Author Archives: Andy McIlwain

About Andy McIlwain

Andy is a front-end dev and community guy (GoDaddy, Toronto's WordPress meetups, and WordCamp). Find him on Twitter and his personal blog.

Feedback Survey Results

Results are in! A week ago, we started collecting feedback for WordCamp Toronto 2012. Here’s what our attendees had to say about September’s user conference: Overall Impressions In a nutshell: George Brown’s wireless situation was the biggest hurdle of our … Continue reading Feedback Survey Results

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Presentation Notes & Slide Decks

This post will be updated as notes and slide decks become available from this year’s presenters. WordPress 101: WordPress Out-of-the-Box Beginner’s Guide to WordPress (Kathryn Presner & Shannon Smith) You want to stick that where? (Joe Rozsa) Moving from .com … Continue reading Presentation Notes & Slide Decks

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Wrapping Up: Thank You, Everyone!

Wow! WordCamp Toronto 2012 has come and gone, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Thank you, everyone, for making WCTO 2012 such a hit! We’re grateful for the amazing attendees and spectacular speakers that joined us for a … Continue reading Wrapping Up: Thank You, Everyone!

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Featured Speaker: Mo Jangda

Mo Jangda wrangles code and VIPs at WordPress.com. I enjoy ice cream and other sugary things. Visit him online at digitalize.ca   Presentation: Giving Back: How to play your part in the WordPress community How to get involved in the WordPress community … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Mo Jangda

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Keeping Track of WordCamp Toronto 2012

Good morning, WordCampers! We’ve got a couple new items for you today: WPToronto on Rebel Mouse The latest tweets from WordCamp Toronto (@WordCampTOR), the Toronto WordPress Group (@WPToronto), and posts to the #WCTO hashtag will appear on our new Rebel … Continue reading Keeping Track of WordCamp Toronto 2012

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Sponsor Spotlight: Code Poet

If you build things with WordPress, either professionally or as a hobby, you should add Code Poet to your list of go-to websites. (You should also subscribe to their mailing list!) Managed by the Automattic team, Code Poet provides a … Continue reading Sponsor Spotlight: Code Poet

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Featured Speaker: Paul Bearne

Paul Bearne is a coder and team-leader at a Toronto start-up called Enginuity Group. He has been working with WordPress for 10 years, during which time he has created a number of themes and plug-ins. Paul is the maintainer of the Author Avatar … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Paul Bearne

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Sponsor Spotlight: BraveNewCode

What’s the simplest way to make your WordPress site mobile? Easy answer – use WPtouch, the so-simple-it’s-crazy plugin that turns your WordPress site into an iOS-styled application when accessed on a mobile device. If you’re already using WPtouch, you’re definitely not … Continue reading Sponsor Spotlight: BraveNewCode

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Featured Speaker: Ruth Maude

Ruth Maude of Dandelion Web Design has been designing and building websites since the late 1990’s. Now Ruth works primarily in WordPress. She loves WordPress because it’s open source, user-friendly and so good for SEO. You can connect with her … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Ruth Maude

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Featured Speaker: Sean Nilsson

Sean Nilsson has been providing online marketing consulting for 3 years with a client list that includes IMAX Theatres, Museums and the Grand Canyon National Geographic Visitor Center.  Before going out on his own he spent 10+ years at IMAX Corporation … Continue reading Featured Speaker: Sean Nilsson

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