October 6, 2015 — Themes shape the entire WordPress experience, and there are seemingly endless options to choose from. But with all these options, how do you know which theme is the best for you? This talk will explore the vast spectrum of WordPress’ theme dom, from the simplest default themes to the most involved custom creation, including theme option panels, theme repositories and marketplaces, and which types of themes are best for which purposes. Sé will also cover the must-haves (and the red flags) to look for when choosing your next theme, when you should (or shouldn’t) build a custom theme, and how to structure your site so you can go from theme to theme without losing your content (or your mind).
September 24, 2014 — Awesome WordPress plugins that can help small business owners take their websites from basic to bada$$, including content development, e-commerce, and customer relations.
February 1, 2014 — This presentation covers what WordPress is, the history and community behind it. Then moves into installation – the difference .org vs. .com, selecting hosting, registering domains, and installing.
September 29, 2013 — No web developer? No coding skills? No problem! This talk helps small business owners and other DIY users to get the most out of their website. From backing up to creating better content, harness the power of plugins and let WordPress do the work.
May 29, 2013 — This presentation session provides an overview of how small business owners can easily create an effective and efficient WordPress website from the ground up, including setting up WordPress, choosing the best theme, using the right plug-ins and developing SEO-friendly content.
February 24, 2013 — This presentation covers the basics of installing WordPress in different ways.