Hello everyone, and happy summer! I come bearing great news, a piece of bad news, and an update on our leadership transition process. WPCampus 2022 will not take place The...
I'm the Director/Founder of WPCampus and a freelance software engineer and accessibility/higher ed consultant. When I'm not using WordPress to help build the web, I enjoy promoting the importance of universal design and an open web. Be sure to say hi on Twitter @bamadesigner.
Hello dear friends and WPCampus community members. It has been quite some time since I shared an update. I hope 2022 has been good for you. A lot of intense...
Since the beginning of WPCampus, a key element of our community's success and growth has been ensuring all members have the chance to be heard when it comes to planning...
Hi everyone! The WPCampus 2021 planning committee needs your help. The committee is planning a test of the StreamYard application to determine if it will be a good fit for the WPCampus 2021 conference. The test will take place Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 12 p.m. Eastern. The test should take no longer than 30 […]
Hi everyone! Time for an update regarding planning for the WPCampus 2021 conference. Last we spoke, we put out a call for WPCampus 2021 organizers. Blake Bertuccelli will chair WPCampus 2021 planning committee I’m thrilled to announce that Blake Bertuccelli has volunteered to chair the WPCampus 2021 planning committee. Blake has lots of ideas for the […]
With a new year comes an exciting opportunity for a new WPCampus conference. Our ninth conference to be exact. And this year is obviously quite out of the ordinary. COVID-19 is still prevalent throughout much of our society. “When will it be safe to have an in-person event?” is still a big unanswered question. We […]
In August 2015, Rachel Cherry tweeted about an idea she had: a WordCamp for people who use WordPress in higher education. Eleven and a half months later, over 150 people representing 60 different higher ed institutions gathered in Sarasota, Florida for the inaugural WPCampus conference. With WPCampus 2016 wrapped up and WPCampus 2017 on everyone’s […]
From simple contact forms to complex online applications, higher ed hosts a variety of online forms. For this episode, we’ll discuss what’s important and needed for WordPress forms in the world of higher ed, including accessibility and privacy concerns. For this episode, we are joined by WPCampus members Rachel Cherry and Curtiss Grymala and WordPress […]
Web accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to, websites by people with disabilities. When your website is accessible, visually-impaired users can visit your website using a screen reader and those who can’t use the mouse can navigate your site using a keyboard or other input device. […]
WPCampus is a community and conference for web professionals, educators and people dedicated to the confluence of WordPress in higher education. Today will be a very general overview of WPCampus and talking about the conference but we want this to be the beginning of a weekly show where we can discuss topics relevant to our […]