January 15, 2017 — Logan takes the audience through the structure of a WordPress site’s security posture, dispelling common misconceptions and elaborating on perceived security overlaps. The session explains the differences between plugin-based security and external solutions, as well as how they best work together. In easy-to-understand terms, Logan also touches on basic hosting configuration best practices and security control spheres. Whether just getting started in WordPress or a seasoned developer, this talk has something for every WordPresser.
January 15, 2017 — I have designed a lot of WordPress sites and I like to think my sites don’t look like they are themes. But because of my news design experience, I know how to size photos and images properly, how to get in and change and tweak the code and basically, I have developed design hacks or use plugins that make my life worth living.
January 9, 2017 — Robert Sather is a 25 year old web developer with 6 years experience in web development, doing mainly plugin and custom theme development. Robert resides in Norway and has interests in travelling, urban exploration, hiking in the woods, hamradio, airsoft
December 3, 2016 — Ett plugin ska fungera utan problem direkt när man aktiverar det! Dokumentation, det är för loosers! Hur svårt ska det vara att få till en major release av ett plugin utan en massa buggar?
Kombinationen av tillgängliga teman, plugins och hostingleverantörer är oändlig vilket gör att kodbas tillsammans med servermiljö nästan aldrig ser likadan ut på två WordPress-webbplatser. Dessa förutsättningar innebär att support på plugins och teman ibland är mer avancerad och tidskrävande än vad man kanske tror vid en första anblick.
Vad kan man som kund göra för att underlätta vid supportärenden och vad kan plugin-utvecklarna förbättra för att minimera problem och antalet rapporterade ärenden?
October 28, 2016 — Taking over a WordPress plugin is a big deal. You inherit support, ratings, users, and a codebase. Several case studies of personal plugin takeovers with recommended best practices will be demonstrated, as well as an overview of larger examples that have taken place over the years.
October 17, 2016 — How we manage releasing our SEO plugin.
Supporting a huge plugin is not easy. Before releasing a new version we go through a large amount of checks to make sure the release is correct. After the checks thousands of people will start downloading the plugin. In this talk I will show how we at Yoast deal with the challenges that come with the release of a big plugin. We consider every aspect of plugin development, from choosing to fix the right bugs to the scaling of the supporting infrastructure.
October 8, 2016 — Have some fun as you learn the basics of how people add new features to WordPress. Whether you want to write your own first plugin or just if you want to understand that foreign language your web developer is speaking, this is a great place to start.
October 3, 2016 — Akismet, Jetpack, Disqus, all of these big companies are utilizing the cloud to deliver services through a plugin. Can a small WordPress development shop even attempt this? Yes, you can, and it’s not that hard to do. Heavy volume processing, shared data across clients, AI and big data are just some of the services you can more easily deliver through the cloud. In this talk I will cover some of the key concepts that you need to know to get started including:
* Identifying processing best delivered through cloud services
* Architecting a cloud service plugin
* Building a cloud service on Amazon with PHP/Apache
* Communication between your plugin and the Cloud Service
* Tips, volume metrics and other lessons learned in 4 years of supporting Artificial Intelligence and volume processing through a cloud service plugin
September 19, 2016 — Daniel J. Lewis is an award-winning podcaster. He helps others launch and improve their own podcasts for sharing their passions and finding success. Daniel creates training resources (like SEO for Podcasters) and podcasting tools (like My Podcast Reviews); He offers one-on-one consulting and group training. He has been a keynote speaker on podcasting and social media on numerous occasions.