Thank You + Conference Survey

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. View photos from WPCampus 2017 – Photo Credit: Nathan Monk Whether you attended WPCampus 2017 in person, watched the livestream, or followed along on Twitter, we’re so happy that you could take part. All sessions (save one) were recorded and will be placed on the website in the very near future. “Whatever good things we build end up building us.” – Jim Rohn We would also …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Andrew Ortolano

Andrew Ortolano will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to present an accessibility case study for accordions and tabs. You can see him in action on Saturday, July 15 at 1:45 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? My first website was built for an engineering firm where I worked; all tables, sliced graphics and font tags. I’d done some BASIC programming in …

Announcing WPCampus Undergraduate Sponsors

The WPCampus community is proud to announce FlowPress, LearnDash, NeatlyPressed, OHO Interactive, Pgogy Webstuff, and WP in One Month as our Undergraduate Sponsors for WPCampus 2017. We are grateful for their support of our community and higher education. We encourage you to visit their websites and follow them on social media to learn more about their services. FlowPress Made to measure WordPress solutions and long term care for education and …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Mike Kirby

Mike Kirby will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to speak on effective communication throughout a website redesign. You can see him in action on Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? My first website was the first website for TAPPI, the Technical Association for the Pulp and Paper Industry. You can see a snapshot of this …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Travis Totz

Travis Totz will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share new innovations with page and layout building tools. You can see him in action on Saturday, July 15 at 9 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? The first project I can recall was a Flash website project that was part of my Graphic Design curriculum in college. The assignment: design …

Announcing Graduate Sponsor: 5HD

The WPCampus community is proud to announce 5HD as a Graduate Sponsor for WPCampus 2017. We are grateful for the support of 5HD and are excited to have their wonderful team join us in Buffalo. Be sure to visit the 5HD website, and booth during the event, to learn more about their services. 5HD is a full-service digital agency helping higher ed institutions grow enrollment with more effective and efficient strategy, …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: John Rhea

John Rhea will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to lead a workshop on Finding eternal REST: An undead guide to building JavaScript front ends for WordPress. You can see him in action on Friday, July 14 at 2 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I took a class in high school on HTML. I loved how you could code something …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Charles Fulton

Charles Fulton will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share Don’t Push Rocks Uphill: Deploying WordPress with Capistrano and Composer. You can see him in action on Friday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I suppose the first was a class project in high school, back in the late 1990s. My interdisciplinary science class spent a …

Announcing Graduate Sponsor: Pagely

The WPCampus community is proud to announce Pagely as a Graduate Sponsor for WPCampus 2017. We are grateful for the support of Pagely and are excited to have their wonderful team join us in Buffalo. Be sure to visit the Pagely website, and booth during the event, to learn more about their services. Pagely is a managed WordPress hosting provider that helps Higher Education clientele scale to meet the demands …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Brian DeConinck

Brian DeConinck will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share about Mobilizing 300 reluctant content creators. You can see him in action on Friday, July 14 at 4:15 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? My first website was a GeoCities site when I was 8 years old. I tinkered on and off in middle school and high school and built …

Announcing Graduate Sponsor: Higher Metric

The WPCampus community is proud to announce Higher Metric as a Graduate Sponsor for WPCampus 2017. We are grateful for the support of Higher Metric and are excited to have their wonderful team join us in Buffalo. Be sure to visit the Higher Metric website, and booth during the event, to learn more about their services. Higher Metric is a digital agency for higher ed. We help schools personalize marketing …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Ronnie Burt

Ronnie Burt (and Joe Fusco) will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to speak on Code reviews: People use it, so it must be fine. You can see them in action on Saturday, July 15 at 9 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? It was 1996 – hard coded in HTML on my dad’s free account that came with our …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Shawn Hooper

Shawn Hooper will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share on Automated browser testing using Selenium. You can see him in action on Saturday, July 15 at 2:30 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I was a high school student, and our town’s council approached the school about partnering on a project to create the town’s first website. I was …

Announcing Graduate Sponsor: Modern Tribe

The WPCampus community is proud to announce Modern Tribe as a Graduate Sponsor for WPCampus 2017. Modern Tribe has been a long-standing supporter and partner of WPCampus. We are grateful for their support of our community and are excited to have their wonderful team join us again. Be sure to visit their website, and booth during the event, to learn more about their services. Modern Tribe is a digital design …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Mike Richwalsky

Mike Richwalsky will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share Managing a gigantic Multisite installation and surviving to tell the tale. You can see him in action on Saturday, July 15 at 1:30 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I caught the spark in 1996, the early days of the web. In those days, only select few people had web …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Jeremy Felt

Jeremy Felt will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share Tools and approaches for managing content, accessibility and web identity at scale. You can see him in action on Friday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? The first website I remember is one that I made about my chemistry teacher in high school. It was all …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Guillaume Molter

Guillaume Molter will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share WordPress high performance hosting. You can see him in action on Friday, July 14 at 3 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I was 14 years old and I designed it using Microsoft Publisher to share with my friends the latest movies I just saw or that cool band I …

WPCampus 2017 will be livestreamed for free

The WPCampus 2017 planning committee is excited to announce that this year’s event will be livestreamed for free, sponsored by the team at CampusPress. Visit our sponsors page to learn more about CampusPress and our other amazing sponsors. Visit the “Watch” page on July 14 and 15 to watch, and follow along with, the event. We recognize that budgets are tight and we don’t want to allow money or travel …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Ashley Kolodziej

Ashley Kolodziej will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share I do(n’t) belong here. You can see her in action on Friday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I can’t remember my first web project specifically. There were a couple of tiny ones for school all mashed up together. While that was happening, I worked in …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Dave Wynne

Dave Wynne will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to discuss security for WordPress. You can see him in action on Saturday, July 15 at 2:30 p.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I was working in desktop IT support. The College of Education at UGA was using an HTML coded site. When they no longer could keep up with the demand, …

Introducing WPCampus Speaker: Dwayne McDaniel

Dwayne McDaniel will be joining us at WPCampus 2017 to share how Every project is a story: Applying storytelling to your client interactions. You can see him in action on Friday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. Tell us about your first website or digital project. What was the spark for you? I had gone to school for computer science and have build a lot of little sites over the years, …

The WPCampus “WordPress in Education” Survey

After an overwhelming response to our 2016 survey, WPCampus is back this year to dig a little deeper on key topics that schools and campuses care about most when it comes to WordPress and website development. We’d love to include your feedback in our results this year. The larger the data set, the more we all benefit. The survey will close on June 23rd, 2017. Take the WPCampus “WordPress in …

Announcing our Vice-President Sponsor: Pantheon

The WPCampus community is proud to announce Pantheon as a Vice-President Sponsor for WPCampus 2017. Pantheon has been a long-standing supporter and partner of WPCampus. We are grateful for their support of our community and are excited to have their wonderful team join us again. Be sure to visit their website, and booth during the event, to learn more about their services. Pantheon is the website management platform top developers, …

Announcing our President Sponsor: CampusPress

The WPCampus community is proud to announce CampusPress as the President Sponsor for WPCampus 2017. We are grateful for their support of our community and are excited to have their wonderful team join us again. Be sure to visit their website, and booth during the event, to learn more about their services. Since 2005, CampusPress has powered WordPress Multisite networks for thousands of schools and universities around the world. Our …

Announcing the Second Annual WPCampus Conference

The WPCampus planning committee is excited to announce our second annual conference will be held July 14-15, 2017 at Canisius College in lovely Buffalo, New York. The WPCampus conference will be an education-focused, non-profit event which will allow people to share and learn about WordPress in the world of higher education. WPCampus is inclusive of all facets of higher education, whether you’re a faculty member, a content strategist, a designer, …