July 2, 2014 — If you’re just getting your feet wet in WordPress development, and don’t have a lot of experience working with callbacks/hooks, you might be wondering what the hell you’re supposed to do with all of these Actions and Filters. This talk gets you to a point where you grasp what they are, how they work, and some common places you might use them in theme and plugin development.
July 2, 2014 — The key to website security is awareness, is what will be achieved in this talk. Getting down to the basics and sharing insight that very few can share through the experiences we have ascertained at Sucuri. The latest threats and trendsare shared, and of course, some good, hardening takeaways and recommendations.
July 2, 2014 — The theme you choose for your site is as personal a choice as the clothes you pick out in the morning. This presentation discusses where to find themes, what to look for in a theme (and what not to), and how to customize it to be your own.
July 1, 2014 — In the world of print, designers have control over every point and pica, but with all the variables inherent to the web, that same desire for control leads to headaches, frustration, and bad practices. This presentation talks about specific guidelines to let go of that control and design more effectively for the web, as well as how to collaborate with developers to ensure a successful project without all the usual struggles.
July 1, 2014 — Joe goes over some of the core content from his book, Responsive Design with WordPress, which teaches you how to leverage WordPress to get the most out of responsive design, implement best practices, automate important processes, and make your life easier overall.
July 1, 2014 — Websites use colors everywhere, but creators of sites don’t always understand the theory behind color. They don’t understand the emotional impact that color can have, or how colors interact with one another. They also don’t always understand how colors contrast with one another or how the math behind that works. And they often fail to take into account users with color deficiencies or provide enough sufficient contrast for their users.
This presentation looks at color from a theoretical perspective and a practical perspective. It answers the technical questions of what color contrast is and what goes into creating it and also look at how color deficiencies affect color choice and how we can test and design for all of our users.
June 30, 2014 — Advanced Topics in WordPress Development
June 30, 2014 — Do you love WordPress and are interested in getting involved with the community but bewildered at how to “get in”? Wonder no more! This session walks you through freely available resources to help you get involved in any aspect of the community that interests you and takes you from an unknown zero to a WordPress hero!
June 30, 2014 — In this session learn how to build your first WordPress widget. It goes step-by-step through the best practices for building a simple widget, talks about different existing widgets and some possibilities for new custom widgets. It discusses when a widget should be built into a theme or plugin, and when a widget should be its own plugin.
June 29, 2014 — Developing your WordPress site locally will save you tons of time and prevent that “oops” moment when something breaks on a live site. This session shows you how to utilize tools and incorporate them within your workflow in order to save time and prevent mistakes.It explains the components needed to create local development sites, show you how to do it by utilizing time-saving techniques and then demonstrate the steps required to deploy your site once complete.