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Matt Mullenweg Unveils Gutenberg Roadmap at WCEU, WordPress Agencies and Product Developers Sprint to Prepare

photo credit: WordCamp Europe Photography Team At his WCEU keynote address in Belgrade, Matt Mullenweg laid out a detailed roadmap for Gutenberg to land in WordPress 5.0 within the next few months, garnering mixed reactions from attendees. Gutenberg’s timeline is one of the most pressing questions for those who work in the WordPress ecosystem. The Gutenberg team has sustained a ...

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WPWeekly Episode 321 – Recap of WordCamp EU 2018

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Milan Ivanović who helped organize WordCamp EU in Belgrade, Serbia this past weekend. Ivanović describes what it was like to organize such a large event, challenges the team overcame, and a few details related to WordCamp EU 2019 that will be held in Berlin, Germany. John and I finished the ...

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WP Rig – A WordPress Starter Theme and Build Process in One

Morten Rand-Hendricksen , Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning , has released WP Rig . WP Rig is a WordPress starter theme and build process combined into one. The starter theme provides a minimal set of templates with the ability to drag-and-drop files from the WordPress template hierarchy . It contains a heavily optimized code and file structure, support for ...

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WordCamp Europe 2018 Contributor Day Posts Record Turnout Amid Wi-Fi Outage

WordCamp Europe hosted a successful contributor day in Belgrade despite a wi-fi outage during the first half of the day. The event posted record numbers with 529 attendees registered to contribute across 24 teams. Contributors had the opportunity to make connections and conversations with team members and representatives from other teams while the wi-fi was down. Had the chance to ...

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WPWeekly Episode 320 – Building a Sustainable Web

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Jack Lenox, Software Engineer at Automattic, to discuss his new project, SustyWP . Lenox explains how he built the site so that it only has 7KB of data transfer, what sustainability on the web means to him, and the relationship between sustainability and optimization to create a better user ...

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Watch WordCamp EU for Free via Livestream

WordCamp EU 2018 is scheduled to take place this weekend in Belgrade, Serbia. Although the event is sold out, you can watch the event for free via livestream. Simply visit the WCEU tickets page and register a livestream ticket. Sessions begin on Friday, June 15th. To see a list of sessions and speakers, check out the event’s schedule . Note ...

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Plugin Detective Wins WordCamp Orange County’s 2018 Plugin-a-Palooza

WordCamp Orange County , CA, took place this past weekend and the winners of the Plugin-a-Palooza have been crowned. Nathan Tyler and Natalie MacLees took the first place prize of $3,000 with their submission, Plugin Detective . Creating a new case in Plugin Detective When it comes to troubleshooting WordPress, disabling and re-enabling plugins is one of the first steps ...

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