Posts Tagged: WordPress

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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Contributing to the WordPress Community in 2015

Contributing to the WordPress Community in 2015

As communications designers, WordPress is an integral part of our everyday lives. We use it to publish our own content, as well as our clients’. From the occasional blog post to sharing event details around the country, WordPress is our go-to tool. We use it to sell products, collect donations and build e-mail marketing lists. Our primary focus is designing and developing custom WordPress themes. We’ve even recently begun to use the Genesis framework for select projects. 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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Lauren presents at WordCamp Scranton

Lauren on WordPress.tv

After attending and presenting at her first WordCamp in Philly in June, Lauren Pittenger attended and delivered another talk at her second WordCamp in Scranton. In July, on the campus of Johnson College, Lauren gave a presentation entitled “Birthing a Child Theme.” 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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Prestige Conference

On the Road: Prestige Conference + WordCamp Lancaster

With the cold months of winter upon us, the little team at LBDesign decided to get to out-of-town industry conferences. Lauren Pittenger was the smarter of the two as she booked flights for Las Vegas. Liam Dempsey only managed to pick-up a speaking opportunity at a conference less than an hour away. Continue reading »

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Liam Dempsey at the Philly burbs WordPress Meetup

Contributing to the WordPress Community

As a communications design consultancy, we are big fans of WordPress. We use it every day, making new websites for our clients and maintaining client sites that we’ve built and even some that we have not. While we appreciate the quality of WordPress as a content management system, it is the community around the software that most endears us to WordPress. Continue reading »

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Dradcast

Hosting the Dradcast

In case you missed it, we thought we’d let people know that Liam Dempsey recently hosted the Dradcast. The Dradcast is a WordPress-focused video podcast run by Brad Williams and Dre Armeda, leaders in the WordPress community. WordPress currently powers about 20% of the internet. Continue reading »

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WordCamp Philly 2014

Speaking at WordCamp Philly and WordCamp Bournemouth

As many of our friends and clients know, we’re big fans of WordPress. We play an active role in the WordPress community. We co-organize both the Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup and the London WordPress Meetup. We’re now excited to announce that we’ll be speaking at both WordCamp Philly 2014 and at WordCamp Bournemouth UK 2014. Continue reading »

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