On Tuesday February 17 2015 the WordPressNYC meetup hosted George Staphanis, team lead for the Jetpack development team, for an overview of the popular WordPress plugin package – Come Fly With Me: Jetpack and the WordPress.com Cloud. George ran through functionality Jetpack makes available and how it can help you grow and retain your audience, improve page load times, and simplify site administration — while also making it more secure and reliable. including some relatively little known features such as Photon – a free service that caches images in wordpress.com’s CDN. Video is below.
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VIDEO: #WordPress #Accessibility – Building Websites That Everyone Can Use @jordan_quintal @WordCampBuffalo #wcbuf
On September 14 2013, Jordan Quinlan presented a talk – WordPress Accessibility – Building Websites That Everyone Can Use – at WordCamp Buffalo. Jordan’s talk graduated from the general – why accessibility is important, current trends and strategies, to the specific – WordPress plugins and techniques that make WordPress websites “way more accessible” to the physically disabled. He concludes with some pointers for developers. Video is below.
View on WordPressTV: http://wordpress.tv/2013/12/19/jordan-quintal-wordpress-accessibility-building-websites-that-everyone-can-use/
Transcribe on Amara: http://www.amara.org/en/videos/3oUpP7kFiBMv/
Download: mp4 | ogv
VIDEO: Eric Mann: Lightning Talk – The Future of WordPress Lies in the Past #mobile #accessibility #semanticweb
In this 5 minute video from WordCamp Portland, Eric Mann talks about mobile access in the developing world where the majority of phones are not too smart, and how to cater to that audience in your WordPress theme. (spoiler: use Semantic Markup)
Steve Bruner announces WordCamp NYC 2012 at the WordPress NYC Meetup, CBS Studio 19, NYC on Mar 20 2012.
WordCamp NYC will take place on June 9-10 2012 at Baruch College.
The presentation at the August 2010 edition of the WordPressNYC meetup will cover the topic ‘Installing WordPress and BuddyPress from scratch‘
When: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 6:30 PM
Where: Oracle – Sun Microsystems
101 Park Ave – Floor 4 41st and Park Ave.
New York, NY 10017
Price: $5.00 per person
More info below:
On his recent visit to NYC Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic and WordPress, talks at SVA about the universals he’s learned in starting WordPress:
“A universal I’ve found is that the more I’ve given away, the more I’ve gotten back.”
Here is a video introduction:
- a really good feature is that rss feeds can be generated off any element: authors. tags, etc
- There is a Chinese translation of P2 here
What’s more exciting is that when version 2.0 comes out (it’s waiting for WordPress 2.9) there will be a number of improvements:
- it will be made a ‘parent theme’ this means it will be easy to make custom child themes that will not break when the parent is updated
*easily post different types of media content
*settings for standard posts, single images and galleries, as well as links and quotes.