JavaScript for WordPress
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JavaScript for WordPress

August 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central US Time

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August 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central US Time

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August 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central US Time

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JavaScript for WordPress

Some Key Takeaways!

By coding along with us in the Workshop, you'll:

  • Learn how to properly include JavaScript in WordPress themes and plugins
  • Learn how to work with AJAX in WordPress Themes and Plugins
  • Learn how to make requests to the WP REST API in a theme or plugin using the Backbone Client included in WordPress Core
  • Learn how to make decoupled requests to the WP REST API using the Node API Client
  • Learn how to authenticate decoupled request to the WP REST API

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Zac Gordon

Zac Gordon

Zac Gordon is a professional educator, currently working on the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course. Previously, Zac taught WordPress for Treehouse. He has years of experience teaching WordPress and JavaScript at high schools, colleges, bootcamps and online learning sites. In addition to teaching, Zac also runs Web Hosting for Students, one of the world’s largest hosting companies dedicated to students and teachers.

Spend A Full Day Immersed With Zac Gordon

Workshop Details

JavaScript is playing a larger role in WordPress themes, plugins and WordPress Core. Thanks to the WordPress REST API, decoupled projects leveraging WordPress as a backend is also possible.

Come join Zac Gordon, the leading WordPress educator, and learn how to take WordPress further with JavaScript.

Daily Schedule

We've already held over 80 workshops holding thousands attendees in-person and online. In this time we've discovered ways to schedule the day so it goes smoothly and efficiently.

Regardless if you're in-person or participating with us online you'll have the full ability to replay things you missed, get your questions answered LIVE and interact with the teacher throughout the day.

  • 9:30AM
    Local Development Setup
  • 10:00AM
    An Overview of JavaScript in WordPress
  • 10:30AM
    How to Properly Include JavaScript in a WordPress Theme or Plugin
  • 11:30AM
    Working with AJAX in WordPress
  • 12:30PM
  • 1:00PM
    Intro to the WordPress REST API
  • 2:00PM
    Making API Requests with Backbone Client in a Theme or Plugin
  • 3:00PM
    Making Decoupled API Results with Node API Client
  • 4:00PM
    Authenticating with the WordPress REST API and JavaScript
  • 4:30PM
    Taking Things Further

Interact with the Instructor - Online & In-Person

Get Your Questions Answered • Code Along with the Class • Classroom Format

Is This Workshop for Me?


If you're already comfortable with JavaScript and want to learn about how to use JavaScript in WordPress themes, plugins and decoupled projects then this workshop is for you!

Any Prerequisites?

  • If you do not already know JavaScript, you should work on gaining a solid foundation before starting. Some experience with working with APIs and JavaScript is also encouraged.

Event Details


One Full Day Workshop Session

Replay Videos (available immediately)


August 4, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central US Time


Option 1: Attend online on our full HD live stream

Option 2: Attend in-person at HQ in Minneapolis, MN