The third Wordcamp in Cape Town, held at the Kirstenbosch Old Mutual Conference Centre drew more than 300 WordPress hackers, fans and the CMS curious. Listen to all the action here.
WordPress to manage your Mxit apps
mxPress is an Open Source plugin that gives you the ability to integrate WordPress as an App on Mxit. A case study that embodies the pioneering spirit of WordPress and Open Source at large.
How to Hijack a Themeshop
Starting a WordPress theme shop is tough due to the number of competitors in the market. What skills and practical considerations are required to successfully distibute commercial themes.
Monetizing Your WordPress Website: Treating Your Blog As A Business
How do you make your website work for you? You have the audience, but your website does not generate sales or leads. This session will discuss strategies and techniques to monetize your website.
Midgets On Unicycles, Steve Hofmeyr & Elvis In Tableview
What is the common factor shared by successfull teams, individuals, entrepreneurs, leaders, visionaries, programmers and disrupters. Roed is excited to share his findings.
Are Social metrics really affecting SEO?
Social media is finding it’s roll in a broader digital marketing strategy, but does it affect SEO at all? Neil Pursey will discuss his research around this topic and help you grow.
Site Speed = Success, Optimising WordPress from the Server up
Find Site Performance from the server to WordPress. A look at how some good performance gains can be made in tuning MySQL and APC and getting the most of out W3 Total Cache.
Mark Slingsby, RSAWeb
A talk about scaling WordPress, informed by experience. Learn the potential pitfalls, how to avoid them and actually improve on WordPress’ delivery performance.
Optimizing WordPress on the frontend
Plugins and big custom themes play a massive role on how quickly your site loads, has an effect on your users, search engines and hosting. This talk takes you through optimization methods.
From startup idea to successful enterprise
WordPress is a part of many modern businesses, as either the platform for their web presence and marketing, their development platform or sales channel. As amazing as WordPress is, you need more than a WordPress website to start, run and grow a successful business. Many startups fail and not every great idea is destined to be transformed into a profitable business. Our panel will discuss how they started, funded and managed their businesses from startup idea to successful enterprise. Mark Forrester, Mark Henderson, Riaan Knoetze, Allen Jaffe and moderator Ashley Shaw.
The Best Tools for the Job
Whatever your platform, business or blog, you need to use quality themes and plugins in your WordPress site to run your business successfully. Choose the best tools for you.
Shifting the WordPress Mindset
Take a look back in time at the evolution of WordPress core, themes and plugins, compared to present day and forecasting possibilities for the future. Explore the growth of the WordPress ecosystem.
How many drummers does it take to build a website?
WordPress gets groovey. Hark back to Demo tapes, hand-drewn gig flyers photocopied using the drama teachers pass-code, distributed by whoever had the afternoon off. Fast forward to the present…