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WordPress Suffolk Meetup - June 2018

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WordPress Suffolk Meetup - June 2018


At the WordPress Suffolk Meetup ( this month we're learning about SVGs and getting hands-on with our WordPress sites.

We will be holding an informal meetup for WordPress developers, designers, users and business owner. Meeting the second Thursday of every month. The format will consist of speakers, open discussion, round tables, lightning talks and your ideas.

The event will be influenced by our experiences and feedback we've received over the years of organising the WordPress London Meetup (

# SVGs - where design meets development

SVGs have many uses on the web including logos, icons and illustrations. This talk explains when, why and how you would use them. It will cover how to create a SVG in the right format, different ways that you can add them to a website, security and accessibility considerations and some of the creative and cool things that you can do with them.

Presented by Angie Vale. Angie is a self taught WordPress developer has been building WordPress sites for over six years. She previously worked as a manufacturing engineer in the smart meter industry where she managed technical teams and projects.
She now runs Purple Hippo (, a small agency combining the skills of web design and marketing to build creative and strategic WordPress websites. Follow her @PurpleHippoUk (

# Plugins Uncovered

In this session we'll discuss our go-to plugins, highlight new & interesting discoveries, as well as find alternatives solutions to common issues. This will be an opportunity for you to get involved, so come prepared with your favourite plugins.

Presented by Dan Maby. Dan is a Director at Blue 37 ( a creative digital agency. He thrives on business development & project management, as well as having a passion for productivity & marketing. When not in front of a screen, you'll find him organising events. Follow him @danmaby (

Running Order (STC):

18:30 - Arrive for networking
19:00 - Opening remarks
19:10 - First speaker - Angie Vale
19:45 - wp_update_post
20:05 - Break
20:15 - Second speaker - Dan Maby
20:50 - Closing remarks
21:00 - Social

/* Code of conduct -----*/

The WordPress Suffolk Meetup is intended to be a safe, inclusive, accessible and free event for the local WordPress community to come together, share knowledge and grow. We have a code of conduct ( that all attendees, speakers, volunteers, and organisers are expected to abide by.

/* Sponsors & Supporters -----*/

This event is supported by Blue 37 ( - a strategic-thinking team of digital experts with a creative edge.
University of Suffolk
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