Bob WP Presentation at WordCamp Portland 2013

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This slidedeck is from my presentation: Making WordPress Knowledge Stick. I talked about the frustrations people face when first learning WordPress, resources to consider and ways to make what you learn stick. To get a better understanding of my talk, visit this post on my blog where I have added comments to each slide: http://www.bobwp.com/making-wordpress-knowledge-stick/

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Bob WP Presentation at WordCamp Portland 2013

  1. 1. Making Your WordPress Knowledge Stick WordCamp Portland 2013
  2. 2. someone made it stick and did the WordPress happy dance
  3. 3. bob dunn | aka bobwp WordPress trainer bobwp.com bobwponline.com @bobwp
  4. 4. “Bob, I have been staring at this dashboard for hours...”
  5. 5. clarify your goals for your website and/or blog whoa! what the hell was I thinking?
  6. 6. understand the difference between WordPress.com & WordPress.org & a self-hosted site how many times do I have to tell you that your site will not be on WordPress.org
  7. 7. think about your theme oooooo, I want them all
  8. 8. choosing your learning resources
  9. 9. books & manuals
  10. 10. WordPress.org codex learn.WordPress.org WordPress.tv
  11. 11. random tips and tutorials
  12. 12. video tutorials
  13. 13. online classes
  14. 14. one-on-one training
  15. 15. in-person workshops and classes
  16. 16. asking questions
  17. 17. so how do we magically make what we learn from these resources stick?
  18. 18. what is your learning style?
  19. 19. what are your limitations?
  20. 20. what else can you add to your brain that is already filled with so much more important information... like your first date, that poem you recited in the pageant in 3rd grade, the lines from the move Airplane, and the name of that weird, smelly kid that sat behind you in 5th grade
  21. 21. tune in tune out syndrome
  22. 22. I found. I learned. Now how in the world do I keep it all organized so I can find it?
  23. 23. plus find other creative ways to make it stick
  24. 24. so, yeah baby, bring on the WordPress

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