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Chad Warner

  • Member Since: July 30th, 2011
  • Greer, South Carolina, USA
  • https://optimwise.com
  • Founder, WordPress Expert at OptimWise
  • @chad-warner on WordPress.org and Slack
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Bio/Description

Web agency owner (OptimWise) & former IT nerd. List-maker & organizational enthusiast. Geeks out over Tolkien & LEGO.

WordPress Origin Story

My church asked me to take over their iWeb website in 2009. I compared Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress, and chose WordPress for its ease of use and the supportive community.

  • Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Greenville, SC 2018 coming up on March 10th

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The XSS vulnerability is fixed in version 5.8. See https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8960 and https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2017/11/vulnerabilities-yoast-seo-formidable-forms-duplicator-wordpress-plugins/

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Fantastic! Just what I needed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    What an awesome plugin! I wish I'd tried it sooner. I'…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Adding subscriber to Group even though I didn’t select a Group, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Liz, I confirm that no Interest Group was selected on the Integrate step. No box…

    1 year ago

  • Created a topic, Adding subscriber to Group even though I didn’t select a Group, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    When I built my form, I didn't check any boxes for Int…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Google Penalty, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I believe KWiesner isn’t referring to coding standards, but to Google not wanting popups on…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Backup setting, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have the same issue in the latest version of the plugin. :(

    1 year ago

  • Wrote a new post, Videos from WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Videos of the presentations from WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014 are making their way to WordPress.tv.…

    3 years ago

  • Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014 coming up on August 15th

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Presentation slides, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    We've started posting links to presentation slides. We'll be adding presentation slides to this page over…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Bob Orchard Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Bob Orchard is the founder of Tinypint, a web agency based in Grand Rapids and a…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Park in Seward Ramp on Friday, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    If you're joining us on Friday, please park in the Seward Parking Ramp. It's the multi-story parking…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Taylor Vanden Hoek Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Taylor Vanden Hoek is a West Michigan native with a passion for design in any…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Michelle Schulp Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Michelle is an independent graphic designer based in Chicagoland (and soon to be relocating to…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Chris Klosowski Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Chris Klosowski is the founding developer of Filament Studios, which produces the Post Promoter Pro and…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Tim Yow Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    While Tim Yow actually owns 3 businesses, including a coffee / ice cream shop in…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Jared Olson Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Jared Olson has been working in technology since 2004. He started off doing PC repair…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Ross Johnson Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Ross Johnson is a man of many passions, the most interesting is new age retro…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Kyle Maurer Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Kyle is the lead developer and co-owner of Real Big Marketing which is a full service marketing…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Get your site badges while they’re hot!, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    The Speaker badge looks great in my sidebar and footer. Nice job, Mindutopia!

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Topher DeRosia Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Topher DeRosia is a Husband, Father, Christian, Coder. He lives in a small house in…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Peter Shackelford Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Peter Shackelford is the Web Architect for Spring Arbor University. When not working with WordPress,…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Steve Grunwell Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
      Steve Grunwell is a full-stack developer at Buckeye Interactive, an interactive media agency in New…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Rebecca Gill Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Rebecca is founder and president of Web Savvy Marketing. She has as a well-rounded business background…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Ian Wilson Speaker Interview, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Ian started off his career by swearing off web design entirely. This lasted through most…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Reviewing speaker applications, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Thanks to everyone who applied to speak. We're reviewing the applications now, and will be contacting speakers…

    4 years ago

  • Wrote a new post, Speak at WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014, on the site WordCamp Grand Rapids:
    Speaker applications for WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014 are due in a few days: July 18. Now's…

    4 years ago

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