WordPress Kathmandu May Meetup 2020 (Online)

WordPress Kathmandu Ma Meetuo 2020 Online

The WordPress community of Kathmandu is conducting a monthly WordPress meetup. Since most of us are home-quarantined at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this local meetup is taking place ONLINE. WordPress Kathmandu May Meetup 2020 (Online) is happening on the last day of this month, i.e. May 31, 2020. The meetup will start at 9. A.M NPT.

WordPress Kathmandu May Meetup 2020 is going to feature two amazing Nepali WordPressers: Shiva Shanker Bhatta and Biplav Subedi. Shiva Shanker is the Founder and CEO at AF Themes, whereas, Biplav is a Lead Developer at WPMU DEV. Both of these personalities are best at what they do and are among the well-known faces in the Nepali WordPress community.

This meetup is going to focus on the topic “Starter Workshop on Customizer API”. The two facilitators will be demonstrating how to display the latest posts on the sidebar section of your site using customizer API. They will be guiding it step by step so that WordPressers from all levels can easily understand.

Highlights of WordPress Kathmandu May Meetup 2020 Online Workshop

Starter Workshop on Customizer API (Displaying latest posts on sidebar section)

  • Adding New Customizer Panel
  • Addition of various input types
  • Handling WordPress posts data (Category/Tag drop-down)
  • Data value sanitization
  • Escaping user inputs
  • Developing display functions for frontend

If you are interested and want to be a part of this online meetup to learn something new, you should fulfill the following requirements:

  • Existing local environment setup like Local by flywheel, VVV, XAMPP, WAMP, etc.
  • Latest Version of WordPress installed on your local/on-site server
  • Git CLI installed
  • General knowledge git commands
  • WP CLI installed (recommended)
  • Keen to learn and ready to explore


To know more about WordPress Kathmandu May Meetup 2020, you can head over to the official event page on Meetup.  Join WordPress Nepal’s official Facebook group to stay updated with the latest WP news and events in Kathmandu.

WordPress Meetups are casual meetups for basically anyone who uses, works, and wants to work with WordPress. The Nepali WordPress community organizes meetups in Nepal on a monthly basis. Also, it is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas, examples, support & answers regarding WordPress.

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