Speakers: Mikel King

  • Mikel King: words

    Mikel King: words

    WordCamp NYC 2017Speaker: Mikel King

    February 18, 2018 — Subtitle: words – the foundation of creating compelling site copy

    Abstract:
    Selecting the right words is absolutely critical to a great user experience and the most impactful change you can make to your site copy. They are actually more important that proper grammatical punctuation and can elevate a conversation from mundane to exceptional, simply by making some carefully selections based upon the target audience.

    Attendees will learn how to elevate their site copy, saying so much more by utilizing efficient terminology, impactful phraseology and concise language.

  • Panel Discussion: Designing for WordPress in 2015

    Panel Discussion: Designing for WordPress in 2015

    WordCamp NYC 2015Speakers: Michael Arestad, Sarah Whinnem, Mel Choyce, Mikel King

    December 20, 2015 — Join WordPress designers Sarah Whinnem, Michael Arestad, and Mel Choyce, along with moderator Mikel King, as they chat about designing modern WordPress websites and applications. What tools do they use? What are their thoughts on design trends? What do their design processes look like? What are the best techniques for designing responsively?

  • Mikel King: High Performance WordPress

    Mikel King: High Performance WordPress

    WordCamp NYC 2014Speaker: Mikel King

    November 3, 2014 — The challenges of scaling WordPress depend on many factors. This session centers on three factors that are most often overlooked or misunderstood:
    1. Choosing the right caching system
    2. Tuning and clustering mysql
    3. Tuning apache

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