December 22, 2013 — This talk walks through some basic customizations like uploading images and galleries through the new Media Manager, using widget areas to publish all kinds of content, how to install and customize a theme.and ending with a discussion on how to choose a theme that’s right for you.
December 26, 2012 — As the title implies, this is the entry-point for all those new to WordPress. If you think posts are for fencing, and you’re wondering how it pressess all those words, you’ll be whipped into prime WP Shape and ready to hit the ground running by the close of this one session.
November 11, 2013 — This talk is a personal experience working as a developer. Discussion topics include the best practices for blending into a good workflow, how to prepare for your first developer job, and the expectation vs reality about working with a team.
August 27, 2014 — Sure, WordPress is SEO-friendly out of the box, but it’s not SEO-awesome. Jon will share proven strategies and techniques on how you can SEO the crap out of WordPress. He’ll also be covering Google Authorship and the importance of Schema.org structured data for your site.
December 23, 2012 — Brad will talk about ways that blogging hobbyists can take their passion to the next level. Topics will include workflow, search engine utilization, content sharing networks, how to approach larger publications for guest posting and potential revenue sources.
November 2, 2013 — This talk is for people new to creating themes. It goes into the basics for creating your own theme. It’s simple and to the point, easy to follow and understand. Just the basics, an introduction to creating custom themes.
September 7, 2014 — Have you ever built a house? Imagine buying a lot, hiring a contractor, and then he shows up with a crane, bulldozer, and some ‘crete and says “I’m ready.” We often do the same thing when we build websites. We know we want a website, but don’t do the necessary planning to turn our ideas into reality. In wireframes for WordPress, I will discuss what wireframes are, my process for creating them, and how they fit into WordPress. Put on your hardhats and get ready to stop dreaming and start building!
January 4, 2013 — John Housholder discusses the future of WordPress in Nashville, the Nashville Meetup, WP Nashville, and future business opportunities within the WordPress community in Nashville.
October 30, 2013 — This talk shows how to make your mistakes on paper or simple desktop and online tools before you commit to a server. Fast, Good, Cheap; Choose two. Do it Good and on the Cheap. It may take a little longer but it will be Right.
September 14, 2014 — Web accessibility (A11Y) is about making the web usable for people with disabilities, and it also benefits others with changing abilities, such as older people. Internationalization (I18N) and localization (L10N) are about translating web sites into other languages. UTF8 is a Unicode character set, which is now the dominant one used on the web, and it’s designed to include characters from just about every written language. Each of these topics are typically discussed in isolation from each other, but in this talk – after a gentle introduction to each of them – we’ll explore their interconnections. We’ll also take a look at what WordPress provides for supporting them in your work creating sites, themes, or plugins.