WordPress 5.0 RC2

The second release candidate for WordPress 5.0 is now available! This is an important milestone, as we near the release of WordPress 5.0. The WordPress 5.0 release date has shifted from the 27th to give more time for the RC to be fully tested. A final release date will be announced soon, based on feedback from […]

Samuel Levy: 10 Truths Learned From A Career Of Freelancing

Sam will be joining us to talk about tips, truths, and lessons learned from his 7+ career of being a professional freelancer.

Sam is a Freelance Web developer who has worked in development for over 12 years, and has freelanced for the last 7. He’s done everything from server management to front-end development, but is most happy solving ugly problems with elegant solutions.

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Mike Rynart: A deep dive into WordPress performance

A deep dive into WordPress performance enhancements with a resounding impact on organic traffic, content engagement, and conversions. User are expecting more and more from the web experiences that they interact with, and want their sites to load instantly. The key to a good user experience is quickly delivering the content your visitors care about the most.
In this talk, I’ll give you a whirlwind tour of tips and tricks how to speed up your website.
– Why speed matters.
– How you can measure it – Tools and guidance.
– Ways to improve your website performance.

Whether you’re new to WordPress and curious how to make your website faster, or you’re an advanced professional looking to speed up your clients’ sites, this session is for you.

Sergey Biryukov: Making WordPress Better

Interested in becoming a WordPress contributor? This talk is an overview of how WordPress is developed, what do the various contributor teams do, and how anyone can participate in making WordPress better with code, design, accessibility, translations, support, documentation, community, marketing, or any other area.