May 12, 2016 — How to create a business from selling a plugin. A case study of how the free Relevanssi plugin became Relevanssi Premium and solid source of income. A look into the pitfalls and possibilities of premium plugin marketing.
May 12, 2016 — Liisa’s talk explores the idea of modularity of templates and functionality, and the challenges she has faced from a designer’s perspective when translating an idea into reality, using concrete case examples to illustrate her points.
May 12, 2016 — This is a crash course how to develop WP multisite locally using Bedrock, and how to deploy it in Heroku. The configuration uses some custom configuration to original Bedrock, and WordPress MU Domains Mapping plug-in + WP Offload S3.
The talk will also explain the pros and cons of cloud deployment in general, plus common pitfalls on running WP on Heroku.
May 12, 2016 — A brief overview of a recent project involving developing an online shop with approximately 30,000 products in two languages which links in with old SAP systems. What we learnt, what went well, what we would do differently and general commentary on the capacity of WordPress and WooCommerce to support such a shop.
May 12, 2016 — Nikolay’s talk will explain some basic problems with more complicated front-end applications, and how if we make dealing with change easier and if we have readily available components, our lives will be better.
May 12, 2016 — Building a multilingual WordPress site is more than activating a plugin. In this talk Janne reveals some best practices and tricks to guide you through the obstacles of multilingual sites. Some of the topics included: polishing the workflow for content editors, handling languages with weird characters, RTL support and boosting translation performance.
May 12, 2016 — The talk discusses the aspects of WordPress being GPL, and why it’s important for WordPress users, developers and businesses alike.
May 12, 2016 — The presentation will give tips and tricks on how your newly launched WordPress plugin can gain exposure and usage, and how it can generate revenue quickly. Nowadays, plugins can rarely reinvent the wheel, given the market niches that are, apparently, saturated. However, by doing things in a better, more efficient way, you can always get your fair market share. CaptainForm’s market niche is dominated by two long-established leaders and many other competitors. But a good product and a well-thought marketing strategy can make a new product change the status quo.
May 12, 2016 — Unfortunately WordPress has reputation of weak security and the web is full of guides and plugins to enhance WordPress security. Unfortunately some advice is misleading or just false sales pitch. Understanding what is truly essential for security and what is irrelevant can be difficult. In this talk Otto will explain, based on his experience of maintaining hundreds of WordPress sites, what he doesn’t consider relevant and what you don’t need to worry about, and what are the actually important things you need to care for.
May 12, 2016 — Nowadays the WordPress world is full of competitors and the only chance to survive without failing is to increase and retain the quality of your products. Come and learn how to build automated tests for WordPress projects and products, how to find bugs in earlier stages, and how to not spend too much time on it.