Never Say Never, Again

How do you start over after ‘the end?’ During a once in a lifetime pandemic, we all have faced incredible times that have rocked us to our core. Join Make WordPress Accessibility Team Rep Joe Simpson as he shares a story of rebirth and hope. In 2017, five years of worsening fatigue and no answers … Read more

Dealing With The Emotional Impact Of Customer-Facing Roles

According to recent studies, receiving an increased number of irate or abusive customers has a psychological and emotional impact on customer care professionals. Employees may suffer mentally as a result of customer outbursts, which can lead to depression and an increased risk of health issues. In this talk, we’ll go over some coping mechanisms to … Read more

Chair Yoga for Remote Workers

Amanda Gorman

In this 30 minute session we’ll explore some new ways to bring movement into your daily work life, all right from your chair. Remote work tends to keep us in a pattern of few positions during the day (sitting, standing, rounding forward). It’s crucial to add diversity and challenge to our movement patterns to keep … Read more

The Cost of Contribution

Joining such a welcoming and inspiring community as is the WordPress project can be exhilarating and makes people want to contribute their part to join the movement and strengthen their feeling of belonging. The initial enthusiasm can easily lead to contributors slowly spiraling into overcommitment and a feeling of obligation and responsibility towards the project. … Read more

5 Quick Design Tips To Level Up Your Web Designs

This talk is aimed at making people better at design. This presentation will teach people some of the most essential but basic design principles to follow. It will also cover a few quick tips to make them almost instantly better at designing amazing looking websites.

Zero Waste Web Design

There is a growing movement of people embracing a “zero waste” lifestyle, seeking to minimize trash in every aspect of their lives. While it might sound like a life full of sacrifice in the name of saving the planet, proponents say it actually saves them time and money and enriches their lives. In this talk, … Read more

Wait, wuuut? Where did my CMS go?

Static, headless, decoupled, Jamstack, serverless (geez, are there any more names for this stuff?!) sites have already made their way into the mainstream of WordPress and other CMS development. While these sites offer speed, scalability, and security, there are also inherent pitfalls and “gotchas” to be aware of when building in this ways for WordPress … Read more

WordPress For School Children – Onboarding To Contribution

An introduction to WordPress for school children and its application in their school life. It is a success story of a school teacher trying to teach WordPress and it’s use for his students. The students who learnt WordPress were able to contribute to WordPress by translating hundreds of strings in WordPress to Kannada.