Following on from last month's session on planning your site's content, this month we are going to cover the mechanics of how to create and edit that content.
Time: 6.30pm - 8:30pm
Where: Inspire 9
Location: Level 1 / 41-43 Stewart Street, Richmond
6:30pm - 6:50pm - Pizza, Socialising and Networking
6:50 - 7:00 - Housekeeping, Agenda & WordPress News
7:00pm - 7:30pm - Presentation #1
WordPress Visual Editor Mastery - Anthony Hortin
The post and page editors are the sections of the WordPress dashboard that most users will spend the majority of their time in. But there are a lot of hidden gems on these screens that most people aren't aware of.
This presentation will take you through all of the common tasks you will perform, as well as some nifty little shortcuts.
About Anthony - Anthony owns a Melbourne based design & development studio called Maddison Designs, whose main focus is on WordPress. Anthony is an extremely active member of the WordPress community, both here in Australia and in general. He's one of the co-organisers for the monthly WP Melbourne WordPress meetups as well as a co-organiser for WordCamp Melbourne 2013. You can find his themes and plugins in the official WordPress Theme & Plugin Directories. Anthony is also the author of the extremely popular Easy WP Guide, an easy to follow WordPress manual.
7:40pm - 8:10pm - Presentation #2
All About Images - Helena Denley
WordPress 3.9 included some great enhancements to the image loading and editing capabilities of the page and post editors. You now have much finer control over the display of your images.
And there are still a few tricks to optimising your images before you load them.
This presentation will cover all you need to know about using images in WordPress.
About Helena - Helena Denley is co-founder of DIY Website Coach and is focussed on helping women entrepreneurs get a gorgeous website that works to bring business. As a WordPress Consultant, she’s spoken at WordCamp Melbourne (Australia), WordCamp Chicago, and WordCamp Minneapolis and regularly attends conferences such as Pressnomics and WordCamps in Australia and the US to keep her skills fresh and up-to-date.
8.15pm - 8.30pm: Open Discussion / Q&A
8:30pm - Wrap up
We'll then head to the nearby Post Office Hotel for drinks.