WordCamp Victoria 2012

WordCamp Victoria 2012

WordCamp Victoria 2012 has been announced for January 14, 2012. As a WordPress developer, I’ve attended my fair share of WordCamps, from San Francisco to the Fraser Valley, and organized WordCamp Whistler as well as WordCamp Vancouver. It’s always a pleasure to attend the event organized in our province’s capital as well. Last year I [...]

Vancouver Open Source Week

It’s Open Source Week in Vancouver which means a series of events, conferences, and activities celebrating Open Source technologies are taking place around town. Open Source is a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is better quality, higher reliability, more [...]

Basics for Securing WordPress – WordCamp Victoria 2011 Talk

This past weekend John and I took the ferry over to Victoria to participate in WordCamp Victoria. I was slated to speak as a part of a blogger panel with Lorraine Murphy and Mike Vardy, as well as give a talk about securing WordPress (for beginners, just the basics). While no voice-over commentary is included, [...]

WordCamp Vancouver 2010

WordCamp is returning to Vancouver in the summer of 2010, welcoming WordPress developers, enthusiasts and bloggers once the Olympics have moved out. We have a great group of people signed on to organize so far who all want to see this event become a smashing success. It’s still very much in the planning phases so [...]

Self-hosted WordPress users urgently advised to upgrade to version 2.8.4

WordPress version 2.8.4 came out in early August, and now there is a serious issue that has come to light for users whose installations are operating with previous versions. Otto42 of OttoDestruct, a key WordPress developer and supporter, reports that there is an “attack” on older versions of WordPress right now. The number of sites [...]

WordCamp Fraser Valley 2009

On August 22nd we’ll be participating in the second WordCamp Fraser Valley. The day will be laid out in tracks for beginners, intermediate users, developers, and a track just for Twitter use with WordPress. This will also be our third WordCamp this year, having organized WordCamp Whistler, and attended WordCamp in San Francisco. My specific [...]

A very successful trip to WordCampSF 2009

After all the planes, trains, and automobiles, we have made it to and from San Francisco. WordCampSF 2009 was very much a success, and the event was a great chance to hear about all things WordPress, organized by the company that heads the core development of the platform, Automattic. See more of our coverage on [...]

WordCamp San Francisco 2009

In just a few short hours we’ll be heading down to San Francisco along with our friend Duane Storey to attend this year’s WordCamp conference. The event takes place Saturday and the lineup includes everyone from Chris Pirillo and Cali Lewis to Matt Cutts and WordPress’ founder, Matt Mullenweg of Automattic. John and I have [...]

Officially on the WordPress Consultants List

As of this afternoon, sixty4media has been listed on Automattic’s official list of WordPress consultants. What this means is that the creators of WordPress themselves thought us worthy to list in their directory of WordPress shops, which is pretty great. I’ve also been getting numerous emails asking what exactly it is that sixty4media does, what [...]

WordCamp Whistler Wrap Up

This past weekend sixty4media co-hosted WordCamp Whistler alongside Brave New Code. We had originally planned for 50 people and we ended up getting over 100 attendees joining us for the weekend for a day of talks about WordPress and online publishing. Keynote Lorrelle Van Fossen (aka Lorelle on WordPress) Dave Olson (Topic, Are you Worthy?) [...]