May 31, 2015 — Once upon a time we passed parameters to create web pages, now we use pretty URLs and (hopefully) think through our URLs carefully. URLs are one of the fundamental commands a user can give WordPress, and they can be poetic, powerful and precise all at once. This talk covers how URLs are turned into WP_Query parameters, what URL endpoints are and when to use them, how URLs can be attractive and amusing, and how to use URLs across different post type structures.
November 4, 2014 — Simon Wheatley has been working with Open Source, running an Open Source focused consultancy, and persuading big companies against Intellectual Property hoarding for years now.
In this talk he discusses the open source principles that unite many of us, and how you can marry those with solid business principles to come up with a winning formula for your clients, your self and the wider world.
October 9, 2014 — VVV is a WordPress focused development environment, giving you, the WordPress developer, a “default
server configuration … intended to match a common configuration for working with high traffic WordPress
In this presentation, Simon introduces some techniques his team uses in their sites provisioning scripts to solve issues with private Git repositories and will also cover various provisioning methods (WP CLI, SVN, Git, Composer).
August 15, 2014 — Simon Dickson and Simon Wheatley from Code for the People, present “One Theme, One Multisite, 30+ Unique Websites”
February 25, 2014 — WordPress is used all over the world, with versions supported in more than 70 languages. The polyglots team provides translations of the WordPress back-end, but what are the options for creating a multilingual website? Different solutions have been developed for creating websites that can display content in multiple languages but as yet no canonical method exists. In this double session, three developers will each present on their method for creating a multilingual WordPress website.