Mon premier WordCamp en tant que speaker

Aujourd'hui s'est déroulée la dixième édition du WordCamp Paris et j'ai eu l'honneur d'y participer en tant que speaker pour parler de Gutenberg. Conférence Vous trouvez ci-dessous les slides de ma conférence intitulée "Gutenberg, le futur de la création de contenu dans WordPress" https://www.slideshare.net/riadbenguella/gutenberg-le-futur-de-la-cration-de-contenu-dans-wordpress-90168384 Atelier J'ai aussi eu la chance d'animer un atelier sur l'extensibilité …

WordPress Core, the next battles

What are the next battles we should take to improve WordPress technology and workflow? What should we do next? I've been part of the WordPress community for more than a year now, which is really short in WordPress time, but I truly love this community and I hope to contribute for several more years. This …

With Gutenberg, what happens to my Custom Fields?

Developers and web agencies make extensive use of Custom Fields to add structured data to their Custom Post Types (and regular post types as well). By leveraging the Meta Box API, plugins like ACF, CMB or Pods Framework address this concern. They all work similarly: you define fieldsets, a list of fields with different types …

One thousand and one way to extend Gutenberg today

If there's one and only one feature that made WordPress gain 30% of the web's market share, this feature would be Extensibility. What is WordPress without Yoast? What is WordPress without ACF? Without JetPack? WooCommerce? Without Akismet? Without Contact Form 7? What is WordPress without Hello Dolly? It's nothing but another niche CMS with way …

How Gutenberg is changing WordPress Development?

If you're already familiar with WordPress, you're probably used to its content editor based on TinyMCE. Creating content in WordPress did not really change for many years now. But with new competitors gaining more and more attraction like Medium, Ghost, Wix, Squarespace, WordPress decided to build a new Editor called Gutenberg (After Johannes Gutenberg, the …

WordPress is evolving and you should care

Do you know WordPress, this tool that powers 27% of the web? This big old CMS everyone loves to hate because It's oldish, it's PHP and it's not an SPA? but in the same time, everyone uses because it's so great at achieving the goal it's designed for: creating content? Well! It's time to stop criticizing …

Sorry, I lied. I’m not a noob, never was, never be, neither you do

In a previous post, I told you that we're all noobs and that we have to continue learning no matter what. Well, I lied! It’s true that you have to keep learning, but you're not a noob, no one is and here is why. You're not a noob, you learned how to draw a square …

GraphQL is not only for Backend

When we hear about GraphQL, it's often mentioned as the new way to retrieve data from the server. The silver bullet that will replace REST APIs. This is true, GraphQL can do an amazing job to run the new generation of server APIs but this is not the whole picture. From the homepage of the official …

Dure, la vie de dev chez Automattic

TL;DR J'ai rejoint Automattic il y'a quelques semaines, et à travers ce post, je vous fais découvrir  une journée de travail classique (ou presque) pour un développeur Lambda chez A8C, en sachant que c'est une société assez atypique puisque tous les employés y travaillent à distance. En espérant vous convaincre de nous rejoindre !! Il …