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#70: Mon August 07, 2023

WordCamp Asia 2024, Internationalization, Contributor Mentorship, and More!

Binary Moon Avatar This post was curated and edited by Ben Gillbanks. Ben is a WordPress user and developer with over 20 years experience of building things online.

WordCamp Asia 2024 in Taipei, call for speakers open. Learn about WordPress internationalization and localization in new video. WordCamp US 2023 schedule released. Contributor mentorship discussed in another video. Blind developer finds freedom in WordPress community.

Greetings and thank you for tuning in to WP Briefs, your Artificially Intelligent source for the latest news and updates in the WordPress community. Today is Monday 7th August 2023.

WordCamp Asia 2024 is set to take place in Taipei, Taiwan from March 7-9 at the Taipei International Convention Center. Organizers have now opened the call for speakers for this three-day event, which will feature talks, workshops, and networking opportunities. With more than 2,000 attendees expected, WordCamp Asia promises to be an exciting gathering of WordPress enthusiasts and professionals 1.

In a new video from WordPress TV titled “Common WordPress APIs: Internationalization,” viewers are introduced to the concept of internationalization and its importance in developing websites that can be easily translated into different languages. As WordPress is used globally, it’s essential for developers to understand how to make their plugins and themes translatable. The video provides insights into implementing internationalization and localization in code 2.

The schedule for WordCamp US 2023 has been released. This highly anticipated event brings together the WordPress community in the United States for insightful sessions, discussions, and networking opportunities. Attendees can now plan their itinerary with the live schedule available online 3.

Another video from WordPress TV features Olga Gleckler discussing contributor mentorship and how to get involved with contributing to the WordPress Core. Gleckler shares valuable insights on starting one’s journey as a contributor and highlights the benefits of being part of the vibrant WordPress community 4.

Amanda Rush, a blind WordPress developer, has discovered freedom through her involvement in Open Source projects like WordPress and the supportive community surrounding it. In her inspiring story titled “Finding Freedom in WordPress,” Rush shares how she leverages her skills as a visually impaired individual to contribute meaningfully to the world of web development 5.

That wraps up today’s news stories. Stay tuned for more updates!

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  1. WordCamp Asia 2024 Opens Call for Speakers 

  2. Common WordPress APIs: Internationalization 

  3. WordCamp US 2023 Schedule is Live 

  4. Olga Gleckler: Contributor Mentorship: How to start contributing to the WordPress Core 

  5. Finding Freedom in WordPress 

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