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Speaker: Chris Brosnan

Introducing ways to use WooCommerce as a platform to build user experiences and business solutions that go beyond pure e-commerce/payment solutions in WordPress instances.

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Developing for WordPress with WooCommerce

Introducing ways to use WooCommerce as a platform to build user experiences and business solutions that go beyond ...

Why a greener web is good for everyone

The internet has huge potential to move us towards a sustainable future through dematerialising products and streamlining industries. ...

What I do when I don’t know what I’m doing

Many projects I do require knowledge that I don't have. Yet. With a standard technical approach and the ...

Tales from 10 years in the WordPress community

It's been 10 years since Keith pressed the big red 'Start this meetup' button and WordPress London was ...

Why I’m going to stop selling WordPress websites

This will be about my journey and reluctance to go into building client website with WordPress. About the ...

Introduction to Using Coding Standards in Your WordPress Project

Aimed at those who have never really looked into coding standards, Gary will give a broad overview to ...

Supercharging WordPress Development in 2018

Towards the end of 2015, Rareloop launched their WordPress starter theme Lumberjack, which built on open source tools ...

Open Q&A Session

This is an opportunity for you to bring those unanswered questions you may have about WordPress, whether that's ...

Designing the Content Creation Experience

WordPress is being used in increasingly complex settings, powering everything from websites, to apps to content distribution services. ...

SSR using WordPress API with VueJS and Nuxt

Alessandro will talk of his experience building production ready websites using Nuxt (a VueJS SSR framework) interfacing with ...

All-in-one GDPR

We'll be looking at the development process and the problems solved by our compliance toolkit to help your ...

An Open Q&A with the WordCamp London Team Lead

Ever wondered what goes into organising a WordCamp? In this interview Ana Silva, the lead organiser for WordCamp ...

WP-CLI: An Intro and Interesting Use Cases

WP-CLI is the command line interface for WordPress. In this talk, John will introduce the core concepts of ...

What to Expect at WCLDN

A run through of what attendees can expect to find going on at WordCamp London 2018, which happens ...

NatWest 6 Nations Match Centre on WordPress

Following on from our work with the British & Irish Lions tour of 2017, Sotic were engaged to ...

The Joys and Hardships of Adding Cloud Services to WordPress

In this talk Nic will step through both the product and engineering challenges of tightly integrating a complex ...

How Blockchain is going to disrupt Digital Marketing

David will take a look at how blockchain is starting to disrupt the digital marketing sector and show ...

Useful Accessibility Tools

A look at a selection of some useful free tools that help ensure accessibility of websites. The tools ...

Test quick, Build smart, Be awesome

A lot of the time businesses are so focused on the big shiny thing at the end of ...

Production Ready WordPress

It is common practice to move code through a series of servers in a multi-tiered development workflow. This ...

No one said it would be _this_ hard…

The challenges of running a one-person business are many and varied.  The impact on my mental health caused ...

Scaling WordPress with containers

With the REST API in full swing, SPAs (Single Page Apps) are popping up all over the place, ...

Plugins Uncovered – Nov. 2017

We all have our favourite go-to plugins, often using them repeatedly on our client projects.  We may have ...

Winning at Discovery

That phase of any project that, if not pinned down and given the attention it needs, can trip ...

Why You Should Give Great Support

So you’ve created a plugin or a theme for WordPress? Awesome! It doesn’t stop there. Find out why ...

The Night of the Living Style Guides

The line between design and development is getting blurrier, and our approach to web design is becoming more ...

What you didn’t know you need to know about WordPress and databases

There are a number of ways to speed up sites. Caching is one of them. However caching can't ...

The Move to Modern PHP in WordPress

A look at the initiatives to improve the PHP landscape of the WordPress ecosystem.

Why are we writing all these blog posts?

Are you a growth-hacking marketing guru, creating compelling content that resonates with your target audience and drives value? ...

Fun and Games with Regex

Think ‘regex’ and ‘fun’ can’t exist in the same sentence? I’ll teach you how to win at computer ...

Page Builder Panel – The Pros & Cons Of Them In Your Workflow

Featuring Doug Belchamber, Keith Devon and Mike Pead; this will be an open panel discussion around the use ...

Splitting Shipping based on shipping class in WooCommerce

Up until WooCommerce 2.1, each order had to be shipped via a single method with a single price. ...

Don’t lose your steam! How to deal with unhappy customers

No matter if your product, business plans or plugin is functional and well crafted: there comes a time ...

WP_Model, synthetic ORM for WordPress (Part 1)

I have made an ORM for WordPress, before you roll your eyes at that statement I have built ...

The Role of Page Builders for Developers

Are custom page templates and shortcodes offering our clients and users the best content publishing experience? In this ...

Journey from Freelancer to Agency

Who has helped us along the way.  What tools we now use to manage the business.

Tech support and community management

Communities — from close knit bands of commenters to busy international forums — are fun and engaging but ...

Intro to GlotPress and Translating into British English (en_GB)

In this bite-sized talk, we'll be going over GlotPress, the plugin used to translate WordPress, exploring what it ...

WordPress at the United Nations

“WordPress at the United Nations” is about my experience doing WordPress consulting at the United Nations Head Quarters ...

Let’s do an accessibility audit of wpldn.uk together!

Following on from last month’s talks regarding why accessible websites are a must, it’s worth knowing how to ...

The Themers Guide to WP-CLI

WP-CLI is a useful tool for automating tasks and optimising developer workflow in WordPress. WP-CLI is commonly used ...

#A11Y and How to Sell it to a Client

We have all heard the term #A11Y and know we should be doing something about it, but how ...

Plugins Uncovered – March 2017

We all have our favourite go-to plugins, often using them repeatedly on our client projects.  We may have ...

Leveraging the Customizer for Big Media

The Customizer is one of the most powerful parts of WordPress, its a great tool for users, and ...

Privacy by Design: 7 things you can’t afford to ignore

Even in a post Brexit UK, the new law on data protection is going to change things for ...

Building Single-page Sites With WordPress

Single page applications (SPA) are big part of the future of web design. Using a JS library like ...

log($this), $monitor->that()

Logging and monitoring is an important, but usually overlooked aspect of web application design. We debug them for ...

Word after word: my writing workflow

From blog posts to internal reports, reviews, documentations, business proposals or social statuses, there is a wide range ...

Why switching to WordPress Coding Standards will make you a better developer

WordPress Coding Standards have been around for a while, yet many developers don’t write code that conforms to ...

WordPress DevOps for Beginners

A run through of dev ops for beginners covering some basics to get your started Git & Version ...

You Can Do It – The Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

Anything is possible, if you put your mind to it. Determination, tenacity and personality are the tools for ...

Modern PHP toolset for WordPress

Many WordPress projects quickly outgrow their humble beginnings as blogs or websites and are now highly customised web ...

Ethical Outsourcing for Web Developers / Designers

We all live in a ‘gig’ economy.  But how should you work with freelancers to make sure you ...

How to grow from a one-man-band into an agency

Taking the leap and loving it. Building a team, how, who and what to look out for Attracting ...

Docker Deep Dive for WordPress Admins

Following on from his recent lightning talk. Mark will be taking a deeper dive into Docker for WordPress ...

Why we built our SaaS startup on WordPress and why you should too

Elliot will share lessons learnt and decisions taken in development. Why we chose WordPress and how it enabled ...

Obscure WordPress Functions That Are Actually Quite Useful

A lightning talk given by Graham Armfield titled "Obscure WordPress Functions That Are Actually Quite Useful"

A Design Process for our Community Project #wpldnBuild

Learn about our suggested design process and how you can get involved in the #wpldnBuild.

Good Migrations – Moving a WordPress Site to Docker

Following on from his recent lightning talk. Mark will be taking a deeper dive into Docker for WordPress ...

Making a simple quiz plugin using React and the WP REST API

If you’ve ever wanted to build something, anything, with the WordPress REST API but were not sure where ...

Tidy Up Your WordPress Site for the New Year

With the start of the new year, now is the time to ensure that your content is up-to-date.

Preparing Your Plugin for a .org Release

How do you get a plugin onto the WordPress.org repository? What steps do you need to take? Are ...

10 Step Guide To Doing Your Own Thing (With WordPress)

I'll share the 10 most important things I've learned since I started to use WordPress and the experiences ...

Building Themes With The WordPress Customiser API

If you’re not already using the customizer to add custom ‘options’ into your themes, then this talk will ...

Happiness Bar – Dec. 2015

Looking for advise regarding WordPress?  Want to chat with the community about a concept you have?  Have an ...

Fired Up For Business

Your energy and productivity are crucial for business success. Health is fundamental to your energy and productivity. • ...

WordPress for SEO Haters

SEO is a dirty word, tarnished by years of bad practice and self-defined 'gurus'. But should it be ...

Websockets + WordPress = Magic

WordPress and Websockets what type of dark magic is this? The darkest, with the power of WordPress and ...

Is the wp-admin interface dead?

With the rise of WP-API and WP-CLI plugin developers can no longer assume that a user is interacting ...

How we created Google Docs-style editing for WordPress posts and pages

Poetica is a beta WordPress plugin that inserts Google Docs-style collaboration into your WordPress posts and pages. Co-founder and ...

Adding Composer to your WordPress development toolbox

Neil be looking at how to use Composer as a tool to manage and maintain WordPress based sites ...

Crossing the bridge from corporate comfort to start-up solitude

Corporate life does not prepare you for the day you set out on your own.  For many creating ...

Learn more than the average Web Developer

Steve is going to teach the 10 things that people MUST know BEFORE they Build a Website.  It’s ...

Using AWS to super charge your WordPress site and scale to 100,000s of users

The talk will be about how to scale WordPress in Amazon web services and which plugins help you ...

Catering for WordPress

Building an online integrated information and support system for the catering / hospitality sector. The catering industry has ...

Accessibility Panel – June 2015

A LeanCoffee style panel discussion covering accessibility and vulnerability within WordPress.

BuddyPress; an overview of recent updates, and what to expect in the year ahead

If you’re not familiar with BuddyPress, it helps you run any kind of social network on your WordPress, ...

Version Control For WordPress Sites

The way WordPress was created is very "forward-centric" – you click in the admin area and the changes ...

Creating Localised User Experiences with GeoIP

The Internet has made the world a much smaller place. Your website can reach practically anywhere on Earth. ...

Improvisation – A Vital Tool for Business Success

The ability to 'think on your feet' is not only valuable but vital to your business’ success. Without ...

My WordPress Theme Structure

Using template wrappers, pre-processors, and more, for efficient WordPress theme development. Keith will talk you through how he ...

Is WordPress always the right tool for the Job?

A case study of how we have used WordPress in creative ways and a few of the bumps ...

Building Products using WordPress

In his session, Noel will talk about how WordPress can be used to build web applications. He’ll draw ...

Building a WordPress Github Plugin Updater

Lets take a look at how we can get WordPress to look for plugin updates from private Github ...

Running Multiple WordPress sites under NGINX

Some details of how I run multiple separate WordPress installations under NGINX on one VPS or dedicated server.

Smart tips and tricks for managing freelancers

Freelancer is the ‘new employment’. Most organisations use freelancers for some tasks but some even build an entire ...

Front End Workflow Automation for Theme and Plugin Development

The emergence of preprocessors, front-end frameworks, HTML5 and CSS3 has made front-end a far richer and more complex ...

Change is inevitable, growth is intentional

15 years in the Hosting industry. Rackspace from 100x growth in 10 years. Why I believe in WordPress. ...

3 Years of WordPress London

It's WordPress London's 3rd birthday!

Should You Be Using Vagrant?

A lightning talk answering the question: "Should You Be Using Vagrant?"

Cacheing WordPress with .htaccess

A lightning talk discussing WordPress cacheing using the .htaccess file.

SEO for WordPress

A lightning talk covering SEO for WordPress.

Artisteer

A lightning talk discussing Artisteer.

8 Design Tips for WordPress Websites

Ngaire covers 8 design tips for WordPress websites in this lightning talk at the WordPress London Meetup.

Theme LOL

Theme LOL - a hilarious (ahem) look at the state of the premium theme marketplace.

Cleaner Themes

Persil may say “Dirt is Good”, but when it comes to WordPress themes you want to make sure ...

Use WordPress to Find Clients

Rob Cubbon discusses how he uses WordPress to find clients.

Handling User Generated Content in WordPress

Getting lots of content into a site can increase the scope of the site, user engagement, and maybe ...

WordPress Security

The recent HeartBleed vulnerability has brought web security into the mainstream news recently. This talk will cover some ...

Let’s move it!

Migrating WordPress sites, from server to server, or from domain to domain, is a remarkably fraught experience. There ...

The Business of WordPress

My business uses Wordpress a lot to help meet client's website needs. This talk is not techy but, ...

Tips and tricks for using WordPress as an application platform

Dan Westall (http://www.dan-westall.co.uk/) will share tips and tricks for using WordPress for application prototyping, covering recommended plugins and ...

Google Publisher Plugin

Michael Smith will be discussing the Google Publish WordPress Plugin.

WordPress Sites for Academics

WordPress sites for Academics - how us geeks can help and assist non-geeks to use WordPress

Writing blogs and articles – lessons from writing for newspapers

Peter Curtain gives a talk on writing blogs and articles, his lessons from writing for newspapers.

Intro + WP Contributor Day

Welcome to the WordPress London Meetup. Keith will discuss the upcoming WordPress Contributor Day.

The Heartbeat API

With the launch of WordPress 3.6 comes the Heartbeat API, a simple yet powerful way of implementing a ...

My First Plugin

A guide to playing with content using a filter.

Content Discovery Re-imagined

Understanding reader's interests and appropriately tailoring your WordPress homepage for them.

Towards an Alternate Theme Structure?

In theory, child themes save you a lot of work. But not if you have to change lots ...

I feel the need, the need for speed

Darren Grant gives a lightning talk on optimising WordPress.

Tips, tools & techniques for making a living from WordPress

Code for the People co-founder Simon Dickson will talk a bit about the development of the UK ecosystem, ...

“It’s not me, it’s you!” – finding new love with the WordPress Double-O framework

Dave Stewart will introduce and demo the Wordpress "Double-O" framework, a new MVC theme architecture that runs on ...

WordPress UK Weekend

A short lighting talk on the upcoming WordPress UK Weekend.

Team Genes

Nathan Roberts will discuss team genes at the WordPress London Meetup.

WordPress Attacks

Rob will give a short talk covering some areas of WordPress vulnerabilities and how to avoid them.

Object Caching

Scott Cariss provides a brief overview of object caching within WordPress.

Scaling WordPress

Scaling WordPress; Luke Williams discusses some of the challenges at the WordPress London Meetup.

Custom URL Rewrites

Darren Grant gives a 5 min. lighting talk on WordPress custom URL rewrites at the WordPress London Meetup.

Moving Fluid

The responsive custom design. Ngaire Ackerley discusses fluid design within WordPress themes.

NDEP Case Study

Keith Devon gives a 5 min. lightning talk covering a case study of NDEP.org at the WordPress London ...

Simple Usability Tweaks for WordPress Themes

So you've got your WordPress site up and running and visitors are finding it through search engines. But ...

Designing WordPress Admins Icons

The 'Customizer' was introduced in Wordpress 3.4, allowing users to toggle settings on their site with a live ...

Tailoring WordPress to suit your client needs

WordPress is designed to make website administration simple. This talk covers how StudioA2 deliver projects that allow flexibility ...

Getting started with WordPress web apps

This talk will give you an introduction to using WordPress to build web apps. It will include: the ...

Build a mobile theme to use with your WordPress site

Mobile website development is a hot topic at the moment. More and more users are accessing websites via ...

How not to give appalling user support

More and more developers are using WordPress to build and sell online products (web apps, SaaS, etc.), and ...

Sharing knowledge

Jenny will be speaking about the importance of sharing knowledge and how to generate topic ideas to share ...

WP-API

Access your WordPress site's data through an easy-to-use HTTP REST API

Speaking at a WordCamp

WordCamp London will be 20th - 22nd March. We're about to open the call for speakers and we'd ...

Contributing to WordPress

Open source projects like WordPress thrive on the community that surrounds it. This month, Jenny will be talking ...

Themes, Plugins and Accessibility

One of the recent WordPress accessibility initiatives has been the introduction of the 'accessibility-ready' tag for theme authors ...

From Local to Staging to Live Using Version Control and Deployment Tools

FTP is a great tool for transferring files from computer to server. Or is it? Perhaps it is ...

Using WordPress for eSports

A few months ago Dan and a few others started http://exodusesports.com. They used WordPress, which allowed us to ...

Introduction to WooCommerce

In this presentation I’ll show you how easy it is to set up an online store with WooCommerce. ...

Where’s The One Click Install?

Lot's of web hosts now offer one-click installation of WordPress, but what if your chosen host doesn't, or ...

A Question of Deliverables

Before responsive design, there was "standard" design. Keeping the client in the loop with standard design was easy, ...

Those who don’t jump will never fly

Changing what you don't like in the WordPress core, a plugin or a framework is not an easy ...

Review of WordCamp Bournemouth

If you haven't yet got your tickets for Bournemouth on July 12-13th get you tickets here: http://2014.bournemouth.wordcamp.org/tickets/ . It's always ...

Developing and selling WordPress plugins

Dan will talk about the journey from finding a problem to solve, building a solution and submitting to ...

Security for Mid/Advanced Hosting

Manuel will be presenting his talk from WordPress Milan/Italy to share his insight into WordPress Security.

Ask the Experts!

Have a nagging question about WordPress? Not sure who to ask? No question is a stupid question, so ...

WordPress By Subscription

The recurring business model that saved my business (and my sanity). A profitable ‘micro’ 13-year-old web development business ...

Filter Talks

Developing for WordPress with WooCommerce

Introducing ways to use WooCommerce as a platform to build user experiences and business solutions that go beyond ...

Why a greener web is good for everyone

The internet has huge potential to move us towards a sustainable future through dematerialising products and streamlining industries. ...

What I do when I don’t know what I’m doing

Many projects I do require knowledge that I don't have. Yet. With a standard technical approach and the ...

Tales from 10 years in the WordPress community

It's been 10 years since Keith pressed the big red 'Start this meetup' button and WordPress London was ...

Why I’m going to stop selling WordPress websites

This will be about my journey and reluctance to go into building client website with WordPress. About the ...

Introduction to Using Coding Standards in Your WordPress Project

Aimed at those who have never really looked into coding standards, Gary will give a broad overview to ...

Supercharging WordPress Development in 2018

Towards the end of 2015, Rareloop launched their WordPress starter theme Lumberjack, which built on open source tools ...

Open Q&A Session

This is an opportunity for you to bring those unanswered questions you may have about WordPress, whether that's ...

Designing the Content Creation Experience

WordPress is being used in increasingly complex settings, powering everything from websites, to apps to content distribution services. ...

SSR using WordPress API with VueJS and Nuxt

Alessandro will talk of his experience building production ready websites using Nuxt (a VueJS SSR framework) interfacing with ...

All-in-one GDPR

We'll be looking at the development process and the problems solved by our compliance toolkit to help your ...

An Open Q&A with the WordCamp London Team Lead

Ever wondered what goes into organising a WordCamp? In this interview Ana Silva, the lead organiser for WordCamp ...

WP-CLI: An Intro and Interesting Use Cases

WP-CLI is the command line interface for WordPress. In this talk, John will introduce the core concepts of ...

What to Expect at WCLDN

A run through of what attendees can expect to find going on at WordCamp London 2018, which happens ...

NatWest 6 Nations Match Centre on WordPress

Following on from our work with the British & Irish Lions tour of 2017, Sotic were engaged to ...

The Joys and Hardships of Adding Cloud Services to WordPress

In this talk Nic will step through both the product and engineering challenges of tightly integrating a complex ...

How Blockchain is going to disrupt Digital Marketing

David will take a look at how blockchain is starting to disrupt the digital marketing sector and show ...

Useful Accessibility Tools

A look at a selection of some useful free tools that help ensure accessibility of websites. The tools ...

Test quick, Build smart, Be awesome

A lot of the time businesses are so focused on the big shiny thing at the end of ...

Production Ready WordPress

It is common practice to move code through a series of servers in a multi-tiered development workflow. This ...

No one said it would be _this_ hard…

The challenges of running a one-person business are many and varied.  The impact on my mental health caused ...

Scaling WordPress with containers

With the REST API in full swing, SPAs (Single Page Apps) are popping up all over the place, ...

Plugins Uncovered – Nov. 2017

We all have our favourite go-to plugins, often using them repeatedly on our client projects.  We may have ...

Winning at Discovery

That phase of any project that, if not pinned down and given the attention it needs, can trip ...

Why You Should Give Great Support

So you’ve created a plugin or a theme for WordPress? Awesome! It doesn’t stop there. Find out why ...

The Night of the Living Style Guides

The line between design and development is getting blurrier, and our approach to web design is becoming more ...

What you didn’t know you need to know about WordPress and databases

There are a number of ways to speed up sites. Caching is one of them. However caching can't ...

The Move to Modern PHP in WordPress

A look at the initiatives to improve the PHP landscape of the WordPress ecosystem.

Why are we writing all these blog posts?

Are you a growth-hacking marketing guru, creating compelling content that resonates with your target audience and drives value? ...

Fun and Games with Regex

Think ‘regex’ and ‘fun’ can’t exist in the same sentence? I’ll teach you how to win at computer ...

Page Builder Panel – The Pros & Cons Of Them In Your Workflow

Featuring Doug Belchamber, Keith Devon and Mike Pead; this will be an open panel discussion around the use ...

Splitting Shipping based on shipping class in WooCommerce

Up until WooCommerce 2.1, each order had to be shipped via a single method with a single price. ...

Don’t lose your steam! How to deal with unhappy customers

No matter if your product, business plans or plugin is functional and well crafted: there comes a time ...

WP_Model, synthetic ORM for WordPress (Part 1)

I have made an ORM for WordPress, before you roll your eyes at that statement I have built ...

The Role of Page Builders for Developers

Are custom page templates and shortcodes offering our clients and users the best content publishing experience? In this ...

Journey from Freelancer to Agency

Who has helped us along the way.  What tools we now use to manage the business.

Tech support and community management

Communities — from close knit bands of commenters to busy international forums — are fun and engaging but ...

Intro to GlotPress and Translating into British English (en_GB)

In this bite-sized talk, we'll be going over GlotPress, the plugin used to translate WordPress, exploring what it ...

WordPress at the United Nations

“WordPress at the United Nations” is about my experience doing WordPress consulting at the United Nations Head Quarters ...

Let’s do an accessibility audit of wpldn.uk together!

Following on from last month’s talks regarding why accessible websites are a must, it’s worth knowing how to ...

The Themers Guide to WP-CLI

WP-CLI is a useful tool for automating tasks and optimising developer workflow in WordPress. WP-CLI is commonly used ...

#A11Y and How to Sell it to a Client

We have all heard the term #A11Y and know we should be doing something about it, but how ...

Plugins Uncovered – March 2017

We all have our favourite go-to plugins, often using them repeatedly on our client projects.  We may have ...

Leveraging the Customizer for Big Media

The Customizer is one of the most powerful parts of WordPress, its a great tool for users, and ...

Privacy by Design: 7 things you can’t afford to ignore

Even in a post Brexit UK, the new law on data protection is going to change things for ...

Building Single-page Sites With WordPress

Single page applications (SPA) are big part of the future of web design. Using a JS library like ...

log($this), $monitor->that()

Logging and monitoring is an important, but usually overlooked aspect of web application design. We debug them for ...

Word after word: my writing workflow

From blog posts to internal reports, reviews, documentations, business proposals or social statuses, there is a wide range ...

Why switching to WordPress Coding Standards will make you a better developer

WordPress Coding Standards have been around for a while, yet many developers don’t write code that conforms to ...

WordPress DevOps for Beginners

A run through of dev ops for beginners covering some basics to get your started Git & Version ...

You Can Do It – The Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

Anything is possible, if you put your mind to it. Determination, tenacity and personality are the tools for ...

Modern PHP toolset for WordPress

Many WordPress projects quickly outgrow their humble beginnings as blogs or websites and are now highly customised web ...

Ethical Outsourcing for Web Developers / Designers

We all live in a ‘gig’ economy.  But how should you work with freelancers to make sure you ...

How to grow from a one-man-band into an agency

Taking the leap and loving it. Building a team, how, who and what to look out for Attracting ...

Docker Deep Dive for WordPress Admins

Following on from his recent lightning talk. Mark will be taking a deeper dive into Docker for WordPress ...

Why we built our SaaS startup on WordPress and why you should too

Elliot will share lessons learnt and decisions taken in development. Why we chose WordPress and how it enabled ...

Obscure WordPress Functions That Are Actually Quite Useful

A lightning talk given by Graham Armfield titled "Obscure WordPress Functions That Are Actually Quite Useful"

A Design Process for our Community Project #wpldnBuild

Learn about our suggested design process and how you can get involved in the #wpldnBuild.

Good Migrations – Moving a WordPress Site to Docker

Following on from his recent lightning talk. Mark will be taking a deeper dive into Docker for WordPress ...

Making a simple quiz plugin using React and the WP REST API

If you’ve ever wanted to build something, anything, with the WordPress REST API but were not sure where ...

Tidy Up Your WordPress Site for the New Year

With the start of the new year, now is the time to ensure that your content is up-to-date.

Preparing Your Plugin for a .org Release

How do you get a plugin onto the WordPress.org repository? What steps do you need to take? Are ...

10 Step Guide To Doing Your Own Thing (With WordPress)

I'll share the 10 most important things I've learned since I started to use WordPress and the experiences ...

Building Themes With The WordPress Customiser API

If you’re not already using the customizer to add custom ‘options’ into your themes, then this talk will ...

Happiness Bar – Dec. 2015

Looking for advise regarding WordPress?  Want to chat with the community about a concept you have?  Have an ...

Fired Up For Business

Your energy and productivity are crucial for business success. Health is fundamental to your energy and productivity. • ...

WordPress for SEO Haters

SEO is a dirty word, tarnished by years of bad practice and self-defined 'gurus'. But should it be ...

Websockets + WordPress = Magic

WordPress and Websockets what type of dark magic is this? The darkest, with the power of WordPress and ...

Is the wp-admin interface dead?

With the rise of WP-API and WP-CLI plugin developers can no longer assume that a user is interacting ...

How we created Google Docs-style editing for WordPress posts and pages

Poetica is a beta WordPress plugin that inserts Google Docs-style collaboration into your WordPress posts and pages. Co-founder and ...

Adding Composer to your WordPress development toolbox

Neil be looking at how to use Composer as a tool to manage and maintain WordPress based sites ...

Crossing the bridge from corporate comfort to start-up solitude

Corporate life does not prepare you for the day you set out on your own.  For many creating ...

Learn more than the average Web Developer

Steve is going to teach the 10 things that people MUST know BEFORE they Build a Website.  It’s ...

Using AWS to super charge your WordPress site and scale to 100,000s of users

The talk will be about how to scale WordPress in Amazon web services and which plugins help you ...

Catering for WordPress

Building an online integrated information and support system for the catering / hospitality sector. The catering industry has ...

Accessibility Panel – June 2015

A LeanCoffee style panel discussion covering accessibility and vulnerability within WordPress.

BuddyPress; an overview of recent updates, and what to expect in the year ahead

If you’re not familiar with BuddyPress, it helps you run any kind of social network on your WordPress, ...

Version Control For WordPress Sites

The way WordPress was created is very "forward-centric" – you click in the admin area and the changes ...

Creating Localised User Experiences with GeoIP

The Internet has made the world a much smaller place. Your website can reach practically anywhere on Earth. ...

Improvisation – A Vital Tool for Business Success

The ability to 'think on your feet' is not only valuable but vital to your business’ success. Without ...

My WordPress Theme Structure

Using template wrappers, pre-processors, and more, for efficient WordPress theme development. Keith will talk you through how he ...

Is WordPress always the right tool for the Job?

A case study of how we have used WordPress in creative ways and a few of the bumps ...

Building Products using WordPress

In his session, Noel will talk about how WordPress can be used to build web applications. He’ll draw ...

Building a WordPress Github Plugin Updater

Lets take a look at how we can get WordPress to look for plugin updates from private Github ...

Running Multiple WordPress sites under NGINX

Some details of how I run multiple separate WordPress installations under NGINX on one VPS or dedicated server.

Smart tips and tricks for managing freelancers

Freelancer is the ‘new employment’. Most organisations use freelancers for some tasks but some even build an entire ...

Front End Workflow Automation for Theme and Plugin Development

The emergence of preprocessors, front-end frameworks, HTML5 and CSS3 has made front-end a far richer and more complex ...

Change is inevitable, growth is intentional

15 years in the Hosting industry. Rackspace from 100x growth in 10 years. Why I believe in WordPress. ...

3 Years of WordPress London

It's WordPress London's 3rd birthday!

Should You Be Using Vagrant?

A lightning talk answering the question: "Should You Be Using Vagrant?"

Cacheing WordPress with .htaccess

A lightning talk discussing WordPress cacheing using the .htaccess file.

SEO for WordPress

A lightning talk covering SEO for WordPress.

Artisteer

A lightning talk discussing Artisteer.

8 Design Tips for WordPress Websites

Ngaire covers 8 design tips for WordPress websites in this lightning talk at the WordPress London Meetup.

Theme LOL

Theme LOL - a hilarious (ahem) look at the state of the premium theme marketplace.

Cleaner Themes

Persil may say “Dirt is Good”, but when it comes to WordPress themes you want to make sure ...

Use WordPress to Find Clients

Rob Cubbon discusses how he uses WordPress to find clients.

Handling User Generated Content in WordPress

Getting lots of content into a site can increase the scope of the site, user engagement, and maybe ...

WordPress Security

The recent HeartBleed vulnerability has brought web security into the mainstream news recently. This talk will cover some ...

Let’s move it!

Migrating WordPress sites, from server to server, or from domain to domain, is a remarkably fraught experience. There ...

The Business of WordPress

My business uses Wordpress a lot to help meet client's website needs. This talk is not techy but, ...

Tips and tricks for using WordPress as an application platform

Dan Westall (http://www.dan-westall.co.uk/) will share tips and tricks for using WordPress for application prototyping, covering recommended plugins and ...

Google Publisher Plugin

Michael Smith will be discussing the Google Publish WordPress Plugin.

WordPress Sites for Academics

WordPress sites for Academics - how us geeks can help and assist non-geeks to use WordPress

Writing blogs and articles – lessons from writing for newspapers

Peter Curtain gives a talk on writing blogs and articles, his lessons from writing for newspapers.

Intro + WP Contributor Day

Welcome to the WordPress London Meetup. Keith will discuss the upcoming WordPress Contributor Day.

The Heartbeat API

With the launch of WordPress 3.6 comes the Heartbeat API, a simple yet powerful way of implementing a ...

My First Plugin

A guide to playing with content using a filter.

Content Discovery Re-imagined

Understanding reader's interests and appropriately tailoring your WordPress homepage for them.

Towards an Alternate Theme Structure?

In theory, child themes save you a lot of work. But not if you have to change lots ...

I feel the need, the need for speed

Darren Grant gives a lightning talk on optimising WordPress.

Tips, tools & techniques for making a living from WordPress

Code for the People co-founder Simon Dickson will talk a bit about the development of the UK ecosystem, ...

“It’s not me, it’s you!” – finding new love with the WordPress Double-O framework

Dave Stewart will introduce and demo the Wordpress "Double-O" framework, a new MVC theme architecture that runs on ...

WordPress UK Weekend

A short lighting talk on the upcoming WordPress UK Weekend.

Team Genes

Nathan Roberts will discuss team genes at the WordPress London Meetup.

WordPress Attacks

Rob will give a short talk covering some areas of WordPress vulnerabilities and how to avoid them.

Object Caching

Scott Cariss provides a brief overview of object caching within WordPress.

Scaling WordPress

Scaling WordPress; Luke Williams discusses some of the challenges at the WordPress London Meetup.

Custom URL Rewrites

Darren Grant gives a 5 min. lighting talk on WordPress custom URL rewrites at the WordPress London Meetup.

Moving Fluid

The responsive custom design. Ngaire Ackerley discusses fluid design within WordPress themes.

NDEP Case Study

Keith Devon gives a 5 min. lightning talk covering a case study of NDEP.org at the WordPress London ...

Simple Usability Tweaks for WordPress Themes

So you've got your WordPress site up and running and visitors are finding it through search engines. But ...

Designing WordPress Admins Icons

The 'Customizer' was introduced in Wordpress 3.4, allowing users to toggle settings on their site with a live ...

Tailoring WordPress to suit your client needs

WordPress is designed to make website administration simple. This talk covers how StudioA2 deliver projects that allow flexibility ...

Getting started with WordPress web apps

This talk will give you an introduction to using WordPress to build web apps. It will include: the ...

Build a mobile theme to use with your WordPress site

Mobile website development is a hot topic at the moment. More and more users are accessing websites via ...

How not to give appalling user support

More and more developers are using WordPress to build and sell online products (web apps, SaaS, etc.), and ...

Sharing knowledge

Jenny will be speaking about the importance of sharing knowledge and how to generate topic ideas to share ...

WP-API

Access your WordPress site's data through an easy-to-use HTTP REST API

Speaking at a WordCamp

WordCamp London will be 20th - 22nd March. We're about to open the call for speakers and we'd ...

Contributing to WordPress

Open source projects like WordPress thrive on the community that surrounds it. This month, Jenny will be talking ...

Themes, Plugins and Accessibility

One of the recent WordPress accessibility initiatives has been the introduction of the 'accessibility-ready' tag for theme authors ...

From Local to Staging to Live Using Version Control and Deployment Tools

FTP is a great tool for transferring files from computer to server. Or is it? Perhaps it is ...

Using WordPress for eSports

A few months ago Dan and a few others started http://exodusesports.com. They used WordPress, which allowed us to ...

Introduction to WooCommerce

In this presentation I’ll show you how easy it is to set up an online store with WooCommerce. ...

Where’s The One Click Install?

Lot's of web hosts now offer one-click installation of WordPress, but what if your chosen host doesn't, or ...

A Question of Deliverables

Before responsive design, there was "standard" design. Keeping the client in the loop with standard design was easy, ...

Those who don’t jump will never fly

Changing what you don't like in the WordPress core, a plugin or a framework is not an easy ...

Review of WordCamp Bournemouth

If you haven't yet got your tickets for Bournemouth on July 12-13th get you tickets here: http://2014.bournemouth.wordcamp.org/tickets/ . It's always ...

Developing and selling WordPress plugins

Dan will talk about the journey from finding a problem to solve, building a solution and submitting to ...

Security for Mid/Advanced Hosting

Manuel will be presenting his talk from WordPress Milan/Italy to share his insight into WordPress Security.

Ask the Experts!

Have a nagging question about WordPress? Not sure who to ask? No question is a stupid question, so ...

WordPress By Subscription

The recurring business model that saved my business (and my sanity). A profitable ‘micro’ 13-year-old web development business ...
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