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  • Micah Wood: An Introduction to PHP Classes

    Micah Wood: An Introduction to PHP Classes

    WordCamp Orlando 2015Speaker: Micah Wood

    January 19, 2016 — Many WordPress developers start out learning PHP from playing around with themes and then slowly pick up the language and start moving towards writing their own plugins. However, it is common to find WordPress developers struggling to grasp the higher-level concepts and features of PHP. Let’s fill the gaps in our self-learning and break through to the next level of PHP programming by learning what PHP classes are and how they can be used to make your code simpler, easier to read and easier maintain.

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  • Judi Knight: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly – Rapid Fire Website Critiques

    Judi Knight: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly – Rapid Fire Website Critiques

    WordCamp Orlando 2015Speaker: Judi Knight

    January 19, 2016 — Join us and find out best practices for user experience with websites. If you’d like to get some feedback or learn vicariously by watching critiques of other people’s sites, this is the place for you. Come prepared to with your website URL to get a boost on how to make your website rock.

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  • Josh Pollock: Five Events In The Life Of Every WordPress Request You Should Know

    Josh Pollock: Five Events In The Life Of Every WordPress Request You Should Know

    WordCamp Orlando 2015Speaker: Josh Pollock

    January 19, 2016 — WordPress is a magical system that turns any URL into a web page, dynamically. In this talk, aimed at beginning wizards, looking to develop new WordPress powers, we’re going to take a look at five major events in the transformation of a request to your site, into a web page.

    This talk is for new plugin developers, or those looking to increase their skills in the art of custom site development. It is designed to show you where to look when you need to change WordPress’ behavior to fit your specific needs and increase your ability to make use of WordPress hooks.

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  • Bryce Adams: Building a Freemium Plugin

    Bryce Adams: Building a Freemium Plugin

    WordCamp Nepal 2015Speaker: Bryce Adams

    January 19, 2016 — Bryce Adams is a nomadic coder (currently based in Melbourne, Australia) working for Automattic on the biggest WooCommerce store in the world – He talked in detail about the freemium model, showing examples of freemium plugins like WooCommerce and demonstrating how you can do the same thing with your WordPress product.

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  • Roshan Bhattarai: How Did I Diagnosed WordPress Attacks

    Roshan Bhattarai: How Did I Diagnosed WordPress Attacks

    WordCamp Nepal 2015Speaker: Roshan Bhattarai

    January 19, 2016 — Roshan Bhattarai is a Tech Entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Proshore and is working as a CTO in the same. He talked about how he analyzed and diagnosed two major problems which he faced on his WordPress sites.

  • Kevin A. Barnes: Let Me Tell You A Story - WordPress As A Storytelling Tool

    Kevin A. Barnes: Let Me Tell You A Story – WordPress As A Storytelling Tool

    WordCamp Toronto 2015Speaker: Kevin A. Barnes

    January 19, 2016 — “Online storytelling continues to evolve, with more complex and engaging forms appearing every year. What began as long-form online news articles has branched off in diverse directions, ranging from websites that expand the universe of an upcoming Hollywood movie, to a loose fabric of apps and sites that together reinterpret a classic Victorian novel.

    This session will explore the boom in online storytelling and examine how both developers and users are leveraging WordPress to uniquely support such storytelling. We will touch on such WordPress solutions as the Aesop Story Engine plugin and themes specifically designed for storytelling, such as Storyteller, Longform and Radcliffe.

    The intended audience consists of WordPress power users who want to tell engaging online stories, as well as developers interested in creating WordPress themes and websites geared toward storytelling.

    Learning Outcomes:

    Use WordPress to empower your storytelling efforts.
    Compare and select a WordPress theme for your storytelling website.
    Install and use the Aesop Story Engine plugin.
    Understand how custom themes can utilize the Aesop Story Engine plugin.
    Continue a 50,000 year tradition of storytelling.

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  • Brian Hogg: Using Actions and Filters to Make Plugins Your Own

    Brian Hogg: Using Actions and Filters to Make Plugins Your Own

    WordCamp Toronto 2015Speaker: Brian Hogg

    January 19, 2016 — Good plugins provide actions and filters to allow others (like you!) to modify some of their functionality without having to either create a whole new plugin from scratch or hack away at the original plugin, losing your changes when that plugin gets updated down the road. Learn how to find these actions and filters in other plugins, and use them to bend the plugin to your will.

    Learning Outcomes:

    Know what actions and filters are, and how they can be used.
    Be able to create a functionality plugin to modify another plugin’s functionalities.

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  • Seth Alling: Using the Editor the Proper Way

    Seth Alling: Using the Editor the Proper Way

    WordCamp Toronto 2015Speaker: Seth Alling

    January 19, 2016 — This session focuses on the do’s and don’ts of using the WordPress editor. Also, it will provide tips to improve a user’s content creation process, as well as how to fix problems that can occur.The intended audience is beginning users.

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  • Shanta R. Nathwani: Facet-nating! – Using FacetsWP

    Shanta R. Nathwani: Facet-nating! – Using FacetsWP

    WordCamp Toronto 2015Speaker: Shanta R. Nathwani

    January 19, 2016 — Facet-nating! – Using FacetsWP
    This is the next step in Content Architecture. What happens when you have huge amounts of information or posts that can be put into more than one category at the same time? This talk will describe how you guide users from multiple paths to the same content. The intended audience are for those people who have their sites up and running, but need to rethink their content organizational structure.

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  • Panel Discussion: Working With WordPress

    Panel Discussion: Working With WordPress

    WordCamp Croatia 2015Speakers: Goran Jakovljević, Petya Raykovska, Toni Trivković, Sibin Grašić, Daniel Pataki

    January 18, 2016 — With world today, being more connected than ever, everyone has an equal opportunity to make a living online. In this panel we asked people from Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to talk about their experiences on working with WordPress – from their countries. How they began to work with WordPress? What were the challenges and how to overcome them? And what is the secret of working successfully from anywhere in the world?


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