Speakers: Hugh Lashbrooke

  • Tuesday Training: How to organize an online do_action charity hackathon?

    Tuesday TrainingsSpeakers: Hari Shanker, Hugh Lashbrooke, Naoko Takano, Yogesh Londhe

    April 13, 2021 — do_action hackathons are community-organized events that are focused on using WordPress to give deserving charitable organizations their own online presence. Each do_action event includes participants from the local WordPress community coming together to plan and build brand new websites for a number of local organizations in one day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, do_action hackathons have moved online. In this session, we talk about do_action events, and their importance in this post-pandemic world, and on how to effectively organize an online do_action hackathon.

  • Panel: Contributing to WordPress

    WordCamp Cape Town 2018Speakers: Vedanshu Jain, Hugh Lashbrooke, Thabo Tswana, Pascal Birchler, Trisha Cornelius

    February 4, 2019 — Have you ever wanted to contribute to WordPress, but just don’t know where to start? In this panel we will bring together a group of experienced WordPress contributors to discuss all the varied ways that you can easily become involved in the WordPress project.

  • Hugh Lashbrooke: Democratising Community

    WordCamp Cape Town 2016Speaker: Hugh Lashbrooke

    November 6, 2016 — The stated mission of the WordPress project is to “democratise publishing”, but with all the people involved, the project has achieved so much more than that over the past 13 years. In fact, with the number of people involved in building the WordPress project and community on a daily basis, its no wonder that the community is so powerful and the whole project has had such an impact on the world. That begs the question of how you can get involved and how you can make a difference – how can you, as an individual, continue the mission of the WordPress project beyond WordCamp?

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  • Hugh Lashbrooke: The WordCamper’s Guide to the Galaxy

    WordCamp Cape Town 2015Speaker: Hugh Lashbrooke

    February 9, 2016 — WordCamps are great, but how do you get the most out of your attendance at these events? More to the point – how do you get the most out of WordCamp Cape Town 2015?

    WordCamps are about more than just listening to talks and (if you’re feeling confident) asking a question or two. There’s a whole host of other things to do, people to meet and so much more. In this introductory talk, Hugh will shows you just what you can do to make this year’s WordCamp Cape Town a hugely rich experience that will leave you changed forever.

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