June 22, 2015 — In this presentation, Marko discusses the basics you can do with WordPress and which software you can use to prevent – and detect! – hacking.
June 22, 2015 — Karin shares her story how she built a WordPress company where her lifestyle works with the company and not against it. She will talk about how she manages to work from all over the world, while running a business back home.
June 22, 2015 — Using the theme customizer – Merrill Mayer
An overview of the theme customizer API and how to build it into your themes.
Falling in Love with Sass for WordPress — Frederick Meyer
Learn why Sass, the CSS preprocessor, is better than vanilla CSS for complex projects, based on two key qualities of Sass: 1. It’s DRYer, and 2. It’s dynamic. The talk describes these benefits with reference to a complex real-life client project: creating a user-managed WordPress theme generator, with widths, color scheme, typography, etc., all changeable as Sass variables, compiling to one clean custom CSS stylesheet with no extra “theme options” DB calls.
Using Composer and WordPress — Kalen Johnson
Composer has taken the PHP community by storm, allowing projects to easily integrate PHP packages with their projects. Although WordPress doesn’t (yet) use autoloading and Composer, that doesn’t mean we as developer’s don’t have to. We walk through what Composer is, how to use it, then see how we can integrate it with our own WordPress projects, whether that’s a theme, plugin, or an entire WordPress site.
June 22, 2015 — A focus on the emerging development and applications of the WordPress REST API, a plugin which â€œprovides an easy to use REST API, available via HTTP.
June 21, 2015 — Speeding up your WordPress site has great benefits – user satisfaction, SEO boost, better conversion, and saving money. Through internal tune-up and external optimization, you too can make your site faster.
June 21, 2015 — This talk walks through the process of building a business website, from initial planning to site launch, for less than $100. And an actionable list of to-do items that they can follow to build a business site for themselves or for their clients.
June 21, 2015 — This talk is intended for people who have never touched the platform before. It is intended to help people make decisions to get them on the right path from the beginning, even before they’ve logged in.
June 20, 2015 — This talk is about getting started making plugins. The only requirement is some knowledge of PHP. This talk is ideal for people who have put PHP into functions.php and then been sad when it was lost when changing themes.