Video: Death of the Media Query - WPCampus Online 2018

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at https://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/death-of-the-media-query/. Session Description: We’ve all been there. Your site looks beautiful on mobile, tablet, and desktop but 768 pixels to 900 pixels is a disaster. Creating a truly responsive website experience goes beyond using bootstrap. Front End Developers consistently find themselves creating […]

Video: Headless and Brainless WordPress - WPCampus Online 2018

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus Online website at https://online.wpcampus.org/schedule/headless-and-brainless-wordpress/. Session Description: Now that WordPress has an amazing Rest API, there is a lot of buzz around “Headless” or “Decoupled” sites. However, these are mostly covered with “how-to” and not “what this is” articles. This presentation will provide a deeper understanding […]

Video: The builder’s dilemma: No layout left behind - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/builders-dilemma-no-layout-left-behind/. Session Description: WordPress announced that it won’t be following its regular release cycle in 2017. The core team is going to focus on three key projects, of which the largest is reimagining the content editing experience. Enter the inline page builder. […]

Video: Using the REST API to power your campus communications - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/using-rest-api-power-campus-communications/. Session Description: The WordPress REST API has the potential to put a familiar face on the content management of a whole world of front ends. Imagine a campus tour app that uses the same content infrastructure as the event kiosk in […]

Video: Building sane, reusable WordPress templates with Twig and Timber - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/lightning-talks/building-sane-reusable-wordpress-templates-twig-timber/. Session Description: Traditional WordPress templates are written in PHP code that mixes HTML output with more advanced programming logic. The Timber plugin for WordPress lets you move the markup part of your templates into separate files written in Twig, a simple […]

Video: Automated browser testing using Selenium - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/automated-browser-testing-using-selenium/. Session Description: There has been lots said about the value of unit testing your code, but what about actually testing that your websites and applications work correctly once deployed? What about cross-browser testing? This talk will introduce you to testing your UI […]

Video: Workshop: Finding eternal REST: A guide to JavaScript front ends for WordPress - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/javascript-workshop/. Session Description: Shuffling along with the same old web interface? Moaning about how slow it loads? Watching your audience rot away yearning for features you just can’t implement in PHP? Fight those zombie interfaces with the faithful WordPress baseball bat back […]

Video: Them and us: Using the WordPress REST API to display both public and private content - WPCampus 2017

You can learn more about this session on the WPCampus 2017 website at https://2017.wpcampus.org/schedule/us-using-wordpress-rest-api-display-public-private-content/. Session Description: In higher education, we work with a lot of sensitive information. Even data that’s not federally protected might need to be kept private only to members of a specific faculty group, research center or set of course coordinators. The […]