How we are creating consistency of brand, responsiveness and accessibility - WPCampus 2019

How to make your data processors love you - WPCampus 2019

Do you use Gravity Forms or other web forms to gather lots of data your processing center needs? Do you still send them individual emails from each form submission? Let’s talk about how to automate that data collection using the Gravity Forms API! Even if you don’t use Gravity Forms, you can still gain insight […]

Zero to hero: building custom Gutenberg blocks with ACF - WPCampus 2019

Already using Advanced Custom Fields? Are you curious about building your own Gutenberg blocks? This session is for you. I will show you the step by process of creating custom Gutenberg blocks using Advanced Custom Fields from start to finish. The session does involve some PHP code, but is tailored to front-end developers. The template-centric […]

Fail early or fail large: embrace negative results - WPCampus 2019

People are infinitely varied and resist change, thus any web project has inherent risk. From small interface options to the core value proposition, any new design or functionality runs the risk of failure. How do you minimize risk and ensure success? The key is to experience “failures” as early test observations rather than project disasters.Test […]

Redesigning a university website for results - WPCampus 2019

Redesigning a university website is a hard enough prospect when you think of all the stakeholders, egos, and politics at play. How does strategy ever even have a chance to get off the ground? Joel Goodman and a small team spent the first half of 2018 working with National University to redesign their institutional website. […]

Ready for review: workflows in WordPress - WPCampus 2019

Work on the web long enough, and you’ll eventually need a workflow: a system that allows some users to make certain changes, and other users to review those changes before they’re live for all the world to see. Maybe you even need some automatic notifications along the way. Sounds pretty basic, right? Unfortunately, it’s always […]

The infamous 9x9x25 challenge - WPCampus 2019

Getting faculty to share the good work they do is challenging. So we challenged them to share the work they do. The 9x9x25 Challenge began in 2013 at a small community college in Arizona. It has since been replicated over the years at several other institutions in various forms. This session tells the story of […]

Composing continuously - WPCampus 2019

When you have a handful of sites, updating plugins and core from the Web GUI, and managing your theme in GIT works. But what happens when you have dozens if not hundreds of sites? How do you manage changes in an efficient, standard fashion, that minimizes downtime? Enter Composer, a package manager for PHP that […]

Supporting Free Geek - WPCampus 2019

For the WPCampus 2019 conference, our organizing team decided that, in lieu of spending money on swag, the WPCampus organization would donate those funds to Free Geek, a non-profit organization in the Portland metro area that focuses on creating digital equity through environmental sustainability. We invited others to donate to the cause. Overall, we raised […]

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