March 7, 2015 — Themes sind die Stars der WordPress-Installation. Für alle Welt sichtbar krönen sie das Frontend mit ausgefeilten Designs, dezenten Effekten, edler Typografie und visuellen Funktionalitäten. Leider können Themes einen Webauftritt auch buchstäblich versauen, wenn sie schlecht programmiert oder einfach für den jeweiligen Zweck falsch gewählt sind. Diese Session gibt praktisch anwendbare Tipps für ein klares, zielführendes Vorgehen bei der Theme-Wahl im Hinblick auf das jeweilige Web-Projekt.
December 12, 2014 — Was haben WordPress-Themes mit einem Paar Jeans gemeinsam? Worauf sollten Anwender_innen bei der Auswahl, beim Download / Kauf und danach beachten?
Vortrag beim WP Meetup Potsdam 25.11.2014
November 15, 2014 — Are you a front-end designer who searches the free WordPress theme directory, finds something similar to the design you’re looking for and then modifies it to suit your needs? A lot of WordPress theme designers start off this way, but soon it’ll be time to take it to the next level. This presentation gives you 6 specific tips to boost your WordPress theme building skills.
November 9, 2014 — Over the past few years, my company has built multiple large (500+ site) multisite networks for companies in the financial services industry, and consulted on a number of high-traffic multisite installs. In this talk, we’ll talk about what makes a good multisite network and when you should look at other solutions, and I’ll go over the issues that we faced and the lessons that we learned.
November 7, 2014 — In this session we will go through ‘common’ problems with WordPress and what to do about them. Common is way too vague, but what we will cover is the best way to troubleshoot when your site is not acting the way it is supposed to. We will aim this talk at the beginner, our goal is to stay away from code and error logs to show you what you can do to troubleshoot your site if problems arise.
November 5, 2014 — Did you build it and no one came? If your website isn’t bringing in visitors like it should, join me for an educational session full of action items. We’ll walk through the ten top changes you can make to your WordPress website to begin driving traffic and converting visitors.
October 31, 2014 — New to the world of WordPress? Wondering how best to jump in? Intimidated by all the stuff you “don’t know”? Come join the party for an action-packed flash talk covering LOADS of goodies including: simple steps to getting involved, experience-based insights for developing your skills, plenty of useful resources for your bookmarks tab, and lots more. The talk will also cover some of my own adventures in WordPress land, including some of the projects, plugins, and people I’ve been involved with. So if you’re newer to the WordPress community and want to up your game (build a plugin, code a theme, get involved, etc), come join us!
October 29, 2014 — The theme of your site at minimum controls how your site looks and many times may offer a multitude of the functionality. The basics of understanding how WordPress themes work is understanding patterns in the 3–5 core files that are required for a theme.
This sessions walks you through a cursory overview of each of these files so you understand how they all work together to create a WordPress theme.