State of the Word 2022 Will Be Livestreamed from New York City on December 15

Matt Mullenweg’s annual State of the Word (SOTW) address will be delivered in New York City this year before a live audience, on December 15. The event format is similar to last year where a small group of invited guests will join in person. Traditionally, the State of the Word has been given at WordCamp… Continue reading State of the Word 2022 Will Be Livestreamed from New York City on December 15

WordCamp Asia 2023 Announces Speakers, Unveils Wapuu Mascot

WordCamp Asia 2023, the first flagship event to take place in Asia, is just a few months away, scheduled for February 17-19, 2023, in Bangkok, Thailand. Organizers have announced the first round of speakers, a diverse selection of WordPress professionals from Asia and across the globe. The event has also unveiled its wapuu mascot. After… Continue reading WordCamp Asia 2023 Announces Speakers, Unveils Wapuu Mascot

Meetup.com Raises Concerns with New Accessibility Overlay

Meetup.com raised some concerns with the WordPress community (and the broader community of accessibility professionals) this week after it added an accessibility overlay to its website. The overlay, powered by EqualWeb, displays a list of settings that can be toggled, ostensibly to address various accessibility needs. I’m super disappointed @Meetup added an #a11y overlay. Time… Continue reading Meetup.com Raises Concerns with New Accessibility Overlay

WordPress Accessibility Day 2022 Publishes Speaker Lineup

WordPress Accessibility Day is just one week away on November 2-3, and registration is still open. Co-lead organizer Amber Hinds published an impressive speaker lineup with 40 speakers from 14 countries. She also noted that 40% of the event’s sessions have at least one speaker who identifies as living with a disability. WordPress professionals who… Continue reading WordPress Accessibility Day 2022 Publishes Speaker Lineup

WooSesh Publishes Schedule Ahead of Virtual Event October 11-13, 2022

WooSesh, a virtual conference for WooCommerce professionals and store builders, has published the schedule for the upcoming three-day event beginning on October 11. This year’s lineup includes 24 speakers from across the WooCommerce ecosystem, including engineers, product managers, sales directors, and WooCommerce core developers. Each day of the event has a theme with sessions running… Continue reading WooSesh Publishes Schedule Ahead of Virtual Event October 11-13, 2022

National Harbor, Maryland to Host WordCamp US and Community Summit, August 23-25, 2023

WordCamp US 2022 has concluded after two days of presentations and a contributor day last weekend. Some attendees are still making their way home with hearts full of good memories until the next time they can gather in person again. Outside of the main event, attendees had many opportunities to network, connect with new friends,… Continue reading National Harbor, Maryland to Host WordCamp US and Community Summit, August 23-25, 2023

WordCamp US 2022 Kicks Off Today, Free Livestream Available

WordCamp US 2022 is underway in San Diego, California, following last night’s welcome party for speakers, sponsors, organizers, and volunteers. For many attendees, this is their first in-person WordPress event since 2019, before the pandemic began shutting down conferences. Good times tonight at the Sponsors / Speakers / Volunteers / Organizers welcoming party. Took the… Continue reading WordCamp US 2022 Kicks Off Today, Free Livestream Available

Upcoming Free Workshops: Learn How to Convert Figma Files to a Block Theme and Take Block Patterns to the Next Level

If you’re not following Learn WordPress Online Workshops on Meetup.com, you may be missing out on some high quality events. WordPress experts from across the world have been collaborating on virtual events with instruction at the same caliber of excellence that you might find at an in-person WordCamp. On Thursday, August 18, at 3:00 PM… Continue reading Upcoming Free Workshops: Learn How to Convert Figma Files to a Block Theme and Take Block Patterns to the Next Level

WordCamp US 2022 Publishes Speaker Schedule, Livestream Will Be Available

WordCamp US (WCUS) kicks off one month from today in San Diego, CA, and organizers have published the full schedule for all sessions. The three-day event will feature three tracks with a combination of lightning talks (15 min), standard talks (45 min), and workshops (1 hr+). This year’s lineup is heavy on educating professionals on… Continue reading WordCamp US 2022 Publishes Speaker Schedule, Livestream Will Be Available

WordPress Accessibility Day 2022 Opens Call for Speakers and Sponsors

WordPress Accessibility Day, a free, 24-hour virtual event, is set for November 2-3, 2022. The event was first founded in 2020 and will continue this year led by Joe Dolson and Amber Hinds. It was previously run by the WordPress core Accessibility Team through the WordPress Foundation but organizers are running it independently this year… Continue reading WordPress Accessibility Day 2022 Opens Call for Speakers and Sponsors