Securing Your Website with SSL

Amanda Giles – Web Security is an increasingly hot topic. Google has long said they will give preferences to sites with SSL certificates and soon in Chrome they will mark all sites without SSL certificates as “Insecure”. We’ll go over the steps to secure your website using a free SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt (https://letsencrypt.org/). […]

OMG GDPR WTF

Jonathan Desrosiers [standing in for John Eckman] Hopefully by June 25th the avalanche of privacy policy update emails will have slowed, and the initial panic over the May 25th GDPR deadline will have subsided, or at least returned to the quiet desperation of most legal compliance issues. If you’re like most people, though, you’ll still […]

Writing Your First WordPress Plugin

Nitin Patil – – WordPress Plugin Development Overview– Coming up with plugin idea– Code development– Unit testing– Plugin Submission– Best Practices & Resources Bio A technology enthusiast and an entrepreneur with several years of experience in designing and implementing solutions in the areas of Cloud Computing, web and mobile applications. As someone who believes in […]

Multilingual Content in WordPress: Tips and Tricks

Aaron Bacon – Supporting content in multiple languages is easier than ever before, but there are several important decisions to make before you install a plugin. What languages will you support? Who is the audience for your content? Do you need a perfect experience in every language? Or merely to offer a translation when it […]

WP Media Library - The Road to World Domination

WP Media Library – The Road to World Domination

Jonathan Williams – What is the difference between a Content Management System (CMS) and Digital Asset Management (DAM)? Do people use WordPress for digital asset management? This talk explores ways in which the existing WordPress media library might be improved and extended to take on broader asset management challenges. Bio Jonathan Williams is an interactive […]

Unleashing the Power of Jetpack in WordPress

Bindu Dadlani – How a non-tech person leverages the power of Jetpack and WordPress happiness engineers support team to take a site from an old slow user interface to a new re-themed, responsive, mobile friendly, secure, SEO, backed up and faster site. Protection, spam filtering, back ups, image performance, downtime monitoring, awesome plugins, stats, security […]

Bostonwp June Meetup

Boston University – Colloquium Room 8 St. Mary’s Street, 9th floor Boston, MA Agenda • 6:30: Networking & Pizza • 7:00: Presentations Presentation 1: Utility Plugins Josh Fialkoff As more and more people make their own themes and customize off-the-shelf themes, we may be putting code in themes that goes far beyond design.There’s a better […]