WordCamp Ottawa 2014: Introduction to WordPress

WordCamp Ottawa 2014: Introduction to WordPress

I’m really excited to be presenting Introduction to WordPress jointly with one of my WordCamp Co-organizers, Jasmine Vesque, at WordCamp Ottawa this year.  It’s going to add a new dimension to a presentation I’ve been doing for a few years now. Introduction to WordPress is for you if you’re a beginner who wants to learn…

WordCamp Ottawa 2014

WordCamp Ottawa 2014

WordCamp is returning to Ottawa.  The second annual WordCamp Ottawa will be held in the Minto Centre at Carleton University on: Thursday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., optional “Introduction to WordPress” for attendees who are new to WordPress Saturday, May 3, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., featuring 45-minute sessions in three tracks Sunday,…

Drupal: Sub-theme

Once you are familiar with a good CMS and common coding concepts, switching from developing in one CMS to another is fairly straight forward as the process for things tends to be similar.  For instance, creating a Drupal sub-theme is conceptually the same as a creating WordPress child theme.  You need a file that defines…

The Inaugural WordCamp Ottawa!

The Inaugural WordCamp Ottawa!

Getting a WordCamp in Ottawa is something that I’ve been involved in for a couple of years.  It’s really great to see that it’s finally going to happen! The first ever WordCamp Ottawa will be: Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013 Time: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Location: University of Ottawa, Montpetit Hall WordCamps are casual,…

Drupal: Drush

I’ve been working with Drupal recently and one of the things that it has that I wish WordPress had an equivalent to is Drush.  Drush is: Drush is a command line shell and scripting interface for Drupal, a veritable Swiss Army knife designed to make life easier for those of us who spend some of…

WordPress Multisite: Up and running in 3 steps

This post is a quick summary of how to enable multisite on your WordPress install.  You should be starting from a fresh WordPress install, anything else can cause issues.   For a complete description of multisite and setting up multisite see the great reference created by Mika Epstein & Andrea Rennick: http://halfelf.org/ebooks/wordpress-multisite-110/   1) Enable…