November 4, 2019 — There is so much confusion about what types of things should be put on a page and what should be in a post. Static vs. Dynamic content is the best way to tackle this. An “About Us” page would be just that… A PAGE. If you are talking about something that is more time sensitive, then you want to do a post. Connected to this would be Categories and Tags. What are they? When creating a website, you can edit a menu to include not only pages, but also category archives that can create a more complete experience for small businesses. This is not just how to do it but WHY you should do it. This gives an in depth look at the justification for placement of content on your website and way finding.
July 26, 2019 — In our last episode, dear campers, we learned about Custom Post Types (CPT’s) and Advanced Custom Fields (ACF’s) and why we need them. We had everything clear, right? Enter Gutenberg…
Until Gutenberg, we had to copy over content from one old post to the new. The other option is to use CPT’s and ACF’s. What’s the difference? When should you use one or the other… or BOTH?
In this session, we’ll take a quick review of CPT’s and ACF’s, then compare them to Gutenberg Blocks and Templates, and discuss when you should use each and why.
May 29, 2018 — You’re building websites, have a grand ol’ time, then it hits you: a copyright takedown notice. What did you do wrong?
The Creative Commons Scavenger Hunt aims to demystify copyright, fair use, and creative commons; what you can use on your website and when, be it images, videos, audio or text.
Come for the knowledge, leave with a prize for the team that finds the most items on the Creative Commons Scavenger Hunt!
December 1, 2017 — This is going to be an interactive session to teach people about using Creative Commons license, mostly images. Our goal is to give a challenge and see how many people are able to find open source and copyright free images. This will include some tips as to where to find them, as well as implications of not using proper credit.
January 19, 2016 — Facet-nating! – Using FacetsWP
This is the next step in Content Architecture. What happens when you have huge amounts of information or posts that can be put into more than one category at the same time? This talk will describe how you guide users from multiple paths to the same content. The intended audience are for those people who have their sites up and running, but need to rethink their content organizational structure.