Speakers: Lew Ayotte

  • Lew Ayotte: SaaS and WordPress

    Lew Ayotte: SaaS and WordPress

    WordCamp Dallas / Fort Worth 2016Speaker: Lew Ayotte

    October 28, 2016 — Pulling from my experiences developing leenk.me and iThemes Sync, I will discuss the most important aspects of integrating a SAAS app with WordPress. We will cover the basic ways of communicating data to and from WordPress, including creating a basic REST API in WordPress and using the WP-API. I will also briefly discuss the benefits of using WordPress as your SAAS framework.

  • Lew Ayotte: Hosting Super Fast WordPress Websites on a Budget

    Lew Ayotte: Hosting Super Fast WordPress Websites on a Budget

    WordCamp Asheville 2016Speaker: Lew Ayotte

    August 25, 2016 — In this session, I’ll discuss some free tools available to show you problem areas of your websites that are causing slowdowns. We’ll discuss the plugins you can use to help increase your site speed, as well as recommended server configurations.

    Take aways:

    Web tools you can use to track down problem areas of your websites.
    Recommended plugins to help speed up your sites response time.
    Server tools you can use to increase your site speed.

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  • Lew Ayotte: WP CLI

    Lew Ayotte: WP CLI

    WordCamp Asheville 2016Speaker: Lew Ayotte

    August 19, 2016 — *This is a 15-minute Lightning Talk*

    So many developers avoid the command line and they are missing out on so much power. With the addition of the WP-CLI to our set of tools, they are missing out on even more. In this talk I will go through some of the amazing things you can do with the WP-CLI to help work more effectively, efficiently, and automate your life as a WordPress developer. I hope to inspire you to jump into the command line, begin learning the WP-CLI, and start improving your life, today!
    Take Aways:
    1) Grok the CLI

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  • Lew Ayotte: Website Security – The Big Picture w/ Simple Steps to Take

    Lew Ayotte: Website Security – The Big Picture w/ Simple Steps to Take

    WordCamp Atlanta 2016Speaker: Lew Ayotte

    April 25, 2016 — Security can be complex, intimidating, and even frightening. Don’t let the enormity of it scare you into inaction. Learn what some of the security researchers and security professionals deal with, and then find out some simple steps you can take to secure your sites.

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  • Lew Ayotte: SAAS and WordPress

    Lew Ayotte: SAAS and WordPress

    WordCamp Atlanta 2016Speaker: Lew Ayotte

    March 28, 2016 — Pulling from my experiences developing leenk.me and iThemes Sync, I will discuss the most important aspects of integrating a SAAS app with WordPress. We will cover the basic ways of communicating data to and from WordPress, including creating a basic REST API in WordPress and using the WP-API. I will also briefly discuss the benefits of using WordPress as your SAAS framework.

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