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

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

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

How To Make Remote Work

Tips, tricks, and helpful resources about how to make remote work work. From playing online Tetris with teammates, cooking Zoom sessions, and trivia quizzes. It’s a lot of fun, even remote. Make it work!

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.

Find the Funny

Suggesting ways that people can channel negativity in their lives by navigating to the bright side and finding the funny. Bring a notebook and a pen!

Colouring for Relaxation (Yes you can!)

Colouring can be a great form of relaxation, and even meditation. I’ve heard lots of people say they wish they could colour but they are no good at it. I believe everyone can colour for relaxation if they want to. This talk will cover how to get started (materials and designs), tips for choosing what … Read more