Are you new to WordPress and struggling to set up your self-hosted website?
Our WordPress beginners night will be perfect for you.
We will cover:
* Choosing a domain name
* How DNS works to link your domain to your website
* Choosing a web hosting provider
* What is WordPress?
* Installing & configuring WordPress
* Choosing a theme
* Configuring a theme using the customiser
* Where to find plugins
* Some commonly used plugins
Speakers: Wil Brown from Zero Point Development and WP Wingman and James Carmody from Creative Compass.
Beginners who are new to WordPress and looking to set up a self-hosted website. Note: this is NOT for WordPress.com - they have their own paid support team whom you can chat to.
Open 2 weeks before the meetup. Please give up your RSVP if you cannot attend so that somebody else can come along.
On the night...
6:00 pm - Arrive and networking time
6:15 pm - Welcome & speaker presentations
7:15 pm - General WordPress questions
7:30 pm - Networking
8:00 pm - Finish
Level 10, 11 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Microsoft Reactor - https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/reactor/
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
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