WordCamp Europe 2016 Livestream Recordings Now Available

If you missed out on attending WordCamp Europe 2016 in Vienna or were not able to attend all the sessions you wanted to see, check out the raw livestream feeds now available on the event’s website. Each day’s sessions are broken down into recordings for morning and afternoon, separated by (more…)

New WordPress Plugin Directory Now in Open Beta

For the past few months, members of the WordPress Meta team have been hard at work redesigning the WordPress Plugin Directory. That’s why I was surprised to hear a rumor that the project was shut down. I reached out to Konstantin Obenland, WordPress core contributor, who confirmed a number of (more…)

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WordCamp Europe 2016 had 500 attendees sign up for contributor day, which was held on Sunday at the University of Vienna. For the first time ever, the event hosted a plugin review workshop led by Mika Epstein where attendees learned about how the repository and review system works. Epstein announced (more…)

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WordSesh 4 will take place August 19-20. Organized by Scott Basgaard, WordSesh is like a virtual WordCamp except there is one session per hour for 24 hours. Mark your calendars! WordSesh 4 will be held on August 19-20. More details and info to come. #WordSesh #WordPress — WordSesh (@WordSesh) June (more…)

Highlights of Matt Mullenweg's Q&A at WordCamp Europe 2016

During the first day of WordCamp Europe, Brian Krogsgard interviewed Matt Mullenweg on stage before his Q&A session with the audience. Mullenweg opened up about his multi-decade vision for WordPress and spoke frankly about some of WordPress’ competitors that are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising. Here are (more…)

WordCamp Europe 2017 Will Be in Paris, France, June 16-18

WordCamp Europe took place over the weekend in Vienna with nearly 1900 attendees on the ground and more than 1,000 tickets claimed for live streaming. The event received 150 micro-sponsorships and support from more companies than ever before. During the closing remarks, lead organizer Petya Raykovska announced that WordCamp Europe (more…)

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There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Stay Out of My Admin Bar! Earlier (more…)

Udacity Launches Free Web Accessibility Course Built by Google

Udacity, an online education site, has launched a free web accessibility course built by Google. The site previously provided university-style courses, but is now focusing on its “Nanodegree programs,” offering courses and tracks created in partnership with industry leaders. The new “Web Accessibility: Developing with Empathy” course lasts for approximately (more…)

WordCamp Europe 2016 Kicks Off Today in Vienna

WordCamp Europe 2016 will begin bright and early this morning in the halls of the Leopold Museum and the Baroque suites of the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. The sold-out event is the largest WordCamp to date with 2,200 attendees expected. Magnificent stage at Track 1 #WCEU pic.twitter.com/KLGKlbp9Hp — Milan Ivanović (@lanche86) (more…)