‘Workshop’ Videos

  • Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing: Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance (Workshop)

    Matt Kopala: Stop Guessing: Diagnosing & Fixing WordPress Performance (Workshop)

    WordCamp Seattle 2019Speaker: Matt Kopala

    March 30, 2020 — Speed matters. People are impatient. If your website or a client’s website doesn’t load within just a couple of seconds,­ many visitors will abandon it completely. A slow site means lost time and 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 guessing. 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 workshop will show you how.

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  • Kelli Wise: It’s time you learned to use the block editor (Workshop)

    Kelli Wise: It’s time you learned to use the block editor (Workshop)

    WordCamp Seattle 2019Speaker: Kelli Wise

    March 30, 2020 — You’ve been putting it off. You’ve been relying on the classic editor plugin for a year but time is running out. Get to know the block editor and how to use it. In this workshop, we’ll cover using the block editor, the features and functions available to you and how to find them. Find out how best to add the block editor to your workflow and how to train your clients to use the block editor. This workshop is for people comfortable with logging in and navigating the WordPress dashboard already. So if you are one of the thousands experienced with the classic editor who just haven’t had the time or inclination to figure out how to use the new block editor, you will leave this workshop knowing the ins and outs of creating content using blocks.

  • Annie Anderson: Let’s Build a Course! And Why You Should (Workshop)

    Annie Anderson: Let’s Build a Course! And Why You Should (Workshop)

    WordCamp Seattle 2019Speaker: Annie Anderson

    March 30, 2020 — Courses are only getting more and more popular as people decide to expand and refine their businesses and how they work. In this workshop, we will lay out all the best tools and processes for building a course using the WordPress platform, including which plugins and themes are best suited for the job. You’ll receive instruction on how to make courses easy for your clients and users, how to take payments, and how to use features like video, asset hosting, and user comments and questions, to set up lessons for maximum benefit and ease.

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  • Sheila Oliver: WordPress 101 Workshop Part 4

    Sheila Oliver: WordPress 101 Workshop Part 4

    WordCamp Jacksonville 2019Speaker: Sheila Oliver

    March 12, 2020 — WordPress 101 Workshop Part 4

  • Victor Ramirez, Meagan Hanes, Andy McIlwain: Grow Your Meetup!

    Victor Ramirez, Meagan Hanes, Andy McIlwain: Grow Your Meetup!

    WordCamp US 2019Speakers: Victor Ramirez, Meagan Hanes, Andy McIlwain

    February 10, 2020 — GROW YOUR MEETUP!
    This workshop will cover how to grow an established meetup and will cover popular main topics:

    Marketing: Tactics for how to grow your meetup size and how to advertise/attract potential sponsors and other surrounding meetups.

    Formats & Creative Ideas: What formats and ideas have some meetups successfully used to avoid getting themselves into a “rut”?

    WordCamps: How to use meetups to set up those who are interested in volunteering for organizer or speaker roles at the local WordCamp.

    A wide variety of general tips will be shared that will be applicable to all meetup organizers and volunteers – even if you are just beginning to start your first meetup, this workshop will ensure you are starting off on the right foot.

  • Vineet Talwar: Supercharge Your WordPress Search and Queries Using Elasticsearch (EN)

    Vineet Talwar: Supercharge Your WordPress Search and Queries Using Elasticsearch (EN)

    WordCamp Milano 2019Speaker: Vineet Talwar

    January 14, 2020 — The workshop shall revolve around Elasticsearch, its importance in your WordPress website, why and when Elasticsearch should be preferred instead of WordPress default search. There will be discussion about setting up your own Elasticsearch instance and how to integrate it in your WordPress website. Further, workshop shall throw some light on getting “query” relevant content faster by unleashing the power of Elasticsearch.
    Integration of Elasticsearch in various cases with WordPress APIs like WP_Query shall be discussed.

  • Sylvain SCHELLENBERGER: Des tests automatisés pour vos développements PHP

    Sylvain SCHELLENBERGER: Des tests automatisés pour vos développements PHP

    WordCamp Marseille 2019Speaker: Sylvain SCHELLENBERGER

    January 2, 2020 — On entend régulièrement parler de tests unitaires, de tests d’intégration ou même de tests « end-to-end ». Que sont-ils? Comment peut-on s’en servir pour nos développements avec WordPress? Dans cet atelier d’initiation, je vous propose de mettre en place votre toute première suite de tests automatisés.

  • Martin Pieterse: Frustrated? Get it automated.

    Martin Pieterse: Frustrated? Get it automated.

    WordCamp Johannesburg 2019Speaker: Martin Pieterse

    December 26, 2019 — In this workshop, we aim to step through some basic application/system integration and automation using Zapier that can help any SME manage mundane, frustating tasks easily. The automation and integration opportunities are endless, so let’s get started.

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  • Andrew Taylor: Automating Your QA with Visual Regression Testing - Part 2

    Andrew Taylor: Automating Your QA with Visual Regression Testing – Part 2

    WordCamp US 2019Speaker: Andrew Taylor

    November 19, 2019 — In this workshop, we will look at how to use visual regression testing, which uses a headless browser to compare URLs, to automate this process and let the robots do the work, saving you both time and mental energy!

    There will be lots of demos and hands-on examples, so you can walk away from the session with the knowledge and tools you need to automate your visual QA testing.

  • Andrew Taylor: Automating Your QA with Visual Regression Testing - Part 1

    Andrew Taylor: Automating Your QA with Visual Regression Testing – Part 1

    WordCamp US 2019Speaker: Andrew Taylor

    November 19, 2019 — In this workshop, we will look at how to use visual regression testing, which uses a headless browser to compare URLs, to automate this process and let the robots do the work, saving you both time and mental energy!

    There will be lots of demos and hands-on examples, so you can walk away from the session with the knowledge and tools you need to automate your visual QA testing.