Speakers: Michael Mizner

  • Michael Mizner: ACF and Twig for Gutenberg Custom Blocks

    Michael Mizner: ACF and Twig for Gutenberg Custom Blocks

    WordCamp Asheville 2019Speaker: Michael Mizner

    August 7, 2019 — An introduction to registering custom blocks (via PHP) using ACF and implementing clean templating via Timber
    Takeaways:

    We can still create custom WordPress sites without having to dig deeply into JavaScript
    We can keep our templates clean with Twig
    ACF is still awesome and can help keep custom site building overhead low

  • Michael Mizner: WordPress Front-End Performance

    Michael Mizner: WordPress Front-End Performance

    WordCamp Asheville 2016Speaker: Michael Mizner

    August 19, 2016 — In this presentation I’ll show how WordPress themes (and sites) can be built to achieve 100/100 Google pagespeed. You’ll learn about my process of using Gulp to concatenate and minify resources, along with intentional enqueues and dequeues.

    Bonus: some ways to configure cache plugins to achieve a similar effect.

    Take aways:

    How front-end performance effects mobile users on slower speeds.
    Tips on improving front-end performance.
    Gulp basics and how to use with WordPress.

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