WordPress London Meetup – Feb. 2019

28th February 2019

18:30

We’ll be looking at delivering lighting fast content updates to your site users, as Phil takes us through a how and why Liveblog has received AMP support. And Dan will be opening a discussion about the impact of freelancing/lone working on our mental health.

Did we mention tickets for WordCamp London 2019 are now available? https://2019.london.wordcamp.org/tickets/

Speakers

Dan Maby

Dan is a director at Blue 37 – a WordPress specialist agency. He’s also the founder & trustee of WP&UP – a charity that supports & promotes positive mental health within the WordPress community.

You’ll find him organising WordCamps and Meetups throughout the UK. He thrives on business development and project management, as well as having a passion for seeing success within others.

Philip John

Phil is a long-time WordPress developer, having worked as a freelancer, for agencies, local government and most recently WordPress.com VIP where he supports some of the most high-profile, high-traffic sites on the web. He has been a caretaker of the Liveblog plugin and has lead several releases building out impressive new features and functionality.

Sponsors

Bibblio
Plesk
SiteGround
Weglot
WP Engine
Yoti
Blue 37

Organisers

Dan Maby

Dan is a director at blue 37. He thrives on business development and project management, as well as having a passion for productivity & marketing.  He’s the founder of WP&UP, a charity supporting the WordPress community’s mental, physical, business and code health.   You’ll also find him organising WordPress focused events including #wpldn#wpEssex & #wpSuffolk.

Diane Wallace

Diane is a freelance WordPress Theme and plugin developer. She specialises in bespoke WordPress themes and is passionate about creating beautiful, responsive, user friendly designs.

Diane loves developing with WordPress and being part of the amazing, inclusive and friendly WordPress community.

Within the WordCamp London organisation, Diane is responsible for speakers.

Gary Jones

Gary Jones is a UK-based WordPress Engineer, educator, code consultant, and proud father of twins. Driven by a passion for excellence, he creates elegant WordPress plugins and theme solutions for clients, and provides services, including code audits, for other designers and developers. He has worked on projects for SiteGround, Yoast, StudioPress, Web Savvy Marketing, Daniels Trading, Rolls-Royce and many smaller design and development agencies and individuals.

Gary is a key contributor to the Genesis Framework and has contributed to most major branches of WordPress Core since 3.3. He has contributed to many open source projects in the community, and is a co-host on the UK Genesis podcast.

A former teacher in schools and prisons, Gary’s goal is to educate WordPress professionals on how they can improve their code. His motto is knowledge is power.

Paul Smart

I am a freelance website designer, developer and consultant with strong marketing skills; I work with individuals and businesses to develop your online presence.