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Challenges Make You Better

A few days ago, the United States Women’s National Team played Spain in the SheBelieves Cup. It was a fantastic...

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Walking Away From WordPress Orlando

It’s been a rough week. Being an ally and applying your privilege isn’t supposed to be easy. Still, I didn’t...

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Avoiding Plugin Lock-In

As great as WordPress is on its own, the platform would be nowhere without the countless plugins that keep the ecosystem going. Plugins are so normal to both WordPress developers and users we often don't think about them. Should we?

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Putting Privilege into Practice

Now that we have defined privilege and discussed applying it for good in theory, it's time to put your privilege in practice in the websites you build and the content you write. It is time to talk about accessibility.

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Applying Privilege For Good

In my first post on privilege, I defined the basics. But all that theory is useless prattle without anything to put in practice. Recognizing your privileges is a great first step to making the web better for everyone, but if you are among the privileged, you need to do more. It's time to apply your privilege.

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Speaking at WordCamp Miami 2020

I am very happy to announce that I was selected to speak at the 2020 edition of WordCamp Miami! Miami...

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Defining Privilege as a Developer

Whether we want to admit it or not, our various privileges color everything we do. Sometimes it is conscious, sometimes not. Regardless, our privileges affect not only ourselves but those we interact with on both a personal and professional levels.

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Why I Chose the Child Theme Route

As development on my Wyvern theme framework for WordPress continued, I found myself at a crossroads. The goal of the...

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