“Code is Poetry” Rap

Now I like to code and I like to rhyme Neither is perfect, but I’ve still got time “Code is Poetry” so the saying goes And in my mind it’s the bomb of credos Now don’t you be thinking of young men with Fritos with nowhere to go who can’t

The Way to Theme Enlightenment

Slides from my talk entitled “The Way to Theme Enlightenment” Stepping into theme development can be daunting. Sure anyone with a little PHP skill and a basic understanding of the loop can create theme templates, but there are a number of things you can learn which can take your theme

WordPress Plugin Roundtable Meetup

The Seacoast NH WordPress meetup recently held a Plugin Roundtable meetup. The goal was to share info on recommended WordPress plugins. Since meetup doesn’t allow long comments on meetups and no longer allows file uploads, the full notes from the meetup appear below. Please note that just because a plugin

Amp Up Your Admin

Here are the code snippets from my “Amp Up Your Admin” talk which I’ve given at WordCamp Providence in 2014, WordCamp Miami in 2017, and at the Boston WordPress March 2017 Meetup. View Slides (opens in a new tab)   Make Your Client Feel Welcome Style the Login screen


Ready! Filter! Action!

This talk given at WordCamp Boston 2016 on July 23, 2016. One of the most powerful (and proper) ways to modify WordPress core, themes, or plugins is through the use of action and filter hooks. Come learn what these hooks are, how to find them, and how to use them effectively to alter the default behavior of WordPress core, themes, and plugins to make them do our bidding.

Creating Customizable Widgets (Boston WordPress Meetup)

Video, slides and related code files from my “Creating Customizable Widgets for Unpredictable Needs” talk given at Boston WordPress Meetup on Nov 30, 2015. If the embedded slides aren’t displaying correctly for you, there’s a link below which goes directly to SlideShare. Creating Customizable Widgets for Unpredictable Needs from Amanda