Using Style Guides for modular WordCamp designs

Yesterday we published an update on make.wordpress.org about our new WordCamp theme called CampSite 2017. That’s a theme we are building within our WCEU Design team and is now ready for a review. In today’s article, we will show you how to work with style guides which you can use to style your WordCamp website.
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Convince your boss to send you to #WCEU

WordCamp Europe is the big event on the WordPress calendar. You know this, but does your boss? Do you need help convincing your boss to send you to WordCamp Europe? If the answer is yes, read on!

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Matt Mullenweg, final #WCEU speaker announcement & full schedule published

Om Malik will interview Matt Mullenweg during his 50 minutes long session on Saturday, June 17, which will also include a 20 minutes Q&A with the audience

We are happy to announce our final speaker, a dear guest and a good friend to WordCamp Europe – Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress. During his session on Saturday starting at 3 pm, Matt will be interviewed by Om Malik, founder of Gigaom. After the 30 minute interview, we will have 20 minutes for Q&A. With this final announcement, we are also happy to release the full speaker schedule for the upcoming WordCamp Europe 2017.

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Meet the sponsor: SiteGround

Learn how Siteground makes WordPress on their servers easier, safer and faster

SiteGround, with over 13 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 4 different data centers across the world, are optimised for ultimate WordPress speed and security. Meet them in our little sponsor interview!

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Eighth group of #WCEU speakers – Boon Gorges, Andrea Middleton, Petya Raykovska, Caspar Hübinger, Jenny Wong, Monique Dubbelman

Eighth group of WordCamp Europe speakers – Boone Gorges, Andrea Middleton, Petya Raykovska, Caspar Hubinger, Jenny Wong, and Monique Dubbelman

Please give a warm welcome to our eighth group of speakers: Boon Gorges, Andrea Middleton, Petya Raykovska, Caspar Hübinger, Jenny Wong, and Monique Dubbelman! They’ll be sharing tales of community, discussing the power that language holds, and talking about the art of communication.

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Sponsor WordCamp Europe as small business

For years, WordCamp Europe has been too big for smaller companies to act as sponsors. With sponsor packages growing each year—to accommodate a better programme for more people—we tried to find a solution for more companies to get involved as our community sponsors. We wanted to give visibility to small businesses, who we feel are the backbone of the WordPress ecosystem.

If you are a company that works with WordPress (and generates a majority of your income from it), and you had a revenue less than 1 million euros in 2016, you are eligible for our small business sponsorship. Take this opportunity to get “one on one” with your audience. Continue reading Sponsor WordCamp Europe as small business

A busy week ahead of us – today we’re releasing reserved tickets; schedule to be published on Friday

We are releasing all reserved (but unclaimed) tickets today; and plan to publish final schedule on Friday

This week is one of the busiest leading to WordCamp Europe. As of today, we have sold 2100 tickets and this week we’ll release the rest of the reserved tickets to bring us to the magical number of 3000 attendees. But not only that – you often asked us “when will you publish the schedule?” Well, your wait is (almost) over. We’re happy to say that the final schedule will be announced this week – as soon as we finish rolling out speaker announcements.

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Seventh Group of #WCEU speakers – K. Adam White, Alain Schlesser, Ivelina Dimova, Dwayne McDaniel, and Andrew Nacin

WordCamp Europe speakers – K. Adam White, Alain Schlesser, Ivelina Dimova, Dwayne McDaniel, and Andrew Nacin

We’re proud to present our next group of technical talks to you. Please, extend our welcome to K. Adam White, Alain Schlesser, Ivelina Dimova, Dwayne McDaniel, and Andrew Nacin. They will cover development topics ranging from REST API to development best practices and tricks.

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Coworking Spaces Selection

List of coworking places in Paris with special WordCamp Europe discount

This is the digital age. There are times when we all need a cosy place to work while we are travelling. It is not an easy task when you don’t know so much about the place you are visiting. Maybe you will need to find such places while attending the WordCamp Europe. Paris, as any other city, have numerous coworking spaces where you can rent un chouette coin (a sweet spot). So to get you covered, we have selected 6 coworking spaces for you and dealt discounted prices for WordCamp Europe attendees. You can show up in any of them, show your WCEU ticket and get a 20% discount. Continue reading Coworking Spaces Selection

Sixth group of #WCEU speakers – Sarah Semark, Dmitry Mayorov, Michael Arestad, John Maeda, Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Please welcome our next group of speakers – Sarah Semark, Dmitry Mayorov, Michael Arestad, John Maeda and Morten Rand-Hendriksen.

Our sixth group of speakers are Sarah Semark, Dmitry Mayorov, Michael Arestad, John Maeda and Morten Rand-Hendriksen; and they will talk (among other things) about design topics. Please welcome them!

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