November 11, 2017 — In this talk I will be speaking about how to optimise your image heavy WordPress websites. I will talk about how I use WordPress for handling images, what tools I use and offering some general advice on how you can manage the slowdown that typically comes with hosting an image heavy site.
October 6, 2017 — This talk aims to pull back the curtain on how WordPress wrangles images behind the scenes. Topics include
– intro to the media library
– what formats are supported
– where images are stored / why you should sort by date
– what WP does with uploaded images
– derived intermediate sizes
– inserting images individually
– inserting as a gallery
– adaptive images in wp
– what “regenerating thumbnails” does
October 17, 2016 — It’s easier than ever to create responsive websites with WordPress since the addition of native handling for responsive images in core as of the WordPress 4.4 Clifford release. Understand why it is important to provide users with images that are appropriate for their screen size and learn what happens to images behind the scenes. This is a technical talk that will deep dive into how you can take advantage of responsive images in your sites.
August 6, 2016 — Photographs and other images can add interesting content to any type of WordPress site. Learn how to create or find images to use, do basic editing, deal with copyright issues, understand the WordPress media management system, work with WordPress galleries and content sliders, and make your site look beautiful and professional.
July 14, 2016 — Pinterest is more than a fun addiction — it’s a proven traffic driver, especially if your target demographic is women. In this lightning round you’ll get 15 solid tips on how to transform your Pinterest activity from being a passive pinner to a strategic pinning machine! Pinterest will be your new secret weapon in your marketing arsenal that will drive traffic and increase sales.
– Current tips to maximize your Pins.
– Do you need to use hashtags on Pinterest?
– How many times a day do you need to pin?
May 29, 2016 — How to automate your business by James Roberts
Have you ever timed how long it takes you to do those mundane, administrative tasks that comes with running any business? This time soon adds up, and if you convert this time into an actual monetary value based on how much money you make per hour on average, it is also quite costly. This talk is designed to show you how you can automate various parts of your business in a non-technical way, in order to reduce the amount of time you spend on admin.
High performance images in WordPress by Keith Devon
Responsive images landed in WP 4.4. Keith Devon will show us what this means for theme developers. He’ll also take a look at how to further optimise the images on your WordPress website.
Drupal vs WordPress, the battle for the clickers by Kristof Van Tomme
When I tell people what I do for a living, most people don’t know what Drupal is. So I tell them it is a lot like WordPress. Invariantly the next question is what the difference is between Drupal and WordPress… In this talk I want to do a comparison between WordPress and Drupal, and give you my take on what makes both of them popular in their respective markets.
April 21, 2016 — A responsive design has become a standard of modern WordPress theme. But not only the content of a website has to be optimized for the mobile screen. The theme should also provide high resolution images and icons. Using SVG images here is usually the best way to accomplish this goal. This session will give a brief overview on how you can utilize Scalable Vector Graphics.
April 21, 2016 — Bilder sind ein wichtiger Bestandteil unserer Webseiten. Aber leider sind diese oft viel zu groß und verschwenden unnötig mobiles Datenvolumen. In seinem Vortrag wird Walter uns erklären, welche Bildformate wir nutzen können bzw. sollten. Außerdem wird er erklären, wie man WordPress optimiert, um automatisch das richtige Bild für jeden Browser und Endgerät auszuliefern
April 13, 2016 — Viste una serie di richieste sempre più complesse da parte dei clienti molto esigenti, esamineremo i metodi più efficaci di come renderizzare le immagini responsive, e impareremo a incorporarle — fin dall’inizio — nel flusso di lavoro di WordPress.
April 5, 2016 — Through a series of increasingly complex requests from an imaginary, albeit very demanding client, we will review the most effective methods of rendering truly responsive images, and learn how to embed them — right from the start — in your WordPress workflow. You will walk away safe in the knowledge you own all the right tools to achieve bulletproof responsive art-directed seo-friendly lazy-loading images. (phew!)