WCMIA 2016

By Marc / February 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Tune in later for a retrospective! For Now, check out my slides. how-to-make-the-most-out-of-the-wordpress-commnity

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Fort Worth WordPress Meetup Slides!

By Marc / August 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

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My Great WordPress Resources!!

By Marc / August 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

I have put together some links that have helped us get started on WordPress development. Most of the content listed below is for beginners and doesn’t touch on how we do WordPress development. I will add an additional comment below regarding setting up VS Code to work with Docker and WordPress coding standards and how…

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Playing Ball with Plugins| WordCamp Talk Proposal

By Marc / June 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

After having the pleasure of updating a site that has not been updated since I built it 3 years ago, I was very proud that every plugin and core updated went off without a hitch. Now I am sure plenty of other developers can boast the same thing, but I haven’t heard those stories as…

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Understanding Gravity Forms | WordCamp Talk Proposal

By Marc / June 24, 2015 / 1 Comment

I will be doing a run through of this talk at my local meetup, August 17th 2015. I have been using Gravity Forms since 2011, if I look at my email account the first time I referenced “Gravity Forms” is 1/6/2011 which means someone on my team was using it for at least a few months prior…

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Your First WordPress Site (Redux) | WordCamp Talk Proposal

By Marc / June 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

After reviewing my talk from last year I have adjusted my presentation to better serve its audience.  I have outlined my proposal below: (view the whole retrospective.) Your First WordPress Site | There and back again It is easy for seasoned WordPress users to say “WordPress is easy.” But often times we forget that WordPress…

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WordCamp DFW 2014 | Your First WordPress Site | A Retrospecitve

By Marc / June 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

In 2014 I gave a WordCamp talk about setting up Your First WordPress Site.  As far as first presentations go, it was pretty successful. I don’t have too much in terms of metrics to support that, but I did get tweeted! That was a first for me. To be honest I think if most people talk for…

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How WordPress elevates you | WordCamp Talk Proposal

By Marc / June 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

This is my third proposal I have written for a WordCamp talk, now unlike previous talks, this one I have actually had a chance to run through this for a school project, see what worked and how to apply it to the audience it was truly intended for… WordCampers! (is that a word?) So with…

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Doing it wrong | WordCamp Talk Proposal

By Marc / June 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

The following is a WordCamp proposal for 2015.  This is my second proposal, I was fortunate to have my first proposal selected for WordCamp DFW 2014 and even though it didn’t go as expected I learned a lot from it and had an amazing time. I even had a few people tell me I was…

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College vs the Real World

By Marc / October 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

So I recently started college for my second degree, the first thing that came to my attention was the idea that college is a place to make mistakes because once you enter the real world, mistakes have real consequences. This is only vaguely true. Borderline an outright lie. Sure the first time around I didn’t…

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