June 29, 2021 — Michele will explore best practices for using the new core editor (Gutenberg) and a page builder plugin. Leveraging the best of both can be a win for designers who may not have the skillset or desire to build custom blocks. Along the way, we’ll also put to rest some anti-Gutenberg fears.
December 23, 2016 — If you’ve scoffed at using a page builder plugin in the past, it may be time to reconsider. Over the last year or two, we’ve seen the emergence of some players that prove drag-and-drop page builders *can* be well coded and fast. See some of the pros and cons of creating layouts using a page builder plugin, and learn how these plugins can be a real boon for small teams or solo web designers.
August 3, 2013 — P2 from Automattic is an atypical theme that works for longer posts but really lends itself to quick updates, inline commenting, and real-time communication. In this session, see how a P2-powered internal blog has improved staff communication and cohesion at UCSF resulting in a much better user experience for the researchers and students we support.