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Getting Started with WordPress Gutenberg at 1-Day WP Workshop
GETTING STARTED WITH WORDPRESS GUTENBERG 3-Hour Class This class is designed to help new and existing WordPress users build pages and posts with Gutenberg, a new visual block editor. On November 19, WordPress 5.0 will launch. The classic editor inside the current WordPress will become a plugin and Gutenberg will be the default editor. WHAT IS GUTENBERG? The editor will create a new page - and post - building experience that makes writing rich posts effortless, and has “blocks” to make it easy what today might take shortcodes, custom HTML, or “mystery meat” embed discovery. — Matt Mullenweg AGENDA OUTLINE: • Introductions • What is Gutenberg? • Hands-On Gutenberg Demonstrations (bring your laptop) • No PowerPoint Presentations - Live, Interactive Instructor-Led Training • Gutenberg Resources and Tools • Questions and Answers • Networking • End WHOU SHOULD ATTEND? • Newbies • Bloggers • Website Owners • E-Commerce, WordPress Online Stores • Developers WHAT I WILL LEARN? • Why I should use Gutenberg to Build WordPress Pages • Where to finds resources and tools to expand Gutenberg features • How to Build a Page with Gutenberg • And More! WHAT SHOULD I BRING? • A personal laptop is optional for this class and will not be provided. • Please bring a note pad, pen and power cord to charge your devices. • Electrical outlets and and free Wi-Fi will be available. WHERE DO I PARK? Parking is available throughout the downtown Chicago Loop and is not included in the admission fee. Attendees who register can receive an $18 flat-rate rebate ticket good at Theatre District Self-Park. The garage is located at 181 North Dearborn across from Goodman Theater. HOW DO I GET THERE ON CTA OR METRA? 1-Day WP Workshop is located inside the Rent24 co-working center at 9 W Washington Street, 4th floor, Chicago IL[masked] USA. Accessible by public transportation, ride-sharing (Uber, Lyft) and bike sharing services (Divvy), including: • Metra Stations: Millennium Station, Ogilvy Transportation Center, LaSalle Street Station, Van Buren Street and Union Station • Washington Street Station (at Wabash Avenue) for Brown, Green, Purple, Pink and Orange Elevated CTA Trains • Washington Street Station (at Dearborn Street) for Blue Line CTA Subway • Lake Street Station (at State Street) for Red Line CTA Subway QUESTIONS? CALL +1 (312)[masked] Call Dante Hamilton, Lead Instructor, 1-Day WP Workshop at +1 (312)[masked] for any questions and directions to the event. EVENT ORGANIZERS AND SPONSORS This event is presented by 1-Day WP Workshop and the Chicago WordPress Meetup Group. Sponsored by IWN Website Services and IWN Printing.

1-Day WP Workshop™

9 West Washington Street Floor 4 · Chicago, il

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Welcome Bloggers, Brand Ambassadors and Influencers,

Chicago WordPress Meetup Group has evolved just as WordPress, which now powers 24% of the global Internet. WordPress users are no longer just Bloggers, Web Developers, SEO professionals and supporting specialists.

They are part of a new breed of Digital "INFLUENCERS ("

According to Technorati (, Influencers are most active on blogs, as 86 percent say they have them and 88 percent of those say they blog for themselves. Blogging is the primary publishing tool, and about a third of influencers say they have been blogging for five or more years.

ChiWP Meetup is now focused on providing General Admission and VIP Workshops, Special Events and Social Engagement that educates and connects Influencers, Ambassadors and Brands. Join us on our new journey!


Dante Hamilton, Organizer

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