Speakers: Philip John

  • Philip John: 5 Simple Steps to Better WordPress Performance for Non-Developers

    Philip John: 5 Simple Steps to Better WordPress Performance for Non-Developers

    WordCamp US 2017Speaker: Philip John

    December 12, 2017 — WordPress isn’t always as lean as you might like. In this talk, we’ll go through some simple steps you can take, without any development know-how to make your sites leaner and more responsive.

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  • Elliot Taylor, Dave Green, Philip John: Lightning Session

    Elliot Taylor, Dave Green, Philip John: Lightning Session

    WordCamp London 2016Speakers: Elliot Taylor, Dave Green, Philip John

    June 5, 2016 — Why switching to WordPress Coding Standards will make you a better developer by Dave Green

    WordPress Coding Standards have been around for a while, yet many developers don’t write code with them, let alone know they exist. This was the case with me until September 2015 when I made the switch, and now I wish I’d dived in earlier! In this talk I’ll explain what they are, how they will help you write better, cleaner and more secure PHP code and why you should be using them for all WordPress projects.

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    Be a better developer with code review by Philip John

    Code review may sound boring – as developers we want to *write* code, not read someone else’s. But if there’s one thing we must do as developers it’s continually learn, and code review is one of the best ways to do that. This talk will help you improve as a developer by talking about code review, what it is, and how it can improve the security, scalability and readability of your code.

    Building a SaaS product in WordPress by Elliot Taylor

    Last year Elliot put his focus from his agency business onto developing his product business YoGrow. The talk will discuss some of the benefits of moving to a product business and how YoGrow uses WordPress and WooCommerce as a foundation.