December 6, 2016 — Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 make it easier to set up your site the way you want it.
December 20, 2015 — Quantitative analysis on this data showed a significant recurrence of four “top” issues. Thankfully, they’re easy to resolve if you know what to look for – even if you’re not a programmer.
Attendees will hopefully leave with a better understanding of how to identify these four issues early, and resolve them when they do occur.
December 12, 2015 — Today, developers are well into embracing WordPress to enable the next generation of applications: creating rich native applications, powering home automation devices, supplying data to video games, and powering the data behind 3D applications.
With very few exceptions, much of these applications are widely unknown to a site owner in 2015. Similar to how custom post type functionalities are now well-known among the masses, what does the world look like when clients begin demanding these new possibilities? When developers start building them?
July 1, 2015 — Many of us already know that BuddyPress is a great solution for internal communication for groups, and is an excellent alternative to email threads, social network groups, and some project management apps, but did you know you can create a private social network with BuddyPress, and lock down your installation? We discuss some methods used in making a BuddyPress site accessible only to those whom are members, hiding the installation, as well as many of the caveats of using more common ‘private-access’ communication mediums, such as corporate email and facebook groups. This talk is a great fit for anyone new to or familiar with BuddyPress that would like to use it as a secure place to communicate with their employees, family, or other groups.
November 7, 2014 — Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Avoiding Dangerous and Low-Quality Plugins and Themes
August 21, 2014 — This talk focuses on preventive development and maintenance practices when developing WordPress sites, as well as helpful maintenance tips when many sites are under your care. It covers a range of topics, from version control and backups, usage of project management tools, to using unique namespaces and classes when writing code.