Intro to Block-based Themes / Connect to WordPress using Application Passwords

▪️▪️▪️ Intro to Block-based Themes ▪️▪️▪️

With full-site editing on the horizon, WordPress themes are evolving. Kjell Reigstad will provide an introduction to block-based themes, explain how they’re different from existing themes, and discuss what that means for both users and theme developers.
PRESENTED BY: Kjell Reigstad

▪️▪️▪️ Connect to WordPress using Application Passwords ▪️▪️▪️

WordPress 5.6 introduced the Application Passwords authentication method for the REST API. Application Passwords allows developers to easily connect to any WordPress site. In this talk, we’ll explore the new Application Passwords feature, and how as a developer we can integrate it into our applications.
PRESENTED BY: Timothy Jacobs


Kjell Reigstad leads the Theme Design Squad at Automattic. He’s an avid contributor to WordPress project, where he founded the project’s bi-weekly Block-based Themes meeting, and worked with Allan Cole to lead the Twenty Nineteen theme. Kjell lives in a cozy red house outside of Boston.

Timothy Jacobs is a WordPress developer at iThemes where he works on the iThemes Security plugin. He’s a WordPress Core Committer for the REST API component. You can find him at where he attempts to blog semi-regularly about WordPress development.