October 28, 2014 — Cory Miller is a former newspaper journalist turned full-time entrepreneur. In 2008, he started iThemes, which builds web design software and offers cutting-edge web design training for thousands of customers around the globe.
Named the 7th fastest growing company in Oklahoma City in 2011 by the Metro 50, iThemes employs over 20 people around the globe with headquarters in Edmond, Oklahoma.
October 8, 2014 — This talk covers how to use WordPress’ dashboard and backend to manage the content marketing process for virtual teams, from the creation of a content calendar to editing posts to SEO post optimization to social sharing and publishing. By using a symphony of WP plugins and GMail any marketing/advertising person or business owner can manage multiple users across multiple tasks to make sure that their content marketing plan is executed in a way that translates to ease and profit in their bottom line.
September 5, 2014 — This talk goes over the method I’ve created for designing websites from the content outward. I’ll cover aspects of designing in code, type choices, line height and typographic scale, creating a proper base style sheet for your child theme, usability best practices, semantic structure, and more. Since the web is fundamentally a text-based, utilitarian medium, making good type choices is the most important aspect of web design. In this presentation, I’ll walk you through the things I’ve learned in my 15 years designing for the web.
August 25, 2014 — В своем докладе Анна будет развивать тему проектирования архитектурно-сложных сайтов с темой «Моделирование контента в WordPress: сильно больше, чем «просто блог». В докладе будут рассмотрены основные проблемы, возникающие при проектировании сайтов со сложной структурой, например в случае со СМИ, и методы их решения с помощью функций ядра или плагинов.
August 21, 2014 — Join Michael G. Calvert from Disqus as he teaches you how to identify good content that tends to generate the most comments and keep readers coming back regularly. Learn how to quickly remove and filter undesirable content from your site and apply both technical and human approaches to develop a more active and constructive community from his 5+ years of experience working with sites from around the web. This talk gives you the practical do’s and don’ts for managing your community with Disqus on WordPress.
August 13, 2014 — Dave Jensen (@elgrom) from Metro UK (hosted right here on WordPress.com VIP) explains how Metro continually experiments with their content algorithm to promote and feature the most interesting content for their readers and increase engagement on their site and mobile apps.
July 17, 2014 — På bara några minuter kan du sätta upp en helt ny företagswebbsida med hjälp av WordPress. Vill du anpassa sidorna har du tiotusentals teman och extrafunktioner – där de flesta är gratis – att välja bland. Men själva anledningen till att användarna kommer till sajten, hur mycket tid lägger du på det? Det tar tid att skapa läsvärt innehåll. Texten är också det enda du inte kan återanvända mellan projekten. Så hur skriver du texter som besökarna bryr sig om och vill ha?
July 8, 2014 — Learn how your blog can become more than a diary for yourself and how focus on a niche can lift you from blogger to authority and do wonders for your website traffic. Hear what choices you have to make in your development of the blog when it comes to content, technique and perhaps earnings. Find which downsides and possibilities, that comes with a successful blog and how to benefit from them the most.
May 18, 2014 — This session talks about the planning process involved in discovering how your website’s content should be structured – be it a small site of 10 pages or a large site of 10,000 pages – and then looks at the WordPress content types available to build our model into a functional, scalable, and author-friendly system. There will be no coding in this session, and it is appropriate to both beginners looking to understand content types, and seasoned developers looking to plan a thorough build process.