April 16, 2015 — Every designer has their own process and tools for creating beautifully designed WordPress websites. Join Ali Green, Jill Anderson, Cliff Seal and Tom Tortorici as they discuss their tools of the trade. From inspirational resources to future design trends, we’ll cover designing for WordPress from beginning to end.
April 15, 2015 — The WordPress Administration area is no walk in the park. Just because it’s, perhaps, the most user-friendly of the big CMSs doesn’t necessary make it objectively easy to use. All sorts of things that can seriously break your site are mixed in with trivial options. And, once you start adding robust plugins, things can get complicated fast.
There are many ways to make WordPress more palatable for the common user (see: non-developers) and reduce the risk of big-time accidents. In this session, I’ll show you how easy it is to remove things users don’t need from the admin area—all with your own plugin.
Don’t worry if you haven’t written a plugin before. Not only will I give you the working plugin to start with, but I’ll explain everything along the way.
Let’s make WordPress just a little easier and safer for everyone!
December 5, 2014 — This session takes a fresh look at web content by seeing it through the eyes of the user, and discusses methods of improving users’ experience by employing simple and effective psychology alongside common-sense SEO.
June 1, 2014 — This session shares tips on becoming a better WordPress consultant, and on empowering clients with WordPress. Bad or lazy development practices set your clients up for failure, because other developers have to start over when they inherit your work—or, worse: the client’s site breaks and you’re not around to fix it anymore. You can do better.
October 10, 2013 — This talk is about how to view your own web content by seeing it through the eyes of the user. It discusses methods of improving UX by employing simple and effective psychology alongside common-sense SEO and how methods of effective in-person conversation can be applied to web content strategy.
February 9, 2013 — In this session, we will refresh how you view your own web content by seeing it through the eyes of the user, and we will discuss methods of improving UX by employing simple and effective psychology alongside common-sense SEO. We will also explore how methods of effective in-person conversation can be applied to web content strategy. Then, since better prospects will be finding and reading your content, I will show you how to target your audience, measure the results, and constantly improve your outreach.