March 28, 2015 — In this talk I will go through the process of migrating a WordPress website to a new server. I will list the issues that users will probably face and how to overcome them. I will show easy to follow tips and tricks that will make moving WordPress possible even for beginners.
March 23, 2015 — This talk covers the theories and functions dealing with validating input and sanitizing output. It starts at the very basic, and wind up with some discussion of the trickier parts of how different kinds of data should be filtered.
March 23, 2015 — This presentation covers everything from design software to code management systems to email marketing platforms to customer retention programs. By taking advantage of these tools, we’ll learn how they make your life easier, your work less stressful, your workflows more streamlined and your pockets much, much bigger!
March 10, 2015 — When there is an issue with your database, WordPress shows a very simple message, on a simple white screen: “Error establishing a database connection”. In this presentation, Steve Bruner shows how you can easily theme this page, using the db-error.php file, so your visitors are not shocked when they see this message.
March 7, 2015 — Practical Guide to Securing WordPress
February 25, 2015 — Le succès de WordPress doit beaucoup à des mécanismes qui lui donnent puissance et souplesse. L’objectif de la conférence est de mettre en situation ces mécanismes afin d’éclairer quand et comment les utiliser. Elle s’adresse à ceux qui découvrent WordPress. Nous nous intéresserons donc : au noyau, à la base de données, à la boucle, aux marqueurs conditionnels, à la hiérarchie des fichiers, aux actions et filtres, aux fichiers particuliers (config.php, .htaccess, functions.php), aux répertoires thèmes, plugins et mu-plugins…
January 5, 2015 — This presentation explores the technical aspects of running a WordPress multisite network, such as scalability, security, user experience, and administrative challenges. We’ll share tips, lessons learned, and ongoing challenges.
November 1, 2014 — WIRED.com had 36 separate WP installs which grew into a maintenance headache. Kathleen share lessons learned from migrating over 100,000 posts from 17 blogs into one install – and how they lived to tell the tale.
September 25, 2014 — We know intuitively that searching in WP kinda sucks; the flaws in a traditional datastore (a.k.a. MySQL) make fixing these problems extremely hard. Elasticsearch complements WP and allows us to solve these issues to transparently provide a better user experience. Take a look at how and why Automattic is using Elasticsearch and how to leverage it for your own site too.
August 21, 2014 — In this presentation, a number of excellent best practices for developing WordPress sites are discussed involving custom post types, custom fields, database migration and more.