Speakers: Hari Shanker

  • Hari Shanker, Hauwa Abashiya, Courtney Robertson: Help shape content on Learn WordPress

    Speakers: Courtney Robertson, Hari Shanker, Hauwa Abashiya

    July 22, 2021 — Through contributing to Learn WordPress, you can help give those new or already using WordPress a roadmap for their learning journey.

    Learn WordPress connects multiple WordPress Make teams, business owners, professionals, and individual users with ways to navigate their journey through WordPress the software and WordPress, the open-source project.

    Join us if you would like to take part in planning the content that will helps others take the next step in learning about the WordPress platform and its community. Learn WordPress contributors come from a variety of backgrounds. We are content creators, project managers, technical writers, designers, developers, trainers, and teachers.

  • Tuesday Training: How to organize an online do_action charity hackathon?

    Tuesday TrainingsSpeakers: Hari Shanker, Hugh Lashbrooke, Naoko Takano, Yogesh Londhe

    April 13, 2021 — do_action hackathons are community-organized events that are focused on using WordPress to give deserving charitable organizations their own online presence. Each do_action event includes participants from the local WordPress community coming together to plan and build brand new websites for a number of local organizations in one day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, do_action hackathons have moved online. In this session, we talk about do_action events, and their importance in this post-pandemic world, and on how to effectively organize an online do_action hackathon.

  • Tuesday Training: How can meetup groups benefit from Learn WordPress?

    Tuesday TrainingsSpeakers: Courtney Engle Robertson, Hauwa Abashiya, Erica Varlese, Hari Shanker

    March 22, 2021 — In this video, Community and Training contributors discuss how Learn WordPress can help Meetup organizers. The video also talks about how Meetup and WordCamp organizers can contribute to the Learn WordPress initiative.

  • Hari Shanker: How to choose and install plugins

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Hari Shanker

    December 15, 2020 — This Learn WordPress workshop is aimed at users and will teach participants how to find a plugin for their needs. In the workshop, we will walk through the features of WordPress Plugins with the Akismet plugin as an example. We’ll also cover how to find and install a new plugin through the dashboard, how to evaluate a new plugin for use on your site, how to provide feedback and how to get help with a plugin through the WordPress.org support forums.

  • Hari Shanker: Improving site performance

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Hari Shanker

    December 5, 2020 — The site performance workshop on Learn WordPress goes into detail explaining why site performance is important for WordPress and explains tips on how to improve the performance of a WordPress site. The workshop also covers several techniques that allow users to improve the performance of their WordPress sites.

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  • Hari Shanker: Using the Theme Customizer

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Hari Shanker

    December 3, 2020 — This Learn WordPress workshop will explain the features of the Theme Customizer in WordPress. The customizer provides a centralized place to change options that control the look of your WordPress site. This workshop covers how to locate and use the Customizer and the options that it includes.

  • Hari Shanker: Taxonomies in WordPress

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Hari Shanker

    December 1, 2020 — The workshop covers the differences between categories and tags and how to apply them to posts in WordPress. You will learn how to group posts into categories and subcategories according to topic areas. You’ll also learn how to use tags to label posts with keywords. You’ll understand how WordPress organizes posts using categories and tags, providing a means of taxonomy.

  • Hari Shanker: How to Find Help with WordPress

    Speaker: Hari Shanker

    November 10, 2020 — In this workshop, participants will learn how to find help in fixing problems, along with various resources that can be helpful, when you are stuck trying to implement a feature, plugin, or theme.

  • Hari Shanker: WordPress Troubleshooting Basics: Part 2

    Learn WordPressSpeaker: Hari Shanker

    November 2, 2020 — This workshop is a continuation of the Troubleshooting Basics workshop. It is aimed at a beginner audience and will help participants learn about using logs to troubleshoot WordPress issues.

    The continuation of the Troubleshooting Basics workshop is aimed at a beginner audience. The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Organizing WordPress Meetups: Supporting an online Meetup

    Speakers: Angela Jin, Erica Varlese, Harmony Romo, Hari Shanker

    October 12, 2020 — This video is the second part of the Organizing Meetups series, and is aimed at all WordPress Community members across the world that are interested in organizing meetups.Part 2 is aimed at supporting meetup groups that would like to organize online events during the pandemic. This video will go into detail on the in-s and out-s of organizing online meetups, including topics like how to organize online meetups, how to keep them engaging, experimenting with different session formats, finding topics and speakers, among others.