Welcome to KC’s WordPress Community!
WordCampKC is almost here! It will be located in the Plaza area at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, a wonderful building that houses the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s mission is to help individuals attain economic independence by advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success.
This year at WordCampKC, we will have the following tracks:
WordPress 101 & 201
This track will include a mix of tracks and panels that focus on the basics of WordPress. From choosing between .org or .com, content strategies, and working with themes or plugins… this is the place to get your questions answered.
This track will include design and development tips and tricks. Typography, theme customization, and which tools work the best will be discussed here.
This track will include heavy development work. Core contributions, how to get started making your own plugins, and an up close look at KCPT’s current modifications with WordPress.
This track will include discussions of how to manage multiple user workflows, eCommerce and other must know items for an entrepreneur.
Community Support Lounge
The Community Support Lounge is part of the event where volunteer experts hang around and help attendees with any questions they have. Get your WordPress questions answered, one-on-one, by some of the best experts around. Tricky configuration question? Plugins issues? Wanting to bring WordPress in your enterprise but wondering if it’ll fit in? Whatever the question, our friendly volunteers will make sure you leave the chat with solutions.
Whether you’re a designer, developer, systems or support specialist or writer, there’s a way for you to contribute back to WordPress. Learn More >
Sessions & Speakers
We have a great line up, so stop by and take a look at what we’ve got.
Friday, June 12th
|Time||WordPress 101 Room: Town Square||WordPress 201 Room: Troost|
|12:00 pm||From Zero to WordPress Publish Michele Butcher||How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Update Button Chris Koerner|
|1:00 pm||The Beginner’s Guide to Writing in WordPress Jamie Smith||WordPress.com vs WordPress.org Josepha Haden|
|2:00 pm||Break Time!|
|2:30 pm||Before You Build Mary White||Ins and Outs of Child Themeing Topher DeRosia|
|3:30 pm||WordCamp 101 Marc Benzakein||Keep Your Site Secure Michele Butcher|
Saturday, June 13th
Sunday, June 14th
|Time||Content Sprint Accelerator||Contributor Sprint Accelerator|
|10:30 am||Rich Pins, Twitter Cards and Facebook: Optimizing your Content for Social Sharing Brianna Privett||Contributing All Day|
|11:30 am||Google Analytics and WordPress Mike Hansen|
|1:30 pm||Podcasting and WordPress Go Together like Peas and Carrots Shane Purnell|
|2:30 pm||World Domination with Collaborative Tools Rebecca Haden|
|3:30 pm||Why and How Businesses and Organizations Should Blog Jamie Smith|