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What's New in WordPress 2018 Breakfast Seminar

Host: Digital Growth Programme
Venue: Proact Stadium, Sheffield Road, S41 8NZ, Chesterfield
Date: Tuesday 20th November, 2018
Time: 8am - 11.30am
Cost: Free

Hear about the latest features and updates in WordPress to help improve your content and website. Learn about how GDPR will affect your site and the digital innovations coming up, and how you can use data to calculate ROI.

WordPress powers over 30% of all websites on the internet meaning more and more small and medium sized businesses are using WordPress to run their websites. This seminar will provide an update on the latest features and upgrades in version 4.9 of the platform as well as introducing the latest and greatest plugins for WordPress, and how it can benefit your business.

Anyone that uses WordPress will understand how flexible and powerful it is as a platform but also how wide ranging and sometimes daunting its features can seem. During this 90 minute seminar Rob Gregory will demonstrate the new features released in the latest version, take a deep dive into some of the most popular plugins and offer some insights into what to expect in version 5.0 - identifying the opportunities it can provide to SMEs.

Who should attend:

This seminar is for any organisation that already uses WordPress, looking to start using WordPress or has an interest in website development and Content Management Systems. The seminar is pitched at an intermediate to advanced user level but does not cover developer level material.

The seminar will cover:

  • What’s New in WordPress – Discover what the latest release includes and why you should upgrade your site.
  • Plugins update – With 55,000 plugins available it’s sometimes hard to know which one to choose. In this update you’ll be shown the very best plugins for adding commonly sort after functionality to your WordPress website.
  • GDPR and WordPress – Privacy and GDPR are hot topics at the moment. For anyone running a business website they need to understand how compliant they are. Find out what WordPress are doing to support site owners from a tech perspective.
  • Gutenberg editor preview – Take a look at the new rich content editor. Currently still in development but we’ll show you a preview of what to expect
  • What to expect in version 5.0 – Discover how to integrate different digital innovations into your business and how you can use data to calculate ROI. 

Seminar outcome:

Delegates will leave the seminar fully up-to-date on the latest features of WordPress and providing a future view of what to expect during the remainder of 2018 as new features are tested and released. You will be up-to-speed in how to make your websites standout from the crowd and how to be ahead of your competitors.

Seminar schedule:

8.00am - Registration, networking and refreshments
8.30am - Presentation
10.30am - Q&A
11.00am - Networking 
11.30am - Close

Event eligibility:

In order to attend this fully funded event your organisation must have registered and have been verified as eligible to receive support through the Digital Growth Programme. The process of registration is quick and easy and you only need to go through this process once. Register Now

Please note:

Delegates from organisations registered to the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme are only able to book a place on events located within Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham or Nottinghamshire.

We can only accommodate three delegates per organisation on this seminar.

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