Contributor: Joe McGill

Joe McGill

Senior WordPress Engineer, Human Made@joemcgill

Joe McGill resides in St. Louis, MO. He is a Contributing Developer to WordPress, where he helps maintain the Media component. He is currently a Senior WordPress Engineer at Human Made, formerly Director of Web Development for Public Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis. Find him on online at at on Twitter as @joemcgill.

Session: Gutenberg 101: An exploration of the new WordPress editor

This workshop will help higher education teams prepare for Gutenberg by better understanding the fundamentals of how the new editor’s block system works through this hands-on workshop where attendees will build their very own custom blocks. Attendees will learn how they can take advantage of the power of Gutenberg to create better editing experiences while…

Podcast: Contributing to WordPress Core

WordPress is popular in higher ed for a lot of reasons, and being open source has to be near the top of the list. And that means that you — yes, you! — can contribute bug fixes and new features to the project. But actually showing up and contributing can be intimidating. How do you […]

Session: Showing up: learning how to make a contribution

Think about the last time you found yourself frustrated when something didn’t work out the way you wanted it to. Perhaps it was a project at work, a challenge in your personal life, or even the result of a national election. In this session, I will share some lessons learned from contributing to WordPress and…

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