Tag Archives: WordCamp

Speaker Spotlight: Hal Stern – Parsing Strange, or URL to SQL to HTML

I’m Hal Stern, and I’m going to be talking about how WordPress parses URLs and turns them into SQL statements. Why do you care? SQL performance can greatly color user-perceived site performance. Understanding how WordPress generates a database query lets … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight: Shannon Steffen – Simple SEO to Make Your Blog Stand Out

Hello everyone! My name is Shannon Steffen (@SKSDesigns) and welcome to what will be an introduction to the most easiest and quickest ways to increase your blog’s search engine rankings and authority online. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is both an … 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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Speaker Spotlight: Nile Flores – Rocking Out Your Site With WordPress

Hi! My name is Nile Flores (@blondishnet on Twitter).  I am going to be covering “Rocking Out Your Site With WordPress.” My goal is to help those who either need a direction or some type of inspiration in to using … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight: Jake Goldman – Hijacking WordPress Administration

As developers, most of us know how to tailor the front end of WordPress to our clients’ or users’ hearts’ desires. The real WordPress Ninjas know how to refine the part most visitors never see – the back end – … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight: Aaron Jorbin – Building Child Themes

Building a theme from scratch is so 2007. Now with a default theme like Twenty Ten and theme frameworks such as Thematic, Carrington, and Hybrid there are less and less reasons to ever build a theme from scratch.

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