November 14, 2019 — I’m guessing you’ve heard of burnout. It’s all over the HuffPost twitter feed. Sounds like you might be at risk given all the demands on your time and your brain. Despite being common, burnout is much more than a self-help fad. The way that burnout can effect your brain has major implications for your creativity, productivity, relationships, and overall physical and mental health. But don’t worry… you aren’t doomed to feeling fried, jaded, and apathetic. Forty years of research have helped to clarify some key burnout prevention strategies. In this presentation, Dr. Walling will give you ideas and strategies to help you keep your creative edge, professional cool, and personal sanity.
November 14, 2019 — We’re in the middle of the biggest change to the WordPress user experience in several years. It has modernized, streamlined, and simplified content creation. PHP theme and plugin developers are finding themselves needing to transition quickly. Come learn just enough React to take advantage of new features like colour palettes, meta boxes, and reusable blocks.
November 14, 2019 — Static sites (or JAMstack sites) are all the rage now. In this talk, I want to discuss why you need to consider Static Site Generators like Gatsby. Are they eating up WordPress’ market share? How can WordPress stay relevant in this age of Gatsby and other SSGs? I will talk about my personal experiences using WordPress with Gatsby.
A few lessons and tips will be shared for anyone deciding to use WordPress as a Headless CMS for their static sites.
November 14, 2019 — WordPress as a platform is growing and changing at a pace we haven’t seen in quite some time. This evolution presents huge opportunities for taking WordPress and our projects to new heights, but change can be hard to navigate. This workshop will showcase some of the different approaches we might take to building resilient, scalable and forward-looking sites on WordPress (including headless!). By the end you should understand how to set a solid foundation for your projects and feel more confident about the work you deliver to your team or your clients.
November 14, 2019
November 13, 2019 — Jonathan Wold will talk about the history of WordPress, its current state, and its future through the lens of serving as an Operating System for creating on the Open Web.
November 13, 2019 — New to WordPress? Ever wondered what difference is between WordPress.com and WordPress.org? Then this is the session for you!
Join Justice Anderson to learn the difference and get tips on how to build your first self-hosted WordPress Site.
October 31, 2019 — Chathu Vishwajith will talk about things that anybody using WordPress needs to put their attention to, and recent serious security incidents with WordPress installations, and a few plugins and services will help you harden your WordPress site.
October 31, 2019 — In this session, James Tabao will be tackling websites, features and functionalities that you probably didn’t expect from WordPress.
October 31, 2019 — Nathaniel Budikey will be sharing his story, about starting from zero and learning about WordPress.