November 14, 2014 — Lightning Talks: Inspiring Stories
Asif was a simple boy from Bangladesh. Back in 2004, when Asif just started University in Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering, he tried to make a site, as part of assignment, using Blogger. During that time he was introduced to WordPress. It changed his life, Asif found WordPress very easy. He started to make websites. Managing, all of the sites became difficult so he started hiring University friends but that also became unmanageable. Asif took an office and started his own company. Some of our websites worked super well, like The Tech Journal, it reached alexa rank 3000 within 1 year of inception. They kept working only in WordPress, built tons of plugins and theme, become attached with more important figure inside WordPress. Asif had his first invite from WordCamp Melbourne and spoke their during 2011 event. Since then, he has attended over 10 WordCamp worldwide. Asif attended the last 3 WordCamp SF. Now he has a registered company in US, working to help young entrepreneur in US and Bangladesh too. He has managed and helped multiple WordPress Meetup and WordCamp. He is happy to share his story.
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.
October 6, 2014 — WordPress gives us all so much for free. Thousands of lines of code, thousands of hours of other people’s time all for the unbelievable price of free. So, ready to give back? It’s easy. This talk covers several ways that you can contribute to WordPress including ways that you can contribute if you’re not a programmer.
August 17, 2014 — Andrew Nacin is one of the lead developers of WordPress. At our August 2013 Big Media Meetup, he gave a short “flash talk” on how WordPress evolves while maintaining backwards compatibility.
June 22, 2012 — Alex is Reverse Engineer at Automattic where he has worked since 2007 as lead at Akismet. Based in Melbourne, Alex will give us a bit of a showcase on WordPress itself such as general stats about global WordPress usage, the number of sites running WP, version distribution, where they’re hosted, that sort of thing.