Resources for building accessible websites using WP

The resources below accompany the talk on accessible website design, from both user and developer perspectives, given by Zuzana Kunckova and Elisabeth Klaar at the March 2018 meeting of Cambridge WordPress Meetup. Reasons for making your site accessible to everyone Disability affects 1 in 5 of the UK population – that’s 12.9 million people who… Continue reading Resources for building accessible websites using WP

Creating awesome images for your business presentation

Here are the slides from the “Creating awesome images for your business” presentation by Jemima Willcox. Jemima talked about creating images for use on your website and for social media. She also discussed how to find royalty-free images, using pictures of people correctly, sizing images and more. Check out the slides below:

Useful WordPress Courses

Here are some useful WordPress courses. Do you have any others you’d like to add? Let us know! General WP Courses WPShout – described as “In-Depth WordPress Tutorials for Developers” Free Code Camp (free, natch) – Very accessible and of course free, so if you don’t get on with it you don’t lose anything. I don’t think… Continue reading Useful WordPress Courses

Next Meetup: Gutenberg: Learn the Future of WordPress 12-02-2018

Getting to know Gutenberg – Monday 12 February 2018 6.45pm to 9.45pm, The Bradfield Centre, Central Working, Cambridge See: Meetup for up to date details Gutenberg is the name for the new editor focus in WordPress. It is the future of WordPress, and will make creating websites much, much simpler. Tammie Lister will take you… Continue reading Next Meetup: Gutenberg: Learn the Future of WordPress 12-02-2018

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WordPress News – WP 4.9.1 and State of the Word 2017

Top stories WordPress 4.9.1 Released Mostly a security and maintenance release (point releases are normally bug and security fixes). Fixes page template issue: 4.9 introduced an error whereby users would discover that page templates wouldn’t appear in the Template drop down when editing a page. See more at: WP Tavern Gutenberg 1.8 Released, includes block… Continue reading WordPress News – WP 4.9.1 and State of the Word 2017

WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” out now

The latest WordPress update is out now, see more at wordpress.org/news/2017/11/tipton/ Some more details can be found on the blog here: https://wpcbg.uk/wordpress-news-wp-version-4-9-gdpr-robotninja/

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WordPress News – WP Version 4.9, GDPR, RobotNinja and more

Hello, here are the  notes from the WordPress News section tonight’s WordPress Cambridge meeting (November 13, 2017). Slides are here (all content is replicated in the post below, so take your pick): WordPress News is a new part of the meetup. A quick 10 minute update on all things WordPress. Feel free to give feedback… Continue reading WordPress News – WP Version 4.9, GDPR, RobotNinja and more

October 2017 Meetup: Managing WordPress & WP Transients

Managing WordPress Steven Watts of Newt Labs talked about WordPress management, which also included a quick introduction to Slack – an instant messaging/support system. See the slides below: This is a cut down version of the presentation, for more see https://www.slideshare.net/StevenWatts8/managing-wordpress Takeaways: where to get help, how to setup a staging site, a backup strategy, quick security wins,… Continue reading October 2017 Meetup: Managing WordPress & WP Transients

Graphic Design: Tips for non-designers

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Graphic design Ann-Marie Miller (of www.carbonorange.com) gave us her graphic design tips. You can see here slides here: Ann-Marie wrote a blog post giving some insight into the experience of giving a talk to the meet up here: http://www.carbonorange.com/taking-a-leap    

Blogging

Several presentations from Dawn, Chris and Jonathan on the theme of blogging for this meeting! Content ideas for blog posts – Dawn Fisher First up was Dawn Fisher of Remedial Massage Treatment.co.uk/ Dawn has been using her site to find customers for around 10 years and her blog is an integral part of this. She spoke… Continue reading Blogging