WordCamp Chicago 2016 took place over the weekend at University Center in downtown Chicago.

Throughout the WordCamp, I was lucky enough to interview some of the presenters on the main takeaways from their presentations. Here’s what they had to say.

Andrew Wikel

Wikel works on payment gateways on WooCommerce at Automattic. In his talk, he discussed information security in ecommerce and how to present it to your users. You can find him on twitter as @slash1andy.

Dustin Meza

Meza is the director of customer experience operations at WP Engine. He presented a five-step plan to be ready for WordPress upgrades. You can find him on Twitter as @dustinmeza.

Josepha Haden

Haden is a community organizer at Automattic. Her presentation was on how to communicate with text-based communities online. You can her on Twitter as @josephahaden.

Patrick Alexander


Alexander is the CEO and founder of WPBICO.COM. His presentation was on what to do after you’ve launched your WordPress site. You can find him on Twitter as @balambi.

Patrick Elward

Elward works at Chicago Web Management, where he specializes in ecommerce and has worked with Allstate, CDW, 3Com and dozens of small businesses to manage their websites. In his presentation, he discussed how to build an ecommerce store and set up different products. Find him on Twitter as @chiwebmgmt.

Featured image via Mike Hale.

Doctor Popular is an artist and musician living in San Francisco. As a full disclaimer, he is neither a doctor nor popular.

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