Liveblogging

WordPress Website Optimization for Speed by Devin Walker [LIVEBLOG]

Up next is Devin Walker, talking about WordPress site optimization. veryone wants a fast website. You, your visitors, Google (especially). WordPress often gets a bad wrap for being “slow”. During this presentation we will explode 25 of the top ways you can speed up your website. This will include mentioning top optimization plugins, hosting solutions,…

Security by Brad Williams [LIVEBLOG]

A little about Brad Williams’ Security talk: Learn how to keep your WordPress-powered website secure from hackers and exploits. Brad Williams from WebDevStudios.com shows examples of hacked sites, shares tips and plugins for keeping WordPress secure, and talks about his experiences with WordPress and security. We’ll be getting started about 9am PST. UPDATED: Here are…

I’ll be at WordCamp Orange County 2013

I’m going to be at WordCamp Orange County this year, which is just a few weeks ago. While it’s unfortunate the the tickets have already sold out, I know the organizers have said that they want to secure more tickets with a bigger venue for next year. I’m really excited to be a Green sponsor…

Contract Management by Karim Marucchi [LIVEBLOG]

Karim talks about WordPress business and contract management. Many freelancers work on handshakes. But they can get you in trouble. Karim will be walking thru the upsides of a good contract along with the mistakes that come from not doing it right.

Twenty Thirteen, the Ins and Outs with Konstantin Obenland [LIVEBLOG]

General process of a default theme project First design mockups Final designs Research what didn’t make it in previous default theme Theme conversion Starting point Twenty Twelve Ground work Feature development First round of theme breaking Bugfixes Polishing design and code / Account for edge cases Introduction to core Intense breaking and fixing Release (Maintenance/Updates)…

Decoding Core Contribution with Mike Schroder [LIVEBLOG]

Mike Schroder, known as Shredder to most of his colleagues, is a cross-cultural kid, coffee-drinking sailor, and lover of Open Source. He currently works at DreamHost, contributing to the WordPress core and community projects including wp-cli. You can find him blogging on various geeky things at http://www.getsource.net This liveblog is all about core contributions to…