Foxhound, a JS-powered, accessibility-ready theme now available

Earlier this week, Foxhound was approved and pushed live to WordPress.org. I’ve written about it before (sort of), but this is now officially the first REST-API-powered theme on wp.org 🎉 When it comes to the REST-API, there’s a lot of focus on how it’s used by top agencies for custom apps, but that’s very niche. I […]

WordPress REST API React/Redux helpers

Over the past year+, I’ve been working in-depth with React at Automattic. I’ve also been trying to bring everything I’m learning there into WordPress themeing (since that’s a hobby of mine). Last year I posted about a simple theme, Anadama, which used the REST API plugin. With the REST API slated to be released with […]

Local Development for WordCamp Websites

An important aspect of running a WordCamp is having a good website. That’s where all your attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers will interact with you before and at the event. We’re lucky to have a number of tools built into the WordCamp environment, but the “locked-down” nature of the sites can make it hard to […]

Accessibility for WordCamps

If you’re coming here from a link I’ve shared, WordCamps are conferences for WordPress. I’m very involved in the WordPress events community, so I wanted to highlight some ways for our events to be more accessible for people with disabilities. In the past year or so, web accessibility has finally been getting the attention it needs. Last […]