WordPress 5.3 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 5.3 is now available! This is an important milestone as we progress toward the WordPress 5.3 release date. “Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.3 is currently […]

Responsible Participation In Online Communities

In our first article in this series, we highlighted the WordPress mission to democratize publishing. WordPress introduced a tool to independent and small publishers who did not have the resources of the larger publishing platforms. Access to a free content management system to create websites has empowered thousands of people to find their voice online. […]

Martin Sauter: Mehrsprachige Websites mit WordPress

WordPress unterstützt zwar die Lokalisierung von Websites, aber keine mehrsprachigen Websites. Erst Plugins wie WPML, Polylang oder MultilingualPress machen WordPress mehrsprachig – und verfolgen dabei sehr unterschiedliche Ansätze. In dieser Session geht es einerseits darum, wie man eine WordPress-Website lokalisiert (inkl. Übersetzung von Language Packs), und andererseits darum, wie sich der Übersetzungsprozess mit den verschiedenen Mehrsprachigkeits-Plugins gestaltet.

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WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release

WordPress 5.2.4 is now available! This security release fixes 6 security issues. WordPress versions 5.2.3 and earlier are affected by these bugs, which are fixed in version 5.2.4. Updated versions of WordPress 5.1 and earlier are also available for any users who have not yet updated to 5.2. Security Updates Props to Evan Ricafort for finding an […]

Sebastiaan van der Lans: From WordPress to blockchain: The future is 100% open source

What if businesses, planet earth, and the galaxy operated with the friendliness and openness of the WordPress community? We conquered the CMS market, why not take over everything else? In this 30-minute talk and Q&A, Sebastiaan will take you on a journey to a 100% open-source world! How open source and, specifically, the WordPress community can protect against the misuse of data, unfair distribution of wealth, and censorship from closed-source monopolies such as Facebook, Uber, and AirBnB. Also included is a sneak peak at a WordPress agency and WordPress freelancer in 2030. Spoiler: It will be cool, fair, and inclusive.

Nahuai Badiola: ¿Quieres montar una web? Descubre cómo hacerlo con WordPress

Comenzamos las charlas de WordPress Terrassa con una presentación de qué es WordPress y cómo puedes crear tu web con esta herramienta.

Aprenderemos los conceptos básicos, veremos ejemplos de sitios más o menos conocidos realizados con WordPress y cómo se pueden ampliar sus posibilidades a través de plugins y temas.

Tras la presentación tendremos un rato de networking para conocernos mejor los que formamos parte de la incipiente Comunidad WordPress Terrassa.

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Pascal Birchler: On multilingual WordPress sites

To democratise publishing, internationalisation is one of many barriers that WordPress needs to overcome. That’s why, for 2020 and beyond, the goal is to find an official way to build multilingual websites. Until now, this was considered to be plugin territory, but what is needed to make WordPress a true polyglot? Pascal will cover the status quo of multilingual WordPress websites and share ideas — both from a technical and a user’s perspective — on how WordPress could evolve in this area over the next few years.

Rob Hope: Gutenberg and page builder plugins: two great tastes that taste great together

Attention spans are diminishing online, so we need to get to the point with our landing pages. We should start by identifying the user problem, then promote just one solution in an uncluttered and direct manner. This allows the visitor to make a quick decision, rather than sending them to a bloated website with many options. Rob covers the essential things to include on your landing page while encouraging a minimalistic design approach.