A place for WordPress designers, developers, and content creators to connect.


WordCamp 2013: D’nelle Dowis: Intermediate Intro To WordPress: Images, Widgets, Themes

This talk walks through some basic customizations like uploading images and galleries through the new Media Manager, using widget areas to publish all kinds of content, how to install and customize a theme.and ending with a discussion on how to choose a theme that’s right for you. D’nelle Dowis @d_nelle D’nelle Dowis is the owner Read More

WordPress in Nashville 2013

Seasons greetings Nashville! 2013 has been a great year for the group and we’d like to thank everyone for coming out and supporting the speakers and planning group. Did you know that the group is at 689 members, and 316 of those signed up in 2013 alone. We grew a lot this year, and we Read More

WordCamp 2013: Panel Discussion: Themes And Theme Frameworks

This panel discussion gives a variety of perspectives from SEO, Content Management, Design and Coder. Panel Speakers Pamela Coyle » @ContentRocks Alex Patin » @patin__ Ross Jones » @2theTopDesign Joel Norris » @joelrnorris Read More

WordCamp 2013: Steve Wilkison: An Introduction To Creating Custom WordPress Themes

This talk is for people new to creating themes. It goes into the basics for creating your own theme. It’s simple and to the point, easy to follow and understand. Just the basics, an introduction to creating custom themes. Steve Wilkison @stevewilkison Steve Wilkison is an Associate Professor at Watkins College of Art, Design & Read More

WordCamp 2013: Judy Wilson: Security With WordPress.org Self-Installation

In this talk learn how to protect your site from four different hacks with solid, best practice safeguards. Judy Wilson @siteshackdesign Judy Wilson has been designing and building professional Web sites since about 1995 when living in the epicenter of all things Web — San Francisco. In 2000, she returned to Nashville, her home town, Read More

WordCamp 2013: Ross Jones: The Best SEO Plugin For WordPress

This talk steps you through how to properly use the Yoast SEO plugin to get maximum exposure for your WordPress website. Ross Jones @2theTopDesign Specializing in SEO since 1997, Ross offers web design and consulting through his agency: 2 the Top Web Design. Ross is organizer of the Nashville SEO & Internet Marketing Group, one Read More

WordCamp 2013: Todd O’Neill: What’s Content Strategy and Why Should I Care?

This talk shows how to make your mistakes on paper or simple desktop and online tools before you commit to a server. Fast, Good, Cheap; Choose two. Do it Good and on the Cheap. It may take a little longer but it will be Right. Todd O’Neill @doingmedia Todd O’Neill has been doing some form Read More

WordCamp 2013: Kelly Henderson: Creating And Managing Content On Your WordPress Site

This talk walks you through organizing content through posts and pages, best practices for making your content reader friendly and a few tips to make life simpler for you on WordPress. Kelly Henderson @KellyPHenderson Kelly is the Director of Client Marketing at Rockhouse Partners, an Etix Company. He helps clients’ with their digital presence to Read More

WordCamp 2013: Chip Bennett: Custom Layouts Without Using Page Templates

This session will show you how to use custom post meta data and the body_class filter to define custom layouts for both static pages and single blog posts. As a bonus, this will show you how to use custom post metaboxes, rather than forcing users to deal with custom fields. Chip Bennett @chip_bennett Chip has Read More

WordCamp 2013: Chris Wilcoxson: How to Build Your First Widget

You will get to know how to build widgets, extend the widget class and all the basic parts needed to build your own widget. Chris Wilcoxson @thewilcoder I’m a Nashville-based WordPress developer who’s worked with WordPress since 2007. I develop at Slushman Designs and work at Belmont University doing web development and computer administration for Read More