August 26, 2014 — Part of the beauty of WordPress is that you don’t need to be a programmer to have a great website. This session is presented by a WP user who is not a developer so don’t worry if you’re not highly technical.
The presenter explores some of the common settings and uses of WordPress. Learn the right way to create content, organize it and make sure it’s easy for both your visitors and search engines to find your content.
August 22, 2014 — So you started a WordPress powered website, or you’re contemplating it, or you already have and not sure what to do next. Out of the box WordPress can do a lot, but there are some functionalities you might want it to do, like:
– Allow people to contact you
– Allow people to share your articles over social network sites
– Some plugins for search engine optimization
– Plugin suggestions for security
… and a few other fun plugins in case you need them
This session is to help you get your best foot forward with a basic list of plugins to get your site rolling right away, even today!!!
August 21, 2014 — Michael teaches beginner and intermediate WordPress users where to find, how to select, and how to install the best WordPress theme for their blog or website. He has created a 5 point checklist that anyone can use to measure the quality of any WordPress theme.
August 10, 2014 — This session is everyone from bloggers to business owners who is an absolute beginner (or just needs a refresher) on their first journey in the wonderful world of WordPress. Join Nancy West Johnson (Rampant Web Designs) to find out how WordPress can help your website project and how to choose which version of the WordPress platform (WordPress.com or self-hosted [aka WordPress.org]) is best for you. We’ll also take a tour of the dashboard and learn five essential settings to get you started. Feel free to bring your laptop and follow along on your own domain.
June 29, 2014 — Dustin takes a comprehensive look at the WordPress Dashboard, unlocking new and exciting things that are included within WordPress.
* What each menu item in a default WordPress install does
* How to change common settings
* How to write posts and pages, add media, and more
* How to add new users
* How to manage comments
* Managing Menus
* Managing Widgets
* What are dashboard widgets?
* What is my user profile?
June 28, 2014 — This talk introduces WordPress to people that have never touched the platform. People want to know what their getting into! What kind of commitment does this mean? What things can it do for me on social media? A quick look at the dashboard and take questions that people have. Why would people use WordPress?
June 12, 2014 — 経験談からリアルに語る！ゼロからWordPressを理解するための勉強法
パネリストが実際に WordPress の使い方を学んできた経験を元に、これから WordPress を勉強したい方へのアドバイスが詰まったディスカッションを行います。「WordPress はそもそも自分のやりたいことに合ったツールなのか？」という疑問に答える説明から、身につく勉強法、参考になったサイトや書籍など、リアルで役に立つアドバイスが聞けるはず。さらに、WordCamp Tokyo でのタイプ別おすすめセッションも教えます！
このセッションでは、パネリストそれぞれが体験したステップアップの流れやターニングポイントなどを知ってもらうことで、今後 WordPress を理解していくための方法を具体的に実感してもらうのが狙いです。
June 2, 2014 — A simple and easy to understand format geared specifically for kids who are interested in the basics of a WordPress site as well as an introduction to how a site is created from HTML, PHP and CSS.
March 27, 2014 — This session is geared toward beginners who are in the early stages of setting up their WordPress-powered site. The session is about how I have used WordPress to start my own news startup EasternIowaNews.com and used WordPress at United Way of East Central Iowa, a site that has won a national Content Management Association Spotlight Award in the WordPress category in 2012/13.