October 13, 2021 — With a humorous nod to the popular PBS Masterpiece Mystery TV show, this talk investigates the death of a website, ruminating in all manner of murder mystery deduction to consider possible suspects.
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 8, 2019 — With all the new changes to WordPress with Gutenberg, many people are confused.I’m going to show you how to create your home, about and contact pages in 30 minutes using Gutenberg blocks.
June 4, 2018 — Ever wonder what a Custom Post Type is? Why would you want to use them? How do they work with Custom Fields? What’s the difference between CPT’s and Posts? Many of these questions will be answered in this beginner talk, meant to improve your knowledge of content architecture. A basic knowledge of pages, posts, tags and categories would be helpful.
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.
November 26, 2017 — A frank and honest discussion with women who have been involved for different amounts of time in WordPress – ranging from development to designer to marketer.
Christine Baker Marriage
October 4, 2017 — This session is for those that are thinking of upping their coding game and attending a coding bootcamp. It is intended for anyone who wants to know more about those coding camps and whether it is right for them or not.