July 14, 2013 — This presentation talks about content migration, coordinating presentation across multiple installs, integrating legacy content, satisfying stakeholder requirements and minimizing developer involvement.
July 12, 2013 — Learn how to tear apart your static HTML wire-frame, and create a dynamic WordPress theme from it. Famous WP features such as custom fields / post types, and feature images are used. Learn how to use the powerful wp_query function to pull a specific list of articles / posts from your database in different orders.
July 7, 2013 — This presentation shows fragments of code that was used to create the slider as well how I extended the tinyMCE editor to provide the boxy layout used on the hirshhorn.si.edu site.
July 7, 2013 — This presentation discusses the true power behind WordPress’ roles and capabilities system, map_meta_cap. Starting with an overview of how it relates to the system as a whole, then some real-world examples to demonstrate how the map_meta_cap function and filter can be properly used to fully leverage WordPress’ capabilities system.
July 6, 2013 — This presentation covers: What is a plugin? When to use a plugin for your WordPress project vs. a theme function; Best practices for plugin structure, unique naming conventions; Creating a secure settings page for your plugin; Sanitizing and storing your plugin data, the WordPress way; Safely retrieving data from your plugin and using it in a theme; What to do when a plugin is deactivated, or uninstalled; Structuring a WordPress readme.txt file; Submitting a plugin to the WordPress.org repository.
July 6, 2013 — This presentation goes into several code examples starting with a simple one what explains how to create a new re-sized image from a random file on disk, explaining how you can write your own implementation and shows code on how to implement WPThumb as the WordPress main image manipulator.