May 26, 2015 — An introduction on how to configure your .htaccess file to do more than what WordPress provides by default. The talk will cover basics like setting up a preferred URL, and redirecting old page URLs for better SEO. How to optimize your site’s files using gzip will also be covered, as well as preventing image hot linking, and more. A sample .htaccess file will be provided to all attendees. A useful introduction to a very important file for any shared hosting environment.
September 23, 2013 — Microformats, microdata, metadata: what are they, what do they do, and how can you use them to attract visitors and improve SEO on your WordPress site. After a brief introduction to structured data this talk discusses some easy actionable steps for the intermediate blogger, and some code examples for those hoping to integrate microformats or microdata into their WordPress themes and plugins.
August 3, 2013 — This presentation covers all the steps you’ll need to follow to get your brand new theme internationalized and localized. If gettext, Poedit, POT files GlotPress, all seem like a foreign language to you, this presentation will change that.
February 13, 2012