WordPress links (January 2015)

Howtos, tips, tutorials, guides from the world of WordPress 10 WordPress Snippets For Theme Customizations (hongkiat) 11 simple tips to boost WordPress security (torque) A Quick (and in-Depth) Guide to WordPress Hooks (wpmudev) Change Sortable Columns In WordPress (paulund) Check To See if a WordPress Post Has a Term (tommcfarlin) Client-Friendly WordPress With Page Builders…

WordPress links (November 2014)

News, tips, tutorials and more from the world of WordPress that I found interesting and/or useful 13 Surprising WordPress Statistics (torquemag) 20 Helpful Google Chrome Extensions for WordPress Bloggers (wpbeginner) 22 Brilliant Videos For Mastering WordPress (wpmudev) 50 Filters of WordPress: An Introduction to Filters (tutsplus) Adding Custom Widgets to the WordPress Admin Dashboard (wpmudev)…

WordPress links (September & October 2014)

News, tips, tutorials and more from the world of WordPress that I found interesting and/or useful Customizing WordPress Archives For Categories, Tags And Other Taxonomies (smashingmagazine) Hide WordPress Usernames to Improve WordPress Security (wpwhitesecurity) Cool WordPress Snippets (webdesignblog) 14 Completely Free CDN Solutions for WordPress Users (wpcentury) 9 Most Useful .htaccess Tricks for WordPress (wpbeginner)…

Lightning Talks: Blogger Basics (Bey, Haden, Hockley)

Talking to Robots by Josepha Hayden Official description: The most important first step to writing for the web is understanding that you will forever be writing to dual audiences. Join Josepha for a look at what to do, and not do, when it comes to optimizing your content for search engines. My notes: Writing for…

Finding and Maintaining Your Blog’s Voice by Christine Harkin

Notes from  Christine Harkin‘s talk at WordCamp SF 2014 on “Finding and Maintaining Your Blog’s Voice” Official description: Finding your blog’s voice isn’t as simple being honest, honoring the audience’s interests, and crafting the best tone and structure for a story; except that maybe it is. Trace the evolution of my blogging voice through personal…

Artful Blogging by Kathy Cano-Murillo

Notes from  Kathy Cano-Murillo‘s talk at WordCamp SF 2014 on “Artful Blogging” Official description: In this session, Kathy Cano-Murillo, the Crafty Chica, will share how she took her knowledge and experience from being a newspaper features reporter and applied it to create her award-winning blog, CraftyChica.com. She’ll also share her comical-yet-insightful lessons learned, as well…

Lightning Talks: Unscary Tech (Rennick, Rand-Hendriksen, Byrne)

Choosing the Right Theme by Andrea Rennick Official description: How to find a theme for your blog, where to look, what to look for and what kinds of themes are out there. My notes: What theme can I use if I want a blog? Anything for any purpose. Standard features. Themes are dressing up your…

Building your Brand with a Blog by Chris Lema

Notes from  Chris Lema‘s talk at WordCamp SF 2014 on “Strengthening your Brand with a Blog” Official description: Contrary to popular beliefs, blogging is neither dead, nor difficult. But it does require a few strategies to help you know what to write about – as a blank screen can be intimidating. The takeaway from my…

Lightning Talks: Inspiring Stories: M. Asif Rahman, Cory Miller, #wcsf14

Two lightning talks set to inspire you! How WordPress Helped Me To See The World From Dhaka, Bangladesh by M. Asif Rahman Official description: I was a simple boy from Bangladesh. Back in 2004, when I just started University in Electrical & Telecommunication Engineering. I tried to make a site, as part of assignment, did…

How WordPress Saves Lives & Moves Governments by Paul Clark, #wcsf14

The first talk of the second day of WordCamp SF 2014 was on “How WordPress Saves Lives & Moves Governments” by Paul Clark . Official description: Discover how WordPress empowers relief teams working in war zones in Southeast Asia. Explore the challenges behind creating an application that tracks medical care and human rights abuses in the jungles of…