This page links to various slideshows and tutorials I have made or written. Below you can find my latest ones. Please comment if you find something useful, or mores if something is unclear or can be improved. Thanks for looking!
Battling the WSOD – A Tech Support Tale
This slideshow presentation was given by myself and my colleague Keith at WordCamp Manchester in 2016. It covers various common support queries we see and deal with on a day-to-day basis. With this slideshow the hope is that we give enough information for WordPress users to learn how to find out why their WordPress site is having trouble as well as giving them the tools they need to troubleshoot issues themselves.
Making kitten GIF galleries fabulous – Image optimisation for WordPress
A presentation I gave at WordCamp Bristol 2017. The slideshow covers image optimisation techniques for gallery-heavy websites. As well as offering some general tips I use myself when setting up a website which I plan to host a lot of images on in the hopes of advising people how to keep their sites fast.
Making WordPress fly with Jetpack
A talk about Jetpack – WordPress’s most popular plugin. What the plugin does and what I like to use it for, aimed at beginners who wish to create impressive WordPress sites in a short space of time.
An Introduction to XDebug
How to set up XDebug for local development and how to use its profiling capabilities to debug issues with your WordPress installation.