‘WordPress.org’ Videos

  • Getting started with a WordPress.org account

    Speaker: Courtney Patubo Kranzke

    December 20, 2022 — Having an account on WordPress.org is useful for many different reasons! With a WordPress.org account you can:
    • Post on the WordPress support forums
    • Rate and review themes and plugins
    • Join the Making WordPress Slack
    • Track your activity and contributions to the WordPress Open Source project

    In this workshop, we:
    • Tour the different parts of a WordPress.org profile
    • Demonstrate how to create an account on WordPress.org
    • Help interested folks to create their own account

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  • Josepha Haden Chomphosy: Grow your story

    WordCamp US 2021Speaker: Josepha Haden Chomphosy

    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.

  • Brian Hogg: Submitting, maintaining and growing a plugin on wordpress.org

    WordCamp Hamilton 2018Speaker: Brian Hogg

    June 4, 2018 — You have a plugin and want more people to check it out, and submitting to the official WordPress plugin directory. But how do you get it ready and submit it, easily keep it up-to-date, avoid common conflicts with other plugins, and get more people finding out about it?
    In this talk, I’ll go through tips and techniques to save you (and your plugin users) from pulling out their hair and get your plugin out there on wordpress.org

  • Sergey Biryukov: WordPress.org – Under the Hood

    WordCamp Retreat Soltau 2018Speaker: Sergey Biryukov

    May 6, 2018 — This talk is an overview of which areas the WordPress.org site consists of, what does the WordPress Meta team do, and how you can contribute code and ideas for the Plugin or Theme Directory, Support Forums, or any other part of WordPress.org.

  • Konstantin Obenland: Making WordPress.org

    WordCamp Cape Town 2016Speaker: Konstantin Obenland

    November 1, 2016 — The WordPress.org platform is the project’s secret sauce of success. It powers the plugin and theme directories, hosts all WordPress versions, is home to the developer tools needed to create WordPress, and protects millions of WordPress sites with automatic updates. In this session I will shine a little light on a largely unknown part of WordPress, explain the impact it has, and answer all questions about it.

  • Björn Wijers: The Benefits Of Your Own Internal WordPress.org Like Repository

    WordCamp Nederland 2016Speaker: Björn Wijers

    November 1, 2016 — In this talk Björn will talk about:

    The pro and cons of having your own WordPress.org like repository for your organisation and to create one yourself.

    How to setup an internal WordPress repository for clients using github-updater, Git, Atlassian’s Bitbucket Server (I might add other options as well).

    After seeing this talk you should have gotten an idea on why and how to setup your own internal WordPress.org like repository!

  • Samuel Sidler and Remkus de Vries: The Future of WordPress.org is Now

    WordCamp Nederland 2016Speakers: Remkus de Vries, Sam Sidler

    October 27, 2016 — Remkus interviews Sam Sidler, the man behgind the transformation of wordpress.org (forum, codex, plugin and theme repository and translations), about what has been changed and will change in the future.

  • Konstantin Obenland: Hinter den Kulissen des Plugin Verzeichnisses

    WordCamp Nuremberg 2016Speaker: Konstantin Obenland

    April 21, 2016 — Das Plugin Verzeichnis ist das Rückgrat des Erfolgs von WordPress. Es bietet zehntausende Möglichkeiten die eigene WordPress Seite zu erweitern und die ausgefallensten Funktionen hinzuzufügen. Es verrichtet seit bald zehn Jahren seinen Job, ohne größere Ausfälle, ohne ernstzunehmende Schwierigkeiten. Aber wie funktioniert es? Wie sieht es unter der Haube aus? Und was bringt die Zukunft? Konstantin beantwortet uns diese und weitere Fragen in seinem Vortrag ausführlich und bietet einen einzigartigen Blick hinter die Kulissen.

  • Josepha Haden: WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

    WordCamp Kansas City 2015Speaker: Josepha Haden

    January 8, 2016 — Choosing between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is a pivotal decision point and it can be confusing to figure out which one is right for you. Join Josepha for a quick look at the differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com, as well as suggestions for how to choose between them.

  • Pamela Coyle: WordPress 101 – Welcome to the World of WordPress

    WordCamp Nashville 2014Speaker: Pamela Coyle

    August 21, 2014 — In the Universe of the Internet, WordPress occupies and important and growing space. This session covers what WP is and is not, the differences between wordpress.org and wordpress.com, and how frameworks/themes plus widgets and plugins fit into the picture. It talks a bit about the WordPress ecosystem, from its core and the company that runs it to third-party services and the world of support available. This opening session will be in plain language, by a WP user who is not a developer.

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