If you’ve gotten a ticket to this year’s WordCamp Europe, you may have received a message from Pierre, the conference’s friendly email robot. The bot will send updates leading up to the conference starting June 15. Pierre is not only your guide through preparing for the conference, he is just one of the many innovations the team is employing this year. The WordCamp is only a little over a month away, and is shaping up to be an impressive conference. It’s the perfect time to catch up on everything the team has announced so far. Here is everything you need to know […]
WordCamp Europe announced the second batch of speakers today including: Heather Burns, Sasha Endoh, Tom Greenwood, Alice Orru, David Lockie, and Joshua Strebel. This year, speakers will be announced in waves leading up to the event. The team chose 48 speakers from a group of over 300 submissions. Today, the team released a group of speakers look at the human side of WordPress — touching on topics ranging from customer support to using WordPress for good. “Making Your Voice Heard: How to Win Friends and Influence Policy” This talk by digital law specialist, Heather Burns, looks at how the internet is […]
WordCamp Europe is just two months away and is slated to be the largest WordCamp to date. With anticipation building, WordCamp EU today announced its first batch of speakers: Yoav Farhi, Rian Rietveld, Adrian Roselli, Pirate Dunbar, and Julka Grodel. This year, speakers will be announced in waves leading up to the event. Today, the team released a group of speakers looking to make your site more accessible — touching on topics ranging from the REST API to PHP 7. “Right to Left Language Support – The Right Way!” This lightning talk by Automattician Yoav Farhi will deep dive into the basics of RTL support and show how […]
Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. This week we talk about A Day Of REST Boston’s new diversity scholarship, the corporate sponsored workshops at WordCamp Europe, and our new WordPress word search puzzle.
Last month Austria’s capital saw a large influx of inhabitants. Thousands of people converged in the museum quarter of Vienna. The thing that brought them together: WordPress. WordCamp Europe 2016 drew in a crowd of more than 2,000 attendees. I was also there for my second WordCamp ever and my first WordCamp Europe. My first experience with WordCamp Berlin 2015 had really turned me on to these events. So, when the extra batch of tickets came on sale for WordCamp EU (after the event had already sold out), I did my darndest to be among the recipients. Good thing that I […]
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WordCamp Europe organizer Petya Raykovska today announced a free live stream option for WordCamp Europe. Space is limited though so reserve your spot today. WCEU is one of the most anticipated WordCamps, with the first 1700 tickets to the event selling out six months in advance, prompting organizers to seek a larger venue. Now, with a new capacity of 2200, and tickets to the event almost sold out, WordCamp Europe is slated to be the largest WordCamp to date. Due to the limited venue space, not to mention the other barriers — like visas, costs, and travel — not everyone is fortunate enough to […]