March 26, 2015 — There is a lot of talk these days about tapping into the resources available through external APIs (Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, etc). Much of the functionality needed to interact with APIs is already included in the core through the HTTP class. In this session you will learn the concepts behind pulling data from an external API, sending data to an external API, how to utilize WordPress caching to increase speed and functionality, etc.
March 26, 2015 — This talk focuses on understanding what a schema and markup is, and how you can use the PODS framework to easily add schema.org structured data information to your WordPress content to improve the Google search listing for your content.
March 26, 2015 — We all acknowledge the power and beauty of simplicity. Whether in art, technology, music, fashion, or software development, simplicity is the undisputed mark of quality craft. As WordPress blazes into its second decade, theming, plugin development, and WordPress core itself are reaching troublesome levels of complexity and confusion, challenging the very essence of what has gotten WordPress to where it is in the first place. Pulling from diverse areas of culture and tech, we’ll tie together our need for simplicity, and issue a call to arms for the next ten years of WordPress.
March 26, 2015 — Most people have heard of Jetpack, but do you know how to really make it work for you? This talk looks at some of the coolest features (like Elastic Search, Remote Management and much more), and talk about how you can best use them to make your site faster, more powerful and more useful.
March 26, 2015 — Working in a distributed team environment has it’s challenges. How do you not run into each have other? What kind of work flow do you use? Well, it depends. Let me show you what I’ve decided to use after pouring tons of my time into what works best given a WordPress environment.
March 26, 2015 — We walk you through the benefits, drawbacks and pitfalls of current approaches to multilingual content with WordPress. By the end of our talk, you’ll feel at ease if multilingual projects come your way.
March 24, 2015 — In this talk you will learn how to further your career, become better at what you do and make more money by helping others through writing about WordPress. I will cover how to use your writing strategically to grow your products and services, whether you’re writing on your own site or getting paid to write for other sites. You will learn the mechanics of writing useful, relatable content about WordPress, and how to ensure your writing delivers results for your readers and your career.
March 23, 2015 — Whether you want to be identified as a WordPress Developer, Humor Blogger, or Super Hero, Rich will help you identify and operate as one voice and personality across all social media. He will start with a focus on WordPress components (favicons, taglines, themes, etc.) to help define your personal WordPress voice, and then address how to express that voice consistently across the social media gamut (Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter).
March 23, 2015 — This session provides a detailed overview on how to get your WordPress site multilingual ready. It discusses the types of multilingual plugins and how they compare, auditing your site for multilingual readiness, preparing for multilingual content, considerations for plugins and themes, and finally options on how to leverage service providers for additional multilingual automation.