April: Tips on how to reduce the carbon emissions of your WordPress website

13 Apr

7:00 pm Online event



🎤 Tips on how to reduce the carbon emissions of your WordPress website with Hannah Smith!

Did you know if the internet was a country it would be the seventh biggest polluter in the world? And if the internet’s consumption of electricity continues to grow at the current pace, the internet could be responsible for consuming 14% of the world’s electricity by 2040. Shocking isn’t?
With around 40% of all websites being WordPress websites, as a community we have a fantastic opportunity to play a role in reducing emissions and spreading awareness of the impact of our online habits.

In this talk we’ll understand how to measure the carbon emissions of your website. We’ll look at techniques you can use to lessen your impact, whether you are responsible for their creation in some way as a developer, designer or content creator. Not only will these techniques help your green credentials, you will also produce faster loading sites that your visitors and search engines will love!

🌿 Hannah is a freelance WordPress developer from Bristol with a background in Computer Science.

Before freelance life, amongst other things, she honed her management skills at the Environment Agency, where she managed large business change projects. She’s co-founder of Green Tech South West and is on a mission to raise awareness about the environmental impact of digital tech. She also likes dogs, plants and snow.

Digital doors open at 18:45 and we start around 19:00. Check back here just before the doors open for the Zoom link. Please make sure the name you use on Zoom matches the name you use on Meetup.

☕ Food & Drinks

Whatever you have at home.

🏁 Location & Transport

Home. Your home. Maybe the sofa? Or in your office. Somewhere with a comfy chair.

We recommend remembering to keep your laptop charger to hand, and have the Zoom app installed on your device of choice!

If you have any questions beforehand, feel free to message us via meetup.com or in our #meetup-wphooked channel in wpslack.uk

👋 Thanks!

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