Speakers: Christina Hills

  • Christina Hills: How to Get Your Friends to say 'Wow!' - Using Images in WordPress Like a Pro without Being a Graphic Designer

    Christina Hills: How to Get Your Friends to say ‘Wow!’ – Using Images in WordPress Like a Pro without Being a Graphic Designer

    WordCamp Riverside 2017Speaker: Christina Hills

    September 16, 2019 — “We all like to look at pictures, it’s what makes websites draw in the reader.

    In this session, Christina Hills will show you some easy tips to make working with images much easier for you.

    Best practices for the featured image and how to get it to show up correctly when you share on Social Media.

    How to organize, compress, and store your images in your media library, for faster load times.

    Plus where to find high quality, low cost (and free) images to make your website stunning.

    You will walk away with practical tips and skills you can use right away whether you are a business owner, free lancer, or just starting out learning WordPress.”

  • Christina Hills: Beginner's Day - How To Use The Customizer

    Christina Hills: Beginner’s Day – How To Use The Customizer

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2018Speaker: Christina Hills

    December 13, 2018 — Customizer is a great tool that many themes leverage to make editing the appearance and styles of your site easy. Christina will cover the basics of Customizer and how to leverage it to your advantage.

  • Christina Hills: Beginner's Day - Choosing The Right Theme for Your Site

    Christina Hills: Beginner’s Day – Choosing The Right Theme for Your Site

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2018Speaker: Christina Hills

    December 5, 2018 — In this talk Christina will cover how to pick out a theme for your site, or for a client’s site. What should you be looking for? How do you install a new theme? What kind of features are important to have?

  • Christina Hills: Beginner's Day- WordPress 101

    Christina Hills: Beginner’s Day- WordPress 101

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2018Speaker: Christina Hills

    November 16, 2018 — An introduction to what is WordPress and get a better understanding of why over 30% of the Internet uses it for their website. Christina will also cover the basics of what is a WordPress theme or plugin.

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  • Christina Hills: How to Make Your WordPress Site Come Alive with Pictures p2 of 2

    Christina Hills: How to Make Your WordPress Site Come Alive with Pictures p2 of 2

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Christina Hills

    August 9, 2018 — Everyone likes to look at pictures, it’s what makes your website attract readers. In this session for the person who is not a professional graphic designer, Christina Hills will show you some easy tips to make working with images much easier for you. Best practices for the featured image and how to get it to show up correctly when you share on Social Media. How to organize, compress, and store your images in your media library, for faster load times. Plus where to find high quality, low cost (and free) images to make your website stunning. You will walk away with practical tips and tools you can use right away whether you are a business owner, free lancer, or just starting out learning WordPress.” (this talk falls under beginner/intermediate)

  • Christina Hills: How to Make Your WordPress Site Come Alive with Pictures p1

    Christina Hills: How to Make Your WordPress Site Come Alive with Pictures p1

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Christina Hills

    August 9, 2018 — Everyone likes to look at pictures, it’s what makes your website attract readers. In this session for the person who is not a professional graphic designer, Christina Hills will show you some easy tips to make working with images much easier for you. Best practices for the featured image and how to get it to show up correctly when you share on Social Media. How to organize, compress, and store your images in your media library, for faster load times. Plus where to find high quality, low cost (and free) images to make your website stunning. You will walk away with practical tips and tools you can use right away whether you are a business owner, free lancer, or just starting out learning WordPress.” (this talk falls under beginner/intermediate)

  • Christina Hills : A Beginners Guide to Free WordPress Plugins

    Christina Hills : A Beginners Guide to Free WordPress Plugins

    WordCamp Orange County 2017Speaker: Christina Hills

    July 17, 2017 — One of the most confusing (and exciting) features of using WordPress is Plugins! But how do you know for sure which ones you absolutely need and which you should avoid at all costs?
    In this session, Christina Hills will walk you though, step-by-step, the various types of plugins you might need as well as how to properly evaluate and install them. Discover which free plugins are essential and know when and if you should upgrade to the Pro version. You’ll also learn the exact steps to take when a plugin goes “bad” so your website is up and running in no time.
    Attend this session and you’ll walk away fully understanding the Wonderful World of WordPress Plugins!

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  • Christina Hills: Getting Your WordPress Ducks in a Row

    Christina Hills: Getting Your WordPress Ducks in a Row

    WordCamp San Diego 2017Speaker: Christina Hills

    May 13, 2017 — WordPress is made for the DIY person who wants to create a website site fast! And when you launch a new site, you want to have all the tools and resources the professionals use to work efficiently. In this session Christina Hills will show you some essential tools and plugins to get yourself organized for success so you can get your website built quickly and easily.

  • Christina Hills: How to Pick a WordPress Theme for Beginners

    Christina Hills: How to Pick a WordPress Theme for Beginners

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2016Speaker: Christina Hills

    September 27, 2016 — “If you are not a designer or coder, it can be hard to know how to pick a WordPress theme for your website. Should you go with a free theme? a premium theme? or should you have a designer build you a custom theme.

    In this session, Christina Hills is going to show you, in an easy-to-understand, non-techie way, the things you should look at when choosing a WordPress theme for your website. And how you can do it yourself without being a designer!

    Attend this session and learn:

    The difference between free themes and premium (paid) themes
    What to look for when choosing a WordPress theme (make sure it’s mobile responsive too!)
    What is a ‘child theme’ and when/why you need it
    Plus answers to your theme questions
    You want to build a WordPress site, and you want to have fun in the process, so don’t miss this session with Christina Hills!”

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  • Christina Hills: Beginner’s Bootcamp - How to be Strategic About Getting Content in Your Site

    Christina Hills: Beginner’s Bootcamp – How to be Strategic About Getting Content in Your Site

    WordCamp San Diego 2016Speaker: Christina Hills

    May 12, 2016 — What does it take to get that traffic? Christina Hills will discuss how to utilize content and media to your benefit.