April 19, 2015 — This talk covers how to start your theme development with Sass and WordPress, using Underscores as the starter theme. While this session is geared towards beginning WordPress theme designers I recommend this for anyone inquiring about Sass and it’s awesome features.
April 19, 2015 — This talk delves into a sample Backbone project and review major WordPress core components built with Backbone – including media, revisions and themes. And also covers using the JSON REST API to get data into and out of WordPress.
April 19, 2015 — This presentation goes over the new and interesting avenues presented for WP developers with the new JSON API integration. And talks about things like best practice API consumption, possible use cases, upselling plans for clients, and much more!
April 18, 2015 — Case study of OPSpedia, which uses WordPress MultiSite as a hosting platform for numerous Ministry and enterprise intranets, as well as a blogging platform and professional networking site for Government of Ontario employees.
April 18, 2015 — Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, this session is designed to help you begin your manuscript and complete it! It will walk writers through the first year of writing including: the dreaded procrastination, never having time, fleshing out ideas, writing the first words, writers block, and more!
April 17, 2015 — Sounds boring, right? Maybe. But how many times have you inherited code from someone else only to find yourself spending half the time on the project trying to figure out what was going on with the code. This is a point of frustration that developers have all felt at some point or another especially when inheriting projects from another agency or another group of programmers. But it doesn’t have to be this way! In fact, coding standards make it possible to actually minimize frustration both for us and our peers.
April 17, 2015 — Sure you can piecemeal SEO tactics together, but do you really know what it takes to win the SEO game in 2015 and beyond? In this workshop we’ll discuss the latest and greatest with organic search engine optimization, as well as how to roll up your sleeves and understand the strategy that goes beyond just “have a fast website,” “be mobile responsive” and “work your keywords into the copy.”
April 17, 2015 — Building a successful website is a very challenging task. One must have the knowledge and skills to build up the right balance in every aspect of it. In the end, a business product, service, and content will always be the most important part on the platform; however, all of these would come to waste (money, effort), if not given with the right web traffic. Digital marketing can be overwhelming in the sense that the Internet is constantly changing from search engines algorithm updates, social media platforms updates, online advertising to mobile apps and its usage. However, if your 2015 plans involve boosting ranks, generating leads, online sales, and building awareness, then maybe it is time that we need to focus on big things and we explore more creative solutions. And I will get you there by discussing about: ‘targeted’ traffic and methods of getting it, social media, off site SEO, link building and many more things that will help convert traffic to ranks and sales.
April 17, 2015 — Start off the New Year with the best game plan for your search engine optimization. Learn what is new for 2015 and what old habits you need to kick to the curb. Walk through some great tips with Kori Ashton.