November 24, 2014 — This session empowers writers, blogger, content developers, marketers and anyone who is tasked with producing online currency (content) for an online platform. Learn strategies for producing quality content (in all of its forms – blogs/CMS content/social posts/etc.), or “mining for gold” while effortlessly usurping the increased demands of the online industry.
November 24, 2014 — Learn the power of the WordPress conversion form, its versatile nature, and how to follow through with design, development and form content without striking out. Topics include custom notifications, automation, user testing for landing/contact pages, and connecting forms with valuable analytics.
November 24, 2014 — A continuation of a series of “Designing for Development” sessions I’ve given in the past, this talk is geared towards designers by giving designers a peek at what happens after the PSDs have been signed off. Other edge cases will also be explored, such as rebuilds (while maintaining fidelity with existing design). I will also be discussing information infrastructure using Custom Post Types and Custom Metaboxes And Fields, and how a familiarity with them can help aid the design process. Lastly, I will offer advice on knowing when to reach out and partner up with another developer, and how this can work in your favor.
November 23, 2014 — In today’s project feature debates, you and your web team hash out priorities based on budgets, timelines, and what one of the clients mentioned in passing. Ignoring the larger context of the design problem, the team focuses on the current list of edits—and rallying for the user is lost in the shuffle. Get introduced to a framework for approaching your WordPress project’s situational analysis from many perspectives, to create value statements that resonate with everyone on your team—including your client’s wallet-bearers.
November 23, 2014 — Overview of Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings and how they can be used to create secure, scalable, and performant WordPress sites, including use cases drawn from real-world experience.
November 23, 2014 — You only have one goal: make it easy for users and search engines to understand and digest your content. Learn how you can leverage WordPress plugins and other online tools to achieve this objective and maximize your SEO returns.
November 22, 2014 — Out of the box, WordPress provides an easy way to publish content on your website, including blogs, news, events, and programs. Which makes it easy for you to publish new content about your organization with ease. Out of the box, CiviCRM provides contact management, fundraising, event management, member management, mass e-mail marketing, peer-to-peer campaigns, and much more. WordPress makes it easy for you to share your content and CiviCRM allows you to engage with your visitors directly.
November 22, 2014 — This presentation goes over some of the core content from my book, Responsive Design with WordPress, which teaches you how to leverage WordPress to get the most out of responsive design, implement best practices, automate important processes, and make your life easier overall.
November 22, 2014 — A new JSON REST API is slated for WordPress 4.1 core integration. This presentation shows everyone why this new API is awesome, some cool things you can do with it, and how you can start using it now.