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WordPress London Meetup - April.

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We're going large this month at the April WordPress London Meetup!

You'll also get another chance to win a Beaver Builder (https://www.wpbeaverbuilder.com/) Pro licence this month.

Missed a #wpldn recently? Catch up at wpldn.uk (https://wpldn.uk/)

Let's do an accessibility audit of wpldn.uk together!

Following on from last month's talks regarding why accessible websites are a must, it's worth knowing how to do a technical accessibility audit. Given the time constraints, this session will be a high level audit and what better example to use than the WPLDN website!

Presented by Gary Jones (https://twitter.com/GaryJ). Gary is based in Basingstoke in the UK. He leads Gamajo (https://gamajo.com), a small virtual agency creating technical WordPress solutions for businesses, including integrations with their business-critical systems. He's worked on projects for SiteGround, Yoast, StudioPress, Daniels Trading, Rolls-Royce and many smaller design and development agencies and individuals. He's a contributor to the Genesis Framework, WordPress core and many open source projects. He is a co-host of the UK Genesis podcast, a General Translation Editor for the British English locale in WordPress, an organiser for WordCamp London and a co-organiser for the WordPress London meetup. He is a father of five year old twins, and his background is teaching in schools and prisons. Follow him @GaryJ (https://twitter.com/GaryJ).

WordPress at the United Nations.

"WordPress at the United Nations" is about my experience doing WordPress consulting at the United Nations Head Quarters in Manhattan, New York.

The UN is a rather interesting organisation in how it uses platforms like WordPress and Drupal so I’d love to share my experiences with the WordPress community.

Presented by Wasim Juned (https://twitter.com/wasimjuned). Wasim founded his company during the dotcom boom to help businesses with web and mobile systems.

Since then he's worked on projects for organisations such as:

• United Nations

• TMW

• World Gold Council and SPDR Gold Shares

• Fotango (later bought by Canon Europe)

• Arcadia

For more information see http://www.linkedin.com/in/wasimjunedand http://www.juned.com/ Follow him @wasimjuned (https://twitter.com/wasimjuned)

More speakers to be announced soon.

Running Order (STC):

18:30 - Arrive for networking and refreshments
19:00 - Opening remarks
19:10 - Plugins Uncovered
19:25 - First speaker
20:00 - Break
20:15 - Second speaker
20:50 - Closing remarks
21:00 - Social

Follow #wpldn (https://twitter.com/wpldn) on Twitter for all the latest and join the Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/wpldn/) to take the conversation further. Have a talk you'd like to present? We'd love to hear from you.

Connect with Dan (https://twitter.com/danmaby) or the team at assisted.by (https://www.assisted.by/?utm_source=web&utm_campaign=wpldn&utm_medium=referal) to find out more about getting involved with the WordPress London meetup.