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Chris Harrison

  • Member Since: November 22nd, 2005
  • Augusta, GA
  • superginormous.com
  • Front-End Developer at Morris Media Network
  • @cdharrison on WordPress.org
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Bio/Description

I am an Augusta-based, front-end developer for Morris Communications/Morris Media Network. I was the founder/organizer for RefreshAugusta, a co-founder/former partner of TheClubhou.se, co-organized WordCamp Atlanta 2009, organized Web Afternoon Augusta 2013, and livetweet for several conferences in the Southeast (Web Afternoon, ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL). For several years, I was part of the Adobe Influencer program.

I made my first website in 1996 and never looked back.

Interests

HTML5, CSS3, RWD, BuddyPress, Themes

WordPress Origin Story

I built my own rudimentary CMS using ColdFusion back in the day. When it no longer satisfied my needs, I started looking at other options. Blogger allowed you to publish to your own server and I hacked together something that would publish posts with CFM markup/includes… but it still wasn’t enough. Then my buddy Will Sansbury told me about WordPress.

It was rough, but it did everything I wanted my site to do and more. I was hooked and quickly migrated over to using it for everything I could.

11+ years later I’m still loving WordPress.

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