https://twitter.com/professorjosh/status/665957144940924929/photo/1 Today I had the chance to speak on a panel at WordCamp Orlando on Technology Education with the following rock stars: Susanna Miller, Iron Yard Gregg Pollack, Code School Josh Murdock, Valencia College Zac Gordon, Treehouse We had a great moderator, Orrett Davis, who brought some great questions as well as fielded some superb questions from … Continue reading Technology Education Panel at WordCamp Orlando 2015
A couple weeks ago I had a chance to present on PHP for WordPress at WordCamp Baltimore 2015. Thanks to the good folks who recorded and got everything together to post on WordCamp.tv you can now watch the video of the talk. https://videopress.com/v/cc1cGhB3 Check it out and then head over and learn more about my … Continue reading PHP for WordPress Talk on WordCamp TV
I'm very excited to be back at a WordCamp in Baltimore, a town I love. Today I am speaking on PHP for WordPress, a topic near and dear to my heart since I learned PHP via WordPress and, as a teacher, guide others on this path as well. https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/php-for-wordpress After you check out the slide … Continue reading Slides for WordCamp Baltimore – Learning PHP for WordPress Development
I was very happy to attend WordCamp Philly this weekend. Please enjoy the slides from the talk (some of them had embedded video, which is unfortunately not present). https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/wordpress-hooks
I have taken off a number of months in 2015 from speaking at WordCamps, but I'm excited to announce that I'll be speaking at WordCamp Philly (June 13-14). My talk will be about WordPress hooks, actions and filters. This is something I tried to talk on last year, but have learned a lot more in how … Continue reading Speaking Announcement – WordCamp Philly 2015
Today I'm presenting All About Themes at the WordCamp Miami 2014 Beginners Workshop. Here's the slide deck for those following along:
Today I had the opportunity to speak at WordCamp Austin 2014 on "The Ins and Outs of the WordPress Template Hierarchy." Here are the slides for the talk: Google Presentation Link Here is the example template I used: Template Hierarchy Theme Thanks to everyone who attended!
I wasn't able to WordCamp Orange County in 2013, but if I had, I would have enjoyed checking out this cool talk in person. The presenter, Alex Vasquez, does a good job explaining the differences and similarities between frameworks, parent/child themes, and starter themes. His slide deck has some awesome illustrations.
Brad Williams has long been considered a leading person on WordPress security. I've had the opportunity to see him speak a number of times and if you haven't, I would really suggest you check out one his latest talks from WordCamp Phoenix. I will be doing an upcoming course on WordPress security for Treehouse and … Continue reading If You Haven’t Seen Brad Williams Speak in Person on WordPress Security, Watch This!
I just found out this week that I'll be speaking at the wonderful WordCamp Austin, April 26 & 27. The talk is titled, "The Ins and Outs of The Template Hierarchy" and it will cover all of the major template files as well as common and helpful template tags used in those files. Austin is … Continue reading Yay! I’m Speaking at WordCamp Austin 2014