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WordCamp Tampa – Automating Your Repetitive WordPress Development Tasks by David Parsons

4 October 2014 - Conference - James Brown - No Comments

David ParsonsDavid Parsons

  • We all have 86,400 seconds in a day
  • “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over again?”
  • “Let’s do ourselves a favor and build it right the first time”
  • Backups – Use version control with deployment using Beanstalk/Tower and Automated DB Backup
  • Theme development – Custom built theme using _s (used Genesis Theme too) and using SASS and CodeKit
  • Know when to use plugins
    • WordPress SEO by Yoast
    • W3C Total Cache
      • Image cache, browser cache, gzip
    • CDN (Max CDN)
    • Spam (Akismit)
  • Seek first to understand
  • Use Grunt to automate tasks… SASS, image minify, automate all the things!

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