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Decoupled Days - JAMstack and WordPress for 2020

Decoupled Days - JAMstack and WordPress for 2020

JAMstack, Headless and Static WordPress sites and applications are not new. However, they have been evolving rapidly over the last few years. In this talk, JavaScript for WordPress educator, Zac Gordon, dives into the latest innovations and best practices around the JAMstack and WordPress. This includes a look at the the latest implementations, tools and resources. However, the JAMstack and WordPress still has it’s drawbacks and Zac will clearly lay out what you may lose out on when you venture down this path and suggestions of where the community can improve around the JAMstack and WordPress. This talk is meant for developers and site owners alike.

Zac Gordon

July 23, 2020
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  1. JAMstack &
    WordPress
    WHAT'S NEW, GOOD (AND BAD) IN 2020

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  2. ZAC GORDON
    Educator at
    JavaScript for WordPress
    Community Builder for
    Headless WordPress at
    Strattic
    Co-Founder
    Gatsby WP Themes
    @zgordon

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  3. What's New
    in 2020?

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  4. WPGRAPHQL
    Gatsby Support
    Version 0.10.0
    #1 What's New?

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  5. CMS agnostic
    GraphQL is way to go
    GRAPHQL BY POP
    #2 What's New?

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  6. WordPress Cloud Integration
    Gatsby Themes
    GATSBY JS
    #3 What's New?

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  7. €1M Funding w Automatic
    Theme Releases
    FRONTITY
    #4 What's New?

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  8. $6.5M Funding w Automatic
    Opens to the public
    STRATTIC
    #5 What's New?

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  9. What's Good
    in 2020?

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  10. WordPress powers 30% of the web.
    JAMstack could power 30%
    of all WordPress sites.
    #1 What's Good?

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  11. We have solid frameworks.
    #2 What's Good?

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  12. We have non-developer options.
    #3 What's Good?

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  13. 3rd party integrations
    keep coming.
    #4 What's Good?

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  14. JAMstack & WordPress
    is no longer fringe.
    #5 What's Good?

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  15. What's Bad
    in 2020?

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  16. The "Content Mesh" doesn't mesh
    with most WordPress site owners.
    #1 What's Bad?

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  17. Many WordPress devs still don't have the
    JavaScript skills they need.
    #2 What's Bad?

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  18. WordPress plugin integrations
    are still lacking.
    #3 What's Bad?

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  19. We need more free
    static-friendly solutions.
    #4 What's Bad?

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  20. We need more focus on
    JAMstack for non-developers.
    #5 What's Bad?

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  21. Static-First
    WordPress
    @ZGORDON
    @JSFORWP
    @STRATTICWEB

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