Mendel Kurland Interview

Mendel KurlandMendel Kurland is a GoDaddy Evangelist who spends his time hanging out with developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and web pros around the world and making sure their opinions and suggestions are heard. Mendel is speaking on Give away the farm to get the ranch, why you should teach your clients how to do your job at WordCamp Minneapolis.

What got you into working with WordPress?

I started building websites by hand with Perl and PHP many years ago. When WordPress made its debut, it was such a time saver, helping me make all the things I used to program manually, automatically.

What do you like best about WordPress?

The community.

What WordPress project has been your favorite?

Pods framework is my favorite. The versatility of the framework is pretty awesome.

What’s your WordPress design preference?
○ Starter Theme   ○ Free Theme   ○ Premium Theme   ○ Framework   ○ Other

Framework

What would we not guess about you outside of WordCamp?

I’m a big hiking and camping nerd, and even though I have a car, typically walk anywhere within 6 miles if I have time.

What do you like about WordCamps?

It’s like a family reunion where there’s always something to learn, and something to teach.