September 11, 2014 — It’s been a massive undertaking to migrate our CMS from an antiquated version of Expression Engine and moving over 40,000+ articles, images, tags, categories… etc. spanning almost 15 years. We’ll share our experience, challenges and difficulties we have over come during this process.
September 11, 2014 — If you write plugins or themes ensuring they are secure and as free from vulnerabilities as possible should be a top priority. In this session I will share some easy tips to keep in mind while building your theme or plugin that will help reduce the risk of your website being compromised.
September 11, 2014 — If you’ve used WordPress for very long chances are you’ve used these features before. This talk will cover how to configure widgets and menus and possibly show you some new tricks that you may not have known about. Aimed for beginners and intermediate users.
September 10, 2014 — In this session learn where to find designers and developers in your local area or beyond to build the unique WordPress experience you envision. We’ll discuss how to set expectations, manage your project from concept to completion and the ongoing maintenance of your projects.
September 9, 2014 — You design attractive, functional, memorable websites – but do they turn visitors into customers for your clients? Get insights into the latest trends in website usability, searchability and design elements that encourage conversions — purchases, form completions, event registrations, etc. Learn best practices for designing a site with WordPress that both looks great AND converts website visitors into the customers, clients, and potential leads every business needs.
September 9, 2014 — Introducing the tools and best practices that make up for one of the most flexible and scalable Single Page Web Application framework out there. Alessandro shows how WordPress can be integrated with modern Web App tools by leveraging its innate modularity, flexibility and speed. This talk is about WordPress as much as it is about general Web Application best practices and future applications and considerations. The result is a slick app-like feeling on top of our beloved managing web framework.
September 8, 2014 — I’ve spent a good portion of my life in and around open source technology and WordPress leveraging to not only experiment en-masse with entrepreneurial ideas but also establishing venture-funded organizations. It has, quite literally, paid my mortgage (and then some). In this practical talk I’ll share my implementations and explorations with WordPress and how I’ve made it “work” for me in a variety of different capacities. It should be a fun time of introspection and possibility.
September 8, 2014 — We all know that we should probably be testing our code but how on earth do you start? Well we’re going to talk about WP CLI and Vagrant and how that sets up testing for you. We’ll take a look at some test patterns and a Github repo started to hold test patterns for people to refer to.