Speakers: Luke Carbis

  • Luke Carbis: Blocks for Beginners

    Luke Carbis: Blocks for Beginners

    WordCamp Brisbane 2019Speaker: Luke Carbis

    October 22, 2019 — So by now you’ve had a chance to check out the new WordPress editor. You’ve created some posts using Paragraph Blocks, experimented with the Image Block, and maybe installed a plugin that adds some brand new Blocks.

    Now it’s time to create your very own Custom Blocks. It’s easier than you might think. Using just a little basic HTML, CSS, and a simple helper plugin – Block Lab, we’ll create our very own Hero Block.


  • Brendan Woods and Luke Carbis: The Future of the Web

    Brendan Woods and Luke Carbis: The Future of the Web

    WordCamp Brisbane 2018Speakers: Brendan Woods, Luke Carbis

    November 26, 2018 — Brendan & Luke are joining us to remind us that we’re living at a time in history when technology is changing at a profound rate, creating deep challenges for companies all over the world. Those with the foresight to adapt will be greatly rewarded, while those who ignore changing technologies will fall behind (aka Blockbuster). Join them and learn about the 4 major areas of change that will fundamentally disrupt the future of the web.

  • Robert Anderson, Cath Hughes, Dee Teal, Luke Carbis: Panel - Gutenberg and General Q&A

    Robert Anderson, Cath Hughes, Dee Teal, Luke Carbis: Panel – Gutenberg and General Q&A

    WordCamp Sydney 2018Speakers: Robert Anderson, Cath Hughes, Dee Teal, Luke Carbis

    August 19, 2018 — Following from Luke’s talk on the Future of Web Content we’re kicking off a special panel on Gutenberg (new WordPress Editor).

    We’ll start by taking Gutenberg specific questions from the audience and field them to our expert panellists, then if we have time we can move on to more general WordPress related questions and issues for our panel to help you with.

  • Luke Carbis: The Future of Web Content

    Luke Carbis: The Future of Web Content

    WordCamp Sydney 2018Speaker: Luke Carbis

    August 17, 2018 — An introduction to the new WordPress editor

    The new WordPress editor is coming, and it’s quite a departure from the classic “text in a box” mode that we’re used to.

    In this talk, we’ll discover hidden features and workflow tips to help optimise our writing flow. We’ll also discuss editing and layout trends enabled by Gutenberg, to help our content stay fresh and engaging.

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  • Luke Carbis: WordPress Best Practices in 2017

    Luke Carbis: WordPress Best Practices in 2017

    WordCamp Brisbane 2017Speaker: Luke Carbis

    August 9, 2018 — WordPress development has changed quite a lot over the last few releases! The WordPress REST API prompted us to rethink the way we use AJAX in our themes and plugins. The Twenty Seventeen theme reminded us to take advantage of the latest Customiser updates. Improvements to the way WordPress handles language has had a big impact on the way we implement internationalisation. This talk will look at these examples, and propose some updated Best Practices for the modern WordPress developer.

  • Luke Carbis: WordPress as a Product (WPaaP)

    Luke Carbis: WordPress as a Product (WPaaP)

    WordCamp Sunshine Coast 2016Speaker: Luke Carbis

    December 20, 2016 — Have you ever had a light-bulb moment? Whether you’re a business owner, blogger, developer or dreamer, you probably know the feeling. Product ideas can be gold – if you know how to use them. WordPress can help you get there. In fact, thanks to new features like the REST API, there’s never been a better time to use WordPress as a platform for your product projects.

    Luke will outline his framework for taking your product idea from conception through to reality, with his tips on experimentation, validation, user engagement, hiring, branding, and monetisation.

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