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Speaker Spotlight: Scott Robbin – Making WordPress Faster: Front-end Performance Tips

Optimizing WordPress database queries and caching is an important part of improving site performance, no doubt, but did you know that 80-90% of a page’s response time is spent waiting for front-end components to load? In this session, we’ll look … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight – Pete Mall: Beginners Plugin Development

Pete is a self-described WordPress ninja and has been contributing to WordPress since 2005. He provides WordPress consulting services through Joint Forces Technology Solutions (jointforcestech.com). Pete has worked with multiple Fortune 100 brands, as well as smaller companies. He is … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight: Chris Ross – WP Developer 101

Even with a formal education in and a decade writing commercial software, my first foray into working with the WordPress platform was..interesting.  But I soldiered on, thanks to a helpful community, good books and a lot of intellectual elbow grease. Three … Continue reading

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