November 6, 2016 — Nathaniel will be sharing how The Power of Exposure to the Internet and WordPress has impacted and changed his life since 2011. He will be speaking about how WordPress as a tool has triggered a passion for solving problems, building and designing web solutions that led him to his latest venture. He’ll encourage the local WordPress community to contribute to changing lives in the bigger Cape Town area.
February 9, 2016 — WordCamps are great, but how do you get the most out of your attendance at these events? More to the point – how do you get the most out of WordCamp Cape Town 2015?
WordCamps are about more than just listening to talks and (if you’re feeling confident) asking a question or two. There’s a whole host of other things to do, people to meet and so much more. In this introductory talk, Hugh will shows you just what you can do to make this year’s WordCamp Cape Town a hugely rich experience that will leave you changed forever.
October 25, 2013 — Nicsocks – selling limited edition socks online with WordPress. A presentation at WordPress Meetup Cape Town
November 24, 2016 — Our own mental wellness, and that of those around us, is probably the least understood and most neglected part of our daily lives. It is time we all started understanding what it truly means to have mental wellness and what it means to us and those around us when we do not have it – especially what we can do to help those around us and ourselves.
The WordPress community is both the perfect place for Mental Health issues to go undetected as well as the perfect place for so many people to live a higher quality of life simply by increasing our awareness to it.
November 10, 2016 — Our goal as website owners is to give our users the best possible experience. This talk explores how to configure your site for the reader’s experience using WordPress settings and plugins.
November 6, 2016 — In this talk, I will look at how it’s often better to tell your story in One Page opposed to a multiple-page website. Focus on simplicity, declutter the interface and get results. We need to understand in this day and age attention spans are depleting online. We need to get straight to the point. I’ll throw in some stats about One Page trends, popular WordPress themes and plugins.
November 6, 2016 — The stated mission of the WordPress project is to “democratise publishing”, but with all the people involved, the project has achieved so much more than that over the past 13 years. In fact, with the number of people involved in building the WordPress project and community on a daily basis, its no wonder that the community is so powerful and the whole project has had such an impact on the world. That begs the question of how you can get involved and how you can make a difference – how can you, as an individual, continue the mission of the WordPress project beyond WordCamp?
November 2, 2016 — More often than not the average WordPress user doesn’t understand the core principles behind the idea of open source software like WordPress. This often leads to misdirected frustration by users at what is seen as a lack of product support. The talk will look at the realities of an open source project and how you can get involved and help make a difference.