Wow, a new year, it’s been so long since I went to a WordPress Meetup.
We are here at Launchpad 3 a cool co-working space in Cremorne Melbourne. The centre stage is built in a W class Old Melbourne Tram.
Anthony Provided the intro, and WordPress News, mainly version 4.9.4 is out, and its required to do a manual update to fix a bug that was introduced in 4.9.3 that prevented auto updates. Woocommerce has been updated to 3.3.1. And a bunch of Vulnerable plugins have been discovered, and flagged to everyone to update to reduce the risk of a hack.
Tonight we heard from Peter Wilson – Burn it down: A case study in CMS re-platforming.
You can find more here https://peterwilson.cc
Interesting talk on using WordPress CMS for The Age’s new website.
We also heard from Glenn Todd – Attract more love with alluring WordPress copy.
You can find more here https://glenntodd.net/
Talks about TL;DR
And how to write content based on principals of the Journalism Pyramid.
Glenn’s slide notes are found here.
A great start to the year of talks.
Till next time.