Category Archives: Sessions

Session Spotlight: Creating a Blogging Schedule Using The 20/30 Rule with Jarrett Gucci

Join Jarrett Gucci in the Salt Creek Trail room at 3:40 PM for his talk Creating a Blogging Schedule Using The 20/30 Rule.

Jarrett developed a method called the 20/30 Rule to determine how many posts in a time period that a person should write for their blog to help take it to the next level.

The two things that many people say holds them back from blogging more is time and feeling unsure about what topics to cover. Jarrett’s presentation will address how to overcome to time obstacle to blogging.

Session Spotlight: Picture This – Better Visuals for your Website with Aaron Hockley

Join Aaron Hockley in the Salt Creek Trail room at 2:50 PM on Sunday, June 7 for his talk Picture This – Better Visuals for your Website with Aaron Hockley.

We think of blogs as the written word, but photography and images can be a powerful and memorable element on your WordPress website or blog. In this session, we’ll explain and demonstrate powerful photography features of WordPress. Topics covered will include some built-in WP features as well as a few key plugins that can provide a better visual experience for your site’s audience. If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this presentation will save you several thousand keystrokes of work.

Session Spotlight: Plugin-a-Palooza hosted by Chris Lema

Don’t miss our first Plugin-a-Palooza event in the Crystal Cove workshop room at 2 PM on Sunday, June 7 with our host Chris Lema. This event is sponsored by Sucuri.

This is it. Our teams of plugin writers will come together to show off the fruits of their labors. Who has written the best plugin in their category. Whose code is the most original? Is it safe? Does it play well with others? Join our Super Special Host Chris Lema and our panel of judges in the First Annual Orange County Plugin-a-Palooza!


Session Spotlight: Braces-less WordPress with AJ Zane

Join AJ Zane in the Trabuco Trail room at 2 PM on Sunday, June 7 for his talk Braces-less WordPress.

What if there was a way for us to develop in WordPress faster? What if this way actually made our code more precise and less error prone? What if we could stop using braces!? This talk will explore the concepts of using existing tools and preprocessors like sass, jade, coffeescript, etc to speed up your workflow and produce top notch themes and plugins. Before you know it, all your friends and family will be watching you code, yelling: “Run, Forest! Run!”

Session Spotlight: Marketing Automation Using WordPress with Robert Donnell

Meet Robert Donnell in the Trabuco Trail room at 2:50 PM on Sunday, June 6 for his talk Marketing Automation Using WordPress.

In this talk, Robert will show you:

  • Develop marketing automation solutions
  • A review of leading marketing automation solutions that integrate with WordPress
  • What is marketing automation
  • Why marketing automation is important
  • What is possible with MA
  • Setup – working with clients
  • Sample installations – a peek behind the curtain