‘Beginner’ Videos

  • Ольга Горяева: Стабильный сайт на WordPress. 5 вещей, которые нужно сделать

    Ольга Горяева: Стабильный сайт на WordPress. 5 вещей, которые нужно сделать

    WordCamp Russia 2014Speaker: Olga Goryaeva

    September 2, 2014 &#8212 В докладе, предназначенном для начинающих пользователей, Ольга расскажет, какие меры нужно предпринять, чтобы созданный вами сайт продолжал радовать вас стабильной работой на долгие годы.

    Будут затронуты вопросы резервного копирования и настройки системы анти-спама, кратко рассказано о ролях и правах пользователей и важности своевременного обновления, а также о том, чем могут быть полезны плагины-защитники.

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  • Ross Jones: WP 102

    Ross Jones: WP 102

    WordCamp Nashville 2014Speaker: Ross Jones

    August 26, 2014 &#8212 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.

  • Nile Flores: Basic Plugin Recommendations To Get Your WordPress Started

    Nile Flores: Basic Plugin Recommendations To Get Your WordPress Started

    WordCamp Kansas City 2014Speaker: Nile Flores

    August 22, 2014 &#8212 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!!!

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  • Michael R. Hunter: How to Find, Choose, and Install The Best Theme For You!

    Michael R. Hunter: How to Find, Choose, and Install The Best Theme For You!

    WordCamp Kansas City 2014Speaker: Michael R. Hunter

    August 21, 2014 &#8212 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.

  • Nancy West Johnson: Create Your First WordPress Website

    Nancy West Johnson: Create Your First WordPress Website

    WordCamp Seattle 2014Speaker: Nancy West Johnson

    August 10, 2014 &#8212 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.

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  • Dustin Filippini: Comprehensive Dashboard Walkthrough

    Dustin Filippini: Comprehensive Dashboard Walkthrough

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Dustin Filippini

    June 29, 2014 &#8212 Dustin takes a comprehensive look at the WordPress Dashboard, unlocking new and exciting things that are included within WordPress.

    Areas covered:

    * 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?

  • Shanta Nathwani: WordPress 101

    Shanta Nathwani: WordPress 101

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Shanta Nathwani

    June 28, 2014 &#8212 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?

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  • [日本語] Guide to Learning WordPress from Scratch

    [日本語] Guide to Learning WordPress from Scratch

    WordCamp Tokyo 2013Speakers: Shinichi Nishikawa, Takahiro Nakahata

    June 12, 2014 &#8212 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。

    モデレーター: 西川伸一
    登壇者: 中畑隆拓

  • Syed Balkhi: KidsCamp Atlanta - Fundamental Decisions regarding your WordPress setup

    Syed Balkhi: KidsCamp Atlanta – Fundamental Decisions regarding your WordPress setup

    WordCamp Atlanta 2014Speaker: Syed Balkhi

    June 2, 2014 &#8212 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.

  • Christoph Trappe: Getting Started With WordPress For Beginners

    Christoph Trappe: Getting Started With WordPress For Beginners

    WordCamp Las Vegas 2013Speaker: Christoph Trappe

    March 27, 2014 &#8212 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.

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