Schedule

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Tracks

= Lightning Talk

Friday, June 3

PreCamp Beginner’s Workshop with Boomer Sassman of Big Boom Design

Saturday, June 4

WordCamp Day 1
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Time All Users (Room 159) Business (Room 143) Design/Front-End (Room 221-222) Developer (Room 223-224)
8:00 amRegistration
9:00 amOpening Remarks / Keynote Jack Lenox
10:00 amUp and Running With WordPress Boomer SassmannThe GPL: What It Means (and What It Doesn’t) Nancy ThankiQA Testing Websites Before Launch Cameron Campbell
11:00 amBreak
11:15 amNot Your Father’s SEO Rich OwingsSetting Up Shop (E-Commerce) Derek SchmidtJS Framework Showdown Julien MelissasLeveling Up From Plugin Hacker to Plugin Dev Chris Flannagan
12:15 pmLunch
1:30 pmWordPress Security: Don’t Be a Target Will ChathamTaming the Beast – How to Use Facebook Effectively to Promote a WordPress Website or Blog Sarah BenoitWordPress Front-End Performance Michael MiznerHosting Super Fast WordPress Websites on a Budget Lew Ayotte
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pmCan I Has First Page Search Result? How to Develop Content That Shows Up Leah QuintalBlogging For Fun & Profit Frank JonesFront-End Developer Tools Katherine WakefieldUsing the REST API for Better Responsive Images Ethan Butler
3:45 pmBreak
4:00 pmDisaster-Proof Your Website: Creating an Action Plan *Before* you need it Kate NewbillAsana for Team Collaboration Boomer SassmannWordPress Rewrites API Jonathan DaggerhartWP CLI Lew Ayotte
4:20 pmWhat I Learned From Building 48 Websites in 48 Hours Adam WalkerProfiling Your Server: Tips & Tricks of the Trade Evan Volgas
4:40 pmDo Keywords Still Matter? Leah QuintalPick A Post Type, Any Post Type Michael Hull
5:30 pmAfter Party

Sunday, June 5

WordCamp Day 2
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Time All Users (Room 159) Business (Room 143) Design/Front-End (Room 221-222) Developer (Room 223-224) Hands On (Room 104)
8:00 amRegistration
9:00 amThe WordPress REST API: What It Is, Why it Matters, and What You Need to Know About It Evan VolgasShould I Freelance or Build an Agency? Bill GadlessCustomize Your Clients’ Administrative Experience with Advanced Custom Fields Clifton CanadyUsing Hooks (and Creating Your Own) Michael HullWebsite Planning with LEGO serious play Russell Fair
10:00 amBreak
10:15 amYou’ve Written Your Blog; Now What? Mark Bloom5 Steps to an Actionable Marketing Plan Joan VanOrmanMeaningful UX at any scale Cliff SealPicking Your Server Platform Peter BayliesWebsite Planning with LEGO serious play (continued) Russell Fair
11:15 amBreak
11:30 amForms Comparison Aaron ReimannHow to Integrate Social Media with WordPress Without Losing Your Mind Sarah BenoitInstalling a Local Development Environment John DornerDiving Into Commercial Plugin Development Matt Gibbs
11:50 am15 Pinterest tips in 15 minutes Alicia MurrayWordPress as a Backend for Native iOS and Android Apps Patty Alman
12:10 pmPodcasting and Live Streaming With WordPress Tony ZeoliThe Impact of Web Accessibility Jeremy Proffitt
12:30 pmLunch
1:45 pmDealing With Problem Clients Nathan IngramRapid Prototyping With WordPress Page Builders Anthony D PaulFriendlier, Safer WordPress Admin Areas Cliff Seal
2:45 pmBreak
3:00 pmEmail Marketing in a Flash Lydia RobertsDIY User Testing Sarah OvenallReactive UX with React Josh LevinsonBuilding Single Page Applications with the REST API Jack Lenox
3:20 pmStop Doing That: 10 Lazy Mistakes That Break Things Russell FairWordPress and Flexbox Michael Mizner
3:40 pmHow the Internet Works Julien MelissasAdopt a Child Theme Wolf Hoelscher
4:30 pmAfter Party

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