By Chris Reynolds of WebDevStudios
This year, WordCamp Orange County (coming up on June 6th and 7th) is doing something a little different. Plugin-a-Palooza a plugin-building hackathon/competition that they first announced back in February. The rules are pretty simple: pitch a plugin idea, get it approved, write a plugin, submit it by a specific time, make sure it’s GPL, and then talk about it.
I volunteered to help Suzette Franck build out a plugin to submit to Plugin-a-Palooza that would let artists easily sell their work from their website without having to do a lot of technical inventory management stuff.
The result is WP Art Store, and you can check it out on WordPress.org or GitHub. The plugin is a fairly simple custom post type plugin that adds a new post type for works of art along with several ways of grouping those art works together–by medium, by theme or subject, or by technique…
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Girl Develop It Los Angeles Chapter launched a new website as well as a new series featuring a day in the life of a woman coder and how they got there.
“If you’re waiting for someone’s permission to do this, don’t. It’s not going to come. You just have to do it.”
~ Machiko Yasuda
Read the rest of this inspirational article: http://gdila.org/machiko-yasuda/
This week on WPwatercooler, we’ll be discussing building a band or music website using WordPress. From gig listings to embedded audio and video there is a lot that can go into a bands’ website.
This week, we discussed how you deal with pricing for clients you’ve had for a while. Old client, new project.
I’m giving a brand new, non-techie talk at WordCamp Orange County on June 6th at 2pm. Sorry, all WCOC tickets are sold out, but the presentation will be recorded for / published on WordPress.tv later.
More info at:
“WHICH WORDPRESS JOB IS RIGHT FOR YOU?”
by Suzette Franck
You love WordPress, and if you are not already making a nice living with it, why not? The WordPress economy is expanding and more people are becoming involved in all aspects around WordPress, whether it be freelancing and entrepreneurship, blogging and content creation, search engine optimization, social media and marketing, developing plugins and themes, designing sites, User Interface, Maintenance, User Experience, Executives, Project Managers, Teachers, Presenters, and on… all working with WordPress in some capacity. This light-hearted session will break down several different types of popular positions and some of the requirements to do that job, which traits work best with which titles, and how you can begin to find your dream WordPress job.