December 12, 2014 — WordPress powers 22% of the web and many popular sites are on WordPress. Because of it’s popularity, lots of attacks are being targeted at WordPress sites. In my presentation, I will give some tips and tricks on how to secure your WordPress website.
November 1, 2014 — WIRED.com had 36 separate WP installs which grew into a maintenance headache. Kathleen share lessons learned from migrating over 100,000 posts from 17 blogs into one install – and how they lived to tell the tale.
August 21, 2014 — Michael teaches beginner and intermediate WordPress users where to find, how to select, and how to install the best WordPress theme for their blog or website. He has created a 5 point checklist that anyone can use to measure the quality of any WordPress theme.
June 28, 2014 — Going over basic plugins that are helpful for beginners. How to install plugins from both search and upload methods. Answer group questions on what plugins are available that they are looking for.
February 1, 2014 — This presentation covers what WordPress is, the history and community behind it. Then moves into installation – the difference .org vs. .com, selecting hosting, registering domains, and installing.
December 6, 2013 — This talk is a quick introduction to WordPress Multisite with a more detailed description of the install at The Ohio State University Libraries. Particular attention is given to maintaining the install, curating plugins, and the development and use of a custom theme, which was developed from the Underscores theme.
November 1, 2013 — In this talk learn how to protect your site from four different hacks with solid, best practice safeguards.
July 17, 2013 — This presentation covers a basic WordPress installation will be demonstrated, including:
Adding the WordPress files to your server, Running the installation and Making sure that permalinks and uploads work.
May 30, 2013 — This presentation is an introductory session that discusses steps that need to be taken before users pick out their ideal theme and install plugins. Mappping out a plan on paper and discussing planning for future problems.