In my last post I mentioned that big changes were coming in 2019. To no one's surprise the Block Editor, aka Gutenberg, was introduced as the default editor for all new WordPress.com websites and in March 2019 the ability to switch back to the Classic Editor was removed from themes that fully support the new…
WordCampUS happened the first weekend in December and with it Matt Mullenweg's annual State of the Word with updates and future trends for WordPress and by projection also for WordPressdotcom. There were plenty of jaw-dropping announcements for everyone in Matt's presentation, but the statistic that blew me away was this: https://twitter.com/WordCampUS/status/805164525511118849 Those are statistics for one month…
After attending this year’s WCEU, I cannot recommend highly enough going to what is the US’ largest WordCamp next weekend. Be inspired and make new WP friends!
Even if you can’t be there in person, WCUS will be livestreamed and an unlimited number of FREE Livestream tickets are available. Hope to “see” you there, in spite of the time difference!
If you missed it, don’t worry! All talks are recorded and uploaded to WordPress.tv post event.
N.B. The row of small images were pushed to my site’s Media Library when I reblogged this post from The WordPress.com News Blog. So that is still happening.
The second annual WordCamp US, the biggest WordCamp in North America, is next month! Join us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
WCUS features three tracks. Sessions include “Five Newsroom Tips for Better Website Content,”“How to Overcome Your Fears and Start Sharing Your Knowledge,”“Open Source Creativity,” “Finding Your Voice by Blogging,” and “Diversity and the Design Team.” Check out the full schedule to find your favorites — there are topics for everyone, from developers and designers working on WordPress every day to content creators and people just starting out.
To close out the conference, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg will deliver the annual “State of the Word,” sharing the latest in WordPress news, offering his thoughts on the future of WordPress, and answering questions from the audience.
Tickets are $40 and include:
- admission to both days of the conference (December 2 and 3),
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