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WordPress Meetup: Gutenberg
Please note that the December meetup will be on a Tuesday instead of the normal first Wednesday of the month because you may have other plans on the eve of Finland's Independence Day. The WordPress Helsinki meetup group aims to bring people of all skill levels together, from beginners to WordPress professionals. WordPress Helsinki is purely organised by community volunteers, and operates under the WordPress code of conduct. This month Sami Keijonen will give a talk on how to get your theme ready for Gutenberg, which will be the new default editor in WordPress 5.0. The talk will cover: * how to add support for colour palette, font sizes, and align wide blocks * how to set editor styles for maximum WYSIWYG experience * how to organise styles for Core and custom blocks * etc. While this session is mainly aimed at developers, you’re more than welcome join us for drinks later at Teerenpeli in Kamppi after the talk if you just want sit down and chat with others from the local community. --- Agenda 17:15 – Doors open 17:30 – Opening words 17:40 – Get you theme ready for Gutenberg 19:00 – Drinks & networking This session will be in English. Drinks & snacks will be provided by G-Works ( If you have any questions, leave a comment or contact us directly through the contact form on You can also find us on Twitter @WPHelsinki ( and Facebook ( If you prefer a more direct approach, you can find most of the community members on the #meetups-helsinki channel on Slack. See you on Tuesday! --- Slack The local Finnish Slack community is a great place to meet other WordPress enthusiasts online and get help and advice with WordPress-related issues. We’ve written a brief introduction on our meetup page if you're interested in joining: --- Talks If you’d like to speak at an upcoming meetup or suggest some topics you’d like to hear about, leave a comment on our meetup board ( or contact us on the #meetups-helsinki channel on Slack. --- Sponsorship Our meetups are run by volunteers and could always use some support from the professional community. If your company is interested in sponsoring an upcoming meetup or hearing more about it, leave a message on the #meetups-helsinki channel on Slack or contact us directly through our meetup page. --- Local communities on Twitter Helsinki, (#WPHEL) Jyväskylä, (#WPJKL) Oulu, (#WPOUL) Seinäjoki, (#WPSJK) Tampere, (#WPTRE) Turku, (#WPTKU) To reach the whole WordPress community in Finland on Twitter, use the hashtag #WPFI (


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