Nile Flores: Creating A WordPress Website That Works From the Start

Video, WordCamp
Installing WordPress, plugins, and a theme is just a start, but in maintaining and growing your website, you’ve got to make plans. Sure, your initial idea of creating a WordPress site for whatever reason is great, but if you’re trying to get people to either subscribe to your newsletter, share your posts, fill out your lead forms, leave a comment on your posts, click an ad, or buy your stuff, you’ve got more to do. If you’re not getting some type of return on investment, which is to get people to do something on your website, then your website is broken. Come sit in and let me help you fix your problem by giving you ideas that you can use. This is for all content creators, as this is like…
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Kevin Hoffman: Demystifying Responsive Images in WordPress

Video, WordCamp, WordPress
Whether you are an advanced WordPress theme developer or simply editing content from the dashboard, there is one question that everyone asks at one point or another: What size should my images be? This already complex question takes on a whole new dynamic with the recent addition of responsive images in WordPress 4.4. While the basic concept of responsive images may be easy to grasp, a true understanding of the inner workings is far more elusive. In this talk, we will demystify responsive images and learn how to strike a proper balance between image performance and image quality within any context. Presentation Slides » Event WordCamp Pittsburgh 2016 Speakers Kevin Hoffman http://wordpress.tv/2016/10/08/kevin-hoffman-demystifying-responsive-images-in-wordpress/
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Thinking Thursdays

WordCamp, WordPress
If you work with WordPress on a regular basis, but have never attended a WordCamp, you owe it to yourself to find and experience one. A WordCamp is a gathering of WordPress users who come together to network and learn more about their Internet publishing tool of choice. To quote the WordCamp website: WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. ~https://central.wordcamp.org/ Presenters and organizers at WordCamp are volunteers who give of their time to educate and inform attendees. To help spread the word, and to help you learn more about what awaits you when you attend WordCamp, we…
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For a Simpler CMS, Grab a Perch

CMS, Perch
What is enough CMS? I started blogging in 2005 using Userland Software’s Radio. By 2006, I had switched to WordPress and have been very happy with it for developing everything from simple blogs to complex websites. Along the way, I tried Joomla and Drupal, but found them unwieldy for my clients to make changes to. WordPress was a simpler system to teach to clients, but still required some time and, once in a while, video tutorials. WordPress also offered much quicker web page building and maintenance. Even if a client didn't want to add or edit content and preferred me to do it, the ease of doing it in WordPress saved me time and them money. So, as you might guess, I have been a big fan of WordPress for…
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Complete Security Management Plan for WordPress

Complete Security Management Plan for WordPress

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For some time, we have been offering a WordPress backup system designed to help you recover quickly and easily from the type of disasters often seen with websites. But how much better would it be if we could prevent one of the most insidious of those disasters in the first place? The WP Complete Security Management Plan is designed to help protect your WordPress installation from attack by hackers who destroy files, deface websites, or more subtly redirect traffic to your site from search engines and social networks to spam or malware sites controlled by the hackers. I recently had a client whose WordPress site was hacked. It was an attack that didn't deface the website in any visible way. What it did was redirect incoming links to the site…
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