WordPress

Speaking

Hi! Here’s a list of my speaking along with links to slides and even videos where available:

A Brighter Web Meetup – 3 August 2017

WP Develpment for Beginners: So, You Wanna Dev? Join the Team!
WP Dev/tools for beginners: ftp, git, svn, php, html, css, sass, js, jquery, IDEs, themes, child themes, the loop, inspect element, hooks, API, CLI, agile, bootstrap, SEO, slack and other TLAs.Covering what you need to go from zero to developer and hopefully how to have fun on the way.
Slides

WordCamp Asheville – 3 June 2017

Modular Web for WordPress (Lightning Talk)
WordPress the CMS, meets the Modular Web. With this modular shift, our workflows improve, our websites improve and our very well-being improves. Explore how to use WordPress to manage site content using modules and see what this does for development.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

WP Develpment for Beginners: So, You Wanna Dev? Join the Team!
Overview of language and various acronyms and buzzwords used by devs in this crash course introduction to the developer’s world, primary development processes and terms as well as what software is needed to play the game. Go from zero to developer.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

WordCamp Raleigh – 22 April 2017

WP Develpment for Beginners: So, You Wanna Dev? Join the Team!
Overview of language and various acronyms and buzzwords used by devs in this crash course introduction to the developer’s world, primary development processes and terms as well as what software is needed to play the game. Go from zero to developer.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

WordCamp Birmingham – 29 October 2016

WP API, what is it good for? Absolutely Everything!
See the Power. Every WordPress website has (or will have soon) an API built-in! What can you do with that? Learn how to spell WP-API. Learn about the power and flexibility it brings to WordPress and see it working in a live app.
Presentation
Slides

WordCamp Raleigh – 24 September 2016

WP API, what is it good for? Absolutely Everything!
See the Power. Every WordPress website has (or will have soon) an API built-in! What can you do with that? Learn how to spell WP-API. Learn about the power and flexibility it brings to WordPress and see it working in a live app.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

Atlanta WordPress Users Group – 9 March 2016

Modifying Your Theme’s Design – Learning CSS

What is CSS and why do we use it? Make ‘typical’ modifications to themes by creating a child theme and viewing source and using the inspector/firebug.
Presentation
Slides

WordCamp Atlanta 2014 – 15 March 2014

Custom Post Types or Choose Your Own Adventure
WordPress is for more than just blogging. Create and manage more types of content, like a portfolio, events, testimonials, images, people, cats anything you can think of you’d like to have a website about. Learn how to add content types like they were built in.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

WordCamp Atlanta 2013 – 15 March 2013

Your firstborn child theme. Child themes 101+2
Learn how to mod themes the right way. Using child themes you won’t loose your edits when there’s a theme update. (101) We’ll go over the advantages and how to set up a child theme. (102) Plus we’ll cover some tricks to make the process a bit easier.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

WordCamp Atlanta 2012 – 4 February 2012

From PSD to WordPress Theme: Under the Skin
We’ll cover how to get from photoshop to WordPress. There are many different roads to a theme. We’ll go over a few possibilities and then cover getting from a design in photoshop to an actual WordPress child theme while trying not to reinvent the wheel.
Presentation
Slides
Video on wordpress.tv

Plugins

Recommendations