• User Experience (UX) for Wordpress

    White Space | Serviced Offices

    Wordpress site managers and developers can solve many complex problems and understand the business requirements better if they learn how User Experience works. Often people mistake UX designers with Graphic Designers and Front-End Developers. But actually, UX helps you create sustainable scalable Wordpress websites. This free training will be given by Mr. Sadiq Hussain, an experienced web designer, web developer/programmer, and technical designer. He is skilled in utilizing all facets of web design and development with seven years of experience. He possesses a strong programming and development background with knowledge of all aspects of overseeing and developing projects including initial design, programming, implementation, and user-support - primarily achieved utilizing contemporary web and programming technologies.

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  • Why SEO still matters in 2019?

    Quality Training Institute

    In this workshop. Mr. Yusuf Chowdhury will teach Why SEO still matters in 2019 and how to perform the basics of SEO marketing in order to boost website ranking, generate targeted leads and increase the website's traffic. Walk away knowing how to: - Understand what SEO is. - Conduct a keyword search. - Know the difference between on-site SEO and offsite SEO. - What is building backlinks? - How to perform effective On-Site SEO? - Tools to analyze the website. - Tools to analyze competitors and much more. Yusuf Chowdhury is a professional digital marketing consultant, coach, and Instructor. He has been a frequent lecturer at colleges and universities nationally and internationally over topics within digital marketing. He has given over 300 lectures in the area of SEO, Social Media, Live streaming, WordPress, Video Marketing, Blogging, Online Paid Ads (Search Engine Marketing) and Social Media Advertising. Yusuf Chowdhury built a lasting impression through his lectures and is widely reconsigned in the industry. As a result, He has been a guest speaker at the Learning and Technology Symposium held at Effat Women’s University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio College and various other institutions of higher learning throughout the San Antonio and surrounding areas. Also, as a digital marketing instructor for Northside Independent School District’s Adult Community Education department. His goal is to help others become financially independent and create a lasting legacy for themselves and their families through a commitment to serve and volunteer his time and talents by providing several educational workshops and seminar on a monthly basis at Geekdom, VenurePoint, and the University of Texas at San Antonio with Small Business Development Center. A very special thanks to Mr. Muhammad Siraj from Quality Training Institute for sponsoring the venue for this meetup. Please find below the location link on Google Maps: https://maps.app.goo.gl/KEhPbS2pX7m7eNiq8

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  • Introduction to the REST API - and more!

    White Space

    During this meetup we will discuss: What an API is, and how is it used. What’s REST and why is it cooler? What is JSON? XML vs JSON. How to install and use the WP-API to build cool things like Mobile Apps using PhoneGap and Cordova, and much more. http://wp-api.org But wait - there's more! If you are interested in volunteering for the wordpress community, wait till the end of the meetup and we will talk about the future of Wordpress Community in Jeddah :-) Presented by WordPress Jeddah

  • Show us your plugins! [Postponed]

    White Space

    We often get asked "can you show us what plugins you are using?" In our WordPress world, Plugins give us access to endless additional functionality...think Contact Forms, SEO, Page Builders, Social Media connects, etc. This meetup we'll be reviewing plugins that we use most often, and talk about why we've chosen them. We'll also cover what exactly a plugin does and how it works, as well as take a look at how to identify good and bad plugins. 02:00-02:30 - meet and greet (Remember there will be coffee) 02:30-03:00 - Presentation 03:00 - 03:30 - Q/A - Happiness Bar (Bring your questions!) Same time and place as last meetup.

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  • How to Secure and Maintain Your WordPress Site

    White Space | HQ

    • What we'll do Over the past several months we've led our group from the WordPress Install to developing and organizing content that attracts readers and keeps them coming back. Now that you have your site up and running it is time to address Site Security and Administration. As the popularity of WordPress has increased so has it's attractiveness to hackers. We will review the basics of keeping your WordPress site secure and talk about some current WP security plugins and services available to keep your site and your online community safe. We look forward to seeing you there. • What to bring Bring your questions and your laptops

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  • The New Wordpress 5.0

    White Space

    WordPress 5.0 is here! WordPress 5.0 was just released, and it’s arguably one of the most significant releases we’ve seen in more than ten years. Here’s what you need to know… The main feature is the new editor for posts and pages! We'll provide details about how to use this new editor to create content for your site as well as what else is new in 5.0. Agenda for the Meetup: 2:00pm: Welcome and intro to group 2:10pm: Thanks to the sponsors 2:25pm: Latest WordPress news 2:50pm: Presentation: Intro to WordPress 5.0 and the New Editor 3:40pm: Networking 4:00pm: Time to go

  • Wordpress and Marketing Automation

    5th Elemennt Agency

    Hi all, Like other industries, Automation is taking Marketing by storm. New research shows that many marketing automation investments fail. So how do you navigate it all? In this meetup, We will try to explain what good marketing automation looks like, whether it's right for you, and how to implement it successfully on a Worpdress website. To be exact, we wil learn: - How to use forms to Generate More Leads - Integration of forms with Marketing Automation Software - How to make sense of In-Depth Analytics and Contact Insights - How to create actions on marketing automation software based on user behavior on wordpress site. Target Audience: - CRM Coordinators/Admins - Digital Marketing Executives/Managers - IT Officers/ Managers - And of course Wordpress Enthusiasts ;-) Location on Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/s3nWH2SHm452 See you all, Ahmad

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  • Build a professional website with Wordpress

    5th Elemennt Agency

    Hello all, Usually I have classes on this day but as they got cancelled due to the rains, why don't we have an introductory session for those who would like to know the basics of Wordpress. We cover the following basics: - Setting up the development environment (LAMP, WAMP or MAMP) - Introduction and setting up wordpress - Playing with themes - Installing and configuring plugins - Integrating with other systems. Please bring your laptops with you and it would be best if you can setup your development environment prior. If you're very new to it, don't worry we will help you how to set it up. For any questions, feel free to call me:[masked]‬ Ahmad Mushtaq

  • The New Wordpress 5.0

    5th Elemennt Agency

    Dear all, Earlier this month, the schedule for rolling out WordPress 5.0 (including Gutenberg - the new block editor) was announced: https://make.wordpress.org/core/2018/10/03/proposed-wordpress-5-0-scope-and-schedule/ This puts the release date for WordPress 5.0 less than a month away, on November 19, 2018. With that in mind, this is a great time to talk about about Gutenberg, WordPress 5.0, and what we can expect from it all. Gutenberg is promising to be a very significant core update. We will share some Gutenberg resources, discuss the new editor and conduct a demo. Please bring your laptops with you and it would be best if you can setup a LAMP development environment. If you're very new to it, don't worry we will help you how to set it up.