Today we’re gonna talk to Bud Kraus, the Chief Education Officer at Joy of WP. He’s also been a Contributor at TorqueMag.io. Bud recently gave a talk at WordCamp Europe titled “Using Low Vision As My Tool To Help Me Teach WordPress.” And in his talk, Bud demonstrated the tools, methods he uses to surf the web, but he also talks about how his experience has made him a better WordPress educator.
We’re thrilled to have Hari Shanker, an open source program manager at Automattic and a key contributor to the WordPress ecosystem. Hari is currently focusing on improving the experience for WordPress contributors and Hari has been instrumental in developing the Contributor Working Group and the Mentorship Program.
Today we have a very special guest who is an expert in virtual reality, augmented reality, XR, metaverse, Anthony Burchell. Anthony is a software engineer on ACF and he’s the brilliant mind behind the innovative Three Object Viewer plugin for WordPress.
Our guest today, James Dominy, was an attendee at WordCamp EU 2023 who also gave a workshop titled “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love our AI Rulers”. James is a Technical Architect at WP Engine, and we are gonna talk to him about his speech.
The WordPress Repository has always been a great place to find powerful and free tools to extend your WordPress site. You can find plugins, blocks and themes, and you can even sort by features such as block compatible. One of the newest of which is Frost and my guest today is Brian Gardner, a Principal Developer Advocate at WP Engine and the creator of Frost Theme.
Advanced Custom Fields is a popular plugin designed to enable WordPress developers to have more control over their custom field data. And it’s also a two time Plugin Madness winner. Recently Advanced Custom Fields released version 6.1. To talk about these new features in ACF 6.1, we’re joined by Iain Poulson.
Over the past year, AI powered tools like Dall-e and MidJourney have taken the world by storm, and it’s still in the early days of large language models and text-to-image generators. So, joining today is my guest, Joe Hoyle, the CTO and co-founder of Human Made. We’re gonna talk about AI’s Place in a WordPress agency.
Changing your company’s name after many years of building up trust and recognition can always be tricky. If your company’s growing successfully, though, sometimes you might have outgrown what the original mission was, and it might be time to reconsider a rebrand. And that’s what we’re gonna be talking about today. Our guest is Devin Walker, a general manager at StellarWP, and the co-creator of GiveWP.
Each week of Press This, we usually focus on one conversation with an individual on a specific topic. But there’s too much WordPress news to do that, and I’m really excited about today’s segment. This is our Word Around the Campfire segment with Sam Brockway and Mike Davey.
WordPress 6.2 was recently released, and it’s a huge update for WordPress, particularly the way the site editor works. With this release, we’re almost at the end of Gutenberg Phase Two, which focused on Full Site Editing through content blocks. So that means that soon WordPress will begin working on Gutenberg Phase Three, which is multi-author Collaboration to talk about the new features in 6.2. And what’s next for Gutenberg, we are joined today by Justin Tadlock.