Meagan Hanes and Andrea Middleton

Meagan Hanes: What Being a Woman Web Designer Means to Me


I’m a woman web designer – what this means to me. Being a web designer/developer is, for me, one of the most interesting and fulfilling careers available today. I love helping clients understand and implement the technology combination they need to achieve their dreams, and often times help by asking interesting questions that benefit the client in abstract and concrete…

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WordPress Community: How to Get Involved (and Why!)


The WordPress Community is Amazing One of the aspects of my work I love the most is the WordPress community. Great code is good, but great people are amazing…and it’s the people who make it all possible. My best friend’s husband introduced me to WordPress. He built a site for us for a non-profit we had started. Then he gave us…

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Attending WordCamp Toronto 2016 After Party

Attending WordCamp: What to Expect


Attending WordCamp? Here are some thoughts… Whether you’re attending WordCamp for the first time or your 100th, you’re bound to have fun, learn a lot, and widen your circle of WordPress friends. From my first WordCamp (Buffalo 2014) to my most recent (Toronto 2016), and from being an attendee, speaker, and organizer, I can tell you firsthand of the joys…

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WordCamp Rochester: Our First Year


It’s my pleasure to be the lead organizer of WordCamp Rochester. Especially since four years ago I had never even heard of WordPress. I often joke that when I built my first WordPress website that it was then that I drank the “WordPress Kool-Aid.” While that may sound a little extreme, it’s true that I became hooked on creating through…

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