• WordPress Security - Protect You and Your Site

    Talk 1: Beef up your CMS login Ben talks login forms, single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, active directory, and more to help you get your CMS's identity management system in to the 21st century. Includes live demo and bad puns. Speaker: Ben Dechrai Speaker Bio: Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a staunch focus on security and privacy. This started at the age of 11, when he wrote software to stop his mum from breaking the family PC, and resulted in his working as a developer evangelist for Auth0. He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation, from ethical skulduggery to subversive automation, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @bendechrai. Web: https://bendechrai.com ------- Talk 2: Hackers want your website! Wil takes you through a comprehensive list of security tips that will harden your website against those nefarious wrong-doers. Speaker: Wil Brown Speaker Bio: Dad, WordPress Consultant, Developer, Conference Organiser, Speaker & Business Coach Follow Wil on Twitter @DeveloperWil Web: https://zeropointdevelopment.com 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 ======= Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along. Agenda ======= On the night... 6:00 pm - Arrive, network with others 6:30 pm - Welcome & presentations 7:45 pm - General questions - don't be afraid to ask anything - WordPress related of course :-P 8:00 pm - Finish & carry on conversations at a nearby pub - TBC Venue Sponsor ============== Academy Xi ( https://academyxi.com/) teaches short, practical and skill-specific courses for people who want to upskill or companies wanting to upgrade their capabilities in design, innovation and digital transformation. We’ve delivered a number of custom team training programs in HCD, Digital Transformation, Agile, Product Management, Virtual and Augmented Realities and, soon, Blockchain. What to bring ============= Yourself and lots of questions. Important to know ================= You will need to sign in to the building using an email address. Academy Xi will not pass your email address to any other external company. This is our event host's one condition in exchange for offering their event space to us for FREE. 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 posting on social media sites. Please review our Privacy Policy https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21613559/Privacy_Policy/ and our Code of Conduct https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/20710042/Code_of_Conduct/ If you are completely new to WordPress then go here https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21774721/WordPress_Beginner_Video_Tutorials/

  • Parramatta WordPress Meetup: TBA

    Information Cultural Exchange

    Welcome to the Parramatta chapter of the WP Sydney Meetup. Our venue can easily cater to 30 or more guests. Includes a large projector screen, free WIFI. Presentation Details =================== TBA Speaker: TBA • 6:00pm Set Up and Mingling • 6:30pm Welcome and Introductions (Tell us who you are and what you do) • 6:45pm Presentations. If you have any questions, please let us know. NOTE: If you rsvp to this meetup and cannot attend please be so kind to un-rsvp yourself at your earliest convenience so we have accurate numbers Our Sponsor(s) for this Meetup ============================ a2hosting.com has sponsored this meetup, a2hosting provide world class super speed hosting for all major CMS platforms including WordPress. a2hosting have various plan to choose from for every budget. Visit our meetup on the night and get access to special promotions offered by a2hosting especially for WP Sydney Meetup attendees. wpengine.com WP Engine is the worlds leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. What to be a speaker? ===================== Interested in being a guest speaker? We more than welcome guest speakers that can bring new and exciting ideas to the community. If you want to talk about something send me a Private Message and well discuss it. Sponsorship ============ This meetup will always remain free to attend. If you would like to support our community financially we are now on OpenCollective (https://opencollective.com/wordpress-sydney) accepting sponsorship and donations. Read up more on sponsoring our meetup community (https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/24430760/Sponsoring_Our_Meetup_Community/).

  • Ditch the Developer: Create Sites With Beaver Builder and Beaver Themer

    Description TBA Speaker: James Carmody Speaker Bio: TBA Target Audience =============== The talk this month is aimed at a designer audience. They do not require any advanced or development (coding) knowledge of WordPress. RSVP's ======= Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along. Agenda ======= On the night... 6:00 pm - Arrive, network with others & eat pizza 6:30 pm - Welcome & presentations 7:45 pm - General questions - don't be afraid to ask anything - WordPress related of course :-P 8:00 pm - Finish & carry on conversations at a nearby pub - TBC Venue Sponsor ============== Academy Xi ( https://academyxi.com/) teaches short, practical and skill-specific courses for people who want to upskill or companies wanting to upgrade their capabilities in design, innovation and digital transformation. We’ve delivered a number of custom team training programs in HCD, Digital Transformation, Agile, Product Management, Virtual and Augmented Realities and, soon, Blockchain. Pizza Sponsor ============= WP Engine (https://wpengine.com.au/) are sponsoring pizza for the CBD meetups this year. WP Engine is the world’s leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 70,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland, and Brisbane, Australia. What to bring ============= Yourself and lots of questions. Important to know ================= You will need to sign in to the building using an email address. Academy Xi will not pass your email address to any other external company. This is our event host's one condition in exchange for offering their event space to us for FREE. 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 posting on social media sites. Please review our Privacy Policy https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21613559/Privacy_Policy/ and our Code of Conduct https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/20710042/Code_of_Conduct/ If you are completely new to WordPress then go here https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21774721/WordPress_Beginner_Video_Tutorials/

  • Parramatta WordPress Meetup: TBA

    Information Cultural Exchange

    Welcome to the Parramatta chapter of the WP Sydney Meetup. Our venue can easily cater to 30 or more guests. Includes a large projector screen, free WIFI. Presentation Details =================== TBA Speaker: TBA • 6:00pm Set Up and Mingling • 6:30pm Welcome and Introductions (Tell us who you are and what you do) • 6:45pm Presentations. If you have any questions, please let us know. NOTE: If you rsvp to this meetup and cannot attend please be so kind to un-rsvp yourself at your earliest convenience so we have accurate numbers Our Sponsor(s) for this Meetup ============================ a2hosting.com has sponsored this meetup, a2hosting provide world class super speed hosting for all major CMS platforms including WordPress. a2hosting have various plan to choose from for every budget. Visit our meetup on the night and get access to special promotions offered by a2hosting especially for WP Sydney Meetup attendees. wpengine.com WP Engine is the worlds leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. What to be a speaker? ===================== Interested in being a guest speaker? We more than welcome guest speakers that can bring new and exciting ideas to the community. If you want to talk about something send me a Private Message and well discuss it. Sponsorship ============ This meetup will always remain free to attend. If you would like to support our community financially we are now on OpenCollective (https://opencollective.com/wordpress-sydney) accepting sponsorship and donations. Read up more on sponsoring our meetup community (https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/24430760/Sponsoring_Our_Meetup_Community/).

  • Landing Page Essentials and A/B Testing with Google Optimize

    What makes a successful landing page and how do you test visitor engagement? Wil takes you through the essential components of a great landing page and introduces you to A/B testing using Google Optimize. If you are serious about engaging with your audience and getting good conversions, this is a talk you don't want to miss out on. Speaker: Wil Brown Speaker Bio: Dad, WordPress Consultant, Developer, Conference Organiser, Speaker & Business Coach. Follow Wil on Twitter @DeveloperWil Web: https://zeropointdevelopment.com Target Audience =============== The talk this month is aimed at a business audience. Some code placement is required - mostly using Customizer Header/Footer scripts. RSVP's ======= Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along. Agenda ======= On the night... 6:00 pm - Arrive, network with others & eat pizza 6:30 pm - Welcome & presentations 7:45 pm - General questions - don't be afraid to ask anything - WordPress related of course :-P 8:00 pm - Finish & carry on conversations at a nearby pub - TBC Venue Sponsor ============== Academy Xi ( https://academyxi.com/) teaches short, practical and skill-specific courses for people who want to upskill or companies wanting to upgrade their capabilities in design, innovation and digital transformation. We’ve delivered a number of custom team training programs in HCD, Digital Transformation, Agile, Product Management, Virtual and Augmented Realities and, soon, Blockchain. Pizza Sponsor ============= WP Engine (https://wpengine.com.au/) are sponsoring pizza for the CBD meetups this year. WP Engine is the world’s leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 70,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland, and Brisbane, Australia. What to bring ============= Yourself and lots of questions. Important to know ================= You will need to sign in to the building using an email address. Academy Xi will not pass your email address to any other external company. This is our event host's one condition in exchange for offering their event space to us for FREE. 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 posting on social media sites. Please review our Privacy Policy https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21613559/Privacy_Policy/ and our Code of Conduct https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/20710042/Code_of_Conduct/ If you are completely new to WordPress then go here https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21774721/WordPress_Beginner_Video_Tutorials/

  • Parramatta WordPress Meetup: TBA

    Information Cultural Exchange

    Welcome to the Parramatta chapter of the WP Sydney Meetup. Our venue can easily cater to 30 or more guests. Includes a large projector screen, free WIFI. Presentation Details =================== TBA Speaker: TBA • 6:00pm Set Up and Mingling • 6:30pm Welcome and Introductions (Tell us who you are and what you do) • 6:45pm Presentations. If you have any questions, please let us know. NOTE: If you rsvp to this meetup and cannot attend please be so kind to un-rsvp yourself at your earliest convenience so we have accurate numbers Our Sponsor(s) for this Meetup ============================ a2hosting.com has sponsored this meetup, a2hosting provide world class super speed hosting for all major CMS platforms including WordPress. a2hosting have various plan to choose from for every budget. Visit our meetup on the night and get access to special promotions offered by a2hosting especially for WP Sydney Meetup attendees. wpengine.com WP Engine is the worlds leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. What to be a speaker? ===================== Interested in being a guest speaker? We more than welcome guest speakers that can bring new and exciting ideas to the community. If you want to talk about something send me a Private Message and well discuss it. Sponsorship ============ This meetup will always remain free to attend. If you would like to support our community financially we are now on OpenCollective (https://opencollective.com/wordpress-sydney) accepting sponsorship and donations. Read up more on sponsoring our meetup community (https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/24430760/Sponsoring_Our_Meetup_Community/).

  • How to Boost Website Traffic With SEOPress

    Academy Xi

    TBA Speaker: James Carmody Speaker Bio: TBA Target Audience =============== The talk this month is aimed at a business audience. No coding skills are required. RSVP's ======= Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along. Agenda ======= On the night... 6:00 pm - Arrive, network with others & eat pizza 6:30 pm - Welcome & presentations 7:45 pm - General questions - don't be afraid to ask anything - WordPress related of course :-P 8:00 pm - Finish & carry on conversations at a nearby pub - TBC Venue Sponsor ============== Academy Xi ( https://academyxi.com/) teaches short, practical and skill-specific courses for people who want to upskill or companies wanting to upgrade their capabilities in design, innovation and digital transformation. We’ve delivered a number of custom team training programs in HCD, Digital Transformation, Agile, Product Management, Virtual and Augmented Realities and, soon, Blockchain. Pizza Sponsor ============= WP Engine (https://wpengine.com.au/) are sponsoring pizza for the CBD meetups this year. WP Engine is the world’s leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 70,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland, and Brisbane, Australia. What to bring ============= Yourself and lots of questions. Important to know ================= You will need to sign in to the building using an email address. Academy Xi will not pass your email address to any other external company. This is our event host's one condition in exchange for offering their event space to us for FREE. 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 posting on social media sites. Please review our Privacy Policy https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21613559/Privacy_Policy/ and our Code of Conduct https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/20710042/Code_of_Conduct/ If you are completely new to WordPress then go here https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/21774721/WordPress_Beginner_Video_Tutorials/

  • Parramatta WordPress Meetup: TBA

    Information Cultural Exchange

    Welcome to the Parramatta chapter of the WP Sydney Meetup. Our venue can easily cater to 30 or more guests. Includes a large projector screen, free WIFI. Presentation Details =================== TBA Speaker: TBA • 6:00pm Set Up and Mingling • 6:30pm Welcome and Introductions (Tell us who you are and what you do) • 6:45pm Presentations. If you have any questions, please let us know. NOTE: If you rsvp to this meetup and cannot attend please be so kind to un-rsvp yourself at your earliest convenience so we have accurate numbers Our Sponsor(s) for this Meetup ============================ a2hosting.com has sponsored this meetup, a2hosting provide world class super speed hosting for all major CMS platforms including WordPress. a2hosting have various plan to choose from for every budget. Visit our meetup on the night and get access to special promotions offered by a2hosting especially for WP Sydney Meetup attendees. wpengine.com WP Engine is the worlds leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. What to be a speaker? ===================== Interested in being a guest speaker? We more than welcome guest speakers that can bring new and exciting ideas to the community. If you want to talk about something send me a Private Message and well discuss it. Sponsorship ============ This meetup will always remain free to attend. If you would like to support our community financially we are now on OpenCollective (https://opencollective.com/wordpress-sydney) accepting sponsorship and donations. Read up more on sponsoring our meetup community (https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/24430760/Sponsoring_Our_Meetup_Community/).

  • Parramatta WordPress Meetup: TBA

    Information Cultural Exchange

    Welcome to the Parramatta chapter of the WP Sydney Meetup. Our venue can easily cater to 30 or more guests. Includes a large projector screen, free WIFI. Presentation Details =================== TBA Speaker: TBA • 6:00pm Set Up and Mingling • 6:30pm Welcome and Introductions (Tell us who you are and what you do) • 6:45pm Presentations. If you have any questions, please let us know. NOTE: If you rsvp to this meetup and cannot attend please be so kind to un-rsvp yourself at your earliest convenience so we have accurate numbers Our Sponsor(s) for this Meetup ============================ a2hosting.com has sponsored this meetup, a2hosting provide world class super speed hosting for all major CMS platforms including WordPress. a2hosting have various plan to choose from for every budget. Visit our meetup on the night and get access to special promotions offered by a2hosting especially for WP Sydney Meetup attendees. wpengine.com WP Engine is the worlds leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. What to be a speaker? ===================== Interested in being a guest speaker? We more than welcome guest speakers that can bring new and exciting ideas to the community. If you want to talk about something send me a Private Message and well discuss it. Sponsorship ============ This meetup will always remain free to attend. If you would like to support our community financially we are now on OpenCollective (https://opencollective.com/wordpress-sydney) accepting sponsorship and donations. Read up more on sponsoring our meetup community (https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/24430760/Sponsoring_Our_Meetup_Community/).