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In August 2015, Rachel Carden 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 mind, Rachel joins us to talk about how the conference went and what comes next.

This episode features WPCampus members Brian DeConinck and Rachel Carden.


WPCampus is a community and conference for web professionals, educators and people dedicated to the confluence of WordPress in higher education. Learn more at

The WPCampus Podcast is a monthly show where members of the community come together to discuss relevant topics, unique ways that WordPress is being used in higher education, share tutorials and walkthroughs, and more. Visit to watch past episodes, or…