The festival of WordPress
January 22, 2021

Catch-Up with Sessions via the Schedule

WordFest Live 2021 Schedule

WordFest Live 2021 will feature 48 sessions, held over 24 hours, across four different stages.  Select the session you want to catch up with below. The recorded video for each session is available at the top of each session page.

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12:00am02https://www.starts-at.com/event/1433450040Extending WordPress for a Complete Business SolutionThere’s a tool out there for everything. Some provide all-in-one services, some do one thing …Danielle Zarcaro
6:00pm20https://www.starts-at.com/event/7044513621Unleash Your Business Building SuperpowerHow you can overcome that nagging inner voice that wants to hold you back from …Matt Medeiros
5:00pm19https://www.starts-at.com/event/2062902886A Note to My Younger Self: What I Wish I Had Known as a Junior DevGrowing representation in tech means supporting each other in leveling up in our careers. We’ll …Fatima Sarah Khalid
3:00pm17https://www.starts-at.com/event/2227476011Getting More African Contributors Into WordPressBeing involved in the WordPress Community team these past years has made me and a …Mary Job
2:00pm16https://www.starts-at.com/event/1654544111How to Have a Human Connection in a Covid-19 World: 2021 Edition2020 wasn’t like anything we’ve experienced in modern days. The landscape has changed. How we …Mike Demo
1:00pm15https://www.starts-at.com/event/6671206586Content SEOWordPress out of the box is really SEO-friendly. Add an awesome SEO plugin (like Yoast …Marieke van de Rakt
12:00pm14https://www.starts-at.com/event/3048322716How to Hire Your First Remote WorkerYou know you need to hire someone, you’re drowning in work and need to start …Mike Killen
11:00am13https://www.starts-at.com/event/2055364997We Are All Human. Design Better Experiences with Empathy and EmotionsWe are living in extraordinary times, and one thing that’s come out very clearly out …Piccia Neri
10:00am12https://www.starts-at.com/event/1871841102Embracing the Shift from Office to WFH at StratticEmbracing the Shift from Office to WFH at Strattic https://www.dailymotion.com/video/k28ZDUUB2JUeyCwButn?queue-enable=false Until March 2020 Strattic was …Miriam Schwab
9:00am11https://www.starts-at.com/event/3180747658The Growth Mindset: How Our Blog Went from 0 to 1 Million Visitors a Year!In this session, I’ll be going over a process that we have tested which brings …Pritesh Vora
8:00am10https://www.starts-at.com/event/3315014449How I Started My Business During a PandemicIn February 2020, I was laid off from my job after almost two years. I …Shanta R Nathwani
7:00am09https://www.starts-at.com/event/1404650995Updating WordPress the Hard WayIn this talk, I will be sharing the real grease on updating a WordPress site …Akshat Choudhary
6:00am08https://www.starts-at.com/event/2894077071Self Coach for SuccessWe need coaches and sometimes we need to self coach. This talk is about the …Masni Mustafa
5:00am07https://www.starts-at.com/event/3163480088Why Progressive Web Apps for WordPress?Progressive Web App is a hot topic on the web right now. As per recent …Imran Sayed
4:00am06https://www.starts-at.com/event/2166183004Has 2020 Killed Your Spirit Too? Same. Want To Know Why?“Hey, how ya doin’?” Anyone else cringe when this question was asked in the chaotic …tracy apps
3:00am05https://www.starts-at.com/event/2512882372WordPress Sucks!We all love WordPress, but if we’re honest with ourselves, we know that it’s not …Cameron Jones
2:00am04https://www.starts-at.com/event/9499427689Extending the WordPress Editor with Block PatternsThe WordPress block editor provides opportunities for creating complex content for WordPress posts and pages. …Daisy Olsen
1:00am03https://www.starts-at.com/event/2869192917Content Modeling for WordPressContent is still king. It should always come first. So, before you do the famous …Larry Swanson
11:00pm01https://www.starts-at.com/event/2296123199Sell By HelpingA website consultants’ framework for running successful sales meetings. Learn how to ethically convert more …Nick Gulic
7:00pm21https://www.starts-at.com/event/1049361558Welcome to the Community and Your New CareerWordPress is software and a whole community of people. As a community, we have the …Courtney A. Robertson
8:00pm22https://www.starts-at.com/event/3237977397Case Study: Make WordPress Accessible for EveryoneEach fall, Austin-based Knowbility holds a competition for teams from around the world and tasks …Joe A. Simpson, Jr.
9:00pm23https://www.starts-at.com/event/2081842122Case Study: A #Nocode Contributor Journey on the WordPress Gutenberg Github RepoWays a non-developer can contribute via the GitHub repository. Example: WordPress Gutenberg. Learn some lingo, …Birgit Pauli-Haack
10:00pm24https://www.starts-at.com/event/2391955874Selling Access to Content – a Review of Your OptionsIt’s not just a course. It’s not just a membership site. What WordPress gives you …Chris Lema
4:00pm18https://www.starts-at.com/event/2077128259How to Internationalize Your eCommerce StoreLearn how to overcome your ecommerce store internationalization challenges. We’ll review the best practices to …Thomas Fanchin
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12:00am25https://www.starts-at.com/event/1433450040How to Sell Your Services and Add Value to Your ClientsRetaining Web Design and SEO Clients Through Process and Communication Retaining clients can be tricky, …Jamie Hill
1:00am26https://www.starts-at.com/event/2869192917WordPress Theme Layout with Gantry 5Create custom designs quickly using the flexible and open source Gantry framework. Starting with the …Robbie Adair
6:00am27https://www.starts-at.com/event/2894077071How to… Know if I’ve Been HackedThe most 3 typical questions that people ask me when they realize that I work …Nestor Angulo Ugarte
7:00am28https://www.starts-at.com/event/1404650995Online Learning for the WordPress CommunityIn response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the WordPress Community Team began to explore new ways …Angela Jin
12:00pm29https://www.starts-at.com/event/30483227165 Most Popular Recommendations to Speed Up Your Website that Don’t WorkIf you ever googled anything related to “how to speed up a website” you probably …Sabrina Zeidan
1:00pm30https://www.starts-at.com/event/6671206586So How Do I Know if My WordPress Website Is Accessible?There are many resources available to help designers, developers and content authors create accessible websites. …Graham Armfield
6:00pm31https://www.starts-at.com/event/7044513621Accessibility Is a Moving TargetDespite our best efforts, it’s difficult to future proof a website for accessibility standards. Your …AmyJune Hineline
7:00pm32https://www.starts-at.com/event/1049361558Chair Yoga for Remote WorkersThis session will offer attendees an opportunity to connect to their body through movement and …Amanda Gorman
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2:00am33https://www.starts-at.com/event/9499427689The Good Thing IsDo you know how sometimes there’s that voice in your head, the one that’s like …Simon Kelly
3:00am34https://www.starts-at.com/event/2512882372Pandemic-Proof with Online FormsDuring a global pandemic, learn how industries around the world turned to online forms to …Naomi C. Bush
8:00am35https://www.starts-at.com/event/3315014449Automating WordPress Workflows from ScratchThis presentation is about how to automate things with WordPress and to use WordPress at …Arun Bansal
9:00am36https://www.starts-at.com/event/3180747658How to Be a Tech Support WarriorThe most tricky side of the product or a company is tackling technical support and …Nidhi Jain
2:00pm37https://www.starts-at.com/event/1654544111Win More Clients by Sharing Your StoryAs digital agency owners it’s easy to hide behind fancy graphics and techie talk across …Nicole Osborne
3:00pm38https://www.starts-at.com/event/2227476011Introduction to the GraphQL API for WordPressThe GraphQL API for WordPress is a brand-new WordPress plugin which which enables access to …Leonardo Losoviz
8:00pm39https://www.starts-at.com/event/3237977397The Importance of Inclusivity in Content CreationAs creators, we have a responsibility – no, an obligation – to create content that …Camber Clemence
9:00pm40https://www.starts-at.com/event/2081842122Please My Dear Aunt Sally: ADHD Coping Mechanisms at WorkFor 48 years I struggled with getting important things done on time, finding my keys, …Chris Ford
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11:00pm41https://www.starts-at.com/event/22961231995 Ways to Build Rest and Health Into Your Employees’ WorkflowMental health in the workplace is vital to the longevity of your organization. Encouraging mental …Matt Cromwell
4:00am42https://www.starts-at.com/event/2166183004Creating 5 Star Website Experiences for ClientsA workshop on how to change the website experience for clients by bringing in elements …Anchen Le Roux
5:00am43https://www.starts-at.com/event/3163480088Surviving and Thriving Despite ClientzillaNot every client turns out to be a joy to work with. Some are difficult, …Topher DeRosia
10:00am44https://www.starts-at.com/event/1871841102Inclusion in Our Communications and Engagement in a World of Increased Remote WorkingThe world of work continues to react, adjust and adapt to the consequences of the …Abha Thakor
11:00am45https://www.starts-at.com/event/2055364997Digital Sustainability: What It Is and How You Can HelpThis talk is an introduction into digital sustainability, explaining how your website creates a carbon …Chris Butterworth
4:00pm46https://www.starts-at.com/event/2077128259What Journalism Can Teach You About Good ContentWhat do five wives and one husband have to do with good content? In this …Cinthya Anand
5:00pm47https://www.starts-at.com/event/2062902886WordPress: Your One Stop Shop for PodcastingPodcasting is growing more each day, and there are lots and lots of tools emerging …Joe Casabona
10:00pm48https://www.starts-at.com/event/2391955874De-Stressing in 10 Minutes or LessYou wake up for your day and look at your calendar. You already feel behind …Lindsey Miller