Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

  • Media tips & 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

  • The creative side of blocks

    Speakers: Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Brian Gardner

    August 8, 2022 — Did you know that you can create all sorts of interesting art with blocks in WordPress? The possibilities are wild and wonderful!

    In this workshop, Brian Gardner walks us through one of his block art creations. We also introduce you to the Museum of Block Art, where Brian 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!

  • Optimizing your images for WordPress

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    July 20, 2022 — Optimizing images is an easy way to improve the performance of your WordPress website without requiring any coding skills! In this session, we’ll talk about:
    • What image optimization is, and why we need it
    • How you can optimize your images
    • Tips, methods, and tools
    • A demo of some image optimization methods

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  • Bloggers: Own your Content and Share it Everywhere

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    May 19, 2022 — Keep ownership of your blog’s content, but still reach your readers where they hang out online! In this Social Learning Space, we talk about:
    – Why you may want to share your blog posts on social media
    – How to prepare your post for sharing.
    Some different methods for sharing your posts.

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  • Courtney Patubo Kranzke: Using the Media Library

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    December 18, 2020 — This workshop gives an overview of the Media Library in WordPress, its different views, and working within those views.

  • Erica Varlese, Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Cami Kaos: How to Install WordPress

    Speakers: Erica Varlese, Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Cami Kaos

    December 12, 2020 — This workshop offers an entry level guide to setting up your own self hosted WordPress site from the very beginning through your site going live with content!

  • Erica Varlese, Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Cami Kaos: Dashboard Basics

    Speakers: Erica Varlese, Courtney Patubo Kranzke, Cami Kaos

    November 23, 2020 — In this workshop, we will be taking a look at the WordPress Dashboard. Our goal is to make sure you understand how to access your site’s Dashboard, how to navigate it, and a general familiarity with where things are on the Dashboard.