Presenting at SITE 2015

ryancousett Education, Grad School, WordPress

I will be presenting tomorrow morning in Las Vegas, NV at the annual SITE conference. The title of my paper is Re-envisioning the Possibilities with WordPress: 4 Tips For Integrating Customizable Themes into the Classroom This best practice session will work through the benefits of WordPress in education focusing on its use in instruction on information technology in preservice education, …

Bitnami and WordPress Multisites

ryancousett Development, WordPress

If you’re running a Bitnami server for your websites (and you really should think about it!), be careful creating WP Multisites. Bitnami has a stack that you can install for multisites. If you’re like me, though, you probably want to do it the old fashioned way. So, you’re doing it in a good, ol’ fashioned way that Matt himself would …

Creating Awesome Presentations with WordPress

ryancousett Cool, Grad School, Nerdy, WordPress

We’ve all heard of the death by PowerPoint phenomenon. Although those standards are still necessary, there are new tools out there to create presentations in a more accessible and interactive way. One new method that I have been trying for the past 3 years in grad school is to use this platform, WordPress, to publish my presentations. These presentations have the advantages …

New Job Milestones!

ryancousett WordPress, Work

On August 5th I started my new job at Themeco. My job title is tentatively, a self-chosen name: “Code Artist”. Pretty snazzy no?! Less than a month working for this wonderful little company that has created possibly the world’s best theme – X, I have reached a new milestone! Today I reached 1000 replies in the forum! Woohoo!!! I would …

Multiple Domains Multisite on Bitnami

ryancousett Nerdy, WordPress

So we were setting up our new server on Bitnami and I decided to do something cool for all of our WordPress sites. Rather than run at least 8 different WordPress installations, all pointing to different domain names, I thought it would be cool to host them on a single multisite and use WPMU’s Domain Mapping plugin to remap the …