‘WordPress’ Videos

  • Young McQueen: Color and WordPress

    WordCamp Jacksonville 2019Speaker: Young McQueen

    November 30, 2020 — Most of WordPress becomes easier as you learn. Color starts out easy and becomes harder as you dive deeper into the subject.

    Our goal is to dive deep enough to give you new understanding that makes you a better developer and designer but not so deep as to cause damage—well no permanent damage.

    This is a lot of information to cover in 37 minutes so please be prepared for a fast ride.

  • Nirmal Desai: WordPress for Enterprise publishers

    WordCamp Kochi (കൊച്ചി) 2018Speaker: Nirmal Desai

    November 24, 2020 — His topic will cover about the power of WordPress in an enterprise level. He will talk about, flexibility & editorial workflows for publishers with WordPress. He will also delve into capabilities and management for large teams, and will share more details about guiding enterprise businesses, online publishers, and eCommerce stores towards all-around web solutions using WordPress.

  • Hari Shanker: How to Find Help with WordPress

    Speaker: Hari Shanker

    November 10, 2020 — In this workshop, participants will learn how to find help in fixing problems, along with various resources that can be helpful, when you are stuck trying to implement a feature, plugin, or theme.

  • Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing – Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: Matt Kopala

    November 3, 2020 — Speed matters. People are impatient. If your website or a client’s website doesn’t load quickly – within a just a couple of seconds – many visitors will abandon it completely. A slow site means lost time & revenue. But figuring out how to speed up a slow site can be HARD. Everyone’s got a suggestion and an idea for how to fix your performance issues, but most are just guesses, and not based on real data. STOP GUESSING. If you have a performance issue, or just want a faster site, you need to KNOW exactly what is slowing things down, and how to fix it. This talk will show you how.

  • Cate DeRosia: Working in WordPress

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: Cate DeRosia

    November 3, 2020 — This talk will include:

    lessons learned from our personal experiences looking for work at everything from partnerships to VIP agencies
    when to work for yourself and when to hire on with someone else,
    and then job trends in 2019 that open up opportunities for people interested in moving away from the traditional opportunities in development and design.

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

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: David Wolfpaw

    November 3, 2020 — 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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  • Scott Lewis: WordPress for Nonprofits

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: Scott Lewis

    October 30, 2020 — WordPress is often used to build websites for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit needs are slightly different in that they usually require online giving solutions, and they are often trying to address several distinct audiences such as donors, volunteers, clients, and the general public. Today we’ll tour a few nonprofit websites that are built on WordPress, learn about an online donation form plugin called Give, and talk about helping multiple audiences navigate your website along with some other capabilities often needed by nonprofits.

  • Angela Jin: Finding Your Way Around WordPress

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: Angela Jin

    October 30, 2020 — WordPress is powerful software with a large, diverse community — even if you know how to use WordPress, it can be hard to know how to get started in the community! In this session, Angela will share lessons learned from one year of participation in the WordPress community, including key terminology, an overview of the teams and skills that build WordPress, and tips for cross-discipline communication, all with the goal of helping you get involved.

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  • Cameron Barrett: WordPress for Schools

    WordCamp Boston 2019Speaker: Cameron Barrett

    October 30, 2020 — Learn how Newark Public Schools (NJ’s largest school district – 40,000 students; 70 schools) cut their annual web site technology budget in half by migrating to WordPress from a closed-source, proprietary, expensive, vendor-controlled SaaS CMS. Hear stories from the trenches about budget battles, angry/clueless technology vendors and frustrated administrators from one guy with a vision to disrupt the market and bring better web site technology to our public schools.