February 26, 2014 — Interested to learn what it took to cross the road between being a plugin developer to running a globally successful business using WordPress as an app platform, and all that from a country that only got PayPal this year? Learn about the difficulties, hard lessons learned, creativity, and the joys of success.
February 26, 2014 — Almost 40% of WordPress downloads are for localized versions. WordPress has good support for I18N, and is well-translated into many languages, but is your plugin or theme? Let’s talk about how to get translations working across the whole community, and how to get translations out to your users.
February 25, 2014 — ordPress is used all over the world, with versions supported in more than 70 languages. The polyglots team provides translations of the WordPress back-end, but what are the options for creating a multilingual website? Different solutions have been developed for creating websites that can display content in multiple languages but as yet no canonical method exists. In this double session, three developers will each present on their method for creating a multilingual WordPress website.
February 25, 2014 — If you’ve ever wanted to make your WordPress passions a full time job you’re not alone. It’s a long journey to go from idea, to a documented, commented, socially mentioned, commonly installed and productive project. In this talk, Frederick reviews many of the tough lessons learned in trying to both build a team, community and movement around a WordPress plugin. He will share tips, best practices and pitfalls and most importantly how to address them once identified. Expect the talk to be highly interactive, the more questions and interruptions you provide the more valuable it will be.
February 25, 2014 — WordPress is used by lots of businesses, and it certainly has a space in the enterprise world. In this talk I explore how WordPress is used by business, in particular those in Europe, and show how the services and culture around large scale WordPress have worked beautifully for the US market but have limited the potential of the platform in other marketplaces. I also find the platform’s weaknesses, and illustrate what we could do as a community to make our favourite CMS a better fit for those large, risky projects that seem to end up going to Drupal or, worse, high cost supposedly enterprise grade content management systems.
February 25, 2014 — You want want to make a living from a plugin? Kim will walk you through 2 years of his own experience building a business out of a plugin. He’ll delve in the freemium model. Hard and easy lessons, you’ll learn from him.
February 24, 2014 — Have you every wondered how you can be part of WordPress? Do you want to contribute to the project but can’t quite find where to start? Don’t worry. Even if you don’t write code there’s a place for you. Everyone has their own niche: there are hundreds of community members doing support, writing documentation, translating WordPress, and organising events. If you’re intrigued come along to learn how to be part of one of the most diverse open source communities around.
February 24, 2014 — Social media attorney Ruth Carter shares real-life stories of people who have faced devastating consequences because of their behavior on their blogs & social media & how to avoid the same mistakes.
February 20, 2014 — Whether you’re a novice WordPress user or an experienced web developer you can leverage WordPress in many non-traditional ways. This presentation goes over how to rapidly build scalable and secure applications and how to save time and money doing so. It also showcases some really cool applications and examples of building things with WordPress while thinking out of the box.