WordPress Overview Presentation

  • WordPress Overview Presentation

    Wordpress has an impressive market share of 34% which makes it the single most popular framework around. Flipping this equation tells us that nearly two thirds of site owners probably have little understanding on how WordPress works.

    We will cover a high level overview on the default structure of this CMS, how to extend it and how the theming system works. I will also be sharing my somewhat opinionated views on best practices from the perspective of a developer who has repaired dozens of malformed and under-performing websites built by those whose experiments and improvisations with WordPress have failed.

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  • ACF and WordPress – Jeff McNear

    With the advent of Gutenberg and the increasing popularity of other page builders like Beaver Builder the WordPress ecosphere is increasingly embraching drag and drop process to achieve layout configuration. It is important to realize that the data generated via the page builder process generally lives within a single database field.

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  • Search Engine Optimization: Get Better Results from the Web

    Joe Vangsness will give a presentation on the basics of SEO and demonstrate some of the tools and practices that are available today.  The presentation will include:

    • How search engines work
    • Setting SEO goals
    • Determining keywords
    • Optimizing the website
    • Link building
    • Free & paid tools to make the job easier
    • SEO for WordPress and Dupal content management systems
    • How Google Ranking factors have […]

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  • Tuesday July 9, 2019
    Larry Walangitan – The Discovery Process

    Asking the right questions during the discovery phase of a project can reduce the amount of roadblocks and surprises in a development cycle.

    Larry Walangitan is a full stack web developer with Chromatic: https://chromatichq.com/users/larry-walangitan and has been developing custom themes, modules and plugins for open source CMS websites for over ten years. He will show […]

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  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Tim Neighbors – security service

    “It’s the smallest businesses most at risk of cyber attack. 60 percent of hacked small and medium-sized businesses go out of business after six months.”

    Vulnerability scanning with remediation, intrusion detection monitoring, WAF, core and plugin updates, and QA… You’ll disorient your clients trying to explain those terms. And good luck on getting them to pay […]

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  • Creating live Instant App using Famous Pro

    Sara Stoddard, product lead at Famous, will be demonstrating an early look at a new design tool called Famous which will become available in April in beta. Famous is a new designer tool that enables designers to design a progressive web experience from beginning to end all within one tool and without requiring any coding. In Famous, designers can import their artboards, add animations and interactions, view their designs live while creating them on any device, publish to the web, and see live analytics immediately.


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  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Have we lost the fight for Net Neutrality?

    Net Neutrality regulations prohibited ISPs from:
    BLOCKING discrimination against any lawful content by blocking websites or apps.
    THROTTLING slowwing down the transmission of data because of the nature of the content, as long as it was legal.
    PAID PRIORITIZATION creating and providing an internet fast lane for companies and consumers who paid premiums, and a slow lane for […]

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