and those new to digital marketing are often faced with the challenge of finding...Continue Reading Simple Solutions for Curating Social Media Content
The first-ever WordCamp in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada takes place on May 27, 2017 at Dalhousie University, inside the Marion McCain Building. WebDevStudios’ very own Frontend Developer, Allison Tarr, will be there to present a “Field Guide to Caring for a Developer.” In her session, Allison will provide ways for developers...Continue Reading It’s a Fact. We’ll Be at WordCamp Halifax!
Writing HTML is about more than simply “having stuff appear on the page.” Each element you use has a meaning and conveys information to your visitors, especially to those that use assistive technologies to help interpret that meaning for them. A majority of a site’s visitors will be able to...Continue Reading Accessibility of Semantics: How Writing Semantic HTML Can Help Accessibility
In its second year, WordCamp Jacksonville takes place May 20-21 at Keiser University. Expect to see WebDevStudios (WDS) there. Not only is WDS Backend Developer (and resident taco expert), Gary Kovar, an active organizer of this exciting WordPress event, but WDS Client Strategist, Jodie Riccelli, will be presenting on Sunday,...Continue Reading We’re Going to Jacksonville!
What Is Elasticsearch? Elasticsearch is an incredibly fast, open-source, distributed, and highly-scalable solution for managing your searchable content. Elasticsearch can scale up with your site, because of its distributed architecture. This means that as your site grows, Elasticsearch grows with it; and it still provides performance benefits. One of the...Continue Reading Why Use Elasticsearch on Your WordPress Site?
Sessions, Structure, and Support by Allison Tarr Aaron D. Campbell’s “Being a Good Citizen in the WordPress Community“ For me, one of my favourite aspects about attending WordCamps is the reminder of being part of a larger WordPress (and developer) ecosystem. It is sometimes all too easy to lose myself...Continue Reading Post Event Report: WordCamp Chicago
One of the benefits of working for WebDevStudios is that we all work remotely. The “remote” in remote work, to me, has always seemed equal parts freedom and challenge. There are numerous articles about how to work remotely, offering advice like: establish a routine, over-communicate, limit distractions, and have an...Continue Reading Working Remotely