Your Free GPL Toolbox

Corinne Welsh
Sunday 22nd March
Track 3: The Henry Thomas Room

The strength of WordPress is in its licensing under the GPL (GNU General Public Licence). Come along for a fun and practical look at licensing. What does the GPL really mean? How does it affect you, your creativity, and your work? How does it protect your freedom? Let’s take a step back from WordPress for a broader view of the GPL.

You will leave with a method for talking about licensing with your “technophobic” clients, friends and family. You will get a whistlestop tour of some popular, GPL-licensed, desktop applications: valuable tools to use in any WordPress project.