December 12, 2016 — Lisa Sabin-Wilson, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder at WebDevStudios will talk about how they leverage the power of community with the BuddyPress plugin to build intranet portals for government and business operations and training.
May 12, 2015 — WordPress is global. Themes and plugins should be prepared for translation and there are some very basic steps you can take to make sure that is the case. But there is more to it, especially if you are doing client work. Lisa has launched several large, enterprise-level networks in multiple languages and has learned some valuable lessons along the way that she would like to pass on to you in this session.
January 20, 2015 — In this session, I share some easy methods that you can start doing with your projects today to improve overall client satisfaction and try and eliminate that dreaded list of things that just ‘aren’t quite right’ on a project you thought was done.
January 7, 2014 — Attention to detail in your code and design work is important – but before you lay down one single pixel, or one single line of code, you need to make sure that everyone (you, your client, your clients client, etc) are on the same page and make sure you are managing expectations on what the desired project outcome is.
This presentation covers hard lessons I’ve learned in a decade of client work – I hope to pass those headaches on to you so you don’t make the same mistakes.
December 29, 2013 — You, and your client(s), need to determine which theme framework (if any) are appropriate for the project, which plugins can be utilized to meet the goals of the project and determine which aspects of the project require custom development to account for features that existing plugins do not currently cover. Managing expectations and properly scoping out a project is key to successful project management, both for you and for your client.
October 16, 2013 — This talk is an introduction to WordPress Multisite features – explaining what it is, use case scenarios, sound advice for the user looking to take the Multisite leap, exploring Multisite use in the wild and the default set up/installation of Multisite, including hosting considerations.
October 13, 2013 — This talk is about attention to detail in your code and design work. Before you lay down one single pixel, or one single line of code, you need to make sure that everyone (you, your client, your clients client, etc) are on the same page and make sure you are managing expectations on what the desired project outcome is.
March 18, 2013 — This session takes the user through the basics of creating Child Themes based off an existing theme in order to customize a theme to your liking, without having to code/develop the whole kit and kaboodle!
January 11, 2013 — An introduction to the Multisite feature of WordPress that will help you understand what Multisite is, how to activate the features on you WordPress.org installation, and a walk through of basic features of Multisite. This is followed by several use case scenarios and examples to assist you in determining if Multisite is a viable solution for your next WordPress project.
November 23, 2011