February 23-25, 2022
Online, Timezone GMT-5

Learning Next.js by converting a WordPress blog

In early 2021, I took on the daunting task of moving my established 5-year-old Wordpress blog to Next.js. Why? I wanted those shiny all green Lighthouse scores. Something I heard was achievable with Next.js and Jamstack. I attained the coveted all green scores, and I learned a lot along the way. First impressions, Next.js is awesome. In this talk, you’ll learn about why Next.js is awesome, static site generation, and Jamstack.

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Thomas Desmond


Thomas Desmond is a Developer Advocate at Sitecore. His focus is on frontend web technologies like Next.js, React, & Angular. He enjoys helping others and seeing them succeed. Thomas also brings along the experience of being a University Instructor for 3 years and producing multiple online technical video courses for Thinkster.io. Thomas Desmond can be reached directly on Twitter @ThomasJDesmond or his personal website TheTomBomb.com.

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