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PUTTING WORDPRESS IN A SUIT & TIE: WORDPRESS IN CORPORATE AMERICA

PUTTING WORDPRESS IN A SUIT & TIE: WORDPRESS IN CORPORATE AMERICA

WordPress is known to power websites for individuals, small businesses, news outlets, and educational institutions. We are at the tipping point of WordPress gaining acceptance, over traditional enterprise tools, within corporate controlled environments. This session will review four websites built, using WordPress, for well-known big business corporations. I will discuss the challenges encountered, solutions provided, and the many..many lessons learned along the way of developing each project.

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Rachel Baker

June 29, 2013
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  1. Rachel Baker Saturday, June 29, 13

  2. Self-Taught Saturday, June 29, 13

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  4. Text Industry: Tobacco Website Purpose: Introduce New Electronic Cigarette Brand

    Desired Platform: Drupal or WordPress Current Platform: None Type: Deadline Driven PROJECT #1 BRIEF Saturday, June 29, 13
  5. Text Industry: Manufacturing Website Purpose: Building Products Line Information Desired

    Platform: Sitecore or Umbarco Current Platform: Web Forms and SharePoint Type: Features Forward PROJECT #2 BRIEF Saturday, June 29, 13
  6. Text Industry: Retail Website Purpose: Support Canadian Vendors Desired Platform:

    WordPress Current Platform: None Type: Features Forward/Deadline Driven PROJECT #3 BRIEF Saturday, June 29, 13
  7. Text Industry: Clothing Website Purpose: Corporate Policy Information Desired Platform:

    WordPress Current Platform: PHP Framework Type: Deadline Driven PROJECT #4 BRIEF Saturday, June 29, 13
  8. “ If you are going to achieve excellence in big

    things,you develop the habit in little matters.” Colin Powell Saturday, June 29, 13
  9. Users will use every TinyMCE button Saturday, June 29, 13

  10. Write Custom Plugins Saturday, June 29, 13

  11. Love the Shell Love the Shell Saturday, June 29, 13

  12. Write every piece of code with care Saturday, June 29,

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  13. Test Everything...Twice Saturday, June 29, 13

  14. Write useful commit messages Text Saturday, June 29, 13

  15. Always Be Commenting Saturday, June 29, 13

  16. Always Be Consistent Saturday, June 29, 13

  17. “ Software developers think their job is writing code. But

    it's not.* Their job is to solve the customer's problem.” Jeff Atwood Saturday, June 29, 13
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  19. Questions? Slides will be up shortly. Follow @rachelbaker for link.

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