Author Archives: Liam Dempsey

WordPress Support Forum

WordPress Support Forums: 100 Replies In

As WordCamp US approached, I began considering how I wanted to spend Contributor Day at the WordPress conference. I reviewed the different options available through the WordPress Community and decided that Support would be a good fit for my skill set. I also thought it would be a manageable way in: answer a few tickets, see if I like the work, and meet a few people on the Support Team. It looked to be just the right amount of commitment. A good way to test the waters, as it were. Continue reading »

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Presenting in Washington, DC

Presenting to the WordPress DC Meetup

We are excited to share that both Liam Dempsey and Lauren Pittenger will present to the WordPress DC Meetup later this month. Lauren and Liam will travel to our nation’s capital on June 21st to share their experiences on learning and being confident in interpersonal communication. Continue reading »

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The Rad Awards 2016

Technologist of the Year Nomination

We are very excited to report the news that our own Lauren Pittenger was recently nominated as a Technologist of Year. The nomination was part of Rad Girls’ second annual Rad Awards, in connection with Philly Tech Week. The Rad Awards honors Philadelphia-area women who inspire and lead in the professional fields of technology, media, culture and business. Continue reading »

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Two Years of Newsletter Fun

As 2015 came to a close, we put the final touches on the twenty-fourth issue of our company’s digital newsletter. In so doing, Lauren and Liam were both delighted to review the success of those marketing efforts. We seem to have cracked the code for how to create an e-newsletter that is fun to write, easy to produce and delivers a notable return on investment. Continue reading »

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Liam Dempsey and WCUS volunteers

WordCamp US 2015

As we recover from the amazing event that was WordCamp US 2015, we want to take a moment to share a few thoughts and details from the biggest WordPress conference ever held. Running on the first weekend in December, WordCamp US saw WordPress fans from all over the world descend on Philadelphia to celebrate, support and grow the open source project. Continue reading »

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Lauren Pittenger

Getting into Public Speaking

As a designer and front-end developer, Lauren Pittenger is quickly becoming a regular on the public speaking circuit. Having just started in 2015, Lauren has already spoken at three WordCamps. She is quickly building a name for herself as an intelligent, articulate and approachable web professional. Continue reading »

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Command Line for Designers

Trick and Treat: Intro to the Command Line for Designers

On this upcoming Halloween, Lauren Pittenger will present a talk at WordCamp NYC about using the command line to improve efficiencies when making websites. Committed to sharing her own knowledge and experience to help web designers improve their skill set, Lauren’s session is entitled Intro to the Command Line for DesignersContinue reading »

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The CSE Institute Launches

Protecting Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation

We were delighted to attend the official launch of Villanova University School of Law’s new Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation last night. The formal affair was an opportunity to officially introduce the CSE Institute to the world and for the CSE Institute to thank its donors and supporters. Continue reading »

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WordCamp Scranton

Speaking at the First WordCamp Scranton

This past weekend, Scranton, Pennsylvania held its first ever WordCamp. Organized by Joe Casabona and Phil Erb, the WordPress-focused event was equal parts fun and educational. Given that we use WordPress as our sole platform for building websites, we are delighted when we can give back to the community that surrounds the open source software.  Continue reading »

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Lauren Pittenger speaking at WordCamp Philly 2015

WordCamp Philly 2015: Giving Back to the Community

We are delighted to report that, by all accounts, WordCamp Philly 2015 was a resounding success. The attendees, speakers, volunteers and sponsors all shared wonderful feedback about the quality, professionalism and friendly atmosphere of Philadelphia’s leading yearly WordPress conference. Continue reading »

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