Speakers: Imran Sayed

  • Panel Discussion: The future of WordPress themes

    WordCamp Europe 2021Speakers: Ben Dwyer, Daisy Olsen, Imran Sayed, Raitis Sevelis

    June 30, 2021 — Discussion panel about the future of WordPress themes.

    Our panelists, highly familiar with the new kind of WordPress themes, will share information and tips about this new WordPress revolution and all the opportunities that brings to the ecosystem.

  • Imran Sayed: Why Progressive Web Apps for WordPress?

    WordCamp Finland (Suomi) 2020Speaker: Imran Sayed

    March 28, 2021 — A recent (Comscore) study suggests users spend more time (87%) on a native app compared to mobile web because native apps are more predictable, they work offline, show notifications, and have access to mobile sensors.

    However, 78% of the time is spent in the user’s top three apps.

    Mobile web has a better reach (100 visits/ month for an average user) but does not does have a native-like experience.

    This talk explains how we can get the best of both worlds by using Progressive Web Apps with WordPress to combine the capabilities of native apps and the reach of the web.

  • Imran Sayed: Block-based themes – the future of site editing

    WordCamp India 2021Speaker: Imran Sayed

    March 18, 2021 — Learn about block-based themes and how to use features like menus and widgets. This talk introduces using a block-based theme and also provides a brief demo of how you can easily build a block-based theme.

  • Imran Sayed, Devarshi Sathiya: WordPress With Docker

    WordPress MeetupSpeakers: Imran Sayed, Devarshi Sathiya

    November 28, 2020 — This talk covers:
    (1) the basics of Docker
    (2) Docker vs Virtual Machines
    (3) Docker images, containers
    (4) setting up WordPress with Docker

  • Imran Sayed: Fastest way of Creating Gutenberg block with minimal Javascript knowledge

    WordCamp Rochester 2020Speaker: Imran Sayed

    November 26, 2020 — Adapting to Gutenberg could be challenging for PHP developers who have minimal knowledge of JavaScript and React. It’s a paradigm shift and to re-learn how to do what we did with PHP in JavaScript can be overwhelming . In this talk I will discuss how a php developer, with minimal js knowledge can build blocks quickly.

    How can the php developers survive the amount of technologies to be learnt for Gutenberg? Can creating a custom block be as easy as running a couple of simple commands?

    Sharing my story, research and methods (How would we solve the problem?)

    You will know about my personal experiences that helped me build blocks quickly and allowed my clients to migrate to WordPress site, with the power of Gutenberg. ServerSideRender component can simplify creating the editor representation for dynamic blocks. My talk will show how the some build tools like @wordpress/create-block, wp-cli and dynamic blocks can help anyone who wants to create reusable blocks quickly with minimal JavaScript.

    Conclusion (Leave the audience smarter)

    My talk will leave you with a clear understanding of how you can dive into block development quickly without knowing much JS, then expand your knowledge further into the areas of our need.

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  • Imran Sayed : Custom Gutenberg Block Development In React

    WordPress Colombo MeetupSpeaker: Imran Sayed

    November 3, 2020 — Blocks are the components of Gutenberg. Blocks are simply reusable easy to use components. While there are many libraries and core blocks available, sometimes you have to writes custom blocks to meet your client requirements. The knowledge of Gutenberg can really empower you to achieve even the complex functionalities and layouts in Gutenberg.

    In this session, Imran (WordPress Developer at rtCamp) will demonstrate how to quickly write custom Gutenberg blocks with the help of available tools while explaining the States and attributes of the block and other concepts.

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  • Imran Sayed, Sagar Nasit, Sayed Taqui: Gatsby with WordPress – Workshop

    WordPress Meetup PuneSpeakers: Imran Sayed, Sagar Nasit, Sayed Taqui

    June 28, 2020 — In this meetup, you will learn:

    1- Basics of Gatsby
    2- Understanding the architecture and codebase.
    2- Building a WordPress website using Gatsby.
    3- Using GraphQL with Gatsby and WordPress.
    4- Free deployment of your Gatsby website on netlify

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  • Imran Sayed: Fastest way of creating Gutenberg blocks with minimal JavaScript knowledge

    Livestream 2020-Feb-22Speaker: Imran Sayed

    June 1, 2020 — In this talk, Imran Sayed discusses how a PHP developer, with minimal JS knowledge, can build blocks quickly. You will learn about his personal experiences that helped him build blocks quickly and allowed clients to migrate to WordPress site, with the power of Gutenberg.

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  • Chandra Patel, Imran Sayed: Improving Your Debugging Skills In WordPress.

    Pune WordPress Knowledge Exchange MeetupSpeakers: Chandra Patel, Imran Sayed

    May 10, 2020 — In a world increasingly run by software, failures can be caused by bugs.
    Failure to find and fix bugs quickly has a financial, personal and reputational cost to an organisation. It can impact on product delivery time as well.

    A large portion of developer’s time is spent in debugging.
    However, when was the last time we worked on improving our debugging skills?
    This is one of the rarely discussed topics.

    This meetup talks about improving our debugging skills, that can help us make it simpler to quickly find and fix critical bugs, so that we can deliver to ever-shortening deadlines and boosts overall productivity.

    This online free meetup will cover:
    1. Common challenges and misconceptions of developers when debugging.
    2. Thinking in the right direction for quick fixes.
    3. Tips on debugging WordPress backend and front-end.
    4. Can exploring WordPress core help in debugging?
    5. Is manual debugging better?
    6. Real world examples

    Chandra and Imran will also share their experience and best practices, when debugging.


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  • Imran Sayed and Ajit Bohra: Digging into Gutenberg

    WordPress Meetup PuneSpeakers: Imran Sayed, Ajit Bohra

    March 23, 2020 — It’s been over a year since Gutenberg was released with WordPress 5.0 and we have seen some great improvements.
    While Gutenberg continues to outshine on the content creation experience, there have been so many updates and changes in Gutenberg that it’s hard to keep up. Many developers also find block development challenging because there is a learning curve to React and JavaScript

    Whether you are someone who always thought of digging into it, but never started, the one who is left behind, or even just want to get your questions answered, this online meetup is for you.

    It’s time to challenge those challenges.
    This meetup helps you build those core concepts and have your questions answered, by diving deep into Gutenberg

    Topics that will be covered:

    – Touch on basics of Gutenberg
    – Understand how things work in Gutenberg behind the scenes.
    – Understanding the Gutenberg core.
    – Build tools like @wordpress/wp-scripts and @wordpress/create-block
    – WordPress Data Module.
    – Current State and Future of Gutenberg.
    – Contributing to Gutenberg

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