WordPress Portsmouth Meetup - Lightning Talks Part Three

Portsmouth WordPress Meetup
Portsmouth WordPress Meetup
Public group

Technopole Portsmouth

Kingston Crescent, PO2 8FA · Portsmouth

How to find us

Come to the side door of the building and ring the bell near the poster.

Location image of event venue



Come to the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup on 18th December 2019 for our final meetup of the year. We'll be having lightning talks and a little seasonal fun.

The event starts at 7pm. There will be a social to carry on discussions and network after the meeting for any attendees who wish to go to it.

Lightning talks: Backup and Maintenance

This month it's mostly about managing your WordPress installation, which involves taking backups... and being able to restore your site from the backup.

• ManageWP - WordPress Website Management Dashboard - Drew Westcott
• UpdraftPlus - WordPress Backup Plugin - Steve Wood
• MySQL - Database dumps from the command line - Paul Tansom
• Introduction to DNS and Domain names - Scott McKeown
• WordPress Care and Maintenance plans - What to look for in a support package - Julia Giles
• Top 10 WordPress plugins - Herb Miller


Most of our attendees come from Hampshire (including the Isle of Wight) and West Sussex. The venue has free parking. All levels of experience of WordPress and website publishing welcome. We are a learning and development group. We welcome WordPress beginners.

Spaces are limited. Please sign-up if you really do intend to attend the MeetUp. If you are new to the group, please can you complete your MeetUp profile to help us plan topics.


• 7.00pm - Meet and great - Networking

• 7.30pm - Lightning talks

• 8:45pm - Wrap up

• 9pm - Chat and informal networking at The Sovereign pub, next door to our meeting venue.

• Keep up to date on this event and others on the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup website - WordUp Pompey!



Catch up with the WordPress community in Hampshire and West Sussex and enjoy refreshments. Please let us know when you book if you have any special dietary restrictions. This information will only be used to help arrange refreshments.


• The event venue is a University of Portsmouth building and is accessible for wheelchair users

• Find us on Twitter @wppompey or connect with us on your web related topic ideas using #wppompey

• If you would like to help organise the WordPress Portsmouth MeetUp, offer a talk or sponsor an event, let us know in the #meetup-portsmouth Slack channel for the UK WordPress community.


Thank you to our sponsors 34sp.com and redIT.co.uk for supporting us. Attendees at the event will receive details of special hosting discounts.

Thanks to Non Stop Business Support, Bobbing Wide, and Drew Westcott for their in-kind sponsorship of this WordPress MeetUp.