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We're talking workflows with Page Builders and ORM frameworks at the June WordPress London Meetup!

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

We're in room A130 again this month. A130, in the College Building. Access it from the main road, St John Street:

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The Role of Page Builders for Developers

Are custom page templates and shortcodes offering our clients and users the best content publishing experience? In this talk, I'll explore how and why page builders might now be a staple in a WordPress developer's toolkit.

Presented by Doug Belchamber (https://twitter.com/db_smarter). Doug is a WordPress developer based in South London, who's terrible at talking about himself in the 3rd person. He runs Smarter Digital (https://www.smarter.uk.com), a small WordPress development company, Fuelled (https://fuelled.io) as a freelance technical marketer and blogs infrequently at WP Developers (https://wpdevelopers.co.uk). Follow him @db_smarter (https://twitter.com/db_smarter).

wp_update_post

A new slot in the #wpldn event. An open discussion on the latest from WordPress. We'll be kicking off with Todd Halfpenny (https://twitter.com/toddhalfpenny) running through what we can expect in the upcoming 4.8 update, then it's over to you.

WP_Model, synthetic ORM for WordPress (Part 1)

I have made an ORM for WordPress. Before you roll your eyes at that statement I have built it specifically for WP-based MVPs. Having built lots of MVPs on WordPress for cash-strapped startups this simple class has made WordPress it easier than ever to make complex apps in days using WP. https://github.com/anthonybudd/WP_Model .

Anthony will be doing Part 2, taking a deeper dive into the technical aspects, at wp_hooked (https://www.meetup.com/wp_hooked/).

Presented by Anthony Budd (http://twitter.com/anthonybudd). Anthony is a PHP and WP expert with over 5 years of experience developing websites and apps for all kinds of clients from non-profits, to startups to Fortune 500 companies. Follow him @anthonybudd (http://twitter.com/anthonybudd)

Running Order (STC):

18:30 - Arrive for networking and refreshments
19:00 - Opening remarks
19:10 - First speaker - Doug Belchamber
19:45 - wp_update_post
20:05 - Break
20:15 - Second speaker - Anthony Budd
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.

The WordPress London meetup is supported by a team of volunteers: Annabelle (https://yayannabelle.github.io/), Dan (https://www.assisted.by/) and Gary (https://gamajo.com/).