Presentations will be in four main rooms: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens.
Saturday, August 2nd
Got a burning WordPress question you want answered? Having trouble with your site and want some expert help? Then the Happiness Bar is the place for you!
WordPress experts will be available to help you with your questions all day on both Saturday (except for lunch and the keynote) and Sunday.
If you’re just starting out with WordPress (or don’t know where to start), this is the place for you. There are two workshops on Saturday, each divided into two sections:
9:15am – 12:15pm – Introduction to WordPress
Presented by: Shanta Nathwani
- .COM vs .ORG
- Themes & Plugins
- Pages & Posts
- Categories & Tags
Overview of the WordPress Dashboard
Presented by: Marc Benzakein
- Overview of the Dashboard menus
- Common WordPress settings
- How to create/edit posts & pages
- Adding users
- How to manage comments
- Managing menus & widgets
2pm to 5pm – Customizing WordPress
Choosing & Customizing Your Theme
Presented by: Jamie Schmid
- What is a theme?
- Where to find themes
- Choosing your theme
- Installation & activation
- Customizing/theme options
Adding Functionality to your site with Plugins
Presented by: Kiko Doran
- What can plugins do?
- Finding and Installing Plugins
- Useful Plugins
- Troubleshooting tips
While a computer isn’t required, we recommend you bring your own laptop to follow along.