WordPress Meetup (May 2016)

Let’s have a meetup for May! Jack Lenox, who spoke at our October 2015 meetup and at PHPConf.Asia, is in Singapore for a short while, and we’ve invited him to speak again.

WordPress’ing Like a Boss: Jack will speak about things he’s learnt since joining the WordPress.com VIP Team at Automattic, like basic security and performance, and how to use tools like Xdebug and PHP Codesniffer.

Community Open Space: bring your WordPress questions and let the community help you with it! 

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

Venue: HackerspaceSG, 344B King George’s Avenue, Third Floor, Singapore 208576

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

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

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

WordPress Meetup (Mar 2016)

Talks: 

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) (Valentine C)
A brief overview of Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project, and what it means for search engine optimisation and your WordPress blog.

Community Request: Page Builder feedback (Artis Are)
Artis is looking to gather feedback for a page builder service. He is intending to present some original concepts he’s thought of, and would like your feedback

Community Open Space: bring your WordPress questions and let the community help you with it! 

Venue: Amazon Web Services’ building management requires you bring a photo ID to exchange for an access card into the building.

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

We’re looking for lightning talks! Please let us know if you’re interested in speaking. 

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

WordPress Singapore (Feb 2016)

Talk: SEO-ing on WordPress

Tommy Koh, SEO Geek, SEO Geek Pte Ltd
Tommy will go through the usage of Yoast SEO and impart some basic SEO theories and tips to supercharge your WordPress based website.
Level of difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate

Talk: Lifestyle Blogging is not just about self promotion and selfies 

Carrie Sim, http://carriesim.com/
Carrie shares how to write great stories to bring experiences to life.

Community Open Space: bring your WordPress questions and let the community help you with it! 

Venue: Amazon Web Services’ building management requires you bring a photo ID to exchange for an access card into the building.

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

We’re looking for lightning talks! Please let us know if you’re interested in speaking. 

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

WordPress Singapore (Jan 2016)

It’s the new year. Time for another meetup!

• SSL and WordPress.
Robert Sim
What is SSL and why is it important. Also will touch on deploying Let’s Encrypt cert for dedicated/VPS hosted sites.
Experience level: Intermediate

• How WordPress is used as a SaaS
Hazrul A. Jamari
Examples of SaaS services and what they do with short demos.
Experience level: Beginner

Community Open Space: bring your WordPress questions and let the community help you with it!

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

We’re looking for lightning talks! Please let us know if you’re interested in speaking.

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

WordPress Meetup (Dec 2015)

Ho ho ho! The last WordPress meetup of the year is here! In the December edition, we will see Jon sharing his experiences at WordCamp US 2015.

What’s next for WordPress & Experience sharing of WordCamp US 2015
Jon Ang – WordPress Team member – Support & Theme Review
Experience level: Beginner

• Lightning talk: An introduction to Calypso, the new WordPress.com interface
Valentine Chua
Experience level: Beginner

•  Jon will run a small Community Help Lounge whereby you can come ask him and other community members present, any questions about WordPress!! After the talks that is! 

• Open space discussion

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

Do remember to bring a photo ID as you will need to exchange it for a security pass!

WordPress Meetup (April 2016)

Talk: Pressing On
Speaker: Jon Ang

We’ll be getting people to host these talks to talk about WordPress releases and how it affects your site. I’ll do the first in the series focusing on 4.5 and the recent released 4.5.1

Talk: WordPress Security
Speaker: Jon Ang
Description to come later

Community Open Space: bring your WordPress questions and let the community help you with it! 

Venue: Microsoft Singapore’s building management requires you bring a photo ID for entry into the building.

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

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