Speakers: Wes Theron

  • Uncovering the cover block

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    October 13, 2022 — The Cover block allows you to display text and other content on top of an image or video. It is a great block for headers, banner-style displays, call-to-actions, and more.

    In this session, we are going to use the Cover block to create a
    – Call-to-action
    – Parallax Images
    – Video Banner
    – Window effect
    – Header

  • Adding a pattern from the pattern directory to your theme

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    September 29, 2022 — In this session, we will learn how to make a minor tweak to our theme.json file to add a pattern from the Pattern Directory to our list of patterns when clicking on the Inserter.

  • Personalizing your 404 template

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    September 28, 2022 — In today’s session, we are going to look at how we can personalize our 404 template when using a block theme. A 404 page is also known as an error page or page not found.

  • Image optimization

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    September 21, 2022 — Optimizing images is an easy way to improve the performance of your WordPress website without requiring any coding skills! In this session, we’ll talk about:

    – What image optimization is, and why we need it
    – How you can optimize your images
    – Tips, methods, and tools

  • Customizing a footer with patterns

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    September 7, 2022 — Learn how to modify and change a footer pattern to meet your design needs.

  • Customizing a header with patterns

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    August 31, 2022 — Learn how to modify and change a header pattern to meet your design needs.

  • Building a header from scratch

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    August 31, 2022 — Explore how to build a header using a block theme! Gain a deeper understanding of how blocks are nested to create a header and how to replace a header template part. In this session, we will build four different headers using the Site Editor.

  • Creating a new header with blocks

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    August 24, 2022 — Explore how to build a header from scratch using a block theme! Gain a deeper understanding of how blocks are nested to create a header, and how to replace a header template part.

  • Customizing your post content layout

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    August 17, 2022 — In this tutorial, we will take a closer look at how you can modify the way single posts are displayed. We will explore two designs and learn how to restructure and nest various types of blocks.

  • Creating a landing page with a block theme

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    August 15, 2022 — In this session, we will define what a landing page is, create a custom template and build two landing pages using different methods.