March 16, 2017 — Working from home is more common than ever, especially for those of us helping to build a better web with WordPress. But working from home comes with unique challenges that aren’t found in a typical in-office setting.
In this session, Adam will share his personal experiences working remotely for the past 5 years and how, through trial and error, he’s learned how to avoid the most common pitfalls and create a work/life balance. Spoiler alert: there are also two toddlers in this mix!
Whether you’ve been yearning to break out of cubicle life or currently working from a home office, you’re sure to find some tips and tricks that will help you be productive and most of all happy with the “work from home” lifestyle.
March 15, 2017 — No matter what the purpose of the site you’ve built, it’s likely you’ve included a standard contact form as one of the first (or last) items on your pre-launch task list.
Name, email, reason for contact, submit: BORING!
In this session Adam will look at some creative ways to use forms in WordPress with the goal being to better engage and convert website visitors. Whether convincing potential clients to make first contact, grow an email subscription list, or streamline the guest blogging submission process, website contact form(s) are a key part of the communication process.
Adam will share several different contact form approaches and what plugins and/or services work best for each.
November 22, 2016 — Security can seem intimidating and complex for many of us, but we shouldn’t (can’t) let that stop us from making sure we’re doing everything we can to secure our WordPress sites. After all, our websites are often part of our livelihood. In this session Adam will discuss the “big picture” of website security and break down the fundamental tasks needed for a strong security plan, in order of importance. Adam will provide an actionable checklist on what you can start doing today to better secure your WordPress websites. After attending this session, audience members will have a better understanding of website security as a whole and what steps they can take to mitigate risk. Attendees will be able to start building their WordPress security master plan immediately.
November 13, 2016 — Every day millions of websites, blogs and social channels create unique content that’s worth sharing – but how do you consume and share the best, most valuable and relevant content with your audience?
The answer is content curation.
In this session Adam will discuss the “why” and “how” of curating content from reputable sources, and how sharing that information in a centralized place adds value and helps to position your brand as a trusted news source for your niche.
November 4, 2009 — Adam W. Warner of WP Modder introduces the AStickyPostOrderER plugin for WordPress, including configuration and ideas for use.