Past Meetup

WordPress North East - November 2015

This Meetup is past

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Are you a WordPress user, designer or developer? Use WordPress to manage your personal or business blog? Join us at our informal WordPress meet up at the fantastic Campus North building in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Newcomers always welcome, no matter your level of experience with WordPress.

17:45:If you're new then pop along 15 minutes before the events starts to introduce yourself and ask any questions you have.

18:00: Introduction, informal chat, with free beers and soft drinks thanks to Campus North <3

18:20: The Ultimate Guide to Image Optimisation

Steven Jones ( - On average images comprise over 2/3rds of the size of a page request. This gives us a wide birth in order to look at different ways in order to optimise images and potentially reduce this proportion and decrease the total page size.

18:45: Q&A

The floor is yours. If you have any questions about WordPress then here's your time to ask somebody.

19:30 -: Pub! We're a sociable lot, so why not join us for a beer after the event too! We'll probably be heading to the Warerooms around the corner.

Thanks, as ever, to our sponsors, Campus North ( for the venue (check out their sponsors here (