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WordPress Sheffield

A free monthly WordPress meetup for developers, designers, bloggers and WordPress enthusiasts organised by Kimb Jones & supported by Make Do.

Next meetup is Tuesday March 10th at Harrisons 1854 in the Center of Sheffield.

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March 2015: Customising WordPress for clients

Content manage everything

Mark Wilkinson: WordPress Developer

Tips and tricks on how I try to make sure that practically everything in a WordPress build is made editable by the client through the WordPress dashboard in some way shape or form.

WordPress dashboard customisations for clients

Matt Watson: Co-Founder & Lead Developer at Make Do

The WordPress Dashboard sometimes be daunting to use for clients. Throw in a few Custom Post Types and common Plugins and what you have is a minefield of confusion for anyone not used to using it on a daily basis. In this talk I will discuss the concepts and code I used to combat this for our clients.

Meetup Structure & Topics

Talks & Presentations

Sessions from industry professionals on WP-related topics.

Show & Tells

Participants are encouraged to show off their projects.

Friendly Chat & Banter

Q&As discussions, rants, problem solving and general chatter.

Hosted in the heart of Sheffield

Harrisons 1854

Our venue for large meetups is Harrisons which is in the city center, just off Glossop Road and a few steps from West Street.

The venue has plenty of room, a projector and a bar.

Get directions to Harrisons

Rultand Arms

Mid-sized meetups happen upstairs at the Rutland Arms which is just up the street from the Showroom.

Here we have a smaller space with a large TV screen and a bar downstairs.

Get directions to the Rutland Arms

Sheffield Tap

Our more casual & unorganized meetups happen at the Sheffield Tap and is part of Sheffield Train Station.

It's a great modern real ale bar and we pre-book a few tables for chat & banter.

Get directions to the Sheffield Tap

Who runs this?

The meetup is chaired & organised by Kimb Jones the Creative Managing Director of local-WordPress agency Make Do. Kimb is a designer, developer and certified UK-WordPress rockstar (he wrote this himself).

You can follow Kimb on twitter for announcements of upcoming events and other general WordPress goings on or sign up to his mailing list.

Other regular attendees include Matt Watson, Ian Parr, Tim Nash (who organises WordPress Leeds), Simon Dunton and the Human Made team.

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