Speakers: Kelly Dwan

  • Kelly Dwan - Event Accessibility, Inclusive Events for All Humans

    Kelly Dwan – Event Accessibility, Inclusive Events for All Humans

    WordCamp Europe 2017Speaker: Kelly Dwan

    August 1, 2017 — As organizers, we want our events to best reflect the local WordPress community. However (just like websites), sometimes real-life events are not accessible for everyone. In this talk, I’ll cover a number of ways you can make your events more welcoming for people with disabilities and by extension, everyone else.

  • Kelly Dwan: Jetpack for Theme Developers

    Kelly Dwan: Jetpack for Theme Developers

    WordCamp Montréal 2015Speaker: Kelly Dwan

    September 20, 2015 — Jetpack has a lot of features for users, but did you know that it can make your life as a developer easier, too? With infinite scroll, featured content, and various custom post types, Jetpack can save you time in creating commonly requested features. Use a CSS preprocessor for easy-to-use customization options. In this talk, I’ll explore all the secret developer features in Jetpack that can give you a head start on your next site, and how to use them in only a few lines of code.

    Prerequisites:
    This talk will be most beneficial if you’ve dabbled in WordPress code before – themes, child themes, or plugins – and know what Jetpack is.

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  • Kelly Dwan: Jetpack for Developers

    Kelly Dwan: Jetpack for Developers

    WordCamp Minneapolis 2015Speaker: Kelly Dwan

    May 11, 2015 — Jetpack has a lot of features for users, but did you know that it can make your life as a developer easier, too? With infinite scroll, featured content, and various custom post types, Jetpack can save you time in creating commonly requested features. Use a CSS preprocessor for easy-to-use customization options. This talk explores all the secret developer features in Jetpack that can give you a head start on your next site.

  • Kelly Dwan: A Walk Around the Loop

    Kelly Dwan: A Walk Around the Loop

    WordCamp Chicago 2014Speaker: Kelly Dwan

    July 11, 2014 — Not your mother’s Loop talk! This session is an examination of the Loop from an advanced developer perspective. As WordPress continues to grow as an enterprise solution, we as developers need to make sure the queries we’re writing within the loop are fast, safe, and hardy enough to withstand the bombardment of traffic many top sites encounter. Walk through how a query is set up in WordPress, and how that query builds the MySQL query.

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  • Kelly Dwan: Creating Plugins