July 29, 2013 — While building a site for a fictitious event, learn how to add variety by using plugins to easily create columns, display information in tabs, add social media buttons, generate contact forms, and lots more – all without manually coding anything!
July 15, 2013 — This presentation talks about how to find the best WordPress plugin for your site.
June 2, 2013 — Most people go home from a WordCamp eager to install heaps of plugins, a new responsive theme, and guest post all over the place. The result is pandemonium of too much happening on your website. This presentation talks about the user journey through your website. If a plugin or feature on your site will distract the user from buying your product, remove it. It focuses on the absolute essentials of what you need, and then what gets in the way.
February 17, 2013 — Plugins and themes offer exciting possibilities, but too many can equal too much excitement, especially in Multisite.This presentation discusses best practices to promote stability and ease of upgrading, while supporting user needs. We’ll also share tips on cleaning up WordPress and on taking advantage of some nifty new features.
February 12, 2013 — This presentation shows several of the most common vulnerabilities found in plugins and themes. It exploits these vulnerabilities live and then shows how they can be prevented with correct coding.
February 11, 2013 — A look at how Git saved a developer’s life more than once. Learn how and why taking the time to develop your themes and plugins with source control will increase productivity and probably make you more money at the same time.
October 27, 2012