What we're about

Just like WordPress, this group will always be FREE.

The WordPress Sydney Meetup is for any WordPress user from new to experienced to get together and discuss all things WordPress.

We know there is a vibrant WordPress community hiding out there and we want to get everyone together to talk all things WordPress

Regardless of whether you use WordPress as a developer, designer, business or blogger, our monthly meetups are sure to help you get the most out of this amazing open source software.

Thanks to our incredible sponsors, our meetups are free for you to attend.

We would love for you to be a part of our welcoming, active and enthusiastic group. So please join us and come along to the next event!

Code of Conduct

We want to make the community inclusive to everyone so please read our Code of Conduct (https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/pages/20710042/Code_of_Conduct/).

No Job/Spamvertising

This is a community to share knowledge and help each other.

No job postings, sales pitches or services listings on the meetup.com pages, please.

Use the #referrals channel on our Slack group, wpaustralia.slack.com.

On Slack
You can also join us on Slack and talk directly with Australian WordPress developers, designers, business owners and general users.

To join the WP Australia community on slack visit http://wpaustralia.org/ .

If you’d like to find out more about the official WordPress.org slack channels head over to https://make.wordpress.org/chat/ .

Take Our Survey
We'd love to know a little bit more about how you use WordPress and what topics you would like to hear at our meetups.

Take our short 5 min survey at http://goo.gl/forms/7Ui9Gw2iRFHVheH42

Upcoming events (5+)

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

This month we will have a live demo where we will show you end-to-end how to create a site with Beaver Builder and Beaver Themer. Some topics we will cover: - Configure Beaver Builder and Beaver Themer for initial set up. - How to create advanced layouts without code. - Learn about Custom Posts Types and how to create dynamic layouts for archive and singular pages. - Things to remember before going live. - And more... Speaker: James Carmody Speaker Bio: During the day James manages his digital agency, Creative Compass, by night, he is attending meetup events to share his knowledge with the community. James is also the lead organiser for WordCamp Sydney 2019, a volunteer-run​ conference that is all about WordPress. Target Audience =============== The talk this month is aimed at a beginner/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 and 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/).

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/).

Past Events

Parramatta WordPress Meetup: Ditch The Developer

Information Cultural Exchange

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