WordPress Singapore Meetup – May 2018: The 15th Anniversary Edition

Venue: SP Digital
Keppel Tower 2, 240 Tanjong Pagar Road, Level 8, (Entrance on Hoe Chiang Road) · Singapore

WordPress will be 15th years old this May 27th, 2018!

For May 2018 meetup, it will be held close to the anniversary date, 25th May! On Sunday, May 27th, a global event is planned, celebrating the WordPress 15th Anniversary with WordPress community groups around the world.

You are invited! We’ll meet at the address listed on this event to enjoy some lightning talks (more information will be provided as the day draws closer), maybe refreshments and even a WordPress birthday cake and celebrate 15 years of WordPress. We’ll be sharing our party photos and love for WordPress with the rest of the world via the hashtag #wp15.

Don’t forget to spread the word, let’s make this WordPress birthday memorable 🙂

We are looking for speakers as well!
Lightning talk format:
– 15 minutes max
– Anything related to WordPress.
– Mood: Not too heavy (if technical, keep it short. Remember, 15 minutes is your limit!).

WooCommerce Workshop for Women

[ Free, for women only — please register at http://bit.ly/wooworkm ]

Want to learn more about WooCommerce and WordPress, and get better at using them for work? Come join our friends from Automattic for a day of learning and networking!

During the first half of this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to install and configure a WooCommerce store from scratch. You’ll set up a complete site and tinker with core features like Products, Orders, Taxes, and Shipping.

In the second session, we’ll build an e-learning site that sells knowledge-based products. We’ll dive into the WooCommerce Memberships and Subscriptions extensions, as well as the Sensei plugin.

This event is aimed at students, freelancers, and any other women who are interested in developing their WooCommerce knowledge. All participants who finish the workshop will receive a certificate of completion.

Entry is completely free, but seats are limited. Make sure you book yours today!

9:30am – Registration
9:45am – 10:30am – Setup
10:30am – 12:30pm: Session 1
12.30pm – 1:30pm: Lunch
1.30pm – 3:30pm: Session 2
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Networking & Afternoon Tea

WordPress Meetup (April 2018) – Build Your Own Medium, and CSS Grid

For this month’s meetup, we will have Automatticians speaking!

Talk 1: Build Your Own Medium Using WordPress.com
Speaker: Nagesh Pai

Talk 2: Journey Through CSS Grids
Speaker: Sudipto Mondal

And if we get more time –

Open Q&A:
Please comment (below) on topics you would like to discuss, experts & enthusiasts present will answer questions.

This will be casual.

Possible topics could be –

• What makes a good theme??

• My site loads slow, how do I make it faster?

• And more (just comment)

Are you interested in sharing something about WordPress as well? Let us know!

Do join us from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

We’re always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you’re interested in helping out.

WordPress Meetup (February 2018)

Talk 1: Themes & Plugins in Harmony
Speaker: Ulrich Pogson, WordPress Core Contributor, Lead Theme Reviewer

Talk 2: Introduction to Gutenberg
Speaker: Shaan Nicol, WordPress Agency Owner

And if we get more time –

Open Q&A:
Please comment (below) on topics you would like to discuss, experts & enthusiasts present will answer questions.

This will be casual.

Possible topics could be –

• What makes a good theme??

• My site loads slow, how do I make it faster?

• And more (just comment)

Are you interested in sharing something about WordPress as well? Let us know!

Do join us from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

We’re always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you’re interested in helping out.

• What to bring

• Important to know

WordCamp Singapore 2017

Note: Please visit https://2017.singapore.wordcamp.org for the latest updates, and to purchase tickets. You will need to buy a ticket via our WordCamp site to attend. Use the promo code MeetupHello to enjoy $10 off until 23 October 2017.

WordCamp Singapore is a community-organised WordPress conference that brings together bloggers, developers, designers, artists, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and educators from Singapore and all across Asia.

Getting Started With WordPress

Our friends from Creative Crew Singapore are having a beginners’ talk on Getting Started with WordPress.

Getting Started With WordPress

– Brief history of WordPress
– WordPress.com vs WordPress.org
– Use cases of WordPress / WordPress as a CMS
– WordPress sites (from design perspective)
– WordPress themes / frameworks
– Demo: inside view of Enfold
– Demo: FB chat bot with WP backend
– WordCamp

About the Speaker

Min Li started using WordPress in 2004 when it was v1.2. She is on the organizing team for WordCamp Singapore, manages the WordPress SG social media accounts, and is a somewhat familiar face in the local hacker and maker communities. A communications graduate from Monash, she went on to receive training in product design in Milan, and recently levelled up her design skills in UX design at General Assembly London. She currently works as a consultant in healthcare and is a huge advocate of cakes for breakfast.

WordPress Meetup (September 2017)

Lightning Talk: Amazon Lightsail Hosting for WordPress
Speaker: Lillian So, AWS

Talk 1: How we built walkabout.sg with WordPress (from a non-technical perspective) 
Speaker: Kristine Lauria, Walkabout.sg 

Talk 2: How to Outsource like a Boss
Speaker: Paul Luxford, WPGeni.com

And if we get more time – 

Open Q&A: 
Please comment (below) on topics you would like to discuss, experts & enthusiasts present will answer questions.

This will be casual.

Possible topics could be –

• What makes a good theme?? 

• My site loads slow, how do I make it faster? 

• And more (just comment) 

Are you interested in sharing something about WordPress as well? Let us know! 

Do join us from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

We’re always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you’re interested in helping out. 

Please call Jon at 93825820 if you have an issue getting to the meetup. Do not abuse the number please 🙂

WordPress Singapore (July 2017)

Talk 1: WordPress, Mobile Applications, React: Welcome Nomadbase
Speaker: Jon Ang
Jon will be speaking on the future of WordPress where mobile apps, React and the REST API work together. Jon will use a product of his company as a case study – Nomadbase.
There are technical details to the talk but casual users or web enthusiasts  might find the talk interesting as well.

Talk 2: Open Q&A on WordPress
Speaker: Jon Ang & WordPress Experts
If you want to ask any questions on WordPress, it’s future, the industry, running a business and so on, just ask and experts will answer.

And if we get more time – 

Community Open Space: 
Please comment (below) on topics you would like to discuss, experts & enthusiasts present will answer questions.

This will be casual.

Possible topics could be –

• What makes a good theme?? 

• My site loads slow, how do I make it faster? 

• And more (just comment) 

Are you interested in sharing something about WordPress as well? Let us know! 

Do join us from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

We’re always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you’re interested in helping out. 

Please call Robert at 97847766 if you have an issue getting to the meetup. Do not abuse the number please 🙂

Singapore PHP + WordPress Meetup (June 2017)

Talk 1: JSON-API compliant APIs that let you have a good REST
Speaker: Huiren Woo

Talk 2: Introducing The Gutenberg Project – a new WordPress Editor
Speaker: Robert Sim

Community Open Space:

Please comment (below) on topics you would like to discuss, experts & enthusiasts present will answer questions.

This will be casual.

Possible topics could be –

• What makes a good theme??

• My site loads slow, how do I make it faster?

• And more (just comment)

Are you interested in sharing something about WordPress as well? Let us know!

Do join us from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

We’re always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you’re interested in helping out.

Please call Robert at 97847766 if you have an issue getting to the meetup. Do not abuse the number please 🙂

WordPress Singapore (March 2017)

Talk 1: SEO and WordPress
Speaker: Tommy Koh
Basics of SEO and usage of Yoast plugin

Talk 2: Setting up Analytics for WordPress
Speaker: Robert Sim
Setting up Google Analytics through Google Tag Manager for WordPress

Community Open Space: 
Please comment (below) on topics you would like to discuss, experts & enthusiasts present will answer questions.

This will be casual.

Possible topics could be –

• What makes a good theme?? 

• My site loads slow, how do I make it faster? 

• And more (just comment) 

Are you interested in sharing something about WordPress as well? Let us know! 

Do join us from 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

We’re always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you’re interested in helping out. 

Please call Robert at 97847766 if you have an issue getting to the meetup. Do not abuse the number please 🙂