September 24, 2019 — As somebody who has been both a developer and marketing team leader in my career, I’ve been able to see when projects go wrong between developers and external or internal marketing teams.
In this talk, I’ll share a few areas on where relationships break down, how to avoid problems before they arise, and also tips to get marketing teams on your side so you can both serve a happy client.
May 16, 2019 — When people talk about SEO sometimes people say “To get great rankings in Google you have to write great content”. But that is blue sky marketing fluff. What does that actually mean? In this talk, I’ll show examples of a blog post written that actually generates traffic, what was done to get it ranking, as well as what occurred when you actually get traffic – the results aren’t what you think!
April 11, 2019 — In WordPress 4.9.6 a lot of new privacy features were introduced into WordPress that made working towards GDPR compliance just that little bit easier. In this talk, I will walk you through how I integrated the WordPress privacy features into my plugin.
May 31, 2016 — WordPress SEO by Yoast is – quite rightly – the best plugin to use for managing your site on site optimisation. However there are plenty of other SEO plugins and tools out there that manage different aspects of your site, from fixing dead links to finding out where people link to you. This talk – updated for 2016 – looks at some new plugins and some interesting developments in the world of SEO
August 20, 2014 — Rhys does an introductory beginner talk on Child Themes, which involves the following:
– What is a child theme?
– When you should use a child theme?
– When you shouldn’t use a child theme?
– Structuring a child theme in your themes folder & common practices.
– The style.css file of a child theme, how to structure it.
– The functions.php file of the child theme.
– Common Issues that beginners ask about.