WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014 was an absolute blast this year. We attended in 2013 for the first time which was excellent and have been excited ever since for 2014. This time, I was privileged enough to be asked to speak, not once but twice at this fantastic event. The entire event was great and I thoroughly enjoyed …Continue reading »
Here we are again. Back at WordCamp Chicago and having an excellent time. Yesterday I gave a talk on shortcodes in WordPress in the 201 track for Foundation Friday. It was really exciting and I had a blast. Lots of positive feedback afterwards which I really appreciated. I was also grateful to be so early …Continue reading »
Here are the slides for my Shortcode Shenanigans presentation for WordCamp Chicago 2014: Shortcode Shenanigans I really hope everyone found my presentation useful. I had a fantastic time talking about shortcodes with everyone and had an amazing audience. Lots of great questions and excellent feedback when I finished. Here are some tweets about the talk: …Continue reading »
This post is to be used as a reference for anyone who has attended my presentations at WordCamp North Canton or WordPress Ann Arbor. If you are reading this, it is likely that you attended one or both of my talks and are interested in reviewing the slides. Not too surprised as I have a …Continue reading »
Marketing isn’t easy. Granted. It is incredibly complicated and only increases in complexity each year. However, it has been my experience that there are many basic concepts which are commonly missed by those attempting to take a stab at marketing their business. Warning: This post is intended to be constructive and helpful to anyone seeking …Continue reading »
So today we’re going to learn how to take our code snippets and turn them into handy, dandy little shortcodes. Shortcodes are one of the coolest features of WordPress from a content creator’s perspective. They allow users to execute code segments beyond what the WYSIWYG editors can handle, keep the code consistent site wide, make …Continue reading »
Is there any benefit to paying for search engine advertisements when you already have great SEO. You may be surprised by the answer.
There’s no doubt that the web is full of great tutorials on getting started with real WordPress development. Lots of developers far more talented than myself have provided helpful guides on plugin development. Even so, I am going to take the time to contribute my own tips to those wishing to take WordPress to the …Continue reading »