Speakers: Jeremy Felt

  • Jeremy Felt: Managing Accessible Content on Thousands of Sites

    Jeremy Felt: Managing Accessible Content on Thousands of Sites

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    December 7, 2017 — Just over a year ago, Washington State University received a complaint through the Office of Civil Rights that some of our web pages were not accessible. This talk will cover the steps we took to address the complaint, how we started to grasp where 5 million URLs were published, and what processes and open source tools we have in place to ensure that web accessibility is our top priority.

  • Jeremy Felt: Getting To Know WordPress Multisite

    Jeremy Felt: Getting To Know WordPress Multisite

    WordCamp Seattle 2016Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    August 7, 2017 — Multisite is often treated as a dark corner of WordPress and can be forgotten or managed poorly when developing public plugins or working on client projects.

    Let’s pull back the curtain and shed some light.

    We’ll cover a brief history of multisite to give context to some of the early decisions. We’ll walk through the structure and load process to show how straightforward multisite really is. We’ll go through the brand new WP_Site_Query and WP_Network_Query class introduced in WordPress 4.6. And we’ll cover some common solutions to things people frequently want to do with multisite.

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  • Panel Discussion: Becoming a Part of the WordPress Community

    Panel Discussion: Becoming a Part of the WordPress Community

    WordCamp Seattle 2016Speakers: Eric Amundson, Mark Root-Wiley, Kelli Wise, Jeremy Felt, Mika Epstein

    August 7, 2017 — One of the things that makes WordPress as amazing as it is is the vast community of people who give so freely of their time and expertise to make it that way. And there are all kinds of ways, beyond being an ace coder, to make a contribution and become part of the ecosystem. Come listen to a panel of regular folks talk about the ways they are involved in supporting and growing the WordPress community and WordPress itself. If you’ve benefited from this generous community and are ready to pay it forward, this promises to be a fun, inspiring panel and will give you ideas on ways you can contribute, too.

  • Jeremy Felt: Multisite!

    Jeremy Felt: Multisite!

    WordCamp Europe 2016Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    July 3, 2016 — Multisite is often treated as a dark corner of WordPress and can be forgotten or managed poorly when developing public plugins or working on client projects.

    Let’s pull back the curtain and shed some light.

    We’ll cover the history of multisite to give context to some of the early decisions. We’ll walk through the structure and load process to show how straightforward it really is. And to help you work with multisite, we’ll cover some common situations and solutions.

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  • Jeremy Felt: Powering Higher Ed Through Community

    Jeremy Felt: Powering Higher Ed Through Community

    WordCamp Portland 2015Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    November 21, 2015 — It sounds cool when you hear a university is powered by WordPress, but what does that really mean? A website is a website, content is content, and WordPress is really just another way to manage it all.
    Why WordPress? Sometimes because it’s the right answer. Sometimes because it’s free.
    The true power is community. And if you can apply that community to how content is managed, you may find yourself with a solution that can carry change throughout an organization.

  • Jeremy Felt: Behind The Curtain Of WordPress Multisite

    Jeremy Felt: Behind The Curtain Of WordPress Multisite

    WordCamp Vancouver 2015Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    October 2, 2015 — Multisite is often treated as one of the dark corners of WordPress and can be forgotten or managed poorly when developing public plugins or working on client projects.

    Let’s pull back the curtain and shed some light.

    We’ll cover the history of multisite from its early days as another b2 fork. We’ll walk through the structure and the load process to show how things really are straight forward. We’ll cover situations to be aware of and code to use when you are developing something for multisite.

    And! We’ll cover the future of multisite and allow for some good Q&A, so bring your questions!

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  • Panel Discussion: WordPress at Scale - Enterprise, Media, and Education

    Panel Discussion: WordPress at Scale – Enterprise, Media, and Education

    WordCamp Seattle 2015: Experienced EditionSpeakers: Evan Cordulack, Jeremy Felt, Josh Kadis, Nathan Letsinger, Grant Landram

    May 6, 2015 — This panel is comprised of the project managers and developers behind three complex and highly-trafficked WordPress sites. They’ll briefly discuss how they use WordPress at scale and the challenges they had to overcome. and will then take questions from the audience.

  • Jeremy Felt: Public Universities and Open Source Software

    Jeremy Felt: Public Universities and Open Source Software

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    November 2, 2014 — So much good work is done at universities and while that work is often done with open source software, it can also be a forgotten tool. Promoting the usefulness of open source software and the responsibility of universities to contribute back to open source projects can only help the community as a whole.

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  • Panel Discussion: How to Become a Better WordPress Developer

    Panel Discussion: How to Become a Better WordPress Developer

    WordCamp Seattle 2014Speakers: Kailey Lampert, Kronda Adair, Jeremy Felt, Zack Tollman, Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    August 9, 2014 — Four accomplished WordPress developers will talk about their experiences with WordPress development, answer questions, and share tips on how they keep sharp.

  • Jeremy Felt: Small Changes Toward Big Things

    Jeremy Felt: Small Changes Toward Big Things

    WordCamp Seattle 2014Speaker: Jeremy Felt

    August 2, 2014 — Large projects often change scope rapidly, hence the use of ambiguous words like scale and platform. This session covers general strategies around approaching your project with an incremental mindset. Version control, environment, collaboration, and deployment all play key roles when pushing a platform to serve big needs. By laying out a strategy at the start and making consistent small changes, your platform will scale before anyone realizes.

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