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Achal Jain: Templating with Underscore.js

Active in the WordPress domain from last 3 years, Achal Jain currently works with IdeaBox Creations as Sr. Web Developer. He also likes to get himself involved towards aesthetic parts of the functionality too.

Building custom WP themes, plugins and solutions around WordPress he is on a constant quest to extend and customize the WordPress based solutions. For the same, he explores and goes through new developments in the niche on the daily basis.

Making his WordCamp speaking debut at Udaipur, Achal would be covering the topic of “Templating with Underscore.js”.

Key Points:

Underscore.js is a part of WordPress default offering package from a long time, but still to find a solid documentation or a reference point to take its optimum use is the weak point.

Achal will talk about how one can leverage Underscore.js in specific use cases. He will also shed light on how you can take its use on frontend elements and data presentation.

In one of the interesting key aspect he will also brief on how jQuery and Underscore.js can come together as a powerful package, where jQuery places the data and Uderscore.js manipulating it.

Nidhi Jain: Extending the WordPress Customizer

Nidhi Jain, the Themeing rockstar of IdeaBox Creations has over three years of experience in the WordPress ecosystem.

Building solutions around WordPress, Nidhi finds her love and comfort towards building custom WP theme and tinkering with WordPress customizer. She has also started with Plugin development recently.

At WordCamp Udaipur 2017, she will be making her speaking debut and will be speaking about “Extending the WordPress Customizer”.

Key Points:

Nidhi will be talking about the ideology behind WordPress Customizer, how it is a useful tool and what are the things you should know while building or using customizer.

With her interest falling towards the same topic, we can expect some insights on what goes in the development of new controls when you move towards extending the customizer.

Have a question on how you can get rid of ‘another library’ to server theme options? Want to add new control to the existing customizer? Need to take the most out of this WordPress default offering? – Then this is THE session for you to attend.

Har Ek Friend Jaroori Hota Hai: Our Friend Sponsors

Dil, Dosti or WordPress. WordPress is a friendly community of developers, users and admirers of the domain, on which this framework thrives.

In this WordCamp Udaipur 2017 initiative we are also blessed with such friendly gestures from many of our supporters who motivated us and gave us monetary push to make this event what you’ll experience.

Kinsta

Kinsta, is a fully managed WordPress hosting provider. They are not just another hosting company on the block, but a team of efficient solution providers who encapsulates experience of over 8 years in the domain.

Blazing fast load times, air tight security and multiple data center locations are just a few things to metion that you can avail by being with Kinsta. Kinsta takes use of Google Cloud Platform, and that being said, you can breathe peacefully as you are with the industry experts.

MindGrove eSolutions

MindGrove is a digital company based in Udaipur, India providing an array of digital services. Specializing in services such as website development, graphic designs, digital marketing solutions and the development of mobile apps, we also create engaging content and help you get the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services.

Through their core services of Content Management, SEO services and web page developments, you will be able to create a better digital presence of your organization in the web world.

CybroGeek

CybroGeek are the trusted information security strategic partner where it follows strong ethics and integrity, strict code of conduct, and high level of professionalism with structured and streamlined processes, to many businesses and Government departments and helps them empower to succeed.

Themeisle

The motto of Themeisle is straight forward – “One day, all websites in the world will be powered by WordPress, at least that’s our dream. But the funny thing is that the web really is shifting towards this scenario. Our goal is to give those websites easy-to-use themes and designs that can be managed by everyone”.

No more high maintenance costs. No more expensive training to teach you to “get WordPress.” And what’s most important, no more 20-year-old designs. Themeisle help you develop a business with an online presence, not only to sell you a WordPress theme.

Chetan Prajapati

Chetan is a freelance WordPress developer based in Gujrat. He specializes in WordPress Development based on Divi Themes.

He is a keen web explorer and constantly updates himself with the latest advancements in the niche.

Rahul Bansal – Hiring the right way in WordPress Ecosystem

Co-founder of rtCamp, the first and currently the only agency which is recognized as the WordPress VIP parter from India and Asia, Rahul Bansal needs no formal introduction. In last eight years, he along with his team has contributed to many open-source WordPress projects.

Rahul can easily be seen at WordCamps speaking or hosting a panel on one topic or another. He frequents every WordCamp, as we have seen him everywhere we go.

He is also WordCamp Pune co-organizer and involved with WordPress Hindi and Marathi translation.

He will be speaking at WordCamp Udaipur on the topic of how you can hire the right way in the WordPress ecosystem?

Key points in the session:

If you run a development agency or are the hiring face for your firm, you know how hard it is to find talent in web development niche, let alone WordPress.

When it comes to specific skill sets, like WordPress, it gets more tricky as you have many different factors to juggle with, many attributes that you many need to look into a potential candidate and most importantly the tactics you need to retain them.

Rahul will shed light on few common and many exclusive aspects that you should should keep in mind while hiring in the WordPress ecosystem.

Join the After Party at WordCamp Udaipur!!

Well, the old gods and the new have listened to the prayers. The hustle of finalizing the Afterparty venue for WordCamp Udaipur 2017 is checked.

As they say, good things take a while and the same is correct for the venue. We’ve booked a great location for all of us to gather, chill and network, post the WordCamp.

When: 28th January, 8PM Onwards

Where: The Arjun Bagh Restaurant & Bar, Near Royal Rajvilas, 100ft. Road, Shobhagpura, Udaipur.

Cost: There’s NO entry FEE. You pay for your food and Drinks. More details below.

Confirm your participation: 

Please fill this form https://goo.gl/forms/V0IIeYaJ0BeNnnm02 to confirm your participation. This will help us make proper arrangements for you. Please ignore, If you have already filled this form.

The party will be hosted at Arjun Bagh. The place has amazing food, ambience, and is a well-maintained property for us all to lay back in comfort.

Buffet Dinner

Offering us a good discount for the after party you’ll have access to Unlimited Buffet Dinner @ INR400 / person which would include a Non-alcoholic welcome drink, 2 Vegetarian starters, 3 Vegetable preparations, Chapati, rice and a Dessert.

Drinks

Drinks are not included in the Buffet. You can enjoy (not over enjoy *wink*) alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages from INR 100 onwards.

No party is complete without a proper dose of Music and Dance and hence we will all groove on the music at the afterparty, hence be prepared and get your ‘chulbul pandey‘ moves prepared.

We also are planning few folk performance, fingers crossed. Will keep you posted on the same.

The after party will commence from 8PM on 28th January, 2017 and we’d love to see all of you there!

PS. Do not forget to check your mail for the AfterParty mailer that we sent. Please acknowledge your presence so that we can arrange for all the logistics in a better way.

Cheers!

Address:

The Arjun Bagh Restaurant & Bar
Near Royal Rajvilas, 100 Ft. Road Shobhagpura, Udaipur.

Kitsune is our Lake Fateh Sagar (Silver) Sponsor

Kitsune is a technology designed to help any given website improve its SEO organically. They are our Lake Fateh Sagar (Silver) Sponsor.

Over 250,000 websites currently leverage Kitsune’s technology to improve their discovery.

Based on popular demand, they have recently launched a plugin for WordPress, ‘Automated SEO by Kitsune’. Designed to leverage the power of big data analytics and machine learning to improve discovery (SEO) and increase engagement for WordPress websites. Kitsune ushers in the era of ‘smart’ websites that learn and grow over time helping you get more value out of your online presence.

Hostripples India is our Lake Fateh Sagar (Silver) Sponsor

Hostripples.in is known for providing hosting services to Internet users across India, and is one of the leading providers for shared web hosting and reseller hosting. The services and support provided is the reason why more and more people are choosing Hostripples for their website hosting. They have been supporting their customers 24×7, whether they are a newbie or a webmaster.

Hostripples provides reliable, affordable shared web hosting with unlimited space and bandwidth, high speed network and hosting with all the features you need like Softaculous, R1Soft , Lets Encrypt SSL, Attracta SEO Tools, RvSitebuilder, Cloudlinux, Cloudflare etc. They also support in setting up their client’s web projects.

Started and developed in Nashik , and headquartered in Delaware, USA, it has tier 4 datacenters in about 16 locations around the world, including India. The company also offers domain registrations, standard and custom made hosting solutions for all types of websites and businesses, SSL solutions and SEO solutions. Hostripples! – the only web hosting plan you will ever need.

This product has been developed by SARPS Technologies, which apart from being into web hosting, also caters to the web designing and web development services.

By keeping a strong and knowledgeable technical team in back-end they have managed to keep their customers happy. They also know how take advantage of having development background inherited from SARPS to implement and enhance the server environment for all type of websites including eCommerce and CMS such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla etc.

The growth shown by Hostripples in Dedicated Server  and VPS industries is remarkable, also providing cPanel hosting, Reseller Hosting  , SSD Shared Hosting and WordPress Hosting packages and offer the best industrial hosting features.

Please be sure to take an advantage of greeting Hostripples India experts team at WordCamp Pune 2017 and grab the special Offers.

Follow Hostripples on Twitter and Facebook .

Learn more at: hostripples.in

Zach & Sarah: WordPress in the Wholesale Apparel Industry

Every business, in the current age, demands a web presence. The sooner they think of this, the sooner they start their search for someone or an agency which can help them achieve their motive.

Zachary Miller and Sarah Feinstein are two pillars of Superfein Creative Studio, a Web and Graphic Design Studio based in Canada.

“We are leveraging WordPress to help people change the way they do business. We help them figure out their pain points, admin tasks, all the inner workings of how the business works, and then as much as possible, try to create solutions that make everything streamlined and efficient.”

Zach acts as the WordPress Developer and Sarah handles the creative side of the team. Helping small-medium size businesses for their web development needs and acting as an e-com specialist, Zach entered into a partnership with Sarah in early 2014.

Sarah, with a bachelor’s in Graphic Designing along with a specialty in Logo designing and brand identity, started working on WordPress in 2012.

At WordCamp Udaipur 2017, they both will be speaking first time at a WordCamp and will talk about how WordPress can help in the Wholesale Apparel Industry.

In their own words, “Sarah’s family runs a wholesale apparel business in Vancouver. Because of her background, she has a complete understanding of the wholesale apparel industry’s pain points. We will be discussing those pain points and how, with the proper understanding and development, WordPress can be the perfect solution.”

With this talk, we will get a glimpse of how one can use WordPress to not only solve the primary motive of a getting a website, but also on how to leverage the platform side of it.

Ajit & Jayman – Being a WordPress Developer

WordPress continues to multiply all the recognition and is dancing on the top position of most used CMS in the world. With this, what multiplies is the number of people who enter the niche as developers, we call them WordPress Developers.

With a combined experience of over a decade, Ajit and Jayman, at WordCamp Udaipur 2017, will tell you who exactly is a WordPress Developer.

Ajit Bohra, runs a boutique agency in Mumbai and with his experience of over eight years in WordPress, helps clients with complex solutions on te top of WordPress system.

Ajit collaborates with Jayman Pandya, who in his experience of over a decade have worked with leading brands such as Zee Entertainment, ICICI, JP Morgan, Boehringer Ingelheim, Johnson & Johnson, Axis Bank, Standard Chartered Bank among others to name a few.

Together Ajit and Jayman have built many complex systems, including a Lead Management System on the top of WordPress.

There is so much to grasp and explore to be an efficient and smart WordPress Developer. In the session of Ajit & Jayman, we will see what exactly is needed if you want to call yourself a developer.

Code over Plugins, Smart approach over Solutions, Right Networking, What drives WordPress, Plugins, Page Builders, Backups, Extending Functionalites among others would be the keywords in the session.

They will also give a brief of their Lead Management System which is right now being used by a well recognized firm pan India, and will explain how with smart approaches they derived the solution.

 

 

Amit Singh: Rapid Prototyping with WordPress

Founder at WPoets Amit is working with WordPress since 2007. He has contributed his first WordPress plugin to WordPress.org repository in 2008 and never looked back since.

Amit helps in organizing PHPCamps, WordCamps, Joomla Day and Drupal camps in Pune. Having experience of speaking at various WordCamps in India, the topic Amit chose to speak at WordCamp Udaipur is – Rapid Prototyping with WordPress.

Key Points:

This talk will be focused on developers and he will be showing various tools that you can use to do prototyping of ideas without writing code, paving way for quicker development workflow.