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VO Lunch & Learn Workshop: Speed up your WordPress Site

April 7, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

WordPress is an amazing CMS (Content Management System) web platform, but it can be slow if your site is not optimized correctly.  Fast loading websites improve user experience, increase your page views, and help your website show up better on search engines like Google and Bing.  In this seminar, I will share the most useful WordPress speed optimization techniques and tips to enhance WordPress performance and speed up your website.  

You can expect to learn:

  • Why speed is important for your website
  • How to check your website speed
  • What slows down your website
  • Fundamental approaches to speed up your WordPress site
  • Best practices for performance optimization

Who should attend:

Anyone who has a WordPress website for business or personal use. 


Volunteer Ottawa, 363 Coventry Rd, Ottawa

Your Instructor:

Osamu Wakabayashi, Designer and Speaker at Zen Ideas, has over 15 years of experience as a marketing and communication manager in both private and public sectors. In addition to his design talent and passion for creating graphic design, enriching brand development, Osamu focuses his expertise in delivering seminars/workshops to the business community and assisting them in developing WordPress websites, presentation and marketing strategies.

If paying by cheque, please make payable to Volunteer Ottawa and mail in prior to the workshop date to secure your spot. In the note section please write the date, your name and your organization. E.g., September 26 workshop - John Doe from Volunteer Ottawa.

Please contact our Education and Events Manager, at 613-736-5266 ex 114, for more information.

Cancellation Policy
Receipt of registration will be confirmed by e-mail or best alternative. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received within five (5) business days prior to an event. If cancellation is received with more than five (5) business days before the event, a $5.00 administration fee will apply. Registered participants who fail to attend an event will be invoiced for the full fee, due 30 days from the date of the invoice. Registration can be transferred to another member of your organization, if you are unable to attend.