‘Core’ Videos

  • Juliette Reinders Folmer: The Biggest WP Core Patch Ever

    Juliette Reinders Folmer: The Biggest WP Core Patch Ever

    WordCamp Nijmegen 2017Speaker: Juliette Reinders Folmer

    October 14, 2017 — If you’re looking at the WordPress core code, you wouldn’t easily believe that WordPress actually has clear and consistent coding standards.
    While the standards are in the Core developers handbook, most of the WordPress code base does not comply and patches to fix this were not being accepted.

    Until now.

    So let me tell you a little story about trac ticket 41057 and how we created the biggest patch to go into WordPress core ever. …

  • Pascal Birchler: Decluttering WordPress

    Pascal Birchler: Decluttering WordPress

    WordCamp Torino 2017Speaker: Pascal Birchler

    April 14, 2017 — As a developer working at a UX and WordPress agency, I’ve learnt a lot about common UI and UX mistakes. In this presentation, I will talk about how this knowledge helped us eliminate many pain points in WordPress itself and how this benefits the whole WordPress community thanks to open source.

    From user registration to email notifications, I will highlight a few areas in WordPress that we thought were difficult to use, and how we solved these issues. This will include helpful advice for developers who want to learn more about UX and designers who want to start contributing to WordPress core.

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  • John Blackbourn: A Deep Dive into the User Roles and Capabilities API

    John Blackbourn: A Deep Dive into the User Roles and Capabilities API

    WordCamp Torino 2017Speaker: John Blackbourn

    April 14, 2017 — The user roles and capabilities API is one of the most powerful APIs in WordPress. With it you can allow, deny, and customise access to features in WordPress to a fine grained level. In this presentation, I’ll talk through the basics and go on to explain some of the more interesting and advanced use cases of working with roles and capabilities.

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  • John Blackbourn: A deep dive into the WordPress Project

    John Blackbourn: A deep dive into the WordPress Project

    WordCamp Torino 2017Speaker: John Blackbourn

    April 9, 2017 — Everything you wanted to know about the project and how things works. Focus on Core: components, trac, weekly chats, coding standard, ecc…

  • Peter Wilson: Contributing to WordPress Core

    Peter Wilson: Contributing to WordPress Core

    WordCamp Sydney 2016Speaker: Peter Wilson

    February 3, 2017 — Almost everyone will have heard the phrase “don’t hack WordPress core” before, what’s less known is that it’s only the start of the saying. Don’t hack WordPress core, without contributing the hacks back.

    Contributing to WordPress core is like riding a bike, it takes a little effort to get started but once you learn it’s a skill you’ll never forget.

    You will be given a jump start on contributing, from how to use the bug tracker all the way to contributing a patch and getting your first props.

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  • WordPress TV Shortz Episode 5

    WordPress TV Shortz Episode 5

    Speaker: John Parkinson

    November 15, 2016 — This episode I cover updates from the CoreTeam concerning WordPress 4.7 Beta and the upcoming Release Candidate.

    The recent Global WordPress Translation Day event and petty Tweeted the stats.

    The Accessibility Team explains that there are 112 a11y ready themes in the repository and 80 still needing to be updated.

    Finally I discuss a solution for my issues with timezones.

  • WordPress TV Shortz Episode 4

    WordPress TV Shortz Episode 4

    Speaker: John Parkinson

    October 27, 2016 — Updates on the Core, Plugin, Training and Polyglot Teams

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  • Геннадий Ковшенин: Условия гонки в WordPress

    Геннадий Ковшенин: Условия гонки в WordPress

    WordCamp Moscow 2016Speaker: Gennady Kovshenin

    October 6, 2016 — Как только на вашем WordPress сайте появляется значительный поток посетителей, риск появления серьезных ошибок начинает расти. Ведь в ядре и API WordPress практически нет потоковой безопасности! Как писать масштабируемый код и избежать состояний гонки в ваших проектах?

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  • Peter Wilson: Contributing to WordPress Core

    Peter Wilson: Contributing to WordPress Core

    WordCamp Singapore 2016Speaker: Peter Wilson

    October 1, 2016 — Almost everyone will have heard the phrase “don’t hack WordPress core” before, what’s less known is that it’s only the start of the saying. Don’t hack WordPress core, without contributing the hacks back.

    Contributing to WordPress core is like riding a bike, it takes a little effort to get started but once you learn it’s a skill you’ll never forget.

    You will be given a jump start on contributing, from how to use the bug tracker all the way to contributing a patch and getting your first props.

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