Design

Transitioning to a block-based editor in a pre-Gutenberg world

How do we move towards a block-based admin UI in a pre-Gutenberg WordPress? With the rise of page builders and ‘block-based’ layouts, and the imminent arrival of Gutenberg – WordPress’ new block-based editor – we needed a solution for transitioning towards this new way of editing content while sticking with the mature and stable technology …

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Open Q&A Session

This is an opportunity for you to bring those unanswered questions you may have about WordPress, whether that’s the business of WordPress, the development side, maybe you want to know more about contributing or need to get to the bottom of how to get yourself setup? We’ll cover a wide variety of topics.

WP-CLI: An Intro and Interesting Use Cases

WP-CLI is the command line interface for WordPress. In this talk, John will introduce the core concepts of WP-CLI, talk about how to use it to manage your websites, and cover a few interesting use cases for it. If you’ve never heard of WP-CLI, or you’re an experienced user, hopefully there will be something of …

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The Night of the Living Style Guides

The line between design and development is getting blurrier, and our approach to web design is becoming more modular. How do we keep track of it all? Style guides to the rescue! Using style guides that update as our projects progress, we can visually document our work and ensure that everything stays consistent. They may …

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Page Builder Panel – The Pros & Cons Of Them In Your Workflow

Featuring Doug Belchamber, Keith Devon and Mike Pead; this will be an open panel discussion around the use of Page Builders in the WordPress development workflow.  We’ll be hearing the pros and the cons from the panel of developers and you’ll have your chance to get involved.

Let’s do an accessibility audit of wpldn.uk together!

Following on from last month’s talks regarding why accessible websites are a must, it’s worth knowing how to do a technical accessibility audit. Given the time constraints, this session will be a high level audit and what better example to use than the WPLDN website!

The Themers Guide to WP-CLI

WP-CLI is a useful tool for automating tasks and optimising developer workflow in WordPress. WP-CLI is commonly used for maintenance and can be put to good use in the initial site build process. Learn how WP-CLI can help improve your themeing process and make it faster to perform common site building tasks.