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  • Sebastiaan van der Lans: From WordPress to blockchain: The future is 100% open source

    Sebastiaan van der Lans: From WordPress to blockchain: The future is 100% open source

    WordCamp Berlin Europe 2019Speaker: Sebastiaan van der Lans

    October 12, 2019 — What if businesses, planet earth, and the galaxy operated with the friendliness and openness of the WordPress community? We conquered the CMS market, why not take over everything else? In this 30-minute talk and Q&A, Sebastiaan will take you on a journey to a 100% open-source world! How open source and, specifically, the WordPress community can protect against the misuse of data, unfair distribution of wealth, and censorship from closed-source monopolies such as Facebook, Uber, and AirBnB. Also included is a sneak peak at a WordPress agency and WordPress freelancer in 2030. Spoiler: It will be cool, fair, and inclusive.

  • Pascal Birchler: On multilingual WordPress sites

    Pascal Birchler: On multilingual WordPress sites

    WordCamp Berlin Europe 2019Speaker: Pascal Birchler

    October 11, 2019 — To democratise publishing, internationalisation is one of many barriers that WordPress needs to overcome. That’s why, for 2020 and beyond, the goal is to find an official way to build multilingual websites. Until now, this was considered to be plugin territory, but what is needed to make WordPress a true polyglot? Pascal will cover the status quo of multilingual WordPress websites and share ideas — both from a technical and a user’s perspective — on how WordPress could evolve in this area over the next few years.

  • Kathryn Lang: From Blog to Book

    Kathryn Lang: From Blog to Book

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: Kathryn Lang

    October 11, 2019 — Take actionable steps to find the right content from your blog and then turn that content into a book manuscript. After you have your manuscript ready, we will go through the steps to query to agents and publishers or to indie publish your book.

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  • Rob Hope: Gutenberg and page builder plugins: two great tastes that taste great together

    Rob Hope: Gutenberg and page builder plugins: two great tastes that taste great together

    WordCamp Berlin Europe 2019Speaker: Rob Hope

    October 11, 2019 — Attention spans are diminishing online, so we need to get to the point with our landing pages. We should start by identifying the user problem, then promote just one solution in an uncluttered and direct manner. This allows the visitor to make a quick decision, rather than sending them to a bloated website with many options. Rob covers the essential things to include on your landing page while encouraging a minimalistic design approach.

  • Rahul Bansal: The art of pricing

    Rahul Bansal: The art of pricing

    WordCamp Berlin Europe 2019Speaker: Rahul Bansal

    October 11, 2019 — Whether you are selling a service or product, setting the right price for a globally diverse customer base is hard. Because WordPress is used by everyone from individuals to billion-dollar corporations, setting the price is even harder. So how do you master the art of pricing? Over 10 years, Rahul performed a number of experiments and learned lessons, sometimes the hard way. He will share his wisdom, the tactics he used, and real-life experience. Yes, all in 10 minutes!

  • Aida Marie Correa: Blogging, Even If You Think You Can’t Write

    Aida Marie Correa: Blogging, Even If You Think You Can’t Write

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: Aida Marie Correa

    October 11, 2019 — Have you ever wanted to start a blog, but were too reluctant to try because you don’t think you have the proper writing skills?

    Come learn about the different types of blogs you can start that can be fun, authentic and engaging to your audience – without being “spammy” – even if you’re not a traditional blog writer.

    We’ll explore different ways you can blog that don’t require phenomenal writing skills, but will still showcase your interests, knowledge or expertise. I’ll also share additional resources that will make getting started on your very own blog even easier!

    In the end, you’ll be so inspired that you might even start your blog right away!

  • Marco Berrocal: WP Query For Beginners

    Marco Berrocal: WP Query For Beginners

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: Marco Berrocal

    October 11, 2019 — WP Query is one of the most important components of WordPress. Learn how to create custom loops in order to fetch the information you need so that you can fine tune a query of posts for your specific scenario.

  • David Wolfpaw: The Power of CSS: Cool Things To Do With Styles

    David Wolfpaw: The Power of CSS: Cool Things To Do With Styles

    WordCamp Birmingham 2019Speaker: David Wolfpaw

    October 11, 2019 — Frontend Developers are trained to work with JavaScript, and to use it to create interactivity on sites. But there are plenty of cool things that you can do with standard HTML and CSS.

    Whether it’s fitting images into boxes, fitting boxes onto screens, or filling screens with beautifully animated user interactions, CSS can have you covered!

  • Francesca Marano: The art of networking

    Francesca Marano: The art of networking

    WordCamp Berlin Europe 2019Speaker: Francesca Marano

    October 11, 2019 — Networking is a great tool to grow your business. It can help you find new ideas, new customers, new partners, and even a new job if you are looking for a career change. Networking comes naturally to some people but is dreaded by others. It can be hard if you are not an extrovert and it is time consuming. The good news is you can learn how to network! How do you get out of your comfort zone and push yourself to talk to potentially interesting people? How do you measure the return on investment? How do you find a good balance between schmoosing and getting down to business? Let’s find out together!

  • Kåre Steffensen: How Gutenberg changed the way we sell WordPress sites

    Kåre Steffensen: How Gutenberg changed the way we sell WordPress sites

    WordCamp Berlin Europe 2019Speaker: Kåre Steffensen

    October 11, 2019 — In early 2018, Peytz & Co started using Gutenberg to power a boilerplate theme on which they built custom websites. Kåre will talk about how Gutenberg helped better align sale pitch and client understanding of what is actually developed in a modular approach when looking at functionality and content, on a website that is bound to change over time.