Fake it Like a Project Manager, for Designers and Developers

I talk about critical paths, communication, and dependencies to clear up what project management is all about and how every person needs some elements of it in their life. via Fake it Like a Project Manager, for Designers and Developers — When I Have Time by Sara Rosso

A Journey of Theme Craftsmanship

My name is Lance, and I love themes. What was my standard opening line for many years when starting a WordCamp talk is still true today. "My name is Lance, and I still love themes.” I’d like to tell you the story of my journey of theme craftsmanship—the ups, the downs, the unexpected results—and how … Continue reading A Journey of Theme Craftsmanship

Ten Years of Automattic

In Ten Years of Automattic, Matt Mullenweg takes a look at the first decade of Automattic's history. Our work is far from finished, and I hope there are hundreds of failures we learn from over the next 20 years. One of the things that makes me happiest is that I get to wake up every … Continue reading Ten Years of Automattic

Video: State of Themes Panel

Lance Willett, Tiago Noronha, Ben Gillbanks, Tammie Lister: State of Themes Panel from WordCamp London 2015 — now on WordPress TV.

Interview with WisdmLabs

I recently spoke with Namrata G from WisdmLabs about Automattic, WordPress, GPL, CSS frameworks, and more. Full interview here: Interview with Lance Willett – Sweeper at Automattic.

Building Themes With the WP REST API

Building themes with the WP REST API — must-watch recap (with video) of Jack Lenox's presentation at WordCamp London.

Press Publish

Announcing Press Publish with two upcoming dates in Portland, OR in March 2015 and Phoenix, AZ in April 2015. A new, one-day conference for bloggers who use WordPress — or want to switch. With inspirational talks by successful bloggers and workshops by the people who make WordPress.com and Jetpack — all designed to help you … Continue reading Press Publish

Davide Casali: Gestalt Design Principles for Developers

Video on WordPress.tv, highly recommended. My colleague Davide "Folletto" Casali shares basic design and user interaction fundamentals. (Slides.)

Haciendo Comunidad

La comunidad de WordPress es una cosa compleja. Tiene muchas particularidades que la hacen única, y a la vez la hacen poco apetecible. Porque cuando la estructura de algo es taaan grande, es muy difícil entrar en ella y sentirse cómodo. Las comunidades locales de WordPress de Barcelona y Sevilla nos hemos unido y hemos … Continue reading Haciendo Comunidad

Tucson WordPress Meetup: Showcase

Tim recapped our Tucson WordPress meetup for January 2015 nicely, with the winners of the "Best of 2014" showcase.