Past Meetup

Customizing the WordPress Admin

This Meetup is past

109 people went

Price: $5.00 /per person
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A large part of WordPress's appeal for developers and users alike is the interface and its ease of use. Since WordPress core does so much across so many components, to really tailor your experience it's important to decide what can be added as well as what can be removed. In this presentation, Helen Hou-Sandi will be talking through some case studies of admin integration's for her clients as well as sharing some code for inspiration.


RankWP: Part of the reason for the success of WordPress is the power of it's plugins. You can find multiple plugins for virtually anything you want. However, when you install a plugin, it's a commitment and risk. You grant it full access to your web site, so it makes sense to be careful and thorough when choosing them. ( is designed to make this job easier.


Bring your WordPress questions! As always, we'll have some geniuses on hand to help you get answers.


Helen Hou-Sandí ( is the Director of User Interface Engineering at 10up and a WordPress core guest committer. At 10up, she focuses on projects that demand complex administrative user experiences and provides oversight and guidance on best practices across projects. A large portion of her time at 10up, as well as her free time, is donated to the WordPress community through core contributions and other activity.

Boštjan Špetič is the CEO of Zemanta ( and helps European startups find their way in the real world. He's been a blogger since 2004, ever since he installed WordPress, version 1.0.