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AMP at the speed of live

For years, the Liveblog plugin has been the go-to solution for WordPress sites looking for a live coverage tool to deliver fast updates to visitors. In this talk we’ll learn how and why Liveblog was enhanced with the added support of the Accelerated Mobile Pages technology to deliver live coverage even faster via WordPress.

Designing the Content Creation Experience

WordPress is being used in increasingly complex settings, powering everything from websites, to apps to content distribution services. As the need for complex workflows increases to support this range of use cases, it becomes more and more important to make sure that we are designing and building the right experience for content creators and editors. …

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All-in-one GDPR

We’ll be looking at the development process and the problems solved by our compliance toolkit to help your WordPress site comply with each aspect of the new European GDPR data protection regulations.

NatWest 6 Nations Match Centre on WordPress

Following on from our work with the British & Irish Lions tour of 2017, Sotic were engaged to use WordPress as an enabling tool to deliver a new live match centre experience for the NatWest 6 Nations of 2018. The system brings together live statistics, live blogging, digital asset management and video in one live …

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Useful Accessibility Tools

A look at a selection of some useful free tools that help ensure accessibility of websites. The tools are browser extensions and WordPress plugins. Many are designed for testing for certain aspects of accessibility, but some can actually improve the accessibility of WordPress (and other) websites. The session will contain many live demos to illustrate …

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Why are we writing all these blog posts?

Are you a growth-hacking marketing guru, creating compelling content that resonates with your target audience and drives value? Translation: Do you write loads of blog posts and eBooks hoping people will one day buy your stuff? Sounds pretty stressful. In this talk, Alice will look at the reasons for writing things online and argue that …

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Fun and Games with Regex

Think ‘regex’ and ‘fun’ can’t exist in the same sentence? I’ll teach you how to win at computer science’s greatest logic puzzle.

WordPress at the United Nations

“WordPress at the United Nations” is about my experience doing WordPress consulting at the United Nations Head Quarters in Manhattan, New York. The UN is a rather interesting organisation in how it uses platforms like WordPress and Drupal so I’d love to share my experiences with the WordPress community.

Privacy by Design: 7 things you can’t afford to ignore

Even in a post Brexit UK, the new law on data protection is going to change things for your website and digital platform, whether you are technical, UX or a business owner.  In this presentation Danny will explain the practical steps you must take so that you don’t fall foul of the new regime.  Danny …

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