August 22, 2016 — Mark Creeten is doing front-end work for more than 14 years now and he’s still loving it.
He shares all his knowledge in teaching adults to make websites and published a book about creating websites with HTML CSS a few years ago.
Currently, he is using his WordPress skills professionally and passionately on a daily basis in a Belgian company called Appsaloon.
August 22, 2016 — “Alternatives for your customized website.
Many WordPress tutorials suggest, that you need a Child Theme to customize the layout of your website.
While you should never modify WordPress core nor WordPress themes themselves, this session shows common pitfalls of Child Themes and provides you with save and efficient alternatives.
Target audience: beginners to intermediate”
August 22, 2016 — Exploring the different ways we can keep our clients happy, what tools are available to us to enable this, and some basic ideas to make it simple to have happy customers. Plus what to do with the unhappy customers (other than run away, of course). It is all stuff that we know already but perhaps need reminding of, and putting a system in place so we can get the work done.
A happy client manual, if you will…
August 20, 2016 — Zé Fontainhas is a long time WordPress contributor, WordCamp and meet up organiser and community leader. He’s been an active member of the global WordPress community for the last 10 years, helping contributors from all over the world translate the software in more than 140 languages. Zé is a true Polyglot and European and has spent the last few years working towards creating ties between the European communities.
August 20, 2016 — “3.14 things I didn’t know about CSS
This talk will showcase a series of obscure CSS fun facts, such
as CSS syntax gimmicks and quirks, weird tricks that involve CSS in one way or another, and security vulnerabilities that are enabled by (ab)using CSS in unexpected ways.”
August 19, 2016 — Learn how to lock down your WordPress website so that you become less of a target for hacking, defacement, or data theft. Using freely available tools, you’ll find out how to thwart cyber attacks and build trust with your visitors.
Becoming less of a target for hackers.
Hardening WordPress websites with security plugins.
Other tools and tips for website security.
August 19, 2016 — *This is a 15-minute Lightning Talk*
So many developers avoid the command line and they are missing out on so much power. With the addition of the WP-CLI to our set of tools, they are missing out on even more. In this talk I will go through some of the amazing things you can do with the WP-CLI to help work more effectively, efficiently, and automate your life as a WordPress developer. I hope to inspire you to jump into the command line, begin learning the WP-CLI, and start improving your life, today!
1) Grok the CLI