WordPress Melbourne August 2011 Meetup Wrap-Up

Posted in Wrap-Ups by
Anthony Hortin

Thanks to everyone that attended the August 2011 WordPress Melbourne User Group meetup.

Below is a summary of the meetup:

WordPress News

  • WordPress 3.3 scope (November 15)
    • Media Uploader rewritten
    • Responsive admin/dashboard for large monitors and other devices
    • Performance improvements (/%postname%/ permalinks)
  • BuddyPress 1.5 betas
  • TimThumb exploit
  • WordCamp San Francisco on this weekend

WordPress Job Opportunities

Who has any WordPress job vacancies/opportunities?

  • Aaron – Sitepoint are hiring a WordPress gun
  • David – freelance ad-hoc WordPress developer (can work remotely). Government and small business eCommerce projects. @davemac
  • Vernon – simple WordPress site. Good sports program.
  • Vernon – social network (possibly BuddyPress) project.
  • Cullen – troubleshooting end of WordPress project.

WordPress Job Seekers

Who is looking for work in the WordPress industry?


BuddyPress Case Study – BuddyPress use in an English Language School – Vernon Fowler

Vernon’s excellent BuddyPress presentation is available here: BuddyPress case study

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