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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 own story, and the stories...

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 not liked Blogger, that time...

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 Burma. See real-world results that...

Backbone Views in WordPress by Mark Jaquith

Notes from the talk given at the 2014 WordCamp conference in San Francisco by Mark Jaquith Official description: Backbone is the foundation of several recent user-facing features in WordPress. This talk will explore how to leverage WordPress’ powerful Backbone view management tools to craft maintainable, modular UI for your plugin or theme My notes: Historically WP is PHP and JS....

UX Redux: Taking a Look at Contact Form 7 by Jen Mylo

Notes from the talk given at the 2014 WordCamp conference in San Francisco by Jen Mylo. Official description: One of the greatest things about WordPress is the ability to extend it with plugins, but sometimes plugin design clashes make for a less consistent dashboard experience. Join Jen Mylo, former UX Lead of WordPress, in reviewing a popular plugin’s user interface...

Lightning Talks: UX/UI Joseph O’Connor, Dave Martin

Notes from two talks at San Francisco WordCamp 2014: Accessible UX and Remote Testing by Joseph O’Connor Official description: Disabled users help uncover interesting behaviors when Accessible User Experience (UX) research methods are applied to WordPress. Results are very instructive and apply to many use cases. Eric Wright: testing “make new post” Amanda Rush: Cisco academy for the vision impaired, WordPress...

Notes from "Growing Up WordPress" by Jenn Schiffer

Notes from  the talk given at the 2014 WordCamp conference in San Francisco by Jenn Schiffer. Official description: Much like how the sounds of my favorite emo bands of the 2000s have changed, so has the capability of our favorite blogging platform to solve problems and even generate art. This talk is a 10-year retrospective and love letter to a platform...

Code is Poetry: A Musician’s Tale by Helen Hou-Sandí, #wcsf14

Notes from  the talk given at the 2014 WordCamp conference in San Francisco by Helen Hou-Sandí. Official description: During a decade spent as a professional musician, I discovered web development and then WordPress, and made a primary career switch. While on the surface they sound incongruous, I believe that skills I learned and honed as a classical pianist have translated directly...

Lightning Talks: WordPress in Context John Eckman, Rachel Baker, Jeremy Felt

Notes from 3 “Lightning Talks” on the topic of “WordPress in Context“ Learning From the Other 78% by John Eckman Official description: Many of us in the WordPress community focus exclusively on the platform. But what can we learn from those who, for a variety of reasons, aren’t (or aren’t yet) using WordPress? What can those outside our community teach...

From the Front Lines of Multi-Device Web Design by Luke Wroblewski, #wcsf14

Notes from Luke Wroblewski‘s talk on “From the Front Lines of Multi-Device Web Design” at the 2014 WordCamp conference in San Francisco. Official description: It’s hard enough to design a great mobile or Web site but what about experiences that span these devices and more? Join Luke for a set of lessons learned designing Web products that attempt to embrace...