Speakers: Adam Smith

  • Adam Smith: Welcome to the Multisite Ecosystem

    WordCamp Asheville 2017Speaker: Adam Smith

    June 16, 2017 — Multisite is a powerful tool used to expand the capacity of WordPress while still maintaining all the things you know and love. Multisite allows site mangers to share a core codebase of themes and plugins but deliver different experiences to each website. With multisite domain mapper a company can white label their product for multiple clients while still using one main WordPress engine. Learn how a multisite works, how to set up a multisite, how it can benefit your business and how to development a WordPress multisite platform.


    What is WordPress Multisite and how I use it
    How does WordPress Multisite handle data, themes and users
    How to build plugins for a WordPress multisite

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  • Adam Smith: Responsive Images Without a Plugin

    WordCamp Asheville 2015Speaker: Adam Smith

    September 9, 2015 — Retina screens will soon become the new standard for resolution but not all users need to be served a giant image. The giant image looks crisp on a retina screen but it also creates bloated page load. In the talk we dive into how to support responsive images without using a heavy WordPress plugin. We go step by step, breaking down how the picture element works, browser support fallbacks, native wordpress image resizing and serving the correct image based on viewports and pixel density. We finish up with the future of serving images based on new media queries.

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