‘IndieWeb’ Videos

  • David Wolfpaw: WordPress and the IndieWeb - Why You Should Own Your Voice

    David Wolfpaw: WordPress and the IndieWeb – Why You Should Own Your Voice

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: David Wolfpaw

    December 2, 2019 — You have a WordPress product or service to offer and you have a signup form. But now what? Collecting email addresses is great for vanity metrics but even better if you bring them into your sales cycle.

    WordPress can be used to start a blog, make a site for a club, or power a business, large or small.

    WordPress can also be used as a way to document your life, and save important things for later. You can bridge WordPress to other parts of the web that you use to store all of your data in one place, without having to worry about an app, hardware maker, or social media site going out of business and taking all of your content with it.

    In this talk, you’ll learn how to own more of your content on your site first, while syndicating to social media.Come learn about how you can use WordPress to power and amplify your voice online, and reclaim the web from the walled gardens for the user!

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  • David Wolfpaw: WordPress and the IndieWeb - Why You Should Own Your Voice

    David Wolfpaw: WordPress and the IndieWeb – Why You Should Own Your Voice

    WordCamp Greenville 2019Speaker: David Wolfpaw

    April 3, 2019 — WordPress can be used to start a blog, make a site for a club, or power a business, large or small. WordPress can also be used as a way to document your life, and save important things for later. You can bridge WordPress to other parts of the web that you use to store all of your data in one place, without having to worry about an app, hardware maker, or social media site going out of business and taking all of your content with it. I considered myself an interloper into the IndieWeb movement, until I realized that the movement — just like the technology that powers it — is decentralized. My habit of copying data created on other sites, as well as creating a website for my lifelogging, is part of what this community is about. Come learn about how you can use WordPress to power and amplify your voice online, and reclaim the web from the walled gardens for the user!