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WordCamp Fraser Valley in Surrey Today

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WordCamp Fraser Valley is happening today at SFU Surrey and I’ll be giving a talk about how WordPress can go beyond being simply a blogging platform. In 1998 I worked in Surrey Place Mall, and now I’m speaking at a conference in the University that sits atop it — it’s pretty surreal. I’m really looking […]

WordCamp San Francisco: Scott Porad on User-Generated Content

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One of the afternoon presenters at WordCamp San Francisco is Scott Porad of Pet Holdings, otherwise known as the LOLcat franchise whose sites get millions of visitors each day. The focus of his talk is the network of sites that they run which all have the following in common: They’re all humor/entertainment-centric, they’re all hosted […]

WordCamp San Francisco: Matt Cutts of Google

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My first session of the day is with Matt Cutts from Google whose presentation will be “Straight from Google: What You Need to Know”. Matt says that the number one request he receives or hears is “I want to do better in Google”. He says that WordPress already takes care of 80-90% of your SEO […]

WordCamp San Francisco Day Blog

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We’re at the Mission Bay Conference Centre in San Francisco for WordCamp which is a conference and all-out love-fest for WordPress (the platform on which this site runs and on which I’ve based my entire business. I’ve decided I won’t possibly be able to cover everything I’d like to in a timely fashion today so […]

Heading to WordCamp San Francisco

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On Thursday we’ll be heading to San Francisco for this year’s WordCamp, which will be combined with a WordPress anniversary party at Automattic headquarters. I’ve been using WordPress to power my website since 2006 and over the last three years I’ve come to know, code, and develop the platform, using it as a base for […]

Contest Results and Earth Hour WordPress Plugin

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Over the last week or so I’ve been running a contest for this year’s Earth Hour which will take place March 28th between 8:30pm and 9:30pm. The results are now in: Ariane C is the winner for her comment on the Earth Hour Canada – Vancouver Contest post. She may now choose between the Aus […]