March 9, 2023 — Several WordPress community theme developers and designers come together to discuss the Community Themes Initiative. The goal was to lay the groundwork and hash out ideas around building block themes collaboratively to submit to the official WordPress theme directory.
March 3, 2023 — A recording of the WordPress 6.2 live product demo presented by Anne McCarthy and Rich Tabor, and moderated by Nathan Wrigley.
December 21, 2022 — This talk explores the foundation of block themes, patterns, templates, parts, and style variants: all the elements that encompass this new era of WordPress.
Learn more about how the full block editing experience introduces many new concepts for editing and publishing with WordPress.
November 18, 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.
Rich Tabor joins us to walk us through one of his block art creations. We’ll also introduce you to the Museum of Block Art, where Rich 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!
December 16, 2021 — This talk looks towards the horizon of modern website development.
Learn more about core WordPress tooling and how blocks, patterns and theme.json interplay with the new Full Site Editing experience.
April 16, 2020 — Rich Tabor shares a great presentation on things he’s personally done to improve the editing experience in WordPress through his work with CoBlocks and beyond.
July 7, 2019 — As we take our first steps into a block-based editing system within WordPress 5.0 and beyond, designing exceptional WordPress experiences has never been more important.
Let’s take a look at how to level-up our design capabilities and explore strategies to building block experiences within Gutenberg that can be notably complex, yet extraordinarily simple at the same time.
In a world where the lines between design and development are blurred more than ever, we’ll dive into design patterns, user experience, and even a couple programming techniques and ideas — all to understand how to design remarkable user experiences in Gutenberg blocks.