January 25, 2015 — Do you really need a blog? What about a website? Or a photo gallery or contact forms? This session will give you, the user, the tools and questions you need to ask yourself in order to build an effective and manageable website. Whether you want a website for your business, a blog about your dog, or a place to showcase your jewelry designs, this session will help you develop a content strategy that fits your needs and create a successful WordPress site.
January 23, 2015 — When first getting started with customizing the design and layout of a WordPress site there is a lot you need to know. This presentation covers all the important components of WordPress themes and describes how they work and what you need to know. In addition, examples are given of theme customization requests and the numerous options for fulfilling those requests with best practices being considered.
January 22, 2015 — This talk discusses the lizard brain and how it’s secrets influences our actions and thought. It then covers the framework for emotional reactions and how you can use design to elicit positive reactions to visual stimuli.
January 20, 2015 — In this session, I share some easy methods that you can start doing with your projects today to improve overall client satisfaction and try and eliminate that dreaded list of things that just ‘aren’t quite right’ on a project you thought was done.
January 20, 2015 — The Cron API in WordPress is probably the most underused library by plugin developers. Using the Cron API to perform operations asynchronously can increase the speed of your plugin and responsiveness to the end user. Everyone likes when things are fast! We’ll dive into the Cron API and how it works as well as when and where to use it.
January 20, 2015 — We’ll use the unrecognized power behind Post Formats to display your posts in ways you never though possible. Post Formats are no longer for Tumblr-like sites, we’re going to take them to the next level.
January 19, 2015 — Learn tips for your own business from a showcase of VIPs who build and scale large, high-traffic WordPress websites.
January 18, 2015 — As a small business, running a tight ship on a tight budget can be a challenge. Turn-key solutions such as the Genesis Framework offer business owners the possibility of having a functional, affordable, and sustainable website that can scale with the business. Danika Atkins will share the basics of the Genesis Framework, outline several case studies where Genesis has been a small business owners best friend, and give business owners the tools they need to get started.