WordPress Bournemouth August Meetup


This month we welcome back Tim Nash and Kayleigh Thorpe from our lovely sponsor 34SP.com (https://www.34sp.com/). Tim last came down to speak to us in November last year, and it was a fantastic evening.

Making Kitten GIF Galleries Fabulous

A talk comparing some of the popular gallery plugins, as well as general advise and tips on how to optimise your image-heavy websites to ensure they run as efficiently as possible.

Presented by Kayleigh Thorpe (https://twitter.com/kayleighthorpe) - a WordPress Support Specialist at 34SP.com, she is also an illustrator, gamer and computer nerd.

Waterfall & Unicorns

"I want my site to load fast" - every site owner.

Tim will take you through some of optimisation tips and tricks to increase concurrency and real time load times. He will also look at tools and services and why sometimes worrying about getting good metric results can often be detrimental to load times.

Presented by Tim Nash (https://twitter.com/tnash) - The WordPress Platform Lead and Developer Advocate for 34SP.com, he is also a author, videographer and even been known to give the occasional talk. He codes too, but not as much as he would like.

Pizza and drinks supplied by our sponsors.

6.30pm - Doors Open

6.45pm - Pizza

7.15pm - Talks


WordPress Bournemouth is an informal and friendly meet up for WordPress users, enthusiasts, and professionals. An opportunity to share and learn with WordPressers from in and around the Bournemouth area.

This event is open to all. From people who are wanting to learn more about the world's most popular content management system, to people who make their living with WordPress.

Follow #wpbournemouth (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23wpbournemouth) and @WPBournemouth (https://twitter.com/WPBournemouth) on Twitter for all the latest. Have a talk you'd like to present? We'd love to hear from you (https://wpbournemouth.uk/contact/).