May 27, 2016 — How do you get started with themes in WordPress? Do you need to know a whole load of (read “any”) php? It can be kind of intimidating and scary. Last year, I built my first child theme in WordPress. I survived and the website is still standing. You can do it too. Come and hear how. The talk will start with a case study: why, why then, and why not sooner. We will look at the structure of a theme and walk through the steps of building a child theme. You may leave inspired to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty in theming.
June 2, 2015 — The strength of WordPress is in its licensing under the GPL (GNU General Public Licence). What does the GPL really mean? How does it affect you, your creativity, and your work? How does it protect your freedom?
Get a method for talking about licensing with your “technophobic” clients, friends and family.