WordPress London Meetup – Jan. 2019

31st January 2019

18:30

The #WPLDN is back for 2019! We also want to mention that tickets for WordCamp London 2019 are now available: https://2019.london.wordcamp.org/tickets/

This month we’ll be learning about building public speaking skills to promote your business and give back to the community, as well as taking a look at the JAM (JavaScript, API and Markup) stack, combining WordPress and Gatsby.

Speakers

Diane Wallace

Diane is a freelance WordPress Theme and plugin developer. She specialises in bespoke WordPress plugins and 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.

Mark Sta Ana

Mark is the author of the infamous cake cargo subcommand.  He is the organiser of the London Rust Meetup Group.  He’s also a member of the Rust Community Team.

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.