July 3, 2016 — This talk shares the impact of WordPress contributions to business, professional growth & our community. The four pointers “Five For The Future”, “Where to contribute”, “Community” and “Other contributions” give a walkthrough that may let you discover what you can enjoy sharing to WordPress & continue doing it & inspire others to share too.
July 3, 2016 — Tips and tricks from my experience of managing the Russian WordPress community for 8+ years.
July 3, 2016 — Did you know Japanese is the second active locale based on the number of active WordPress installs, following the default US English? In this talk, Naoko will share some stories from the Japanese WordPress Community to demonstrate what it takes to grow a local community.
July 3, 2016 — How to achieve happiness? I will present the formulas for Customer Happiness, practical ways to implement them, and how a scientific approach to Happiness can increase profits and improve businesses. Greatest benefits of this talk would have plugin and theme developers/companies and WordPress consulting agencies.
July 3, 2016 — Have you ever compared yourself to other designers / developers and felt like you’re not in their league?
Do you write code, but wouldn’t dare to call yourself a developer?
Do you shy away from contributing or publishing your code / designs / projects openly, because you’re worried you’re not good enough?
At WordCamps, are you afraid to ask “stupid” questions or admit if you don’t understand something?
Congrats, you’re suffering from Impostor Syndrome.
Most of us do, but not many talk about it!
I’d like to share my struggles with it and how I’m overcoming it. And so can you!
July 2, 2016 — In 2015 a chain of encounters led a group of strangers to reorganize the WordPress Italian Community. After endless hours on Slack, we have regular monthly meetups in half a dozen cities, Contributors meetings and at least 3 WordCamps planned for 2016. This is our story and we hope it can be your community’s story too.
July 2, 2016 — I talk about my humble beginnings as a WordPress user, developing a feature plugin and how I eventually got commit access to WordPress core. What is it like to lead such a project? What is it like to break the web? Also, I reveal what Swiss chocolate has to do with getting commit access…
July 1, 2016 — Our work can be stressful, and when stressed we face many problems stemming from burnout, anxiety, depression, and others. In this talk, I’ll walk through my own experiences with anxiety as I’ve progressed in my career, and share the strategies I’ve found that can help developers and support take care of themselves, along with the support that companies can provide for prevention
June 30, 2016 — The Plugin Directory is the backbone of the success of WordPress. It provides tens of thousands of possibilities to expand your WordPress site and add the most unusual features. It has been doing its job for almost ten years without difficulties or major failures. But it’s time for an overhaul. In this session Konstantin explores new features, a shiny new design, and provides a unique look behind the scenes of a brand new Plugin Directory, ready to take on the next decade of WordPress growth.
June 29, 2016 — Mike Little is the co-founder of WordPress. After he responded to a post on Matt Mullenweg’s blog about forking their blogging tool in 2003, he paved the way for WordPress’ success today.