December 31, 2015 — ” .. every question is a cry to understand the world. There is no such thing as a dumb question” – Carl Sagan
Have a question that hasn’t been answered by one of the presenters today? Or maybe a discussion with one of your new WordPress friends has sparked your curiosity? This is your chance to get answers, explanations, or just a good laugh from the WordPress Help Twins. Feel free to ask your questions, the WordPress Twins want to help.
December 31, 2015 — Security is an important part of keeping your website safe and minimizing risk to your business. Since WordPress powers one in four websites, it is an appealing target for malicious hackers. While no site is 100% un-hackable, there are things you can do to deter malicious attacks to your own site. One of these steps is to use a security plugin to harden your site. iThemes Security is one of the most popular security plugins, with over 600,000 active installs. In this talk, we’ll go through the major features this plugin offers, and how you can use it to keep your own site more secure.
December 31, 2015 — Learn how to set up and use Varying Vagrant Vagrants and Variable VVV to easily set up and develop multiple sites locally that match your production environments. Say so long to MAMP, XAMP, WAMP and start using Vagrant and VVV.
December 30, 2015 — Most “Intro to Git” presentations assume the user does source control management via the command line. However, for a lot of people — like front-end developers that came from a Photoshop background who are doing HTML/CSS work — that’s simply not the case. If you’re a designer or developer using WordPress and aren’t using GIT, or you’ve ever asked the question, “how to use a GUI tool to start learning Git?” then this session is for you.
December 30, 2015 — Raushan Jaiswal the founder of Codewing Solutions, a web service and digital marketing company. He talked about 10 different WordPress plugins that are useful for bloggers. His talk was from his personal experience with the plugins.
December 30, 2015 — Sakar Upadhyaya Khatiwada a PHP based web developer from Proshore. He talked on Accessible WordPress(ing), what is accessibility and importance of it, the things that should be looked into to make the existing WordPress site accessible.
December 30, 2015 — There is more to the WordPress than just Posts and Pages. This talk will look at the information architecture of sites that are more than simple blogs, and how custom post types, combined with custom taxonomies can be used to help you organize and publish your content. We will look quickly at ways of working with the code to do this manually, as well as ways to achieve the same goals with plugins.
December 30, 2015 — As Modern Tribe has grown from a small team to a team of nearly 50 people, we have had to adopt a bit more organization in our workflows. One thing that we’ve been working on recently is refining our code sharing, review and deployment practices. In this session, I’ll share a workflow for collaborating with your team. Using this workflow, you will reduce delays, bugs and improve the technical skills of your colleagues.
December 30, 2015 — http://developer.wordpress.org/reference has become the canonical source for documentation. This source comes from pulling out internal documentation from the WordPress code base. The best part — this is open source software. We’ll explore how we can take the work the core docs team has done on the WP_Parser project (a super smart robot) and repurpose it to make our lives, and our plugin and theme docs, much better!
December 29, 2015 — WooCommerce is an amazingly easy way to get your products online. Learn how to create an online store with WooCommerce and how to extend WooCommerce’s basic functionality with extensions.