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WordUp Pompey! – 21st Jun 2018
A regular meet up for anyone interested in WordPress that can make it to Portsmouth on the night! Whether you're a designer, developer, blogger, content manager or anyone else who deals with WordPress, come along and meet some like minded souls.


19:30Accessibility ( a11y ) tools - with Graham Armfield @coolfields - POSTPONED
19:31Introduction to Accessibility- with Abha followed by question and answer session. Difficult questions being deferred for Graham to answer
20:45Wrap up
21:00Social at Sovereigns
Abha from @nonstopnewsuk will give an introduction to web accessibility. She will show how the web can present barriers to some users' experience and participation, give an insight into some of the tools available to help those with accessibility needs, highlight the work of the WordPress Accessibility team, and explore with attendees how they can learn more about making their sites more accessible. Graham Armfield's presentation on accessibility tools will lead on from this and now be held on a new date later this year.

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.

After a prolonged absence the group rebooted, with the first meeting on the 18th January 2018.

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

UK WP Community Slack #meetup-organisers channel
UK WP Community Slack #wp-pompey channel

Other WordPress Meetups in the South of England

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Portsmouth is conspicuous by its absence from this screen capture of Southern England’s WordPress Meetup groups,
taken from https://www.meetup.com/pro/wordpress
The nearest monthly meetups at Brighton and Bournemouth are over 50 miles away.

Hopefully that will soon change when our application to have our meetup dues paid by the WordPress Community Support PBC is approved.