Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

  • The Wide World of WordPress Events (2023)

    Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Naoko Takano, Devin Maeztri

    January 13, 2023 — WordCamp Asia is coming up soon, so the excitement for WordPress events is high! Let’s talk about the different types of WordPress events, and what to expect at them! In this session, we’ll be discussing:

    • Different types of WordPress events
    • What to expect at these events
    • How you can get involved

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  • Getting started with a WordPress.org account

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    December 20, 2022 — Having an account on WordPress.org is useful for many different reasons! With a WordPress.org account you can:
    • Post on the WordPress support forums
    • Rate and review themes and plugins
    • Join the Making WordPress Slack
    • Track your activity and contributions to the WordPress Open Source project

    In this workshop, we:
    • Tour the different parts of a WordPress.org profile
    • Demonstrate how to create an account on WordPress.org
    • Help interested folks to create their own account

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  • I just got this WordPress and don’t know how to use it

    Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Tiffany Bridge

    December 1, 2022 — This session is for people who were put in charge of a WordPress site they didn’t set up, and have zero to low technical or WordPress knowledge. They might be:
    • Volunteers for nonprofits or informal community/civic/religious groups.
    • Employees at small to medium sized businesses or nonprofits.

    In this workshop, you will learn:
    • Basic concepts of WordPress and web hosting.
    • Important habits for keeping a WordPress site healthy.
    • How to identify and learn the specific editor in use on your WordPress site.

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  • The creative side of blocks, volume 3

    Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Rich Tabor

    November 18, 2022 — Did you know that you can create all sorts of interesting art with blocks in WordPress? The possibilities are wild and wonderful! Join us for a look behind a piece of block art and perhaps you’ll be inspired to create your own.

    Rich Tabor joins us to walk us through one of his block art creations. We’ll also introduce you to the Museum of Block Art, where Rich and other block artists showcase their creations. Perhaps you will be inspired to create your own piece of block art and contribute your creations to the museum!

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  • A brief history of WordPress

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    October 26, 2022 — Learn about the history of your favorite content management system (CMS)! In this session, we’ll tell the story of how WordPress began as simple blogging software and then developed into the CMS that it is today.

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  • Introduction to DEIB in WordPress

    Speakers: Cami Kaos, Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    September 29, 2022 — In this workshop, we go over the basics of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). Let’s learn how to do this work together to make the WordPress community a more inclusive and welcoming community where everyone can feel a sense of belonging.

  • Media tips and tricks

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    September 23, 2022 — In this workshop, we’ll go over some tips & tricks for working with media in WordPress, including:
    • Adding & removing images
    • Organizing your Media Library
    • Regenerating thumbnails
    • Applying Duotone Filters to Change Color Effects

  • The creative side of blocks, Volume 2

    Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Brian Gardner

    September 7, 2022 — Did you know that you can create all sorts of interesting art with blocks in WordPress? The possibilities are wild and wonderful! Join us for a look behind a piece of block art and perhaps you’ll be inspired to create your own.

    This is the second workshop in our block art series! Witness the power and flexibility of WordPress as Brian Gardner demonstrates how to design and build a magazine cover using core blocks.

  • Introduction to the Dashboard

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    September 1, 2022 — Have you installed your first WordPress site, but not sure where to start with it? It can feel daunting, but once you know the tools available to you and where to find them, it will be easier to take those first steps!

    In this workshop, we cover the very basics of the WordPress Dashboard, starting with how to log in. We then take a tour around the Dashboard, going over many of the different menu items and what they’re for. We also share a few tips for managing your Dashboard!

  • The Wide World of WordPress Events

    Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Cate DeRosia, Isotta Peira

    August 11, 2022 — As we’ve been starting to see the return of in-person WordPress Meetups and WordCamps, let’s talk about what to expect at WordPress events! In this session, we discuss:

    • Different types of WordPress events
    • What to expect at these events
    • How you can get involved

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