January 21, 2021 — In this talk, I would like to show how our team has evolved over the years to find balance by focusing on user expereince and how the trend of winning websites continues to be like a great expereince IRL… Practical application that I believe can help everyone build better sites (design and content).
January 21, 2021 — Sandi Batik will share project management tips to help you deliver WordPress projects with a greater likelihood of giving your clients what they wanted, when they wanted it, at a profit. Good project management skills set the scope, schedule, and budget accurately and ensure the efficient and best use of business resources while managing the expectations of the various project’s stakeholders. Attendees will be given links to Project Management Checklists, some suggested tools, and other helpful resources.
January 21, 2021 — Modern marketing requires authenticity. Your customers, and you, are content creators. Engage with customers and (legally) acquire the rights to content to drive engagement. User Generated Content drive action more effectively than brand generated content. It is time to leverage your community to grow your site.
January 21, 2021 — Tired of Contracts talks that start with “I’m not an attorney, but… I’ve learned from trial and error, learn from my mistakes, I’ve learned from attorneys over the years…” Never fear, Rian Kinney, is here! Rian, founder of Kinney Firm and eCommLegal, IS a U.S. corporate attorney, Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Open Source Software Committee, holding the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ CIPM & CIPP/E designations will asked the most frequently asked question she gets from the WordPress community: Can I use a Template? Not all contracts are created equal. There are business and contract basics you should know in order to know: what to look for in a template, what certain clauses mean, why you need them, how you are and are not able to tweak them, when negotiating, and why.
January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021 — In this session, we will explore several of the builders including Gutenberg, Divi, Elementor, Cornerstone, Beaver Builder and Brizzy and more. We will explore how a builder can help your site and how it can also possibly hurt the site in terms of speed, and functionality. What the best builder for you might be and how to get the best resources for the builder you choose.
January 21, 2021 — Working remotely as freelancers or as part of a distributed team has gone from trending to essential. This way of working requires more people to be live streaming, using video conferencing, and creating video tutorials. Join me as I walk through my personal desk setup that was created to be more efficient in meetings without taking up a lot of space. The one-stand desk setup works great for YouTube videos, video conferencing, and recording tutorials.
January 21, 2021 — In the last 18 months, we’ve seen rapid developments with Gutenberg and with the introduction of the block editor into WordPress core, there is no time like now to be looking at how to use the new block editor with your sites. This session is set to cover a brief understanding of the history of the editor in WordPress, but more importantly to look ahead and see how the block editor paired with the right tools can provide site builders the ability to build a site without the need for writing any code. Together we’ll be covering specific free and paid plugins that provide additional blocks or enhance your experience with the block editor, to create a truly no-code experience with WordPress. By the end of this session, you’ll want to start taking advantage of the new block editor and these plugins to update your existing sites and create new ones.
January 21, 2021 — Version control is a critical component of any software developer’s toolkit. But for those who have never used it, it may appear daunting. Don’t let it fool you, anyone can learn it!
Focusing on Git, we’ll cover the basic commands everyone should learn, some commonly used workflows, how you can integrate it into your WordPress projects, and even dive into a few more advanced tips to help you level up your skills.