What an awesome turnout for our July Meetup, thanks all for coming down to Golden Mile, great to see some old faces and plenty of new faces as well!
We're going to sneak in a Meetup just before WordCamp, and we're back at Golden Mile again. Please note that we're not catering food and drink for this Meetup but there is plenty of good food at Golden Mile and nearby.
== Venue ==
Golden Mile Complex
5001 Beach Road #07-31
== Talks ==
Talk 1: Introduction to WordPress Development - Hooks
One of the many things to learn when starting out as a WordPress developer is how to extend WordPress and implement custom features, and hooks play a big part in that. Let’s explore what they are, how they work and why we need to start using them!
Speaker: Edmund Chan, Nerb
Talk 2: What Is The Fastest WordPress Theme?
In this WordPress speed comparison talk, I compare 5 of the most popular and fastest WordPress themes to see which one is really the fastest.
Speaker: Shaan Nicol, ChillyBin Web Design
== Target Audience ==
The talk this month is aimed at a general audience. They do not require any advanced or development (coding) knowledge of WordPress.
== RSVP's ==
We have limited spaces of 50, so please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along.
== Agenda ==
On the night...
7:00pm - Arrive, network with others
7:15pm - Welcome & presentations
8:30pm - General questions - don't be afraid to ask anything - WordPress related of course
9:00pm - Finish & additional networking at the pub
== Venue Sponsor ==
Thanks to Decisive Marketer for use of the venue
== Food & Drink Sponsor ==
There will be no food and drink provided at this months Meetup, there are lots of places to eat and drink at Golden Mile for before or afterwards. Please note that there is no food and drink allowed in the room.
== What to bring ==
Yourself and lots of questions.
== Important to know ==
Just take the elevator to the 7th floor
== Permissions ==
Media from the events will be published to our social media channels upon presenter consent.
By attending you are giving us permission to include you in any photos or video recordings we make of the event and subsequent postings on social media sites. These photos or video recordings may appear in other media platforms if they request.
== Help ==
We're always looking for speakers and volunteers to help with our meetups! Please contact us if you're interested in helping out, know of a venue or would like to get involved as a sponsor.
== Slack ==
Join our Slack Workspace: https://sgwp.slack.com/
We use @chat.wordpress.org domain, as many other WordPress meetup groups do for their Slack Workspace.
To get the @chat.wordpress.org email address, you are required to sign up for a wordpress.org account. Thereafter proceed to https://make.wordpress.org/chat/ and check for your @chat.wordpress.org email address. Emails received at this address will be forwarded to the email account you sign up with at wordpress.org.
== Facebook ==
Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/wordpress.sg/
== #hashtag ==
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