Do you know that if you have a picture of a duck having it face left or right can increase your conversions by 40%?

Think this sounds silly? It is, but backed by research. Spend some time to learn about what a/b testing is, what things to test, testing methodology and the best tools to use for your Joomla site.


 Speaker: Mike Demo


 

We will take a look at what AR is and what type of applications it can be used for. Then we'll take a look at how to create our own ARs using HP Reveal and possibly Blippr, time permitting.


 Speaker: Robbie Adair


 

Have data in a separate database you want on your Joomla! site? Fabrik has you covered! Learn how to create a connection to other databases in minutes. And, then how to display and edit data from the external database directly inside your Joomla! site, using the built in ACL for access rules.

Then we will also take a look at create data visualizations of the data in our custom Fabrik application.


 Speaker: Robbie Adair


 

Using a real-life example of a music band website, discover how a music player, set list, events list and more were created using only articles and custom fields. Whether you are a beginner Joomla user or a seasoned developer, you will walk away with a better understanding of just how powerful custom fields can be for your next project.


 Speaker: Adam Melcher


 

We will talk about how templates work in Joomla! and the various ways types of templates available. We'll take a look at how to customize the template using parameters to fit your company branding.


 Speaker: Jason Nickerson


 

A look at Mautic Marketing Automation software and how you can tie it into your Joomla site.


 Speaker: Rod Martin


 

Many developer "volunteer days" build non-profit web sites on Wordpress that fail to meet many user needs for the non-profits that the developers are trying to help. The permissions system on Joomla makes it much better match for non-profits who must manage a large number of volunteers with restricted access to site functions and information. For example, fund raisers need access to sensitive donation information that event planners do not. This session will talk about how the Joomla permissions system when used with CiviCRM can satisfy complex user requirements where Wordpress totally fails, and Drupal is overwhelmingly complex.


 Speaker: Bruce Moore


 

cPanel & WHM is the software most often used to host websites worldwide. Whether you manage your own server, or are hosted on a cPanel & WHM server, this talk will help you understand the best steps to take to get the most out of your server.


 Speaker: benny Vasquez


 

We will take a look at the backend of Joomla! and take a look how it all fits together. Then we'll take a look at adding content and how it appears on the frontend of our site.


 Speaker: Alexis Priddy


 

We'll take a look at what planning needs to be done before we start our website. Then we'll talk about the steps to getting your Joomla! site installed and setup to start building your business site.


 Speaker: Rod Martin


 

We'll take a look at best practices for keeping your site secured and backed up. Akeeba Backup and Admin Tools will be covered.


 Speaker: Doug Deitel


 

The future of web design is at hand and as technology advances, web design is set for some big changes. In this session, Jason Nickerson will take a look into technologic advancements and design concepts that will drive the web into the future.


 Speaker: Jason Nickerson


 

How to make the process of building Joomla sites much easier.
- Creating a fully configured site to clone and use as a base for new sites.
- Finding the best mix of extensions
- Building internal knowledge base of problems you have solved for future reference
- Asking for help sooner than later (Joomla forum, stack exchange, product support, Gitter, networking with other Joomla people, etc)
- 3rd party tools that make life so much easier (PhotoPea, BrowserStack, Watchful type, Zendesk, etc)


 Speaker: Alexis Priddy