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
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
Many people don’t know where to start learning with Accessibility. This talk is about my first-year journey on how I started to learn about WordPress and Accessibility. I’ll share my experiences to inspire the same purpose and passion that the selfless WordPress and Accessibility community has inspired in me! I’ll provide many tips and resources … Read more
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
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
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.
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
GoWP had grand plans and a big budget for live events in 2020 — you know how that turned out. On a whim, we started a weekly video call in our Facebook group. We didn’t know if anyone would attend or participate. I hoped for the best and, of course, prepared for the worst. Nearly … Read more