June 16, 2016 — You took the dive, spent your money and now you have a brand spanking new WordPress website. Congratulations. Now what? Every day businesses face that very question. The daily care and feeding of your website is more important and more work, then its building. In Mark’s presentation he will talk about four factors that every website owner/manager needs to consider every day. We will talk about why you have a web site, the number one thing you can do to improve your site, how to tell if it is working and what to do about it.
June 9, 2016 — As any project manager will tell you – successful websites don’t create themselves. In this session you’ll get an overview of how we run a web design project. We’ll also cover tough topics like how to manage scope creep and the art of communicating with clients.
June 9, 2016 — I am lead developer on a project that involves Sport fishing and using the WP Rest api to send and receive data back and forth between our native app and a WordPress installation. We are also using the Rest Api to port the videos from the WordPress installation back out to an AppleTV app.
June 8, 2016 — Advanced Custom Fields isn’t just for tacking on an extra field or two to a custom post type: it’s a supremely powerful plugin — so powerful you can use it to replace many other plugins. Turn up your ACF PRO ninja skills to 11 by attending this talk, where you’ll learn advanced ACF techniques for things like making a slideshow with your JS library of choice, using ACF repeater fields to build flexible custom layouts, managing sitewide options in an options page, and managing complex, non-standard content on a page.
June 8, 2016 — With the power of open-source you can do just about anything with your WordPress site which means you can *sell* just about anything. I’ll be walking through how you can sell all the things. Physical products, digital products, subscriptions, bookable products, configurable products, donations, etc are all possible with your WordPress site. I’ll cover WordPress plugins, 3rd party services, and some best practices for building an e-commerce site.
June 8, 2016 — WordPress.com can be a fantastic choice for business websites. This talk will cover:
* Why WordPress.com is a great choice for small business sites
* How to get your clients up and running in no time
* How to pass off all necessary credentials and ownership to your clients once you’re done
* How WordPress.com support can handle future assistance for your clients once your relationship with them is through
May 12, 2016 — Want to know what it takes to change careers and start a WordPress web development agency? I’ll take you step by step: – Bootcamp – Building a team – Workflow – Contracts
May 11, 2016 — Learn how to start writing custom CSS for your theme. Learn about the browsers’ developer tools, the basics of CSS syntax, some free resources to deepen your CSS knowledge and some ways you can integrate the code you write into your theme.
February 14, 2013 — Few things are more annoying than having to wait a long time for a page to finish loading. When it comes to browsing the web, faster is better. But how do you tell what the performance looks like for your site? In this session I’ll go over different techniques for measuring the performance of your site, along with how to spot slowdowns. From there we’ll look at specific things that you can do for both PHP and WordPress that will reduce the time it takes for your site to load.