Culture & Community News

WordCamp Orange County

Crowd Favorite was proud to sponsor WordCamp Orange County in 2014. Our team showed up en masse (18 Favoriteers!) to participate and meet others in the WordPress community. Our own Jeff Zinn and Brandon Dove did a lot …

Crowd Favorite Welcomes Chris Lema

In March of 2013 we invited Chris Lema to join our board of directors. It was a move that we hoped would provide strategic insight into several areas: building a high performance culture, managing remote staff, …

We’re Hiring: Jr. Developers

We are looking to add a couple of sharp, driven folks to our team in a Jr. Developer role. This is a great opportunity to grow in your professional development. We work on interesting and challenging …

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WordCamp Miami

We were proud to return1 as a sponsor for WordCamp Miami again in 2014. This was a great opportunity for us to re-connect with old friends in the community and make a few new friends as …

WordPress do_action, PHP 5.4, and pass-by-reference

A somewhat common idiom in WordPress is to pass an object by reference1 into do_action for possible modification: do_action(‘before_frobulation’, $frob_params, &$this); Just out of curiosity, if you’re expecting possible modification, wouldn’t apply_filter be more semantically logical? …

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CloudMoxie Acquired by WP Engine

I am pleased to announce that Crowd Favorite’s hosting business, CloudMoxie, has been acquired by our friends at WP Engine. We were the majority partner in CloudMoxie, a boutique web hosting business from 2010-2013. We are …

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Alex King Interviewed on WP Elevation

Crowd Favorite founder Alex King has been interviewed by Troy Dean on WP Elevation. He talks about his history with WordPress, his approach to building the team here, the merger with VeloMedia and more in the …

Featured in Confluence Denver

We are proud to have been featured in the current issue of Confluence Denver. The merger is progressing nicely and we are all very excited about our prospects in 2014 and beyond. Confluence Denver is a …