Speakers: Mike Dickson

  • Mike Dickson: Setting Up a Multilingual Site with WPML

    Mike Dickson: Setting Up a Multilingual Site with WPML

    WordCamp Montreal 2018Speaker: Mike Dickson

    March 27, 2019 — WPML is the tool of choice for many site needing to have content available to users in multiple languages. In this talk I’ll explain how WPML works, go through the interface, and introduce some key insights I’ve discovered in my years with this very capable tool.

  • Mike Dickson: All About Images

    Mike Dickson: All About Images

    WordCamp Montreal 2017Speaker: Mike Dickson

    October 6, 2017 — This talk aims to pull back the curtain on how WordPress wrangles images behind the scenes. Topics include
    – intro to the media library
    – what formats are supported
    – where images are stored / why you should sort by date
    – what WP does with uploaded images
    – derived intermediate sizes
    – inserting images individually
    – inserting as a gallery
    – adaptive images in wp
    – what “regenerating thumbnails” does
    – questions