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WordPress, Actually…

How to manage your site’s lifecycle like a boss!

Presented by Gal Baras

Many people invest in designing and building a new site, and go live with the belief that things will be fine. Then, they aren’t. Hackers discover ways to break into the site and updates break the site. Our poor site owner is shocked and must spend tons of unplanned money on fixing things.

What’s worse is the hidden costs and lost potential, which many site owners don’t even know about, like the impact of page loading time on their business or blog popularity, especially on mobile phones.

This presentation provides a reality check from several good years of experience building, supporting, optimising and promoting WordPress websites.

Gal Baras is an online marketing consultant working with small businesses in Brisbane


Doors will be locked but someone will be there to open it for you.

There is ample parking on the side streets surrounding the building and it’s 3 stops from the CBD (the first stop on Montague Rd) on the BLUE City Glider towards the West End Ferry.

6.00 Doors Open, Pre-Meetup Networking. 
6.20 Presentations starts  
8-9pm Networking on the rooftop area (pending weather).

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 during 2016, 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!