Meeting Information

First Virtual WordPress Meetup in SWFL

Due to #Stayathome practices during COVID-19, we only hold monthly meeting on Zoom. On April 16th we started our first meeting. Here are the notes

Announcement and Online Events.


WordPress 5.4 came out.

If you haven’t updated, you might want to study the Field Guide with all the goodies in there.

Also on Gutenberg Times you’ll find a summary of the new block editor features

Gutenberg plugin was released this week 7.9 

With additional Block Design Tools, like line heights, for Heading and paragraph, Gradients, for Cover Block, Columns and Media & Text blocks. 

More Block Patterns 

  • Hero Two Colums
  • Numbered Feature list and 
  • It’s Time 

Approx 138 Pull Requests are listed in the release notes. Dive in or subscribe to the Gutenberg Changelog podcast. The latest episode will be recorded the Friday after a new version is released and will come out Saturday afternoon or Sunday. 

WPTavern also has the highlights for you, too: Gutenberg 7.9 Adds Gradients to More Blocks, Extra Typography Controls, and New Patterns

Online Conferences


Two Weeks ago the WPBlock Talk conference took place. All talks are now available on WordPress TV. 

WordCamp Santa Clarita – April 18th, 2020

Virtual on Saturday with three tracks and a great mixture between business related content, WordPress content creators tips & tricks and developer/designers how to.

It starts at 11:45 EDT until about 8pm EDT. 

WPGameShow Saturday April 18 at  8pm ET with David Bisset 

WPFeedback Summit April 27 –May 1, 2020

JavaScript for WordPress July 8 – 10th, 2020

With Workshops, talks on Headless WordPress and Gutenberg Talks.

Guy Cicinelli: Building Landing Pages with the Block Editor

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By Birgit Pauli-Haack

web & mobile developer for biz + nonprofits in Naples, Florida. WordPress Meetup SWFL organizer, Netsquared organizer, #nptech, photographer.
Owner Pauli Systems, Naples , FL & co-founder NPTechProjects - Improving Nonprofit Impact through Technology
Birgit is also a deputy on the WordPress Global Community Team

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