Speakers: Chris David Miles

  • WordPress, the REST API, and the Internet of Things p4 of4

    WordPress, the REST API, and the Internet of Things p4 of4

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Chris David Miles

    August 22, 2018 — WordPress is much more than just website building software. It can be used as an application layer for everything from the Internet of Things, to custom Alexa skills, self-hosted slack bots, and more. This talk provides an introduction to some interesting uses of the WordPress REST API, and showcases examples of how WordPress can be a useful tool for interacting with the Internet of Things in the real world. We’ll cover how to easily connect any WordPress site to a variety of external services using existing plugins, and where to learn more about extending the REST API to serve as an endpoint for applications and devices.

  • Wordpress the REST API and the Internet of Things p3 of 4

    Wordpress the REST API and the Internet of Things p3 of 4

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Chris David Miles

    August 22, 2018 — WordPress is much more than just website building software. It can be used as an application layer for everything from the Internet of Things, to custom Alexa skills, self-hosted slack bots, and more. This talk provides an introduction to some interesting uses of the WordPress REST API, and showcases examples of how WordPress can be a useful tool for interacting with the Internet of Things in the real world. We’ll cover how to easily connect any WordPress site to a variety of external services using existing plugins, and where to learn more about extending the REST API to serve as an endpoint for applications and devices.

  • WordPress, the REST API, and the Internet of Things p2 of 4

    WordPress, the REST API, and the Internet of Things p2 of 4

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Chris David Miles

    August 22, 2018 — WordPress is much more than just website building software. It can be used as an application layer for everything from the Internet of Things, to custom Alexa skills, self-hosted slack bots, and more. This talk provides an introduction to some interesting uses of the WordPress REST API, and showcases examples of how WordPress can be a useful tool for interacting with the Internet of Things in the real world. We’ll cover how to easily connect any WordPress site to a variety of external services using existing plugins, and where to learn more about extending the REST API to serve as an endpoint for applications and devices.

  • WordPress, the REST API, and the Internet of Things p1 of 4

    WordPress, the REST API, and the Internet of Things p1 of 4

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Chris David Miles

    August 22, 2018 — WordPress is much more than just website building software. It can be used as an application layer for everything from the Internet of Things, to custom Alexa skills, self-hosted slack bots, and more. This talk provides an introduction to some interesting uses of the WordPress REST API, and showcases examples of how WordPress can be a useful tool for interacting with the Internet of Things in the real world. We’ll cover how to easily connect any WordPress site to a variety of external services using existing plugins, and where to learn more about extending the REST API to serve as an endpoint for applications and devices.

  • Chris David Miles : Web Accessibility and WordPress

    Chris David Miles : Web Accessibility and WordPress

    WordCamp Orange County 2018Speaker: Chris David Miles

    June 17, 2018 — This talk will provide an overview of web accessibility standards and will demonstrate how to use existing tools to ensure your themes, plugins, and content are compliant with those standards. This talk is designed for WordPress developers of all skill levels who want the sites they create and manage to be as accessible as possible. Topics will include: Selling your clients (and yourself) on web accessibility, an introduction to WordPress accessibility guidelines for theme and plugin developers, an overview of manual and automated accessibility testing tools, common accessibility pitfalls to avoid, and where to learn more about web accessibility tools and standards.

  • Chris David Miles: You’ve Inherited a Website – Now What?

    Chris David Miles: You’ve Inherited a Website – Now What?

    WordCamp Phoenix 2018Speaker: Chris David Miles

    February 26, 2018 — This talk will provide an overview of the planning and execution of taking over an existing website. Sometimes we don’t get to start a project at the beginning. This talk will show users what to expect, and how to be prepared for it. Topics will include: Executing a safe handoff, initial housekeeping, planning for improvements, staging and deployment of changes, and ongoing maintenance.