‘plugin’ Videos

  • Chris Wiegman: Automating WordPress Development

    Chris Wiegman: Automating WordPress Development

    WordCamp Seattle 2019Speaker: Chris Wiegman

    March 30, 2020 — Whether you manage a large site or a small one, if you write your own code one of the most tedious parts can be getting started. This talk will show you techniques such as scaffolding tools and others to get you a fully functional WordPress plugin with unit tests, continuous integration, a local development environment and more with just a single command. It will help you stop rebuilding the wheel so you can focus on the functionality you need and can be extended to themes, libraries or whatever else you need.

  • Peace Onyehanere: Finding the Perfect Themes and Plugins

    Peace Onyehanere: Finding the Perfect Themes and Plugins

    WordCamp Mombasa 2019Speaker: Peace Onyehanere

    January 21, 2020 — Due to the availability of free and premium themes, it becomes difficult for people to choose the right theme for the creation of their websites/blogs. The need for education on the right themes for each type of website/blog is highly required as the number of websites built with the WordPress CMS is increasing with each day.

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  • Kathy Zant: Evaluating Plugins: Strategies to Effectively Extend WordPress

    Kathy Zant: Evaluating Plugins: Strategies to Effectively Extend WordPress

    WordCamp Rochester 2019Speaker: Kathy Zant

    November 4, 2019 — Extending WordPress above and beyond the core functionality is part of what makes WordPress so powerful. However, the sheer number of plugins available can be overwhelming. A strategy for evaluating plugins makes both developing managing WordPress easier.

    In this presentation, attendees will learn strategies and tools for choosing one plugin over another. We’ll also look at paid plugins versus free and find out if you get what you paid for. We’ll also look at how to manage plugin updates and evaluate security. We’ll find out how to research plugin security history and identify risky functionality.

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  • Stacy M. Clements: WordPress Security: Beyond The Plugin

    Stacy M. Clements: WordPress Security: Beyond The Plugin

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: Stacy M. Clements

    October 29, 2019 — You installed a security plugin, and you don’t get much traffic anyway since your business is small…so you don’t need to worry about getting hacked, right?

    While there are several good security plugins that are a useful part of a security plan, securing a WordPress site requires more than a plugin. Plugins are handy tools but can give a false sense of security if the entire security landscape is not considered.

    You may not have a lot of money to invest, but you can learn a framework and some basic actions to help you get a better grasp on security for your website – and your business.

  • Cameron Jones: Introduction To Plugin Development

    Cameron Jones: Introduction To Plugin Development

    WordCamp Brisbane 2019Speaker: Cameron Jones

    October 22, 2019 — Have you ever wanted to build your own plugin? Or maybe you’re just curious as to how plugins work? We’ll take a look at some popular plugins, learn the WordPress hook system, then walk through building your first custom WordPress plugin from scratch.

    https://2019.brisbane.wordcamp.org/session/introduction-to-plugin-development/

  • Becky Livingston: How To: Event Tracking WPFlow Plugin

    Becky Livingston: How To: Event Tracking WPFlow Plugin

    WordCamp Montclair 2019Speaker: Becky Livingston

    September 24, 2019 — Have you ever wondered how many people are clicking on a submit button, entering a shopping cart-but not buying, accessing your directions, or watching a video? The WPFlow Google Analytics event tracking plugin can help you do just that.

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  • David Wolfpaw: Let’s Build Our First Plugin!

    David Wolfpaw: Let’s Build Our First Plugin!

    WordCamp Montclair 2019Speaker: David Wolfpaw

    September 24, 2019 — If you’ve ever wanted to build your own plugin for WordPress, this is the session for you. We’re going to start from scratch and work our way up.

    First, we’ll take a look at the basic requirements of a plugin. Next we’ll take our example plugin idea and break it into the various components and steps that we’ll need. We’ll code up the plugin together and install it on our sites, debugging any problems that arise. Finally, we’ll look at ways that we could further extend our plugin.

    This session assumes some HTML and CSS knowledge, but you don’t already need to be familiar with writing PHP or JavaScript.

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  • David Wolfpaw: Let’s Build Our First Plugin!

    David Wolfpaw: Let’s Build Our First Plugin!

    WordCamp Atlanta 2019Speaker: David Wolfpaw

    June 27, 2019 — If you’ve ever wanted to build your own plugin for WordPress, this is the session for you. We’re going to start from scratch and work our way up.

    First, we’ll take a look at the basic requirements of a plugin. Next we’ll take our example plugin idea and break it into the various components and steps that we’ll need. We’ll code up the plugin together and install it on our sites, debugging any problems that arise. Finally, we’ll look at ways that we could further extend our plugin.

    This tutorial assumes some HTML and CSS knowledge, but you don’t already need to be familiar with writing PHP or JavaScript.

  • Crystal Picard and Shawn Hooper: Plugin Roundup

    Crystal Picard and Shawn Hooper: Plugin Roundup

    Wordcamp Halifax 2018Speakers: Crystal Picard, Shawn Hooper

    June 26, 2019 — A regular staple at the WordPress Halifax Meetup is ‘Plugin Roundups’: a fun, interactive way to to shout out your favourite plugin, what it does, and any tips. Lead by Crystal Picard and Shawn Hooper.

  • Batalla de Plugins y Temas

    Batalla de Plugins y Temas

    WordCamp Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2019

    June 26, 2019 — Acto que cierra la WordCamp de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2019. En él una representación de los asistentes sale al escenario para hablar de las virtudes de algún plugin o tema.