‘tools’ Videos

  • Melodye Hunter: Websites with Style and Strategy

    Melodye Hunter: Websites with Style and Strategy

    WordCamp Atlanta 2015Speaker: Melodye Hunter

    May 2, 2015 &#8212 Let’s talk “Website Strategy.” If you’re creating content to attract business, position yourself as an expert and grow an online business, you have to blog differently. You have to blog with a strategy. You also need a great website that infuses your style and personality with attractive visual elements. Your site should flow so that visitors can purchase your products or services easily. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Your website can be simple, stylish and strategic. I’ll show how to use WordPress to do just that. Gone are the days where all you need is a cute lil blog and the customers come rolling in. Today there is so much noise online, your competition is fighting for the attention of your potential customers. You need to stand out…and fast! The best way to do that is with a strong website strategy.

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  • David Laietta: Remember to Breathe - Productivity Tips for Freelancers

    David Laietta: Remember to Breathe – Productivity Tips for Freelancers

    WordCamp Atlanta 2015Speaker: David Laietta

    April 27, 2015 &#8212 Developers build up a library of code and get the right tools to be more efficient, and everyone working in the WordPress space can benefit from the same application of productive skills to get more done in less time. Learn some of the things that have kept me from having to return to a day job.

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  • François-Xavier Bénard: L’i18n et les outils de l10n en 2015

    François-Xavier Bénard: L’i18n et les outils de l10n en 2015

    WordCamp Paris 2015Speaker: François-Xavier Bénard

    April 17, 2015 &#8212 En 2015, l’internationalisation et la localisation deviennent des priorités pour la démocratisation et l’adoption de WordPress mondialement. Pas moins de 3 ateliers à ce WordCamp Paris 2015. Serions-nous dans l’air du temps ? Ne ratez pas le coche !
    Vous êtes développeur de thèmes ou d’extensions, venez découvrir et partager les fonctions, guidelines et workflow disponibles pour optimiser votre i18n.
    Vous êtes déjà traducteur ou pas encore, venez découvrir les nouveaux outils communautaires en ligne comme Transifex pour vous faciliter le travail.
    Ensemble, créons et traduisons… Je vous attends.

  • Karena Kreger: Designing a Process that Gets Things Done

    Karena Kreger: Designing a Process that Gets Things Done

    WordCamp Orlando 2014Speaker: Karena Kreger

    March 30, 2015 &#8212 The beauty of WordPress is in its strength of community, resources and effectiveness. But without a plan in place, our projects can slow down and stall under the weight of all those possibilities. Learn how to jumpstart your process by NOT starting from zero each time. You’ll learn about the power of frameworks, child themes, templates, design inspiration, preferred plugins, integration services and quality research to build a custom workflow that speeds up design and development. It makes for happy clients – and a happy you!

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  • Thomas Griffin: My Tools for Success in WordPress

    Thomas Griffin: My Tools for Success in WordPress

    WordCamp Orlando 2014Speaker: Thomas Griffin

    March 23, 2015 &#8212 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!

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  • Emma Dicks: Code For Cape Town

    Emma Dicks: Code For Cape Town

    WordCamp Cape Town 2014Speaker: Emma Dicks

    March 10, 2015 &#8212 Emma talks about Code4CT, a program that introduces high school girls to coding for the web. The girls are taught how to use WordPress and apply it as a tool to create social impact.

  • Devin Price: Optimizing Your WordPress Site For Speed

    Devin Price: Optimizing Your WordPress Site For Speed

    WordCamp San Antonio 2015Speaker: Devin Price

    March 8, 2015 &#8212 Site speed is incredibly important, but it’s often neglected in the WordPress world. This talk discusses tools to evaluate page performance and techniques to help speed your WordPress site up. Speed isn’t just about fast hosting, it’s also good design decisions and plugin choices. The talk covers a number of easy to implement suggestions for any site owner, and then briefly cover some advanced developer techniques for writing efficient front-end code.

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  • Dario Jazbec Hrvatin: Usability Testing - Have Fun and Improve Your Work

    Dario Jazbec Hrvatin: Usability Testing – Have Fun and Improve Your Work

    WordCamp Europe 2014Speaker: Dario Jazbec Hrvatin

    February 18, 2015 &#8212 WordPress itself shows how important usability is. One of the major reasons why WordPress became the industry standard is because it’s so easy to use. It is (relatively) easy to develop with WordPress and it’s easy to run WordPress sites. Sure, there are more ‘powerful’ tools, but are they that friendly to use?

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  • Konstantin Obenland: Inside Underscores

    Konstantin Obenland: Inside Underscores

    WordCamp Europe 2014Speaker: Konstantin Obenland

    February 17, 2015 &#8212 Underscores has become the go to tool for many theme developers, as their starting point when creating a new theme. It’s the semi-standard for the WordPress.org Theme Repository, and the origin for all themes launched on WordPress.com in the past three years. In this presentation we’re taking a look back at its origins, its successes, and most importantly, its most recent improvements. Including a feature update that supercharges Underscores.me, and will change how developers will interact with WordPress starter themes for years to come.

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  • Gabriela Levit: Child Play - Creating and Using WordPress Child Themes

    Gabriela Levit: Child Play – Creating and Using WordPress Child Themes

    WordCamp NYC 2014Speaker: Gabriela Levit

    November 8, 2014 &#8212 Introduction on how to create, set up, and use WordPress child themes
    Outline
    – What is a WordPress child theme?
    – Why use a WordPress child Theme?
    – WordPress Theme Files
    – Best Practices and Demo: Creating a twentyfourteen child theme
    – Resources
    – Codex
    – Development Tools & Compilers
    – Tutorials & Docs
    – Books
    – Videos
    – Online Classes

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