Word perfect

You don’t need to know anything about computers to run a website using WordPress, says Paul Allen.

There was a time when three letters filled me with dread. Those letters were “C–M–S”, the shorthand for content management system.

For anyone unfamiliar with a CMS, it’s very simple. A content management system is (if you’re lucky) the thing you use to add words, images, video – basically, any kind of content – to a website. Continue reading Word perfect

New digital strand speakers announced – promoting exhibitions, custom post types

It’s been a busy day at WP-Brighton HQ today!

As well as welcoming two new sponsors aboard (more to follow on that), we’ve had confirmation of two exciting new speakers (both in the digital strand): Continue reading New digital strand speakers announced – promoting exhibitions, custom post types

WP-Brighton – Speakers Confirmed So Far!

We’re working hard here to get WP-Brighton packed with as many great speakers as possible. The first six speakers are now confirmed (with more in the pipeline), and we’re really excited – it’s starting to shape up as an exciting event. I know many of the speakers personally so I’m thrilled to have their support, but even more, I’m really looking forward to hearing their talks – I consider the people listed below (excluding me!) to be some of the most active and influential professionals I know in Brighton and it’s really a privilege to be able to share the line-up so far with you all. Continue reading WP-Brighton – Speakers Confirmed So Far!

WP-Brighton – proudly supporting Rockinghorse

WP-Brighton is pleased to announce that 10% of all tickets sales for the event (hopefully about £250) will be donated to local children’s charity Rockinghorse, which works with local children’s hospitals and respite centres. Continue reading WP-Brighton – proudly supporting Rockinghorse