December 21, 2015 — Take an up-front tour of the WordPress dashboard and its built-in features. We will discover how to customize the look of your dashboard to remove the clutter. We will also look at where your menus and navigation are created and edited and the flexibility you have for building your own custom menus. We’ll also learn about hidden shortcuts and settings and see, as we add our theme and plugins, where their settings end up and if there is any logic to their new homes.
June 8, 2015 — This talk is about the different options out there, your clients’ learning styles, and how to better understand what your clients need while making sure they are comfortable moving forward. And the most common needs people have when looking for support and documentation, as well as strategies for making your documentation easier for your customers to understand.
August 21, 2013 — This presentation talks about understanding your learning style, as well as finding the resources that work for you and coming to grips with your own limitations, and learn how to avoid wallowing in a sea of unnecessary information.
It explores how to gather and organize what we need to know—and how to make all of it stick. Whether you are learning WordPress yourself or teaching others, there is something for you.
August 14, 2013 — With more than 1,700 themes on WordPress.org and hundreds more premium themes from established companies and resellers, choosing a theme can be overwhelming. This presentation talks about the pros and cons of free vs. premium; what features to look for, and how to tell what you can and can’t do by simply looking at the demos. A simple, non-geek explanation of what frameworks and child themes are, as well as their benefits.
November 3, 2011