WordCamp Orange County 2019 Recap

WordCamp Orange County 2019 Recap

Final weekend I attended WordCamp OC and represented Elegant Themes. It was my first day out within the WordPress group as an official member of the Elegant Themes workforce–and I had a blast!

A bit of backstory: The WordPress group in So. Cal. is my second residence. There’s defs a sisterhood between the Phoenix WordPress group and the WP group in Southern Calfornia. We, type of, grew up collectively having WordCamps early on and genuinely supporting one another. We have been at one another’s occasions a lot that peeps couldn’t inform precisely the place we have been from. Properly, we have been from the Southwest area of the USA! Most of the group members right here in So. Cal. have a particular place in my coronary heart, so I’m so glad after I get to attach with them once more!

Brandon Dove & Jason Tucker 2012

For the primary time, it was completely different. Not was I representing my previous WordPress company. I used to be representing the well-known firm Elegant Themes, creator of Divi. And I used to be met with nothing however love and assist from my associates and acquaintances. I had numerous conversations about my new position. The fam was so blissful for me and Elegant Themes. All of the feels have been had!

Again to WordCamp Orange County 2019

Saturday Day 1 Opening Remarks

Chris Ford of Reativ Studios being interviewed by Steve Zehngut

The after-party was at Durty Nelly’s as regular. That is actually one of the amusing after-parties on the market. I imply, it’s karaoke, for Wellington’s sake. I had a blast watching karaoke however didn’t get to carry out as a result of my “Summer season Lovin’” duet buddy received chilly toes and backed out. (Not gonna title any names however he’s a companion at a well-known web page builder that everyone knows… 😜)

Christie Chirinos tore the home down singing, “Shake It Off.”

Have you ever ever watched WP Watercooler? I guess you’ve got. The usuals on that present did a dwell occasion on Sunday, day two. There have been some laugh-out-loud moments for certain!

Sé Reed & Jason Tucker are unique members of WPWatercooler. – picture cred: Mike Karikas

Leo and all his information. – picture cred: Jason Tucker

WordCamp Orange County is famously identified for Plugin-Palooza. It was their fifth yr! A giant due to Sucuri Safety for sponsoring! In case you haven’t seen this go down but, ya gotta!

Alex Vasquez internet hosting and never disappoint. He’s so vivid and witty!

Justin Busa & Brent Jett of Beaver Builder took first place!

After the camp formally ended, a gaggle of us made our option to Downtown Disney. I imply, when in Rome, proper?

Mah women Carol & Brie!

We all know the right way to get the Disney expertise with out going into the parks.

We had probably the most scrumptious dairy-free and gluten-free ice cream from The Salt & Straw in Downtown Disney.

Srsly, I nonetheless give it some thought…

I had Philz Espresso and located peace.

It was simply me this yr representing Divi. However the impression was actual. We are able to’t wait to attach on the subsequent WordCamp. See which one is coming to your neck of the woods and tell us if you happen to’re attending! Test it out ➡️ WordCamps

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