October 18, 2021 — Learn how to configure the WordPress Writing Settings to streamline your posting experience. This walkthrough will give you an opportunity to personalize the Default Post Category, Default Post Format, and how to create a post via email.
October 16, 2021 — This talk is based on a book that recommends setting goals and evaluating progress in 12-week intervals. Learn how to use this approach to grow your business or make changes in your personal life.
October 14, 2021 — This presentation offers expert advice for recruiting and coaching new WordPress Meetup organizers.
October 13, 2021 — With a humorous nod to the popular PBS Masterpiece Mystery TV show, this talk investigates the death of a website, ruminating in all manner of murder mystery deduction to consider possible suspects.
October 12, 2021 — The WordPress Editor uses blocks to transform how you create content: it turns a single document into a collection of components for adding content.
October 12, 2021 — This talk shares simple ways to create accessible content, and recommends resources for getting started, including WordPress plugins.
– Why an accessible website is worth it (just in case you’re not convinced or need to make the case)
– What you can do to start creating accessible content
– How WordPress makes it easy to create accessible content
– What plugins can do to help with your accessibility efforts
October 11, 2021 — This talk shares resources to help start your Accessibility journey and offers encouragement for taking your first steps.
In 2019, Sally Thoun had never heard of a WordCamp, MeetUp, Wapuu, or GitHub. She had heard about Accessibility but wasn’t sure exactly what it was all about. She was intimidated to even touch or edit a website and left that to her agency developers.
But what a difference a year makes! Last summer, she dove headfirst into Accessibility and WordPress. This new direction became a rewarding and fulfilling journey. In this talk, Sally shares her experiences to inspire the same purpose and passion that the selfless WordPress and Accessibility community has inspired in her.
October 10, 2021 — For the WordPress to be truly accessible, it has to be available to everyone. That means not only being available to those with disabilities, but also to others in the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Neurodivergent, and senior communities.
This talk explores some of the lesser known accessibility challenges that people in our community encounter with their digital experience. It suggests how we can all be advocates for one another, and deliver a better experience to more site visitors.