One reason for Wordpress's popularity is the eCommerce engine. Businesses can take and fulfill orders at a fraction of a brick and mortar outlet's costs.
The range of plugins for creating an online shop can be confusing. False starts are common.
Chris Butterworth will cover the key issues you should consider before creating your shop, plus some popular eCommerce plugins. If you have ever considered setting up an eCommerce engine using WordPress then this meetup is for you.
Chris' has worked with Wordpress for nearly 10 years. He knows the great, the good and the not-so-good parts of WordPress development.
His expertise includes how a website dovetails into an organisation's strategic planning, code techniques, plus building and maintaining websites.
This meeting is sponsored by Twin Dots (http://www.twindots.com/) the leading branding, design and development agency in Newmarket. Twin Dots has clients like Cambridge Marketing College, 450 GSM, Racing Welfare, and Devam the jewellers.
The usual format:
18:45: Roll up for a couple of beers in the foyer, & chat, mingle etc.
19:15 start: Everyone introduces themselves: 20 seconds max, mainly describing their involvement with WordPress.
2. Up to 3 * 3 minute pitches. Share discoveries, useful tips, requests for help with charitable projects.
3: WordPress News with our star reporter Ben Attenborough.
4. Presentation 1: Chris Butterworth
5. Clinic: Bring along a problem, and the audience will offer advice. If we can't, maybe we'll have a solution by next meeting.
Kinda aiming to finish the formal part by about 21:00, depending on everyone's enthusiasm to chat & discuss.
6. Beer & networking: We should leave by about 21:45 at the latest.