‘Plugins’ Videos

  • Evan Stanton: Beginner's Day - Choosing and Using Plugins

    Evan Stanton: Beginner’s Day – Choosing and Using Plugins

    WordCamp Los Angeles 2018Speaker: Evan Stanton

    December 6, 2018 — Once you have a theme chosen and have used customizer to customize it, how do you add functionality? WordPress plugins are an easy way to add functionality to your or your client’s site. How do you know which one is the best one for the feature you want? How do you know if it is good code and will stand the test of time and deal with the demands of the business? You will learn how to pick out, install, and use WordPress plugins.

  • Beka Rice: Understanding Merchants - Building Plugins for the E-Commerce User

    Beka Rice: Understanding Merchants – Building Plugins for the E-Commerce User

    WordCamp Philadelphia 2018Speaker: Beka Rice

    December 5, 2018 — Most of the battle in building a great software product is understanding your user’s job stories: how will your software be used, and who will be using it? This session will look at best practices in building plugins for eCommerce users, from great code foundations to excellent user experience.

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  • Mandy Weidmann & Paul Dunstone: Building a community using ALL. THE. TOOLS.

    Mandy Weidmann & Paul Dunstone: Building a community using ALL. THE. TOOLS.

    WordCamp Brisbane 2018Speakers: Mandy Weidmann, Paul Dunstone

    December 1, 2018 — Mandy, Australia’s ‘Fundraising Whisperer’ is joining us to tell us about the lessons she’s learnt building communities. She’ll share some of the best plugins she’s used, discuss her distaste for ‘funnel’ marketing and pressure tactics, and speak about how providing free content has made her happier and her business stronger.

    Joining Mandy is her web developer, Paul Dunstone from OSE who will briefly cover the more geeky elements of customising a WordPress site to within an inch of its life. He’ll also share the pain of what it’s like to have an app addict as a client!

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  • John Rehg: Plugins On Purpose

    John Rehg: Plugins On Purpose

    WordCamp Jacksonville 2018Speaker: John Rehg

    July 28, 2018 — How to Choose the top 10 Plugins you will need based on your website purpose. With over 50,000 plugins on the WordPress repository, it can be a daunting task finding the right ones for your website. Many websites are built generically, without any thought to real design, which limits their effectiveness. This talk will examine the purposes of websites (the top 4 categories) and explain what types of plugins are needed, and how to go about finding and evaluating the ones you will need.
    With multiple plugins available in each area, how does one choose the right ones? This talk will benefit new users and business owners alike, and is focused on those who are relatively new to the WordPress community.

    @WordCampJax @JohnRehg

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  • Mike Karikas : Off-Grid Plugins: Updates outside of WordPress.org

    Mike Karikas : Off-Grid Plugins: Updates outside of WordPress.org

    WordCamp Orange County 2018Speaker: Mike Karikas

    June 17, 2018 — Have an idea for a plugin that you don’t want in the WordPress plugins directory? Maybe it’s a plugin you’re selling, something just for clients, or it uses an interesting license. In this session we’ll explore how to gain the same benefits of the WordPress plugin directory, like providing automatic updates, by building your own plugin server – just like successful commercial plugins do. Welcome to the world of “Off-Grid Plugins”. Get ready to code!

  • Jennifer Brueske : How To Use Third-Party Plugins Without Breaking Your WordPress Website

    Jennifer Brueske : How To Use Third-Party Plugins Without Breaking Your WordPress Website

    WordCamp Orange County 2018Speaker: Jennifer Brueske

    June 15, 2018 — How to find reputable plugins to enhance your WordPress without breaking your site. Also discuss security and why using outdated plugins may cause vulnerabilities.

  • Javier Casares: Hola Dorothea

    Javier Casares: Hola Dorothea

    WordCamp Bilbao 2018Speaker: Javier Casares

    June 3, 2018 — ¿Has creado alguna vez un plugin o theme? ¿Te lo has planteado?

    Si es así sabrás que de serie con cada instalación de WordPress tienes el plugin “Hello Dolly”, un plugin que ha de servirte de ejemplo de cómo se crea uno. Pero ¿sabes la historia detrás de este plugin? Nos explica los errores
    que todo desarrollador podría cometer, aunque seas el creador del propio WordPress.

    Conoce los intríngulis de un plugin; el plugin. Y tú ¿eres de churras o de merinas?

  • Alejandro Sevilla: Colección de plugins indispensables

    Alejandro Sevilla: Colección de plugins indispensables

    WordCamp Madrid 2018Speaker: Alejandro Sevilla

    May 9, 2018 — Después de 10 años trabajando con WordPress a diario y tener una relación amor/odio con los plugins. He creado una selección de los plugins indispensables en todo desarrollo.

    Veremos plugins de gestión de contenido, rewrite rules, gestión de usuarios, backup, migración y mi último descubrimiento, el plugin que todo desarrollador de WordPress debe tener bajo la manga.

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  • Tikaram Bhandari: Building Secure WordPress Themes & Plugins

    Tikaram Bhandari: Building Secure WordPress Themes & Plugins

    WordCamp Kathmandu 2018Speaker: Tikaram Bhandari

    May 5, 2018 — Tikaram is a Happiness Engineer, currently working at Catch Themes. He has been working actively in WordPress since a year now.
    His talk has covered common mistakes and most common attacks on WordPress Sites. It will also cover ways to prevent the common attacks and mistakes to avoid while developing WordPress Themes and plugins.

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  • Behzod Saidov: Introduction to Unit Testing WordPress Plugins - Part 2

    Behzod Saidov: Introduction to Unit Testing WordPress Plugins – Part 2

    WordCamp San Diego 2018Speaker: Behzod Saidov

    April 27, 2018 — This presentation is an introduction to how to unit test WordPress plugins. PHPUnit is the standard PHP testing framework, but getting it working with a WordPress plugin is challenging. The presentation covers: – Advantages that unit tests provide – Scaffolding a new plugin and its unit tests using WP-CLI – Writing and running the first unit test.