Nick Batik

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Best Practices for Administering WordPress

For the notes to this meetup, visit Best Practices for Administering WordPress

Great turn out at content strategy meetup

It’s hard to pan the whole room with my phone, but this is my demonstration of real-time blogging as part of a content strategy.  

Photos from 2013 Austin WordCamp

There were too many pictures to fit on the WordCamp site, so here they all are, with special thanks to photographer Harrison Funk for all his great work! If you have any pictures of your own to add to the gallery, please upload them through our form.

Meetup – DIY Search Engine Optimization

Eric Highland, @erichighland Austinot.com These slides are on slideshare. DIY SEO: WordPress Austin Meetup from Knektion, LLC Visit Eric’s Facebook, and Twitter How Search Engines Work SEO encompasses any unpaid methods used to get a website to rank well on search engine results pages (SERPS) Content is no longer king, it is one piece in […]

WAI-ARIA Overview

Rich Schwerdtfeger CTO Accessibility IBM Software Chair, W3C WAI-ARIA Working Group ARIA A way for authors to apply rich accessibility semantics in Web content A way to reproduce the keyboard fuctionality of desktop apps Accessibility API defines a standard contract between an application component and an assistive technology Role State Actions Caret Selection Text Hypertext […]

WordPress Hands-On Meetup – Live

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Security – Backing-Up Your Site

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series WordPress Security

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series WordPress SecurityInstall a plugin or use cronjob to create database and file backups on a regular basis. This may not be directly related to security, but in case you detect intrusion, you will be glad you make a backup. I personally like BackWPup.

Security – Locking Down Your Site

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series WordPress Security

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series WordPress SecurityHide WordPress Version in the Header Tag Although you have deleted the WordPress version meta data from your theme, you may still get WordPress version line in the page returned by the blog software. The culprit is, since version 2.5 WordPress has added the […]

Security – Proper WordPress Installation

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series WordPress Security

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series WordPress SecurityChange The Default “Admin” Username The problem
Brute force is one of the easiest ways to break a password. The method is simple: try as many different passwords as possible until the right one is found. Users of the brute force method use dictionaries, which […]

Security – Prevent Directory Browsing

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series WordPress Security

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series WordPress SecurityBy default, most hosts allow directory listing. Because there are a standard set of directories in a WordPress installation, the hacker can go directly to the directory inside your site and see all of the files in that directory. This is definitely a security […]