WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 15 May 2019 – Lightning Talks Part Two

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 15th May 2019 to listen to a series of Lightning Talks. Hear from local WordPress experts, developers and users on a variety of topics, which may include:

  • Two Factor Authentication, by Drew Westcott
  • British Pteridological Society, by Andrew Leonard
  • Issues with the Duplicator plugin v1.3.x, by Steve Wood
  • Issue with shared hosting limitations, by Steve Wood
  • My Favourite Block, by Herb Miller

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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 15th January 2020 – New Year Clinic

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 15th January 2020 for our New Year’s clinic.  Bring your laptop / tablet and your problems for some hands on problem solving. Lightning talks and show and tells invited from participants, particularly for solved problems.

The event starts at 7pm. There will be a social to carry on discussions and network after the meeting for any attendees who wish to go to it.

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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 16 Jan 2019 – Yoast SEO webinar and workshop

Yoast SEO Workshop

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on the third Wednesday in January for our Yoast SEO Workshop.

Find out from the SEO experts at Yoast how to get your cat’s 7,000 word post about lasagna and other pastas to be number one in Google for both mobile and desktop searches.

Something like that.

Yoast describes its mission as

“SEO for Everyone. We want to give everyone the opportunity to rank in the search engines.”

Organisers Herb Miller and Drew Westcott will introduce the session starting with an airing of Yoast’s recent webinar. This will be followed by a workshop and a chance to share questions.

The Webinar is best viewed with the Transcript and/ or Closed captions. It’s possible to follow it at 1.25 normal speed.
Slides 5 to 10 summarise the main points in the webinar, with timings. At the meetup we watched the whole webinar.

Agenda

Time Item
19:00 Meet and Greet
19:15 Yoast SEO Webinar
20:00 Workshop
20:50 Wrap up – incl. more 2019 plans
21:00 Social at Sovereigns

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See our code of conduct for how to behave during the workshop.

WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 16 October 2019 – Content is King

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 16th October 2019 where Lesley Hussell, of Editing Edge, will be leading an interactive workshop style session on copywriting.

A practical guide for anyone who wants to produce fantastic content for websites, brochures, reports, blogs and social media posts.

The event starts at 7pm. There will be a social to carry on discussions and network after the meeting for any attendees who wish to go to it.

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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 17 Apr 2019 – Useful Accessibility Tools

Useful Accessibility Tools with Graham Armfield, Coolfields Consulting.

Join web developer Graham Armfield to discover a selection of browser tools you can use for testing particular aspects of your website’s accessibility. He will include examples of how you can help make your sites easier for users who only have keyboard navigation access.

He will also demonstrate to attendees WordPress plugins which can be used to fix some common accessibility problems found in a number of themes.

Slides

From Graham’s main presentation
Additional material from Graham’s presentation at WordCamp London 2019
https://www.meetup.com/Portsmouth-WordPress-Meetup/events/258122242/

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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 17 Jul 2019 – Migrating our WordPress business to the cloud

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 17th July 2019 to hear Leo Mindel’s presentation

“Migrating a WordPress business from self-managed hardware to the Cloud”

with Leo Mindel @WFCKeego

followed by a Q & A then

“An introduction to live streaming”

also with Leo Mindel

The event starts at 7pm. There will be a social to carry on discussions and network after the meeting for any attendees who wish to go to it.

Leo Mindel is the founder of Sotic, a multi award-winning Digital Sports Agency that uses WordPress CMS as the platform to deliver large-scale websites for major sporting rights-holders.

Established in 2002, Sotic adopted WordPress as its preferred CMS in 2015 and has discovered a home in the WordPress community.

Leo has been a member of WordPress London since 2016 and has regularly livestreamed this Meetup.

He is an active contributor to the WP Community, supporting Meetups and WordCamps with talks and support and part of the Communications Team for WordCamp London 2019, which took place in April 2019. He is also involved with others on Documentation on livestreaming and Video on Make WordPress.

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WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – 18 December 2019 – Lightning Talks Part Three

Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 18th December 2019 for our final meetup of the year. We’ll be having lightning talks and a little seasonal fun.

The event starts at 7pm. There will be a social to carry on discussions and network after the meeting for any attendees who wish to go to it.

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