Speakers: Bud Kraus

  • The ABCs of Blogging: Advanced Blogging (Part Two)

    Speaker: Bud Kraus

    July 27, 2022 — Learn all about blogging with WordPress from A to Z! Join Bud Kraus in the second of his two-part session as he speaks in detail on all aspects of blogging. He explores the process of setting up archive pages, using categories for navigation, the comments query loop, and creating custom post types.

  • The ABCs of Blogging: Part One

    Speaker: Bud Kraus

    July 19, 2022 — Join Bud Kraus as he explores all aspects of blogging. Today’s session is one of two during which he discusses why blogs matter, the elements of a blog, setting up your blog, managing categories and tags, and using query loops with and without full site editing.

  • Website Security For Solopreneurs

    Speaker: Bud Kraus

    June 21, 2022 — Don’t bury your head in the sand when protecting your website from security threats! Keeping your website safe and sound is a shared responsibility. In this presentation, Bud Kraus will give you a common-sense approach of steps you can take to make your site harder to compromise.

  • Creating A Sidebar For Your Posts Using The Full Site Editing Blank Template

    Speaker: Bud Kraus

    April 7, 2022 — Bud Kraus, a WordPress instructor and site developer, will demonstrate how to use the Blank template to create a sidebar that can be used for single posts. He will also demonstrate how to create and add a unique header with site-wide navigation.

  • Bud Kraus: WordPress Under the Hood

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Bud Kraus

    September 22, 2021 — This video shows the file structure of any WordPress installation with the emphasis on wp-config.php and what is in the wp-content folder. It will end with a an overview and a look at the MySQL database.

  • Kim White, Bud Kraus, Jarett Gucci: Lightning Round-The Basics

    WordCamp Philadelphia 2020Speakers: Kim White, Bud Kraus, Jarett Gucci

    November 17, 2020 — Using Site Health for Good
    Site Health is a lesser-known addition to WordPress that was added in version 5.2. Many people see it as an annoyance, but this talk will walk you through the beauty of the centralized information it can give you and how you can make it even better by adding the Health Check and Troubleshooting plugin from the WordPress.org repository. Troubleshooting is a great way to rule out plugin conflicts that may be causing problems on your website.

    8 Easy Things To Do To Protect Your Web Site
    Don’t bury your head in the sand when it comes to protecting your website from bad stuff ever happening to you. Keeping your website safe and sound is a shared responsibility. In this presentation, Bud Kraus will share with you a common sense approach of practical you can can take to make your site more secure.

    Back Up Before You Crack Up
    Having a solid backup strategy can save your life in times of an extreme website crisis. No one wants to lose any of the hard work they have put into their site and why should you ever have to if you are backing things up.

  • Bud Kraus: My Way With WordPress

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: Bud Kraus

    November 3, 2020 — With all the talk about the importance of making WordPress Accessible, how does someone with a vision impairment teach WordPress? Listen as I share the tools and techniques I have used for the last ten years as a WordPress instructor at Pratt Institute, the Fashion Institute of Technology and Third Ward in New York. I will share with you 5 tools and techniques that aid me in teaching my students as well as my thoughts on my article published by Smashing Magazine on what it’s like to have macular degeneration. If you care about Accessibility, you don’t want to miss this.

  • Bud Kraus: Getting Gutenberg To Do What You Need It To Do

    WordCamp Montclair 2019Speaker: Bud Kraus

    September 19, 2019 — No need to feel stuck using the 40 blocks that come with the new page editor out of the box.

    Gutenberg Plugins – a new type of WordPress plugin – gives you an opportunity to use all types of new blocks for your content.

    These blocks let you add new UIs to your content such as adjustable columns, pricing tables, a table of contents, a clock countdown and many others.

    See how 5 Gutenberg plugins will make creating WordPress easier and a lot of fun.

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