Author Archives : michelle

WCTO 2017


Bridges! So many bridges! You see – I have a fear of bridges. And the higher they are, the more terrifying they are. Especially when the wind is blowing. And there are FIVE HUGE BRIDGES between Rochester, New York and Toronto.  What does that mean? That means that every time I visit Toronto, I have to face down my fears,…

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WordCamp Montreal


It’s the first morning of WordCamp Montreal and so far so good! The only hiccups for me have to do with driving here: the street signs don’t always match what my navigation is telling me; and Siri doesn’t speak French well. Add to that some torrential downpours on my way in, and it’s been interesting. What has not been a…

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WordCamp Ottawa


WordCamp Ottawa is always an amazing camp – good people, good food, great information and sharing. I always feel welcomed and I always leave with more friends. It is my pleasure to have been selected as a speaker for this year’s WordCamp. I’m happy to share with others about little things we can do – tweaks really – that can…

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How to Favorite WordPress Plugins


WordPress. Plugins. Favorites. Did you know that you can make your WordPress experience even better by favoriting plugins? If you use many free plugins, then favoriting them in the repository can save you time. A lot of time. There are a few ways you can add plugins to your site: Download them from the repository, then upload them to your site. Search…

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WordCamp Pittsburgh


I’m really excited to be presenting at WordCamp Pittsburgh…their inaugural WordCamp, especially since I’ll be organizing Rochester’s first ever WordCamp in less than a month! My topic is “Hidden Features of WordPress.” Of course, these awesome features aren’t really hidden, it’s just that most people don’t know to look for them – or where they are. In this talk I introduce you…

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