Lekan Adepoju: WordPress is better when you can code

I will be sharing my experience on how learning even a little bit of code can make WordPress even easier to use as well create more unique designs and also overcome road blocks while making you productive. This talk sheds more light on why WordPress is available to all. There are a lot of people out there writing series of code to make WordPress as simple as it is and easy to use. Hence, learning to code just to make WordPress even better isn’t a bad idea at all.

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Ulrich Pogson: Improve Code through Automation

Doing manual code reviews is boring. People keep on making the same mistakes.

Ulrich will be showing how you can improve your code by using automated tools and what the positive effects of it are.

We will be looking at a few different examples how automation has improved the code quality in a team, and also in open source projects.

Cindy Cullen: Code on the Road – Freelancing WordPress from an RV

The freelance world can be an exciting life of waking up unemployed every morning, having a different view every week, and finding interesting clients.

When freedom is important, WordPress can allow you to live the life of your dreams with some of the best clients in the world. We will talk about the ups and downs of life on the road, finding clients, mixing fun, travel and code, how we get paid on the road, how we stay connected to the internet, and much more.

Kirsten Starcher: How to Stay Calm and Troubleshoot Your WordPress Code

Whether it’s a single line of wayward CSS that just won’t style right or the dreaded white screen of death bringing down your entire site, having the right approach to debugging is half the battle. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to break a programming problem down into smaller, bite-sized pieces, and learn the likely trouble spots for issues with their WordPress sites.

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