May 19, 2014 — Comment gérer un site multilingue sous WordPress? S’il y avait une seule bonne réponse, on n’en parlerait plus. La question refait pourtant surface à intervalle régulier. Nous nous proposons de tenir un débat entre partisans des trois solutions les plus courantes en ce moment: Qtranslate, WPML et WordPress Multisite. La formule serait celle d’un débat électoral télévisé: chaque parti présente d’abord sa vision d’un sujet, puis répond aux question de ses adversaires. Les sujets abordés seraient les suivants: installation et configuration, utilisation au quotidien, extensibilité et compatibilité.
March 28, 2014 — Visual Editor stopped working? Plugin update gone awry? Getting useful help when you’re stuck on a WordPress problem is not always as straightforward as it seems. This session is packed with tips on how to ask for assistance in the WordPress support forums and other arenas – in a way that will let others help you more easily and effectively. It covers some handy techniques for basic troubleshooting on your own – before contacting tech support.
March 28, 2014 — Do you get frustrated and spend too much time with front end coding? Are you still spending time trying to improve your workflow? Come learn about 3 ways I’ve changed my workflow by combining SASS, Icon Fonts, Zen Coding. But what about the other 0.5? You’ll just have to wait and see.
March 27, 2014 — It’s easy to get going with WordPress theme development, but this can mean overlooking some fundamentals along the way. Themes are in the spotlight as we step through the WordPress loading sequence, seeing where the Loop comes from, how the Template Hierarchy makes its decisions, and why child themes trump their parent. We’ll use our new-found knowledge to safely modify the Loop (and create our own), and to learn the difference between Actions and Filters.
March 27, 2014 — Have you ever wanted to start a podcast? Did you think that it was going to be too hard for you to start? Did you think that you would need a ton of specialized equipment and know-how to get things up and running? With a computer, an internet connection, and an installation of WordPress you can publish your own podcast. This presentation covers the installation of WordPress and related plugins and feed configuration for iTunes along with best practices for audio file exporting and the use of YouTube for video podcasts.
March 26, 2014 — This talk formulates techniques for professional WordPress deployment using Vagrant, Git and GitHub. It demonstrates techniques on how to use Git to deploy to Linux servers. Following this introduction to deployment with Git, the talk continues to more advanced topics such as setting up Vagrant for WordPress development and using Vagrant for environment simulation and deployment.
March 26, 2014 — This session shares some practical tips and tricks learned while setting up multilingual sites.
* Quick tricks for installing WordPress language files on exisitng sites.
* How to deal with a plugin that has been internationalized, but is not localized for your language. (and do it so it’s upgrade proof)
* What to do when an internationalized plugin has no text domain.
* Some useful backend plugins for managing sites and language files.
* How to create splash pages for a language choice.
March 24, 2014 — The WordPress theme market has grown and grown over the past few years. There are many great themes out there, but many customers find themselves disappointed, because they didn’t know what to expect, or get what they thought they were getting. This presentation gives you a roadmap to follow, to help you make better decisions, saving you time, money, and frustration.
March 24, 2014 — Frustrated with building WordPress sites? I’ve been there. Travelling, I often find myself with unreliable internet, and I realized that my development process needed an overhaul. So, late one night working with the geckos in Cambodia, I set about optimizing the process. After a great deal of trial and error, I developed a series of tools that will allow anyone to better manage their WordPress development practices.
March 24, 2014 — This presentation is about understanding different caching tools and techniques available to WordPress developers such as the Transient and Object Caching APIs and how/why they can make or break your site.