Speakers: David Ryan

  • David Ryan: Take Command with Custom WP-CLI Commands

    David Ryan: Take Command with Custom WP-CLI Commands

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: David Ryan

    October 30, 2020 — The WP-CLI gives developers powerful tools to rapidly manage WordPress sites, automate repetitive tasks and diagnose problems from the command line. But if you aren’t building custom commands, you’re leaving tons of time-saving potential on the table!

    In this session we’ll explore best practices for creating custom command line interfaces, combining and reusing commands, plus other tips & tricks.

    Experience with WP-CLI will be helpful, but not required to attend.

  • David Ryan: Building Intuitive WordPress Admin Experiences

    David Ryan: Building Intuitive WordPress Admin Experiences

    WordCamp San Diego 2017Speaker: David Ryan

    May 14, 2017 — Experiences with user interfaces should inspire confidence for what’s happening under-the-hood. It’s more than building snazzy dashboards and settings pages, it’s about creating intuitive products with screens that invite site owners to create websites they feel empowered to maintain. The WordPress Admin contains a number of powerful features for interfaces, workflows, input controls and APIs to interface with the database. We’ll explore when to use Core-bundled code, a third-party tools and some common patterns. Attendees will leave with documented code examples.