December 4, 2017 — The State of the Word is the annual keynote address at WordCamp US, presented by the co-founder of WordPress, Matt Mullenweg. In this year’s address, Matt summarizes the highlights of 2017 — including the 4.8 and 4.9 releases — and previews what we can look forward to in 2018 ( spoiler: it’s Gutenberg 🙂 ).
August 16, 2017 — An interactive panel of business owners answering your questions on freelancing. What are some tips for getting clients? How can you make sure everyone stays on track?
August 11, 2017 — Take your WordPress development to the next level by learning some (not so difficult) techniques specific to WordPress. We’ll discuss and review (at a high level) techniques you can learn and features you can employ to build better and smarter themes or plugins which also provide a richer experience for your users. To get the full benefit from this session you should be familiar with PHP and already writing code in WordPress.
August 14, 2016 — One of the most powerful (and proper) ways to modify WordPress core, themes, or plugins is through the use of action and filter hooks. Come learn what these hooks are, how to find them, and how to use them effectively to alter the default behavior of WordPress core, themes, and plugins to make them do our bidding. We will be diving into code, so experience with PHP is recommended.