Chad W.



Zeeland, MI
Hometown: Zeeland

Member since:

December 15, 2011


Do you better identify yourself as a "User", "Developer", or "Designer"?

I focus on strategy, implementation, and project management, and hire designers and developers.

How do you use WordPress most often?

Building sites for clients (small businesses and nonprofits).

What is your favorite WordPress plugin?

Advanced Automatic Updates (, because it automatically updates WordPress Core, plugins, and themes. It's a huge time saver.

What is your favorite WordPress site?

Other than the WordPress Codex (, probably Your Website Engineer, an informative WordPress podcast (


Founder of OptimWise, a WordPress web design agency in Holland, MI. Co-organizer of WordPress Grand Rapids and WordCamp Grand Rapids. I empower small businesses, camp in forests, and have a passport to Middle-Earth.

What Chad W. is saying about this Meetup Group

I've learned a lot from this group, both the technical aspects of WordPress design and development, and about running a business. The group is full of talented designers and developers who generously help those who are gaining experience.

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