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Guest Blog: Session Summaries & Links to Presenters

I posted these summaries of the sessions I attended over on my Google+ first, and Mary asked me to share them here. I’ve added links to the speaker’s Google+ profiles & Twitter streams to the session lists, in case you’d … Continue reading Guest Blog: Session Summaries & Links to Presenters

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Guest Blog: Better Late Than Never

I hate being late. Can’t stand it. Little did I know as I set out for 2011 WordCamp Chicago that part of my route — Lake Shore Drive was closed. That meant a lot of detouring and teeth gnashing to … Continue reading Guest Blog: Better Late Than Never

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What happens when @GoDaddy gives us the balls to show @CoryMiller303 our appreciation??

H/T: @MichaelTorbert (via: MichaelTorbert.com) By the way – GoDaddy sponsored a portion of our WordCamp event in Chicago this year – which we greatly appreciated! They sent us 500+ swag bags that we filled up with goodies for our attendees. … Continue reading What happens when @GoDaddy gives us the balls to show @CoryMiller303 our appreciation??

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Brad Williams ( @williamsba ) Got the Crowd Pumped on Day One of #WCChicago

WordPress Fist Pumping at WordCamp Chicago 2010 from Brad Williams on Vimeo. Brad Williams owns WebDevStudios and presented his topic, Now That’s What I Call WordPress Security – 2010 Edition, on Day One of WordCamp Chicago. Thanks for the vid, … Continue reading Brad Williams ( @williamsba ) Got the Crowd Pumped on Day One of #WCChicago

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Speaker Spotlight: Scott Robbin – Making WordPress Faster: Front-end Performance Tips

Optimizing WordPress database queries and caching is an important part of improving site performance, no doubt, but did you know that 80-90% of a page’s response time is spent waiting for front-end components to load? In this session, we’ll look … Continue reading Speaker Spotlight: Scott Robbin – Making WordPress Faster: Front-end Performance Tips

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Speaker Spotlight: Daisy Olsen – Retrofitting Old Themes with New Features

Nearly every major release of WordPress adds new features that allow for a more dynamic, interesting, and easily managed web presence.  WordPress 3.0 is no exception.  The additions of Custom Navigation, Custom Background, and other options are very useful and … Continue reading Speaker Spotlight: Daisy Olsen – Retrofitting Old Themes with New Features

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