Speakers: Dustin Filippini

  • A Thru-Hike of the WordPress API

    WordCamp Atlanta 2023Speaker: Dustin Filippini

    November 20, 2023 — Prepare to make the journey from endpoint to endpoint of the WordPress REST API. All thru-hikers must make the proper preparations for their hike so we will go through some general basics of APIs, fill the proper permits (authentication), explore the trail and stop at several WordPress endpoints along the way, and learn how to blaze our own trail by creating custom API endpoints for your own use. This intermediate level hike assumes you have a basic understanding of development and what an API is. See you on the trail!

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  • Dustin Filippini: What The Heck Is BuddyPress

    WordCamp Chicago 2017Speaker: Dustin Filippini

    August 31, 2017 — BuddyPress is a community website plugin for WordPress and can be used to build things from social networks to intranets to education sites and anything in-between that is build around a community. We will dissect the features of BuddyPress and some use cases for them as well as look at examples of BuddyPress sites in the wild. Come see what the heck BuddyPress actually is and how you can use it to build powerful community-based websites for you or your clients.

  • Dustin Filippini: One Site, Two Site, Red Site, Blue Site – Lessons on the Web from Dr. Seuss

    WordCamp Waukesha 2017Speaker: Dustin Filippini

    February 7, 2017 — From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere… Sit back and relax for story time as we learn lessons on the web from Dr. Seuss. Every website is different and every visitor to your site is different although they are the same in some ways too. We will take Dr. Seuss’s parables and apply them to the world of the web and how to effectively reach your audience and ensure your website is an effective and enjoyable experience.

  • Dustin Filippini: Comprehensive Dashboard Walkthrough

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Dustin Filippini

    June 29, 2014 — Dustin takes a comprehensive look at the WordPress Dashboard, unlocking new and exciting things that are included within WordPress.

    Areas covered:

    * What each menu item in a default WordPress install does
    * How to change common settings
    * How to write posts and pages, add media, and more
    * How to add new users
    * How to manage comments
    * Managing Menus
    * Managing Widgets
    * What are dashboard widgets?
    * What is my user profile?