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Your Website & the GDPR, Cookie Plugin Reviews, Create a Dev Environment & More!
June 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation law goes into effect May 25th, 2018. The world is taking this seriously and whether you have users in the EU or not, you need to know what’s required of your website. Other countries will follow, so best to learn enough to protect your website.
We are planning on having a few speakers to talk on GDPR including:
Chris Christoff runs the Analytics and eCommerce division at AwesomeMotive, where he leads development of MonsterInsights and ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP), both top 20 plugins, and the largest and second largest Google Analytics plugins for WordPress respectively, with a combined 3.5 million active installs. Chris is also heavily involved in the WordPress community as a member of the WordPress Core Security Team, a frequent WordPress core contributor (and 2x Recent Rockstar), lead of several security releases, over a dozen WordCamp talks, and a WordPress Core Trac gardener. When he’s not working on code, he’s contributing to articles on WPBeginner, another AwesomeMotive production, and the largest free resource for WordPress beginners.
TALK: DEV or DIE!
In this talk, Patrick Alexander will explore what a WordPress development environment is, why it’s vital for your workflow, and how to set yours up in a few steps. Best practices and how to keep your client’s websites up and running will be explored.
Patrick Alexander is the founder of WPBICO, an all in one WordPress platform which provides every tool (domain, email, theme, hosting, plugins & training) required for a WP website at one affordable price. An avid WordPress enthusiast and lover of all things tech, Patrick has devoted himself to the tech industry for over 15 years gaining extensive experience in Programming, Web Development, System Administration and Technician; and a resume with related positions in the U.S military, Universities and several Internet Start Ups. He is also a professor at Miami-Dade College and the founder of http://www.balambico.co, http://www.wpbico.com and http://www.collegepaperreview.com.
Questions & Answers:
If anyone has any WordPress questions to throw at us, please bring them… list them in the comments section on meetup.com so we can be prepared.
Metered parking for visitors in the back of the first floor PG 6 building.
FIU School of Computing and Information Sciences, PG-6 (Room 112). This is the ground floor of Parking Garage #6.