Web components are easier than you think

General lecture


For the longest time I thought, web components were scary, frustrating and so complicated my mind would explode. But I finally sat down and muddled my way through only to find that they're a lot easier than I ever thought. And not only that, they can solve consistency and interaction problems across a wide array of infrastructures, frameworks and Content Management Systems.

Come along on a decidedly non-scary ride through creating web components and implementing them in your favorite Content Management System (as long as that favorite CMS is WordPress, of course.)

To get the most out of this course you will need some HTML, CSS and rudimentary JavaScript knowledge. Also, check out my recent article entitled Using Web Components in WordPress is Easier Than You Think.

Session topics


  • John Rhea

    Web Designer/Developer, Virginia Humanities, University of Virginia

    John is a storyteller with design and development skills. By day he designs and builds websites. He counts his words carefully at https://8wordstories.com and helps you kill zombies while learning web development at https://undead.institute.He lives near Charlottesville, VA with his wife, Carrielyn, and, like, a lot of kids (six at...