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  • Yoav Farhi: Language Packs and the Future of WordPress Translations

    Yoav Farhi: Language Packs and the Future of WordPress Translations

    WordCamp Hamburg 2014Speaker: Yoav Farhi

    July 12, 2014 &#8212 From core installation and updates to plugins and themes, work is in progress to improve every area of the international WordPress experience.

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  • Zac Gordon: Why Setting Up Themes Is a Niche in Itself, What to Know

    Zac Gordon: Why Setting Up Themes Is a Niche in Itself, What to Know

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Zac Gordon

    July 11, 2014 &#8212 To setup and configure many of the popular and powerful WordPress themes today can often require a solid grasp of working with custom post types and fields, design customization options, custom templates, shortcodes, admin settings and various other nuances of working with and tweaking WordPress. Different themes also take wildly different approaches to building admin settings areas and providing access to custom content, so it means you likely have to do something different to setup each theme you work with.
    This talk covers the essential skills and common scenarios you will come across when getting into the niche field of setting up and customizing awesome WordPress themes for yourself and others.

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  • Kelly Dwan: A Walk Around the Loop

    Kelly Dwan: A Walk Around the Loop

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Kelly Dwan

    July 11, 2014 &#8212 Not your mother’s Loop talk! This session is an examination of the Loop from an advanced developer perspective. As WordPress continues to grow as an enterprise solution, we as developers need to make sure the queries we’re writing within the loop are fast, safe, and hardy enough to withstand the bombardment of traffic many top sites encounter. Walk through how a query is set up in WordPress, and how that query builds the MySQL query.

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  • Gloria Antonelli: Information Architecture Strategy Session

    Gloria Antonelli: Information Architecture Strategy Session

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Gloria Antonelli

    July 11, 2014 &#8212 Are you confused on how to structure content beyond posts and pages? Do you want to use custom post types, taxonomies and custom fields but don’t know how to architect this custom content? What will be the custom post types? How can I use taxonomies to sort my custom post types for a unique use case? How many custom post types do I need? Should it be a taxonomy or a custom field? Each project maybe unique and bring different challenges. Preplanning the relationships of custom post types, taxonomies and custom fields using Information Architecture best practices helps to ensures this content is organized effectively by taking the time to conduct analysis and planning, before implementation. This session focus’ only on conducting a strategy session using sticky notes, sketching and card sorting not on coding. No review of plugins or code will be included as you can find this everywhere on the web.

  • Troy Dean: 101 Ways to Elevate Yourself and Demand Higher Fees

    Troy Dean: 101 Ways to Elevate Yourself and Demand Higher Fees

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Troy Dean

    July 10, 2014 &#8212 Discover 101 practical ideas you can implement in your business to position you as a premium consultant and demand higher fees. This presentation is dynamic, fun and has had rave reviews from WordCamp Melbourne and WordCamp Phoenix.

  • Kyle Maurer: Shortcode Shenanigans

    Kyle Maurer: Shortcode Shenanigans

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Kyle Maurer

    July 10, 2014 &#8212 Among the most awesome features of WordPress is the shortcode. Simple statements wrapped in square brackets that are capable of executing anything we want them to. We are limited only by our imaginations.

    Enhancing our content with shortcodes is an exciting and powerful practice which can help us take our posts and pages beyond what can be done with HTML and a WYSIWYG editor. This session covers many unique and useful ways in which shortcodes can be used with real examples and simple guides for content creators and beginner developers.

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  • Tammie Lister: The Theme Is In The Details

    Tammie Lister: The Theme Is In The Details

    WordCamp Hamburg 2014Speaker: Tammie Lister

    July 10, 2014 &#8212 You can bring delight to users by giving thought to even the smallest part of your theme. This talk is about how to not accept the default and to consider even the smallest element of your theme. It shows that theme details matter.

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  • Suzette Franck: WordPress Wizardry Without Code

    Suzette Franck: WordPress Wizardry Without Code

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Suzette Franck

    July 9, 2014 &#8212 Harness the power of the WordPress database to streamline and standardize data collection and display of similar information utilizing several very popular plugins that allow you to create web magic without touching code. This session covers how to setup and configure Custom Post Type UI, CodePress Admin Column and Advanced Post Type Order to manage and display your information easily.

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  • Michele Butcher: Intro To Jetpack

    Michele Butcher: Intro To Jetpack

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Michele Butcher

    July 9, 2014 &#8212 This presentation touches all the bases of the awesomeness of Jetpack. It centers more on the user aspects of Jetpack with touching on the developer aspects. It covers all of the features Jetpack has to offer and gives an in depth description of it’s uses.

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  • René Frederiksen: From blogger to authority – content, earnings, and technique

    René Frederiksen: From blogger to authority – content, earnings, and technique

    WordCamp Denmark 2014Speaker: René Frederiksen

    July 8, 2014 &#8212 Learn how your blog can become more than a diary for yourself and how focus on a niche can lift you from blogger to authority and do wonders for your website traffic. Hear what choices you have to make in your development of the blog when it comes to content, technique and perhaps earnings. Find which downsides and possibilities, that comes with a successful blog and how to benefit from them the most.


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