October 23, 2017 — Drew Poland is a freelance WordPress developer in the Baltimore area specializing in custom theme design & development. He is also a regular WordCamp speaker.
October 16, 2017 — Finding the right plugins, and navigating through the large library can be hard. Come and hear about some personal tips and tricks I’ve found to make the selection easier. I’ll recommend some plugins based on what you need – and discuss the advantages of a paid plugin rather than just free.
October 15, 2017 — Conceptos a tener en cuenta para conseguir que tu plugin sea un buen plugin. Hacer las cosas bien no cuesta tanto. Siendo un contexto técnico, utilizaré un lenguaje que pueda llegar a todos los públicos que conozcan WordPress.
October 14, 2017 — Een presentatie over op welke manier je kunt bepalen de juiste keuzes te nemen als het gaat om welke WordPress plugin, welk thema of welke andere WordPress gerelateerde dienst dan ook. Ik ga uitleggen waar je op moet letten voor de verschillende onderdelen en op welke manier je gebruik kunt maken van je omgeving (de al bestaande WordPress Community).
October 11, 2017 — MVC, which stands for Model-View-Controller, is a popular methodology used by modern PHP frameworks to separate the presentation (HTML) from the data and logic of an application. In this talk you’ll learn how to write plugins “the MVC way” while still doing things “the WordPress way.”
Intended Audience Type: Developer
Intended Audience Experience: Advanced
October 10, 2017 — For someone new to WordPress choosing the right plugin can be overwhelming and frustrating. In this session Reiko Beach will go over some simple tips to help make your selection process easier, highlighting popular plugins.
September 6, 2017 — Finding the best way to organize your code is one of the hardest parts of coding custom plugins and themes. Determining the best way to architect your code can prevent nightmare situations from surfacing in the feature. No more taking forever to add new features! No more breaking unrelated pieces of code that haven’t been touched! No more nightmares when refactoring code for compatibility with a recent WordPress update!
August 31, 2017 — Developing premium plugins and targeting them to the global market: our experience and advice.
August 15, 2017 — Using ready-made plugins can make your website more effective and efficient. But do you sometimes find it overwhelming to pick a plugin that is right for your situation?
The panelists will address issues about including new functionality in your project using various plugins.
Questions from the audience are encouraged during the plugin panel session.
Are there any “best practice tips” to find right plugins?
Can a site ever have too many plugins?
Are premium plugins always better than free plugins?
What is the best way to get support for a plugin?
What happens to a site when an installed plugin is deactivated?
Can the code be changed in plugin files without breaking it?
August 12, 2017 — Developers have spent countless hours working on a plugin that seems to be built just for you, just for this moment. If only it wouldn’t… This is a problem nearly every developer faces at some point during a project. Knowing how to safely customize functionality is key to building products that will stand the test of time (or major updates.)
This talk will cover the following topics:
Tips for diving into a large codebase (like WooCommerce or Gravity Forms)
Modifying returned content
Requesting a change to a plugin