July 23, 2017 — Kat Slump is a rising senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she is pursuing a degree in IT Innovation.
Kat has had experiences in a variety of areas — from development to marketing to design — interning at Interface School, Flywheel and Apple. In her spare time, Kat loves playing with her kitten, Swift, who happens to be named after her favorite programming language. She also has a love for fashion and blogging. You can find Kat on Instagram & Twitter via @katslump.
July 22, 2017 — No one can dispute the power that democratized publishing affords us. After all, anyone today can start a website and be heard by the world. And of course, WordPress has played a central role in all this. But let’s face it, we have a problem on our hands. Over the past year now, misinformation on the internet seems to have reached a tipping point, not just in the United States, but all over the world. From the persistence of content designed to manipulate our emotions to the polarization of politics and the spread of radicalism, all of these issues can be attributed in some way to the ease with which anyone can find a voice on the internet today. My talk will therefore 1) describe the problems democratization can create, and 2) discuss potential solutions. To paraphrase a well-known saying, “The price of democratization is eternal vigilance.”
July 21, 2017 — “This presentation will:
▪ Define what a Component Library is
▪ How to use a Component Library
▪ Essential ingredients for creating your own Component Library
▪ How atomic design and component libraries work together
▪ How to consolidate your components used in a project into a pattern library”
July 21, 2017 — Active in the WordPress domain from last 3 years, Achal Jain currently works with IdeaBox Creations as Sr. Web Developer. He also likes to get himself involved towards aesthetic parts of the functionality too.
Achal talked about how one can leverage Underscore.js in specific use cases. He will also shed light on how you can take its use on frontend elements and data presentation.
July 21, 2017 — Nidhi Jain, the Themeing rockstar of IdeaBox Creations has over three years of experience in the WordPress ecosystem.
Nidhi talked about the ideology behind WordPress Customizer, how it is a useful tool and what are the things you should know while building or using customizer.
July 21, 2017 — Ayushdeep Singh is Senior Developer at BudyBoos and hails from Delhi NCR. In his words – he is in love with WordPress and BuddyPress!
At WordCamp Udaipur, Ayushdeep covered the interesting niche of WP REST API. He will make his debut as a speaker with the topic – What can we do with WP REST API v2 & Why.
July 21, 2017 — “Web accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to, websites by people with disabilities.
When your website is accessible, all users can access your content and functionality no matter their abilities. Visually-impaired users can visit your website using a screen reader. Those who can’t use a mouse can navigate your site using a keyboard or other input device. Most accessibility features will also improve your SEO. When your site is inaccessible, research shows you could be excluding up to 20 percent of your users.
This talk will cover:
▪ The basics of accessibility and why it’s important
▪ Common accessibility issues
▪ Legal requirements
▪ How to test the accessibility of themes and other products before you buy
▪ How to test and support accessibility in your projects