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Improving the WordPress Admin Experience and The Internet And China

Two talks again this month,  Improving the WordPress Admin Experience by Liam and The Internet And China by Ryan. As usual we will be in the function room of the Famous Royal Navy Volunteer.

Improving the WordPress Admin Experience (by removing everything!)

Liam Jay - Designer / Web Developer at Love Creative UK

It's so easy for the WordPress dashboard to get overcrowded with plugins, widgets and other unnecessary stuff. This talk will contain practical tips and advice on how to optimise the WordPress dashboard by removing anything that isn't needed!

Level: Beginner/Intermediate - basic knowledge of WordPress and PHP


The Internet And China: WordPress And The Digital World Behind The Great Firewall

Ryan Champion - Business consultant, specialising in online marketing and content creation

This talk will be interactive and is designed for anyone who has questions about the internet/business/ the future in relation to the worlds newest superpower. We’ll be dealing with:

- How The Great Firewall affects how China builds websites ( specifically using WordPress) and how to overcome the problems.

- E-Commerce trends in China

- China’s social media culture & recent trends and changes

- Attitudes in China towards the internet/ tech etc.

There will be plenty of time for Q and A on anything related to modern Chinese culture/ internet / society/ place in the world.

Level: This talk is for anyone of any level


We will be upstairs in the function room, here is a handy video showing your how to get there...

We will be there from 6:30pm come and say hello have a chat etc... with the first talk at around 7pm, then a drink/loo break then the second talk at 8pm. After that some of us will no doubt be sticking around for another drink and a chat.

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  • Hannah S.

    I really enjoyed both talks - as always - and I enjoyed the post talk chat too! Such a nice friendly group!

    Liam's talk showed me a whole load of customisation of the backend that I had never even considered before! Can anyone remember which button it is on the WYSIWG that allows you to paste content in without all the formatting? That will be dead handy for my next project!

    And Ryan taught me a thing or two about China - I'm dead keen to find out more about the WeChat app!! Thanks all - hope to see you next month! :0)

    July 8

    • Jacob

      Thanks for the code Simon, I meant to ask you about that - I'm always encouraging clients to use paste as text but they don't always get the idea!

      July 8

    • Simon P.

      Same issue as with you Jacob so I just went one step further - they never un-click it so it's a win win :D

      July 8

  • Simon P.

    Great talks from Liam and Ryan, very interesting indeed

    July 6

  • Janice T.

    Sorry, I will still be in France then. I am sure it will go well and I look forward to hearing about it.

    June 21

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