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Topic: Streamlining Your Template Structures When Building Themes
Presented By: Cameron Jones
Location: River City Labs, Fortitude Valley

Following on from an awesome weekend of everything WordPress at WordCamp Brisbane, we’ll be joined by Cameron Jones to talk about streamlining Template Structures when building WordPress Themes.

This presentation will be a technical talk, and may fly over some attendees heads. The presentation is only part of the evening, with networking before and after along with some food and general chatting, come and talk about the questions that are on your mind, but you might even learn something from the presentation that you weren’t expecting.

As Cameron put it himself:
Understanding the WordPress template hierarchy is a key component to understanding how themes work. However, many themes, including free, premium and custom, will include some inefficient practices that make them difficult to extend and customise.
In this talk you will:
– Gain an understanding of the theme template hierarchy
– Receive an in-depth look into WordPress actions, filters and template parts
– Learn how to apply this information to building themes that will lead to writing DRYer and more flexible code

We’d like to thank our sponsors for their ongoing dedication to the meetup:
Conetix, Plesk, and WP Engine.

6pm Doors Open, pre-event networking
6.30pm Presentations start (Once people stop arriving, please enter quietly if you arrive after presentations start)
7.30pm Drinks, and networking.

Getting here: River City Labs is located in the middle of Fortitude valley, walking distance from Buses and the FV train station.
If you wish to drive, pre-booking Night Parking online for after 4pm is $10 (Drive up $16+) at some of the secure parking locations –

The WordPress Brisbane group is run by a group of volunteers and relies upon the donations our sponsors make to the group for it to happen.If you’d be interested in helping us run the group in any form, sponsoring some of the costs of the meetup, or presenting on a topic you’re passionate about, please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you!.

The WordPress Brisbane meetup is scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of the month, every month.If you’d like to organise another WordPress-related event/meetup in Brisbane (and surrounds) for the group, get in touch so we can set it up!