November 23, 2022 — Two years ago, this spekaer had never heard of a WordCamp, Meetup, Wapuu, or GitHub. She was too intimidated to touch or edit a website, let alone explain digital accessibility.
As many of her friends were retiring, hear how she started an unexpected, yet fulfilling new chapter which will hopefully inspire you.
July 26, 2022 — The talk shares the challenges faced by the presenter while starting More Jersey: a video-first media start-up.
* Building a local brand
* Setting accessibility standards
* Developing custom WordPress Gutenberg Blocks
* Leveraging free content publishing tools
* Publishing priorities: website first and social media second
May 27, 2022 — Learn the story of one shy WordCamper whose English-speaking WordCamp friends became a catalyst for personal growth.
December 29, 2021 — This talk is in part a celebration of Jill Binder’s 10-year anniversary with WordPress (in 2021). In part, it is also an “if I can do it, you can do it” set of four short stories.
December 26, 2021 — WordPress is no stranger to expansive growth, and 2021 illustrated that we as a global community, grow alongside it.
WordPress’s Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, reflects on the trends seeded in 2020 and offers insight about future growth opportunities.
November 15, 2021 — Before meeting her husband, this presenter had no idea what a WordCamp was or how it could change her life. Since then, the couple has traveled-to, spoken-at and volunteered-for, more than 25 WordCamps: nationally, internationally, and virtually. Their love and commitment to the community has led to a greater love and commitment to each other.
October 11, 2021 — This talk shares resources to help start your Accessibility journey and offers encouragement for taking your first steps.
In 2019, Sally Thoun had never heard of a WordCamp, MeetUp, Wapuu, or GitHub. She had heard about Accessibility but wasn’t sure exactly what it was all about. She was intimidated to even touch or edit a website and left that to her agency developers.
But what a difference a year makes! Last summer, she dove headfirst into Accessibility and WordPress. This new direction became a rewarding and fulfilling journey. In this talk, Sally shares her experiences to inspire the same purpose and passion that the selfless WordPress and Accessibility community has inspired in her.
May 29, 2021 — Follow one person’s journey from casual blogger to WordPress support professional to WordPress developer. You will learn that everyone can find their place in WordPress!
April 1, 2021 — This talk shares how The Commons gave Marija Zaric an opportunity to learn, contribute, and evolve. The web is built on open source by wonderful altruistic people.