‘Beginners’ Videos

  • Mai Kosoba: デザイナーがWordPressと上手くお付き合いしていく方法

    Mai Kosoba: デザイナーがWordPressと上手くお付き合いしていく方法

    WordCamp Kyoto 2017Speaker: Mai Kosoba

    July 1, 2017 — 【初心者向け】わからない!怖い!という声も聞くWordPressでのサイト構築。 一人で進めた仕事、チームで進めた仕事、今まで勉強してきたことを振り返ってみて感じたことや、 WordPressとどう付き合ってきたか、付き合っていくかのお話をします。

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  • Stewart Ritchie: WordPress Dev Ops For Beginners

    Stewart Ritchie: WordPress Dev Ops For Beginners

    WordCamp London 2017Speaker: Stewart Ritchie

    June 6, 2017 — Stewart is the lead developer and founder at Powered By Coffee.
    He spoke on WordPress Developer Operations for Beginners and covered some basics to get started:

    Git & Version Control
    Dependence Management

  • Adam W. Warner: WordPress Security for Beginners - Simple Steps to Build Your Master Plan

    Adam W. Warner: WordPress Security for Beginners – Simple Steps to Build Your Master Plan

    WordCamp Louisville 2016Speaker: Adam W Warner

    April 20, 2017 — Security can seem intimidating and complex for many of us, but we shouldn’t (can’t) let that stop us from making sure we’re doing everything we can to secure our WordPress sites. After all, our websites are often part of our livelihood.

    In this session Adam will discuss the “big picture” of website security and break down the fundamental tasks needed for a strong security plan, in order of importance. Adam will provide an actionable checklist on what you can start doing today to better secure your WordPress websites.

    After attending this session, audience members will have a better understanding of website security as a whole and what steps they can take to mitigate risk. Attendees will be able to start building their WordPress security master plan immediately.

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  • Rachel McCollin: The Rest API For The Rest of Us

    Rachel McCollin: The Rest API For The Rest of Us

    WordCamp Manchester 2016Speaker: Rachel McCollin

    March 15, 2017 — The REST API is THE hot topic right now and almost every WordCamp in the past couple of years has featured talks aimed at developers who want to use it. But what does it mean for people who don’t have the skills to interact with it or aren’t able to ‘learn javascript. Deeply’? In this talk I’ll look at what the REST API means for the future of WordPress for non developers and beginner developers, and outline the opportunities it gives all of us and the way it might change the way non-developers work with WordPress in the future.

  • Ilia Markov: Content Marketing for Beginners

    Ilia Markov: Content Marketing for Beginners

    WordCamp Sofia 2016Speaker: Ilia Markov

    December 23, 2016 — Everyone is talking about it, thousands of blogs produce content on a daily basis and you’re still not sure what content marketing is? This panel is for you!

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  • Perri Collins: Content Marketing 101

    Perri Collins: Content Marketing 101

    WordCamp Phoenix 2016Speaker: Perri Collins

    October 27, 2016 — Today’s relationships are created with information, not people. Buyers are searching for information that will help them make an informed decision. Businesses that provide that information win. By providing relevant, useful content to your customers, you are creating something of value for them, and they will ultimately reward you with their business and loyalty. From content types to SEO, here are 10 things to keep in mind when creating your content marketing strategy.

  • Reiko Beach: 20 Tips to Improving Your WordPress Site for Beginners

    Reiko Beach: 20 Tips to Improving Your WordPress Site for Beginners

    WordCamp Rhode Island 2016Speaker: Reiko Beach

    October 25, 2016 — Over the 7 years building WordPress website and training users I have found that even users that had a WordPress site before got some value from some of these tips & tricks. Some of the 20 tips are common, but worth a reminder, others I hope you will find helpful and new.

  • Christina Hills: How to Pick a WordPress Theme for Beginners

    Christina Hills: How to Pick a WordPress Theme for Beginners

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2016Speaker: Christina Hills

    September 27, 2016 — “If you are not a designer or coder, it can be hard to know how to pick a WordPress theme for your website. Should you go with a free theme? a premium theme? or should you have a designer build you a custom theme.

    In this session, Christina Hills is going to show you, in an easy-to-understand, non-techie way, the things you should look at when choosing a WordPress theme for your website. And how you can do it yourself without being a designer!

    Attend this session and learn:

    The difference between free themes and premium (paid) themes
    What to look for when choosing a WordPress theme (make sure it’s mobile responsive too!)
    What is a ‘child theme’ and when/why you need it
    Plus answers to your theme questions
    You want to build a WordPress site, and you want to have fun in the process, so don’t miss this session with Christina Hills!”

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