GiveCamp Memphis 2018

This past weekend, Feb 23-25, the seventh annual GiveCamp Memphis event was held at the Fedex Institute of Technology on the University of Memphis Campus. “GiveCamp is a weekend-long event where technology professionals from designers, developers and database administrators to marketers and web strategists donate their time to provide solutions for non-profit organizations” A dozen… Continue Reading

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Talk: Beyond Custom Post Types – Building an Organizational News Site with WordPress

Slides and speaker notes prepared for a talk at WordCamp Raleigh 2017. Old News – Before WordPress Campus News In 2013, UTHSC’s online news was limited to a Press Releases page on the Marketing and Communications department’s site. There was lots of boilerplate press release stuff that was the same on all of the news… Continue Reading

Talks / Web Development / Wordpress

GiveCamp 2017

GiveCamp Memphis is a weekend-long event where local developers and designers get together to build software for non-profit organizations. Give Camp 2017 was held on February 17th, 18th, and 19th at The Fedex Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. This was a new location for the event, now on its seventh year , thanks to… Continue Reading

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Talk: Intro to WP-CLI

These notes are for a talk at the WordPress Memphis User Group on October 6, 2016. WP-CLI is a command line utility for WordPress that I regularly use to manage WordPress sites. WP-CLI works great for small sites and huge multisite installations and without it, some of the work I do – even as simple as… Continue Reading

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Talk: Demystifying WordPress Plugins

This post was written to accompany a talk about WordPress plugins at the WordPress Memphis User Group, which meets on the first Thursday of every month. What are plugins Chances are, if you’ve been using WordPress, you’re aready familiar with plugins but, if you aren’t entirely sure what they are, how they work, or even… Continue Reading

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Talk: Open Source Software Development in Higher Education

Talk: I’ll be giving a talk about the role of open source development in higher ed institutions at the upcoming Tennessee Higher Education Information Technology Symposium in Chattanooga Tennessee. The talk will focus on the experience I had with the UTHSC-WPCAS plugin developed for UTHSC and encourage Higher-Ed tech professionals to consider open sourcing their… Continue Reading

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