Rick Radko is a creative, artistic, and entrepreneurial engineer with a passion for finding solutions to difficult design problems. He is the owner of R-Cubed Design Forge, where he develops custom web applications, social networking and team collaboration solutions for businesses. Rick specializes in custom application development and multilingual websites. He is co-leader, and a frequent presenter at the Ottawa WordPress Group. Twitter: @r3designforge
|Why WordPress? Why do you like using WordPress?||I work with WordPress because it’s really easy to use. My clients get web sites that they can manage and update mostly on their own, and as a developer I get a framework that is easy to modify or extend with add-ons and plugins.|
|Why did you decide to speak at WordCamp Ottawa?||I’ve worked with WordPress for the past 5 years, and I want to see it continue to grow. Organizing this WordCamp and speaking too, provides an opportunity to give back to the WordPress community in a way that supports it and helps it thrive.|
|What is your talk going to be about?||My talk on multilingual WordPress is intended to introduce users of all levels the concepts and resources needed to be able to set-up a WordPress site in one or more languages other than the default English.
The “Introduction to WordPress” is to help new WordPress users get a running start before all the sessions on Saturday.
|What is your favourite WordPress plugin or theme? Why?||As a developer I use a lot of different plugins, but few that I use most of the time are Gravity Forms, Google Analytics for WordPress, and TinyMCE Advanced. I’m also using a couple new ones for building multilingual sites on WordPress multisite – Multisite Language Switcher and WP Native Dashboard.|