2014 wcnc find wordpress help

Uploaded on

WordCamp North Canton 2014 May 3rd. Find WordPress Help

WordCamp North Canton 2014 May 3rd. Find WordPress Help

More in: Technology , Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Good Morning!!!!
  • 2. My name is John Parkinson I live in Eastern Ohio Father and Grandfather
  • 3. Twitter - @jwparkinson jwparky@gmail.com wpknut.com
  • 4. Please leave feedback!!! @jwparkinson #wcnc2014
  • 5. Or use hashtag #tallguywith grayhairandglassesandapotbelly
  • 6. WordPress user for 5 years I am a ‘user’ not an expert! Personal, work and a club websites. Also, helped setup 2 other websites for a 911 center and an Emergency Management Agency (EMA).
  • 7. How many WordPress beginners?
  • 8. Find WordPress Help
  • 9. Holy WP Batman!
  • 10. Let’s start close to home at first
  • 11. wordpress.org
  • 12. codex.wordpress.org
  • 13. In Fact…..
  • 14. make.wordpress.org
  • 15. http://automattic.com/
  • 16. central.wordcamp.org
  • 17. WordCamps are approved by WordCamp Central Core group of organizers Planning process takes several months Venue, refreshments, t-shirts, speakers, volunteers, sponsors, swag, name tags, after party, speaker dinner, etc.
  • 18. WordCamps in Ohio
  • 19. AND…. Don’t forget, WordCamps offer the HAPPINESS bar!
  • 20. The Happiness bar is a live help desk, where WordPress professionals sit, and wait, for you to ask them a question. Often populated with WordCamp speakers, organizers or volunteers, a group of WordPress professionals are always around to HELP YOU WITH WHATEVER YOU NEED.
  • 21. http://wordpress.tv/ WordPress can / will send 3 or 4 camcorders to record sessions at WordCamps.
  • 22. Podcast
  • 23. Social Media Sites
  • 24. WordCamps and Twitter Lots of tweets!!!
  • 25. Miss a session? No worries! A lot of speakers post slides for download.
  • 26. http://www.slideshare.net/
  • 27. Fun Fact Slideshare is owned by LinkedIn Slideshare has been called the most under used resource on the internet today.
  • 28. Facebook Groups
  • 29. http://www.meetup.com/
  • 30. Favorite Websites http://blondish.net/ http://wptavern.com/
  • 31. http://www.wpbeginner.com/ http://yourwebsiteengineer.com/
  • 32. Don’t get stagnant! It may seem overwhelming! Explore new and different websites. Branch out and CONNECT!!!
  • 33. Chris Lema - chrislema.com Great tips Post Status – poststat.us WP News bobwp.com ottoprress.com Sam Woods WP guru JT Pratt - jtpratt.com/
  • 34. What is…. the loop? the dashboard? GPL?
  • 35. www.wpbeginner.com/glossary Over 100 definitions
  • 36. http://ithemes.com/publishing/
  • 37. http://torquemag.io/
  • 38. Beginner Tip Before you ask a question about WordPress on a forum, Twitter or Facebook group, do a search about your issue. There is a very good chance that your issue has been addressed and answered somewhere.
  • 39. And a warning! Be careful when downloading free themes, plugins or widgets that are not in the WordPress repository. Check the reputation of the developers and website.
  • 40. Questions or comments
  • 41. Make sure to thank the organizers, sponsors and volunteers
  • 42. Thanks for suffering sitting through my presentation. Please leave feedback!! Enjoy the rest of the sessions!