Events

Getting Ready for De{Code} 2020 – WordPress Website Design Article

Developers of all skill levels share a common trait—they’re always trying to get better at their craft and learn more. This is especially true in the WordPress community, where the open source values of collaboration, transparency, and ongoing education continue to make WordPress such a powerful tool for building amazing digital experiences. Those values were also the inspiration behind WP Engine DE{CODE} 2020, an online, developer-focused conference we’re launching on January 29, dedicated to helping you build better WordPress experiences…

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WordCamp Houston Returning After 10 Years – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

After a 10-year hiatus, WordCamp Houston will return in 2020. The event will run from May 9-10 at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake and expects 250-300 attendees. The team behind the Texas-based WordCamp is still in the process of putting the event together and is looking for volunteers, speakers, and sponsors. With 10 years between events, local organizers had to rebuild their WordPress community. “After WordCamp 2010, the community seemed to have dismantled,” said Christina Hawkins, lead organizer for…

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WP&UP to Hold #DoSummitGood Online Event for Giving Tuesday – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

On Giving Tuesday, December 3, WP&UP is holding an online event called #DoSummitGood that features speakers from various “for good” WordPress organizations. The event will have nine sessions from 13 speakers. It begins at 13:00 UTC. Giving Tuesday is a global movement meant to inspire generosity. The celebration has run each year since 2012 on the Tuesday following the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. The idea is to inspire people to do good, not for just one day of the year, but…

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WordCamp US 2020 Date and Location Announced, New Weekday Schedule – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

Mark your calendars, folks. WordCamp US 2020 will start on a…Tuesday. On November 11, the WordCamp US team announced that next year’s event will happen during the middle of the week, from October 27 through October 29. This is a change from the usual three-day weekend event. The time frame puts the event’s days on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The yearly conference will remain in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2020. Those planning ahead can sign up for updates via the…

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Not Attending WordCamp US 2019? How to Watch From Home – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

For those of you unable to attend WordCamp US at St. Louis, Missouri, this weekend, the event will be available for live streaming. The conference runs from Friday, November 1, through Sunday, November 3. Friday and Saturday’s regular sessions, which do not include workshops, will be streamed. While previous events like WordCamp US 2018 have always been available to watch for free, they required you to sign up before viewing. This year’s event is open with no such restriction. You…

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Happy Sweet 16, WordPress – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

Over the weekend, the WordPress community celebrated 16 years since Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little forked the B2/cafelog blogging platform to create the first official release of WordPress on May 27, 2003. It launched with a new admin interface, manual excerpts, intelligent line breaks, a link manager, and was compliant with XHTML 1.1 standards. image credit: Web Design Museum The first two months of posts on the WordPress development blog read like selections from a time capsule, capturing the early…

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Sisterh>>d by Girls Who Code – WordPress Website Design Article

Since 1996, The Webby Awards have celebrated the best of the Internet. In the web’s infancy, that meant recognizing trail-blazing websites. Today, the Webbys honor the best of video, advertising, media & public relations, social, apps, mobile, voice, games, and podcasts. Two awards are granted per category: The Webby Award and The Webby People’s Voice Award. Members of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences select nominees for both awards in each category as well as The Webby Award…

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News – Tomorrow is WordPress Translation Day 4 – WordPress.org – WordPress Website Design Article

The fourth edition of WordPress translation day is coming up on Saturday 11 May 2019: tomorrow! Get ready for a 24-hour, global marathon dedicated to localizing the WordPress platform and ecosystem. This event takes place both online and in physical locations across the world, so you can join no matter where you are! The WordPress Polyglots Team has a mission to translate and make available the software’s features into as many languages as possible. As WordPress powers more than 33%…

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WordCamp for Publishers is Coming to Columbus, OH, August 7-9, Call for Speakers Now Open – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

The third edition of WordCamp for Publishers will be held in Columbus, OH, August 7-9, 2019, at the Vue Columbus. This unique event is a niche-specific WordCamp for professionals working in the publishing industry. Previous locations include Denver and Chicago. In looking for a host city for 2019, organizers had a preference for cities that are “underrepresented media markets” where attendees may not see as many of these types of events. Columbus certainly fits the…

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An Early Look at the 2019 WP Engine Summit I WP Engine Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

Developers, marketers, and technologists will head to Austin in June for the annual WP Engine Digital Breakthrough Summit. This event brings together some of the most prominent marketers and innovative thinkers who use WordPress for two days of knowledge, collaboration, and networking. Last year’s summit was chock-full of cutting-edge topics including AI, voice technology, AMP, and PWA, and attendees were able to get up-to-date on the latest digital trends while finding inspiration for creating their own digital breakthroughs. WP Engine…

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WordCamp Asia Proposed for 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

photo credit: Eustaquio Santimano The organizers of WordCamp Asia, a brand new regional WordCamp, have published a proposal for making Bangkok, Thailand, the host city for a 2-3 day event in early 2020. They are currently planning for February or March to avoid clashing with other regional WordCamps (WCEU, WCUS). The camp has been informally discussed since 2015 while organizers focused on growing new city-based WordCamps across the region. “WordCamps in Asia have reached a critical mass that will enable…

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Watch WordCamp Nordic Sessions for Free via Livestream March 8 – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

The inaugural WordCamp Nordic will be live streamed for free on March 8, from the Paasitorni Congress Center in Helsinki. The conference starts at 9 AM. Those watching remotely can tune into both tracks via the following links: Track 1https://2019.nordic.wordcamp.org/live-congress-hall/ Track 2https://2019.nordic.wordcamp.org/live-sirkus/ The WordCamp’s organizers published the direct links, so there is no need to sign up for a livestream ticket. Session topics include Gutenberg development, environmentally friendly WordPress development, preparing for PHP 7.2, Gutenberg…

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Join WP Engine at SXSW 2019 – WordPress Website Design Article

SXSW 2019 is just days away. Beginning this Friday, digital pioneers, business leaders, and artists from around the world will head to Austin for the annual festival. For ten days, the capital city will be bustling with the best of music, technology, and film. WP Engine is proud to take part in SXSW 2019, and this year, WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner will take part in two different panel discussions. WP Engine will also host two networking events alongside tech…

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Speaker Applications Now Open for 2nd Annual JavaScript for WordPress Conference, July 11-13, 2019 – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

Last year Zac Gordon organized a free virtual JavaScript for WordPress conference and the event drew 1,200 live attendees. With attendance numbers higher than most WordPress conferences and hundreds more views on the videos published afterwards, Gordon considered it a success and committed to organize another event this year. The next edition is set for July 11-13, 2019, and has been expanded to feature three free days of talks, workshops, and contribution focused on JavaScript and WordPress. The goal for…

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