July 3, 2016 — Multisite is often treated as a dark corner of WordPress and can be forgotten or managed poorly when developing public plugins or working on client projects.
Let’s pull back the curtain and shed some light.
We’ll cover the history of multisite to give context to some of the early decisions. We’ll walk through the structure and load process to show how straightforward it really is. And to help you work with multisite, we’ll cover some common situations and solutions.
July 3, 2016 — How can you make sure that the themes and plugins do not clash? This talk will be covering the best practices so that your themes and plugins work in harmony. Ulrich will be taking code examples from reviewing themes on WordPress.org and explaining what the adverse effects can be and how to fix them.
July 3, 2016 — Base theme, child theme, framework – These are a few of the options you can use for creating a WordPress Theme. Wether you are developing a theme for your personal blog, a clients website, or a theme to be used by other sites and the WordPress community, it is important to know the different approaches for getting started with theme development.
July 2, 2016 — Tooling in WordPress has advanced rapidly in recent years. Not so long ago we were using basic development environments with zero automation. Times have changed and today we have some amazing tools at our disposal. But which ones should you use? I’ll show you the top tools and how to use them for maximum efficiency.
April 20, 2016 — After your site is set up and you figured out how to add content, the next steps are sometimes less obvious.
In this session we’ll talk to new WordPress users about
• how to evaluate plugins and themes you think you like or need,
• how to manage all kinds of media so it shows up the way you want,
• how to get the word out about your content through RSS feeds, social media and a little bit of SEO,
• and perhaps, most importantly, how to find help when you’re stuck.
December 21, 2015 — Is it easy to build a website with WordPress? The answer to that question depends on what you have to compare it to.
Fortunately, it’s not difficult to learn. There are steps you can take to make sure your clients feel confident managing the content on their sites and appreciate the power and flexibility they don’t get with hosted solutions. If we put in a little extra effort when building sites, we will turn our clients into WordPress fans—and fans of our products and services.
October 10, 2015 — This talk discusses Varoujan’s experience with WordPress and how he started to get familiar with themes and plugins. He will discuss the challenges he faced when tweaking or modifying layouts. Although initially coding is not required when designing with WordPress; he will eventually have to learn CSS, PHP and HTML, which will become necessary to fine tune the functionality of the site.
October 6, 2015 — This talk focuses on Best Practices in getting started with WordPress. Or “Things I Wish I Knew When I First Learned WordPress”.