WordCamp Developers Video

Howdy! The video of my talk from WordCamp: Developers was finally posted on WordPress.tv! I haven’t watched it yet (and probably never will), but if you want to see me talk about how we use WordPress here at Cheezburger, or learn more about CheezCAP, this has all the juicy details. Also, my slides have lolcats in them. This was my second public speaking performance. In watching the video, I’m remembering how low the microphone was. I probably could have gotten away with not speaking directly into it, but oh well. Makes me look like a huge freak.

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CheezCAP: My WordCamp Seattle Presentation

Thanks to everyone who came out for my presentation on CheezCAP! It was great fun, even though I was incredibly nervous. I felt like it went pretty well for my first time speaking about WordPress.

I’ve uploaded my slides to SlideShare, since that seems like the cool thing to do. If you have any questions, you can ask on twitter ( @trademark ), comment on this post or send me an email at the address on the last slide.

CheezCAP is hosted on GitHub and can be downloaded here. Please download it and check it out, or even fork the code! We’d love to see your ideas!

WordCamp Seattle

So, I’m going to be making my public speaking (at least as far as WordPress goes) debut this weekend at WordCamp: Seattle! I’ll be talking about a portion of our theme that we released as a plugin, called CheezCap. It creates a custom control panel, that allows you to insert text, code, toggles and other stuff into your theme’s source code for easy control over features, dynamic content, etc. I’m pretty excited about WordCamp, and nervous about speaking, but I get to put LOLcats into my slides so it’s all good.

If you’re in the area, you should definitely check out the event, I think there are still some tickets left. Check out the other speakers too, because they are all awesome! Hope to see you there


Hi. My name is Toby McKes. I am currently a WordPress front-end developer for Cheezburger, Inc., the creators of FAIL Blog, I Can Has Cheezburger? and a few other sites you might have heard of.

My primary purpose for reviving this blog is to be able to talk about WordPress stuff and to… well, blog. I feel like I would be making a huge mistake if I continued to neglect having a WordPress blog I could call my own. I’ll probably test some themes and plugins I’m working on here as well. Who knows what could happen. I plan mostly to talk about things that come up in the course of my daily dealings with WordPress, LOLCats and the rest of the randomness that makes up a typical day.

That’s about all I have to say for now. Stay tuned.