- Moving forward with WordPress
WordPress has created many opportunities for people all around the world, so many people are curious about how it could help them grow. In this meetup , Noel will discuss the path to success for anyone interested in working with WordPress, remote working or generally being part of this movement
- Future Of The WordPress with Gutenberg
A new publishing experience for WordPress is in the works: get ready to make your words, pictures, and layout look as good on screen as they do in your imagination, without any code. You might have heard of this project — it’s called Gutenberg, after another invention that revolutionized publishing — but are wondering what it means for you. Who will see the biggest difference, and what it will change for your everyday workflows? Please come and join us for this month meetup to discuss more about Guternberg and Future of the WordPress
- WordPress Q/A - Panel Discussion
In this Meetup, We will having a panel discussion for any WordPress related questions. Plus, one Tech talk by Chathu Vishwajith - How to speed up your WordPress Site Seats will be limited to 50. So, hurry and RSVP now!. Venue: 99X Technology Conference Room Srimal Building Walukarama Road Colombo 03
- Community First: What organizing WordCamps has taught me
A WordPress freelancer and WordCamp Switzerland Co-Organiser, Andrew Liyanage currently lives in Zurich. He's stopping by our meetup on a visit to Sri Lanka, to tell us about his experiences organising WordCamps. With WordCamp Colombo 2017 just around the corner - https://2017.colombo.wordcamp.org - we know that we will have a lot to learn from him, and we look forward to welcoming him into our community. The space we use at the Java Lounge has a limited seating capacity, so first come, first served!
- Discovering and Implementing WordPress Plugin Ideas
One of the main reasons WordPress is hugely popular is the plug-n-play architecture facilitated by plugins. The official repository today for WordPress plugins has nearly 50,000 plugins. This is a proof of the wide range of ideas you can implement for the next web solution. In this meetup, Naweed and Prasath will talk about discovering ideas for plugins, and how to implement them. Naweed is a WordPress businessman, while Prasath is a seasoned plugin developer. Seats will be limited to 60. So, hurry and RSVP with a 'yes'!
- WordPress for Mobile Application Development
WordPress is the ideal backend for your mobile applications. WordPress combines quick development time with immense community support to help you create webservices for your mobile applications in a platform of your choice. In this meetup, Prasath and Dasun will show you exactly how to achieve these goals.
- Custom WP Theme Developments Workshop
Why we need Custom Theme Developments without going for Free Or premium theme version from somewhere? WordPress Custom themes provide a way to “skin” your site, allowing you to modify the way your content is displayed. Custom Theme Developments are a passion and a trend now, and at this Meetup, I will talk about basic of WP Theme Development for creating modern themes. If you're interested about how to build Custom WP Themes Or just WordPress, You shouldn't miss this opportunity! Come and Join! Please don't forget to bring your laptops.
- Building Themes using WordPress' REST API
WordPress started off as a blogging suite, and over the years, it became a powerful CMS, that now powers over 27% of the web. However, with the launch of the REST API (https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/), WordPress is now an application platform. The REST API is the future of WordPress, and at this meetup, Naweed Chougle (https://twitter.com/n_chougle) will talk about how it can be leveraged to create beautiful, modern themes that use WordPress as a backend data store. Whether you're interested in WordPress, RESTful web services, or just the modern Internet in general, this is not going to be a meetup you want to miss!
- WordPress Dev for Non Developers
This time our speaker is Mahangu Weerasinghe, Happiness Engineer form Automattic (https://automattic.com/) In this Meetup, Mahangu hopes to draw on his experiences getting there and debunk several myths about WordPress programming. This talk will assume a basic knowledge of HTML/CSS, but nothing further, and will look to draw non-technical people down the rabbit hole of theme and plugin development by showing how you can make WordPress do a lot of cool things without a very deep understanding of PHP or programming in general.
- Global Translation Day 2
As a part of the WordPress Global Translation Day, we will be organizing our local event in Colombo Sri Lanka. Save the date if you want to help us translate WordPress projects (core, plugins, themes, apps, etc), or learn how WordPress translation works. Event information - When: Saturday, November 12th If you're new to translating WordPress projects, be sure to check out these links. - Getting Started Guide: https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook/about/get-involved/first-steps/ if you'll be using it] Translating WordPress is a great way to get involved and contribute back. On WordPress Global Translation Day, you will not only have help from local Translation Editors, but also many polyglots from the wider WordPress community across from the world. Let's translate together!