Shane Thomas
March 3, 2021
18:00 – 19:00

The Gatsby WordPress Integration Workshop

Learn how to use Gatsby's new WordPress integration from the people who built it! During this workshop you will integrate data from WordPress into an existing site using Gatsby as the frontend for headless WordPress.
Shane Thomas
Shane Thomas
Engineering Manager, Gatsby
@smthomas3
Jason Bahl
Jason Bahl
Principal Software Engineer, WPEngine
@jasonbahl

Learn how to use Gatsby's new WordPress integration from the people who built it: Gatsby engineer Tyler Barnes and Jason Bahl, creator of WPGraphQL! During this workshop you will integrate data from WordPress into an existing site using Gatsby as the frontend for headless WordPress. Watch how installing the plugin and adding your WPGraphQL enabled endpoint makes your WordPress content available in Gatsby's data layer and available to use in your React templates. See for yourself how we have both solved the hardest parts of working with WordPress and encapsulated all of our best practices into an open source plugin -- while still leveraging popular WordPress plugins for content modeling, translation, e-commerce, and more!

About your instructors:

Tyler Barnes, Staff Software Engineer (WordPress) at Gatsby, and  Jason Bahl, Principal Software Engineer, WPEngine. Tyler codes funny, writes songs, and loves building tools to make the complex simple. Jason is the creator/maintainer of WPgraphql and helped develop Gatsby’s latest WordPress source plugin. He is also the king of dad jokes.

Prerequisites

Basic React and GraphQL knowledge.

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