May 30, 2015 — 2015 will be remembered in the WordPress community as the year of the JSON REST API. It will be the biggest turning point in the WordPress project since 2010 (when we first saw custom post types). As a result of this, I believe that we’ll see /wp-admin start to disappear in favor of more functional backend interfaces. In this talk we’ll explore the possibilities of a future without /wp-admin
March 26, 2015 — Most people have heard of Jetpack, but do you know how to really make it work for you? This talk looks at some of the coolest features (like Elastic Search, Remote Management and much more), and talk about how you can best use them to make your site faster, more powerful and more useful.
November 16, 2014 — As we move toward the “Semantic Web” or “Web 3.0″, the power of well defined, accessible information is getting greater and greater by the day. This talk looks at the way that data and the web are changing, and the possibilities that are created by allowing your data and your design to exist independently.
November 3, 2014 — This talk is an exploration of the importance of APIs both within WordPress and the web as a whole. It looks at the history of the technology and the opportunities that are afforded to us by the upcoming JSON REST API, and the importance of standardized meta data as we create “Web 3.0″.
October 12, 2014 — As we move toward the “Semantic Web” or “Web 3.0″, the power of well defined, accessible information is getting greater and greater by the day.
This talk looks at the way that data and the web are changing, and the possibilities that are created by allowing your data and your design to exist independently.
July 26, 2014 — In my agency, we handle a couple of 1,000+ site multisite networks for the mortgage industry. This talk goes over the challenges we’ve faced, both technical and business.
May 13, 2014 — Over the past few years, my company has built two large (500+ site) multisite networks for companies in the financial services industry, and consulted on a number of high-traffic multisite installs. In this talk, I’ll go over the issues that we faced and the lessons that we learned.
February 2, 2014 — This presentation talks about the most popular attacks going on right now that are taking out WordPress sites, security best practices for building plugins and themes, and it covers workflow best practices (are you the reason your client’s site got hacked? Maybe!)
Then the other side of the coin — once your site has been hacked, what do you do next? How to get things cleaned up and make sure that they stay that way