‘Featured’ Videos

  • Images on the web — past present and future

    WordCamp Asia 2023Speaker: Adam Silverstein

    November 18, 2023 — This 14 minute talk is all about images on the web: current formats, how browsers load images, and upcoming formats. Learn when and how to use different image formats.

  • How large organizations make the most of WordPress

    WordCamp Atlanta 2023Speaker: Josh Koenig

    November 18, 2023 — One of Pantheon‘s co-founders explains how large scale organizations adopt and get value from WordPress.

  • WordPress extended: build unique websites on top of WP

    WordCamp Europe 2023Speaker: Petya Petkova

    November 18, 2023 — This talk explains how to use WordPress as a powerful foundation for creative and unique websites.

  • Old WordPress REST API, new tricks

    WordCamp Montreal 2023Speaker: Christina Garofalo

    November 18, 2023 — Learn how to leverage WordPress’s existing endpoints and create custom ones using PHP without needing plugins. Find out how to use endpoints to power front-end React apps, web apps or even entirely separate websites.

    The WordPress REST API was introduced in 2016. It has been part of the WordPress ecosystem for about seven years and is well-documented.

    With the introduction of React and Gutenberg blocks, the REST API can take on a new life to help developers create complex apps with relative ease. Where once it was primarily used for basic integrations, developers are now harnessing its full capabilities for ambitious projects. The WordPress REST API can power modern web applications and custom blocks, showing that it remains highly relevant for building on the web today.

  • Web accessibility is an inside job

    WordCamp US 2023Speaker: Sumner Davenport

    November 18, 2023 — This talk answers to some most frequently asked accessibility questions and recommends 10 changes to make your websites more accessible.

    Topics include:
    – Why is Web accessibility so important?
    – Why is WordPress the best platform for web accessibility?
    – What difference does it make?
    – Where do I start?
    – How do I know if I’m doing it right?
    – Why a Lighthouse score or a WAVE test isn’t enough.

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  • How to prime your WordPress website to sell: Profitable exit strategies for creators

    WordCamp Vancouver 2023Speaker: Chelsea Clarke

    November 18, 2023 — Even if selling your WordPress website is not top of mind for you today, every content creator should have an exit strategy. Many online business owners and WordPress publishers do not realize that they are working in ways that are actually lowering the future resale value of their websites.

    Business Intermediary Chelsea Clarke explains what makes a website attractive to buyers. Walk away with a clear guideline to prime your website for a profitable exit.

  • Getting your designer ready for Gutenberg

    WordCamp Asia 2023Speaker: Rahi Prajapati

    November 18, 2023 — This talk advocates for creating website designs that are easier to implement in Gutenberg. Reduce turnaround time and improve quality by designing with an awareness of Gutenberg constructs such as block styles, block variations, block patterns, and global style variations.

  • Should you raise capital for your WordPress business?

    WordCamp Europe 2023Speaker: Chris Lubkert

    October 13, 2023 — In the past couple of years, there has been an increase in the number of WordPress businesses raising capital.

    This talk explains how to decide if raising capital is right for your business, what options you have, how to go about the process, and what to look out for. Hint: bringing on outside investors isn’t always right, but it can sometimes help accelerate your business and impact.

  • Using AI to speed up your WordPress builds

    WordCamp Rochester 2023Speaker: Robbie Adair

    October 13, 2023 — Learn multiple ways speed up your WordPress builds with AI tools ChatGPT and BARD, from generating content that looks better than “Lorem Ipsum” to helping you with your CSS and coding.

    Find out more about AI generated images, and how to structure prompts to get both images and background images. Discover other AI tools that might help you speed up your website workflow.

  • How to Use WordPress to make a difference in the world

    WordCamp US 2023Speaker: Shambi Broome

    October 13, 2023 — This talk explains how to generate income by teaching WordPress in your community.

    Using WordPress as a teaching tool for high school students can help them tap into an entreprenuerial mindset, develop project management skills, and help to surface their creativity.

    Learn how developers can get paid contracts with school districts and develop curriculums to teach WordPress in the clasroom.