2011 Speaker: Kurt Eng :: is a biochemist/biomedical engineer by training. When not researching liver diseases, he can usually be found at the Boston WordPress Meetup, LiveWP.tv or gaming! After installing and using WordPress “the hard way”, Kurt has become active in making technology and cooking easier for people who want to learn through consulting at kurteng.com.

Session Title: Two presentations: WordPress: It's More Than a Blog and 2. WordPress: Tips & Tricks (Intermediate) (Getting Started) and

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1. WordPress: It's More Than a Blog (Getting Started) (Beginner)

Heard of WordPress? Looking to develop more manageable websites, and faster? We'll introduce you to WordPress, its features, and show you how it can help you launch better websites. We'll do a quick install of WordPress and tour the dashboard. Then we'll demonstrate content publishing and installing themes to change the look of your site.
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2. WordPress: Tips & Tricks (Intermediate)

Already a WordPress user and looking to expand your knowledge? We'll discuss how to cleanly extend themes using child themes, improve your website's performance using the popular W3 Total Cache plugin, and review security, backup, and other tips to help keep your website running smoothly.
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