Tag Archives: WordPress

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 – 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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Speaker Spotlight: Jeremy Harrington – WordPress UX Flight Check

Hello, my name is Jeremy Harrington. I’m User Experience Design lead for Voce Communications developing innovative and useful experiences for an awesome group of clients using WordPress. Whether you’re developing your own custom site, customizing an existing theme or simply … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight: Brad Williams – Now That’s What I Call WordPress Security 2010 Edition

As a follow-up to my wildly popular WordPress Security presentation, I’m back with an all new completely revamped WordPress Security presentation for 2010!  Explore new hacks and exploits to watch out for.  Learn the top WordPress Security tips to keep … Continue reading

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