September 19, 2014 — This talk is a primer on responsive design. It covers a lot in a short period of time but you’ll walk out knowing the basics of how to put together a responsive layout, hear about some new tools for you to learn on your own, and get a little glimpse into the future of responsive websites.
We’ll briefly mention making or choosing a responsive WordPress theme, but we’re mostly talking HTML and CSS here. And we’ll try to keep it simple. In the world of design, simplicity is a beautiful thing.
September 19, 2014 — WordPress is built with PHP. It helps to know the basics so you can understand and make changes to your theme’s templates. This session will not make you into a programmer, but will explain a lot of what you will see when you look at the code that powers your site.
September 19, 2014 — WordPress is a powerful CMS that allows us to create websites that are relatively simple for our clients to manage on their own. However, there are ways that we can custom tailer our WordPress dashboards for the users that will be managing the site’s content.
September 19, 2014 — Did you know that WordPress is great for blogging!? I’ll be discussing some easy tips to boost your blog from good to great. Topics include enriching your posts with images and other media, sharing your posts via social media, and a few tips to supercharge your site.
September 18, 2014 — This session gives an overview of Jetpack and talks about the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. It dives into popular features such as Stats, Widget Visibility and Contact Forms, and discuss the available Social and Media options. And an overview of the other settings you can use to power up your site using Jetpack.
September 18, 2014 — In this talk, we’ll look at version control using Git. We’ll use a nice GUI so we need deal minimally (if at all), with command line stuff. We’ll find out how becoming comfortable with version control will empower us to make all the dumb mistakes we want, which can enable better design, better code, better writing.
September 17, 2014 — A discussion about social media. Listen to local experts talk about how they utilize social media for success.
September 17, 2014 — Responsive Web Design is about to get a whole lot more responsive with the element for responsive images and Flexbox for responsive layouts. In this talk front end developer and web standards expert Morten Rand-Hendriksen will provide the audience with everything they need to use these new tools today and show how a true mobile-first workflow will help them make cleaner, more efficient, and more responsive WordPress sites. You’ve heard about and Flexbox and now you’ll know how to implement them in your WordPress projects today! The future is now and it is responsive.