Whoa, now what is this? At first glance I thought it was another take the likes of WP101 but a cursory review shows that it’s actually a plugin that hopes to give you some relief for perhaps yourself but most likely your clients as they use WordPress: The WPUniversity Plugin provides real-time, guided WordPress help right from your dashboard, whenever you need it. It’s not a video, it’s not an overlay. It’s real help happening in real-time solving real problems and questions. With the click of a button, you’ll get a step-by-step answer to your question instantly. So you can stop […]
Another day, another inventive approach to WordPress. I’m always intrigued by the solutions people create to solve issues they are having with their WordPress sites. Boston University has created such a solution, in the form of a clever plugin that handles site navigation. The aptly named BU Navigation Plugin aims to, according to their developer page, ‘tame even the most unruly of site structures’ and is designed with large sites in mind. The larger the page count on the site the more impact the BU Navigation Plugin can have.
What if there were WordPress School? Would you take courses in there or would you like to teach in there? Or both? I know I would. John Saddington wrote an article about it and asked us to dream a little. Well, let’s go off road! One of the first thing we need to do is curriculum of WordPress school. There are many sources where you can read (Codex, WPTuts+, Pippins Plugins, Theme Hybrid) and learn about WordPress. You can attend WordCamps, local meetups and (future) training workshops but that’s not we’re after. Our goal is to study WordPress basics and […]
The WordPress world seems to need more teachers and learning resources. There are plenty of themes already. — Galin Simeonov (@galins) January 31, 2013 This is what I immediately thought when I saw @Galins‘ tweet this morning, which is neat because I wrote on my personal blog something similar along the lines of education recently: Closely aligned with local idea is education and this idea of IRL or elements of being fully present and physical with technology. Education is the hidden gem of the tech world as a trillion dollar industry that few have been able to really tap into. Education may be […]
Lorelle VanFossen has announced that she’s expanding her WordPress College Course to Portland Community College at Rock Creek – she has previously given the course at Clark College and the Clark College Corporate and CE. The goal? To get you ramped up with WordPress as quickly and effectively as possible! you’ll explore the application as a CMS, site structure, organization, and even development with a business mindset. Here’s the general curriculum outline that you can expect: