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Voice WordPress WordPress Presentations

Alexa, VR, & More: WordPress as the Hub of Your Digital Experience

As the demands placed on the web continue to rapidly expand, businesses will move away from a browser-centric and siloed internet presence towards more pervasive and multichannel digital experiences.  Integrations across a larger set of technologies will become dominant with emphasis on user expectations for security, personalization, and cross-device utilization.

Modern organizations will continuously develop, deploy, and undergo change and the demand for a centralized content hub will only become more critical. WordPress, with 30% of the web’s audience listening, is positioned to be the solution of choice for this hub. Through integrations with emerging technologies such as voice assistants, chatbots, IoT devices, and AR/VR, WordPress has the potential to manage and push content outside of the browser and through this impending evolution.

In this session, we will explore the array of technologies entering these new spaces and discuss how to prepare your business practices and development teams for the next iteration of the web. We’ll focus on new market opportunities, possible product ideas, and how to leverage cloud services to mature your websites into future-ready digital experiences, powered by WordPress.

WP Engine is sponsoring Pizza and soft drinks In addition to providing the WPATX Advanced Developers with a great classroom environment. We look forward to you joining this discussion. Bring your laptops and your questions.

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Podcasts WordPress

My Podcast Debut

matt-report-coverToday I joined Matt Medeiros of the Matt Report for the latest installment of Week in WordPress.  I was fortunate to team up with Carrie Dils, Garrett Moon of Todaymade, and Robert Neu of WP Bacon as we discussed this week’s happenings.

Head over to Slocum Design Studio for the highlights.

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WordPress WordPress Plugins

Introducing WP Present

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The slide editor

Easily create interactive slide presentations with the power of WordPress and the elegance of Reveal.js

Beta now available for download at WordPress.org

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Presentation editor

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A slide in a presentation

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WordPress WordPress Presentations

Breaking Away from the Blog: Unconventional WordPress

With the blog market cornered, WordPress is both able and eager to meet new challenges; as the platform has matured, so have its APIs and functionality. This session aims to explore many of the unconventional applications of WordPress, as well as to encourage exploration into the many possibilities offered as the platform continues to advance.

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News WordPress

WordCamp Boston 2012

July 14th marked the beginning of yet another successful WordCamp in the City on a Hill, making it Boston’s third time to host the event. Approximately 600 speakers, attendees and volunteers arrived at Boston University from all over the world to congregate around a common entity, our beloved WordPress.

Saturday morning kicked off with one of what I found to be one of the most well-presented and informative talks, How We can have Nice Things, by K. Adam White.  The session was focused on demonstrating how the modern WordPress developer can spearhead new and upcoming web technologies such as CSS pre-processing, server-side Javascript, client-side templating, and source control.  Doing so allows developers to expand and update their creative process outside of the traditional LAMP stack workflows.