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  • Emanuel Costa: The Ultimate Security Checklist For WordPress Websites

    Emanuel Costa: The Ultimate Security Checklist For WordPress Websites

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Emanuel Costa

    March 29, 2017 — According to Google, 55,000 sites got compromised per week. As we know, WordPress runs majority of the content-driven websites in the world. It then became the number one target for hackers and phishing scammers. In this presentation you will learn the What, How, Why, Where, by following an up to date security checklist with steps to prevent and avoid your WordPress getting hacked.

  • Carel Bekker: Who Needs a Server? Setting up WordPress in AWS Without a Server

    Carel Bekker: Who Needs a Server? Setting up WordPress in AWS Without a Server

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Carel Bekker

    March 28, 2017 — In this session we’ll be exploring how to setup WordPress in AWS (Amazon Web Services) without using a server. It is also referred to as server-less computing. It takes the pain out of having to setup and manage a VPS, or dedicated server for WordPress.

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  • Isabelle Garcia: Learn How to Create Video With a Smartphone For Your WordPress Blog

    Isabelle Garcia: Learn How to Create Video With a Smartphone For Your WordPress Blog

    WordCamp Bangkok 2017Speaker: Isabelle Garcia

    March 28, 2017 — If you want to learn how to create video with a smartphone for your WordPress blog, then this talk is for you. With practical examples, I am going to show you some basic rules for creating relevant video content for your blog.

    Since about a year now, I have been using videos, more and more, to illustrate my social media and blog. I am Digital Nomad and I travel a lot while working remotely. Videos are a great way to show my followers what I am up to and they love it!

    With VINUBIS Video Editor plugin for WordPress, I found a way to easily create video out of my smart phone directly onto my WordPress blog. My talk will include a live video recording that I will then edit and render with VINUBIS Video Editor plugin for WordPress. We will publish the result all together into a WordPress blog post. All this will be done live during the talk, so that you will be able to really experience my process of video creation. Hopefully, I’ll inspire you to create more video for your blog.

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  • Mark Deal: Evolving a Blog to a Podcast (and Beyond)

    Mark Deal: Evolving a Blog to a Podcast (and Beyond)

    WordCamp Atlanta 2017Speaker: Mark Deal

    March 28, 2017 — Do you blog for your own WordPress site or encourage clients to blog on theirs?

    In this talk, Mark Deal of the Podcast Atlanta group will outline the benefit of delivering audio content to peoples’ ears and hearts. The evolution from blogging to podcasting will be covered as well as practical and proven methods to take a blog into the podcasting world (and beyond). We will start with hardware/software and how to be a podcast guest on another show. Moving to content archetypes and podcast formats for your own podcast and growing your show – then how to take the momentum beyond podcasting.

    You will walk away with basics to get you started, essential website elements for a podcast, and resources to move you further.

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  • Heather Acton: Navigating a Career in WordPress

    Heather Acton: Navigating a Career in WordPress

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Heather Acton

    March 28, 2017 — As WordPress professionals, we are lucky to be surrounded with a plethora of opportunity. But where is our place in the WordPress economy? Should you stay on your own or find partners? Freelance or find a full-time position? Start a service or product-based business? I’ll share stories and experiences from myself and other members of our community that will help you navigate your career in WordPress.

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  • David Needham: Presentation Skills for Humans

    David Needham: Presentation Skills for Humans

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: David Needham

    March 28, 2017 — Maybe you get nervous when you think about speaking to a group of people. The thought of standing at the front of the room, being silently judged by your peers and people that know more than you might just be enough to convince you not to take the plunge. But you have a lot of great experience to share and a subject you are passionate about!

    It might not sound easy, especially at first, but public speaking can be incredibly fulfilling. Learn how to prepare for a presentation of any type and walk away looking like a champ.

    In this session I will:
    – Introduce 5 proven techniques to calm your nerves when speaking to groups.
    – Discuss ways to boost your confidence and communicate your points clearly.
    – Highlight the Do’s and Don’ts of using slides in your presentations.
    – Convince you that speaking at your next meetup or camp is the best thing you can do.

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  • Joe McGill: Showing Up - Learning How To Make a Contribution

    Joe McGill: Showing Up – Learning How To Make a Contribution

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Joe McGill

    March 28, 2017 — Think about the last time you found yourself frustrated when something didn’t work out the way you wanted it to. Perhaps it was a project at work, a challenge in your personal life, or even the result of a national election. In this session, I will share some lessons learned from contributing to WordPress and how those lessons can apply to more than just our professional lives.

  • Gabriel Maldonado: How To Become a Web Developer With WordPress And Zero Experience

    Gabriel Maldonado: How To Become a Web Developer With WordPress And Zero Experience

    WordCamp Bangkok 2017Speaker: Gabriel Maldonado

    March 28, 2017 — How anybody can learn WordPress without computer, IT, software or programming knowledge and make a living from it. I studied business and worked in hotels all my life, never programmed when I started to learn at 27-28 years, today (2-3 years later) I switched careers, live from it and can work anywhere in the world. If you like WordPress , you can make a living from your passion.

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  • Michele Butcher-Jones: Demons In the Closet

    Michele Butcher-Jones: Demons In the Closet

    WordCamp St. Louis 2017Speaker: Michele Butcher-Jones

    March 28, 2017 — We spend a lot of time in front of a computer without any social interaction. Sometimes that is great. Sometimes that causes demons to get in your closet. We will talk about the stuff no one likes to talk about. How to handle depression, social anxiety, and keep yourself healthy mentally and physically.

  • Andrew deal Serna: How We Work At Automattic

    Andrew deal Serna: How We Work At Automattic

    WordCamp Bangkok 2017Speaker: Andrew dela Serna

    March 28, 2017 — Learn what it’s like to work at Automattic, the tools we use, our culture, the people, how to apply and what’s next for the company.