WordCamp Block: Organizers and Sponsors

For more details, see “Converting WordCamp Shortcodes to Gutenberg Blocks” and “WordCamp Block: Speakers.”


The Organizers blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. is almost the same as Speakers, and follows the same general flow. The only difference is the lack of session information and link to an individual organizer post. 


The placeholder and selection process for Sponsors is the same as the previous blocks. You can select individual sponsors or sponsor levels, or show all of your WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more.’s sponsors in a list.

By default, if you show the entire list, the sponsors are arranged by level.

Some questions:

  • Would you use these blocks for your WordCamp?
  • Does this seem to give you more options, or less options, than working with the shortcodeShortcode A shortcode is a placeholder used within a WordPress post, page, or widget to insert a form or function generated by a plugin in a specific location on your site.?
  • Would these changes make it easier or harder to display content in a way that you like, on your WordCamp site?
  • Any other feedback or observations?