WordCamp GR 2019 – Confidently Testing WordPress – Steve Grunwell
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WordCamp GR 2019 – Confidently Testing WordPress – Steve Grunwell

https://stevegrunwell.github.io/confidently-testing-wordpress/#/ Testing Fundamentals Automated Testing Reduces time + chance of human error Easily reproducible Gateway to CI/CD Test Types Unit – Test the smallest possible unit of an app. Often a single function Integration – How individual components interact End-to-End(E2E) – An entire path through an application Automated Testing Pyramid ROI for Testing System Under Test (SUT) The system we’re currently testing: A single method A class A whole feature WordPress Testing is Complicated Tightly-coupled system Difficult to test anything in true isolation Testing Toolbox PhpUnit – https://phpunit.de/ Structure Test Suite – Collection of test classes Test Class (class) – Collection of test methods Test Case (method) – A single scenario to be tested Assertions True or False Equality Verify Contents – contains, regular expression…
Contributing to WordPress: Moving From User to Contributor – WordCamp Grand Rapids 2019 Lightening

Contributing to WordPress: Moving From User to Contributor – WordCamp Grand Rapids 2019 Lightening

1. Introduction WordPress History 2005 – First Blog 2006 – First Podcast 2008 – First Custom Theme/Plugin 2013 – First WordCamp 2014 – First Time WordCamp Volunteer 2018 – First WooCommerce Site 2018 – First Time WordCamp Speaker 2018 – Full Co-Maintainer to WordPress.org Plugin 2. What Does It Mean To Be A Contributor All you need is a desire to help. Give Your Time Share Your Knowledge & Experience Use Your Talents 3. Give Your Time Help Organize A Local Meetup Volunteer at a WordCamp 4. Share Your Knowledge & Experience Share your favorite Themes & Plugins on your blog, social media, at a local meetup Help others in the WordPress.org Support Forums 5. Use Your Talents Non-Developers Help maintain the website content for…
Talking WPRig and Theming in the Gutenberg Era with Morten Rand-Hendricksen
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Talking WPRig and Theming in the Gutenberg Era with Morten Rand-Hendricksen

This month we’re taking a look at the WPRig WordPress framework from its developer Morten Rand-Hendricksen. This will be a live remote presentation with Q&A as time allows. If you want to learn more ahead of the meetup, follow this link https://wprig.io/ “Pave the cowpath” – WordPress could be the thing that paves the cowpath for the modern web, but it isn’t. Underscores used to be the starting theme do build off of, but there was no real standard, and modern, build process. Build Process Modern JavaScript Modern CSS (customer properties, etc) WordPress Coding Standards Code Linting for PHP, JS, CSS Automatic internationalization Code and asset optimization Starter Theme Accessible Modern best-practices Styled out of the box Minimum required files Optional templates Progressive features Gutenberg New…
WordPress Meetup – February 2019
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WordPress Meetup – February 2019

Show & Tell Grammarly – Proofreading Google Docs – for writing Zoho – online productivity suite Invoicely – Small business client management & automation Plutio – Project management WordPress.org Favorites – When installing new plugins you can use favorites and use any WordPress.org username. WordPress Plugins TablePress Advanced Custom Fields Block Lab WordPress Themes Hestia WordPress Theme Development Foundation 6 JointsWP FoundationPress WordPress Management WP All Import DVS, Grand Rapids, MI
WordPress Grand Rapids – September 2018: Show And Tell
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WordPress Grand Rapids – September 2018: Show And Tell

Nicole – BoldGrid Post & Page Builder Free & Premium Versions Not Compatible With Editing on Mobile Not Yet Compatible With Gutenberg Premium Designer Blocks & Sliders BoldGrid Central Free cloud-based WordPress instances for testing things out. Crio WordPress Theme Available on ThemeForest Topher – BigCommerce Provides a plugin that pushes your BigCommerce store content to WordPress. All-one SaaS platform. Uses an iframe for checkout so all transactions are at BigCommerce for PCI compliance Can connect BigCommerce to Amazon as a channel. WordPress is just like a channel in BigCommerce and you can push specific products or product categories to different WordPress sites. Request WordPress Beta Access and get free Dev BigCommerce access for life. General Tips Plugins Imsanity
Highlights of WordCamp Grand Rapids 2018
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Highlights of WordCamp Grand Rapids 2018

TL;DR – This year #WCGR was all about people and conversations for me. Oh, and trying my hand at speaking, which I didn’t totally bomb. Today marked the 4th WordCamp Grand Rapids that I’ve attended. Last year I was just an attendee but this year I stepped things up in a pretty bug way. I was not only a volunteer at the Happiness Bar, but I helped with organize the event, and was even one of the speakers. One of the things I love about #WordCamp Grand Rapids, and the #WordPress community is the people. Yet again I felt welcomed as a member of the community, valued for my experiences as a developer and user of WordPress, and encouraged when I had doubts of being…