July 28, 2015 — Many developers do not have backups of each commit they make to their server, which will cause a lot of headache when you get into a situation where your site goes down due to a coding error. The solution to this problem is version control, which saves a version of every code change you make to your server. In this talk, I will cover the basics of version control and how to use it on your next project. In addition, we will also be coving how to use Version Control with a team and debug code with it.
July 28, 2015 — Konstantin and Scott, the release leads for WordPress 4.3 and 4.4, are going to be on stage to share some of their thoughts on the immediate future of WordPress, and to answer all the questions you may have around everything WordPress. They have over 1500 commits to WordPress Core between them, and share big media and big blogging experience from their work at the New York Times and WordPress.com.
July 27, 2015 — The focus of my presentation is on WordPress and website accessibility; from a front-end perspective. First, I will explain what web accessibility is and why it is important. To continue, I will discuss AODA and Section 508 regulations for Canada and the United States. Then, I will go over some key WCAG 2.0 compliancy requirements a developer will need to ensure the websites they develop are fully accessible. From there, I will showcase a few web accessibility tools, then some WordPress accessibility tools and tips.
July 26, 2015 — A whirlwind tour of how to build options pages for beginning to intermediate themers and plugin-ers. And, since the WordPress.org theme review team has now made options pages a no-no for the theme repository, we’ll extend our tour into the world of the Customizer API.
July 24, 2015 — Lessons in Admin UX
July 21, 2015 — Embedding and consuming external content in WordPress: Requests, Caching, Parsing
July 19, 2015 — What is a Sticky Post? How can I make a post sticky? What does a Sticky Post look like? Compare the appearance of sticky posts in three different themes.
This is a beginner-level tutorial.