Today I went to my third WordCamp Cape Town. Two years ago I had never guessed that I would be working for WooThemes and Automattic as I am today and it was my absolute pleasure to share some of the basics of web design and structures to new and beginning users.

In sum these are things to consider:

  • Reason (content): What do you want to do?
  • Visitors: Who is it for?
  • Communication: How should you talk to them?
  • Relations: How can you connect it and generate traffic?
  • Shine: How can you improve?

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Hallo! I'm a Belgian living in Cape Town with a passion for education, training and WordPress, trying to combine the three at the WooCommerce team of Automattic. In my spare time I run an e-zine called CULTURESHOCK, and enjoy movies, music, photography, reading, travelling, good food and (Belgian) beer.

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  1. Great talk Job. Though “basic” it is always important to review the purpose of your site as it evolves and the needs of those you aim to serve with / through it. Thanks for the effort, time and sharing your resources 😉

  2. Reblogged this on Blessing Mpofu and commented:
    Great to always remember why you have a site and what you’re trying to achieve. This is even more important as you grow and your website / blog evolves together with those you serve with / through your website / blog…

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