For some reason, WordCamp Chicago is on the top of my list of WordCamps currently announced that I'm pumped to go to. I haven't been to the city before, folks say it's awesome, I know a number of cool folks up there, and in general just have a good feeling about it. To add to … Continue reading Digging WordCamp Chicago’s Time Release Sign Up Navigation
Today I had the honor to do a 1hr 45min talk on How to Learn Web Design and Development via WordPress. Here are the slides: https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/learn-web-design-and-development-via-wordpress-wordcamp-phoenix-2014 And the example site I used is here: wptreehouse.com/treehouse-tours
I'm excited to kick the 2014 year off with a talk at WordCamp Phoenix (Jan 17-19) on learning web design via WordPress. I'll be talking about how to get into learning HTML, CSS, PHP other related skills simply by expanding going deeper into WordPress customization. The talk is aimed towards anyone wanting to learn more … Continue reading I’m Speaking at WordCamp Phoenix 2014!!!
Since hearing Brett Bumeter speak at WordCamp Raleigh on the topic, I have a regained interest in drag and drop theme builders. Here is a pretty nerdy/fun video demo of the Ultimatum WordPress theme, which offers a full suite of options.
The other week I had the great privilege of speaking at WordCamp Raleigh 2013. Here are my slides from the talk https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/learn-web-design-via-wordpress
Gotta love the catchy title on this post from George Stephanis's talk from WordCamp Philly: "The Seven Deadly Theming Sins" http://s0.videopress.com/player.swf?v=1.03 You know it's good cause George works for Automatic 😉
Troy Dean did a great presentation at WordCamp Melbourne (which I was supposed to be at but missed ) on how to charge more for your work. I think I may have even posted about this before, but I came across it again and still feel it's worth checking out.
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At WordCamp Miami, the organizers introduced a game where you got a number of cards in your bag at registration and over the course of the conference had to find as many unique cards as you could, one for each speaker. It was fun in my opinion and broke the ice, but what was even … Continue reading So Cool That I Have My Own WordPress Trading Cards!
I'm excited to announce (again) that I'll be speaking at WordCamp Melbourne on April 27-28. The title of my talk is WordPress 101 and I'll be the first speaker on the Blogger & User Track. This is my first trip to Australia and I think it's gonna be a great time. Looking forward to meeting … Continue reading I’m Speaking at WordCamp Melbourne 2013 on WordPress 101