Content Management Systems (CMS): business and engineering challenges

The future of digital media

Contributing to WordPress

Submitted by Vachan Kudmule (@vachan) on Monday, 4 September 2017

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Technical level

Beginner

Section

Crisp talk

Status

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Abstract

WordPress is the most used OpenSource CMS platform in the work. It’s power is the Community Contributions.
The talk will be to give the audience a direction to build the FOSS product stronger.

Outline

Breif History
Need to Contribute Ways to Contribute Resources Guide

Requirements

No specific requirement.
But if they have a Laptop / Tablet with internet, they can contribute hands on.

Speaker bio

Vachan became an entrepreneur in 2002, at 17, when he started his firm KDC. It has grown into a full-fledged web solutions agency.

He’s studied architecture and started his second firm KDC Inc in 2006 which provides architecture and interior design solutions.

He ventured into eCommerce Consulting in 2009 and started KDC Pay which assists startups in building full-fledged eCommerce sites with Payment Gateway accruing and integration.

At present Vachan is involved with all the three while also heading the design and technology teams for White Shadows, a digital marketing agency & KDC EduVents, the parent firm of FOSS.tech; an initiative to assist the FOSS community to grow.

Vachan’s motto is “everything can and must be designed”.

He’s passionate about FOSS (Free Open Source Software) and helping start-ups grow their business.

Self-learning and exploring new ideas keeps him motivated, and he has pioneered many industry first concepts in alternative access mediums.

He’s presently experimenting with Native Mobile App Development and his long time pet project simply.DANCE

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Slides

https://www.slideshare.net/dorsvenabili/wordcamp-mumbai-2017-how-to-get-more-involved-with-wordpress

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