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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 20 Feb 2019 – Lightning Talks

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 20th February 2019 to listen to a series of Lightning Talks. Hear from local WordPress experts, developers and users on a variety of topics.

Topics may include

  • WP Bakery and Elementor, by Steve Wood
  • Multi-lingual multi-currency English, by Julia Giles
  • Two Factor Authentication, by Drew Westcott
  • Sender Policy Framework, by Scott McKeown
  • My Favourite Block, by Herb Miller

WP Bakery and Elementor

Steve Wood will report on his investigations to discover how compatible Gutenberg / WordPress 5 is with some of the popular page builders.

Multi-lingual multi-currency English

Julia Giles explains how she uses the WordPress Multi Lingual plugin to implement e-commerce sites to sell specialist books for English language variations: British English, American English, etc. With different currencies depending on the target country.

Two Factor Authentication

Drew Westcott will demo some of the Two Factor Authentication solutions.

Sender Policy Framework

Scott McKeown will explain the importance of using SPF Email Authentication. A simple way to help reduce spoofing of your eMail addresses and reduce spam.

My Favourite Block

if time permits


About WordPress Meetups

About WordPress Meetups

WordPress Meetups are regular (monthly) meetings focusing on using WordPress for business benefit. aka WordUps, they are informal get together events where attendees talk WordPress and share their experience and knowledge with others.

  1. WordPress Meetups are for the benefit of the WordPress community as a whole, not specific businesses or individuals.
  2. All actions taken by the organisers are with the best interest of the community in mind.
  3. Membership in the local meetup group is open to all who wish to join, regardless of ability, skill, financial status or any other criteria.
  4. Meetups are volunteer-run with volunteer speakers.
  5. Meetup groups allow events to be organised by any reliable/trusted member of the community.
  6. Meetups are welcoming places where everyone works to foster an accepting environment which is free of discrimination, incitement to violence, promotion of hate, and general bad behaviour.

WordPress Portsmouth Meetup

The WordPress Portsmouth Meetup, also known as WordUp Pompey!, is a free monthly meetup and community for WordPress users, enthusiasts and experts in Portsmouth and the surrounding area.

From the start of 2019 we’ll be meeting on the third Wednesday at The Technopole, Portsmouth, just off the M275 from 7:00 pm.

Join the Meetup group and Register to attend a WordPress Portsmouth Meetup.

Let us have your ideas and questions for WordUp Pompey! Contact wp-pompey

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