‘Featured’ Videos

  • Matt Mullenweg: Keynote QandA - WordCamp Europe 2015

    Matt Mullenweg: Keynote QandA – WordCamp Europe 2015

    WordCamp Europe 2015Speaker: Matt Mullenweg

    July 4, 2015 — The co-founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg answers questions at the third WordCamp Europe on June 26th, 2015 in Seville, Spain.

  • Introducing WordPress 4.2 "Powell"

    Introducing WordPress 4.2 “Powell”

    April 23, 2015 — WordPress 4.2 “Powell” (named after jazz pianist Bud Powell) is all about communicating and sharing, globally. You can learn more about the release on the WordPress.org blog.

  • Tom Tortorici: Awesome Images On Your WordPress Site

    Tom Tortorici: Awesome Images On Your WordPress Site

    WordCamp Atlanta 2015Speaker: Tom Tortorici

    April 20, 2015 — When someone lands on your website, the first thing they notice are the images. Are they powerful, compelling visuals that draw visitors closer? Or are they … just o.k.?
    We’ll look at a slew of before-and-after examples that show what can be done to increase the visual appeal and visceral impact of your photos on the web. From banner images to profile photos to stock photos, you’ll discover tips, ideas and all kinds useful insights for creating ‘eye candy’ that makes your site stand out. This is a non-technical presentation of eye-catching possibilities.

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  • Tammie Lister: Theme, Don’t Be My Everything

    Tammie Lister: Theme, Don’t Be My Everything

    WordCamp Maui 2015Speaker: Tammie Lister

    March 13, 2015 — It’s time to stop putting everything including the kitchen sink into themes. A theme shouldn’t be a bloated monster with an options panel that stretches out the horizon. This talk is a call to action, to stop making themes that do everything and start making themes that focus. Themes that are designed to meet a need, to fit a market. Themes that work out of the box and don’t require a manual you could use to hold up a table that’s missing a leg. Themes that don’t be my everything.

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  • Mike Schroder: Contributing to Core - Hassle to Hobby

    Mike Schroder: Contributing to Core – Hassle to Hobby

    WordCamp Europe 2014Speaker: Mike Schroder

    February 17, 2015 — In 2011, Michael sent his very first email to the wp-hackers mailing list. He wasn’t sure if it was the right place to introduce himself, but he had to start somewhere. In the years since, he has gone from being a tentative new contributor to being one of the release leads for WordPress 3.9. In this presentation, Michael talks about his journey through the WordPress project. Michael will focus on some of the problems he encountered as a contributor and how he dealt with them. Michael also look at how, more recently, the project has removed some of those barriers, making it simpler than ever for newcomers to get involved.

    NOTE: slides are from WordCamp Orange County 2014

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  • Chris Lema: Keynote Speaker

    Chris Lema: Keynote Speaker

    WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014Speaker: Chris Lema

    January 27, 2015 — Chris Lema’s Keynote at WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014

  • Sean Yo: Fixing Inaccessible Content

    Sean Yo: Fixing Inaccessible Content

    WordCamp Toronto 2014Speaker: Sean Yo

    January 12, 2015 — Learn about common web accessibility problems and be introduced to the WCAG 2.0 Sufficient and Advisory Techniques for resolving these problems. Learn to identify common web accessibility problems and develop an understanding of the authoritative code solutions published by the W3C for these problems and be familiar with the How To Meet WCAG 2.0 resources.

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  • Sara Cannon: Smart Design

    Sara Cannon: Smart Design

    WordCamp NYC 2014Speaker: Sara Cannon

    November 18, 2014 — Fast, simple, SMART. Mobile devices have forever changed the way we interact with content. Now we have to consider many things such as HiDPI graphics, responsive design, speed, UI/UX patterns, touch target sizes, gestures, and more. All while not losing track of what’s important: Content. This presentation discusses the influence of mobile on design trends and learn implementation techniques of smart design.

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  • Konstantin Obenland: Underscores, a 1000 Hour Head Start

    Konstantin Obenland: Underscores, a 1000 Hour Head Start

    WordCamp NYC 2014Speaker: Konstantin Obenland

    November 14, 2014 — Underscores has become the go-to starter theme in the WordPress community. It serves as a common denominator to reproduce bugs for WordPress Core, it’s what WordPress Theme Review Team administrators point theme authors to, when asked how to improve their review process. It’s also the starter theme of choice for many premium theme shops, selling on Theme Forrest or WordPress.com. What sets it apart from other projects that are built for the same purpose? How did it get to the point it is today? And what might the future look like. Get answers to all these questions and explore the secrets of its success.

  • Matt Mullenweg: State of the Word 2014 Q&A

    Matt Mullenweg: State of the Word 2014 Q&A

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Matt Mullenweg

    October 26, 2014 — Town Hall at WordCamp San Francisco 2014. See also: State of the Word 2014 Presentation.


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