We're a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers (individual bloggers to companies) who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress --- join us!
**Take last set of elevators at end of the building and press 'M'. We're at the other end of the hallway**
We're all well rested from WordCamp Halifax 2019, and ready to kick some butt with our websites!
Come out for a night of learning, sharing and troubleshooting with the WordPress Halifax community.
--What to Bring--
Yourself, your questions and your laptop or mobile device so you can show us your WordPress site whether it is just beginning or around for a while.
-- 7:15: Opening Remarks--
-- 7:30: "WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org – Why I Moved and You Should Too" with Tim Covell
After years of using self-hosted WordPress, Tim switched to WordPress.com. What he lost, and gained, and tips such as how to continue using your own domain name for email. WordPress.com can be easier, cheaper, and more marketable than self-hosted WordPress, but there are some important considerations that might make it unsuitable for you.
About Tim Covell: Tim is a writer and editor. He built his first website, using Notepad, in 1997, after deciding there was room on the internet for one more site. He looks after several WordPress sites, both .com and .org, and assists individuals and small organizations to maintain and update their sites.
--8:15: Happiness Bar --
Break out your laptops, knowledge and questions regarding WordPress. Get feedback, learn something new or help a buddy out. Chat and get to know fellow WordPress bloggers, designers and developers.