Posted by katzueno on Saturday, August 27th, 2011 (Japan Standard Time)

WordBeach 2011

The conference about WordPress (a web publishing platform) from Nagoya, Japan for web designers, developers and bloggers

WordBeach is the two-day conference event in Nagoya about WordPress. WordPress is a publishing platform that many famous news and blog sites use. The event is organized by WordBench Nagoya, a WordPress users group from Nagoya, Japan.

YokosoNews will be sponsoring the live cast of the event to help Japanese bloggers and webmasters to improve their knowledge of online publishing -  which may eventually help the coverage of YokosoNews in the future.

* Almost all programs are in Japanese only.




Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Time: 1:45~6:00pm
Location: Shinmaiko, Mana Village
Address: Minamihama-cho 22, Chita, Aichi 478-0045, Japan [Map]

Fee: Free (except the After Party and Pillow Fight)

English live cast

[ More detail ]


Japanese live cast

YokosoNews will live cast the entire event via Ustream. Scroll down for the time table.

How to register

  • Visit register page
  • Type your desired user ID in the top field and your email address on the bottom field.
  • Click "登録 (register)" button to register
  • You will eeceive the confirmation email with your password
  • Login
  • Check "WordBeach に参加します" (I would like to attend WordBeach) check box to confirm your attendance to WordBeach
  • Please fill out your nick name (ニックネーム) and realname under "Yomikana (ヨミカナ)" teh rest of the fields are option exept email address.
  • Scroll down to blue botton "Update your profile (プロフィールを更新)" and confirm the attendance.


From Nagoya Station

  • Take Meitetsu train to Chubu Airport limited express (15 min)
  • Get off Otagawa (太田川) station
  • Transfer to normal train bound for Tokoname on Tokoname Line (13 min)
  • Get off Hinaga (ひなが or 日長) station
  • Walk 10 min to Shinmaiko Mana Village (we highly recommend to print out Google Map)


All programs will be live casted via Ustream.


Beginners' Track

at Session Room #1

Watch here
(Ch. WordBeach)

Advanced Track

at Session Room #4

Watch here
(Ch. WordBeach2)


at Session Room #2


at Hallway

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

1:30pm Door opens
Opening ceremony  N/A

WordPress Intro

by Naoko McCracken

The basics of WordPress

WordPress 3.2 Intro & Twenty Eleven

by Hiroko Matsushita

New functions of version 3.2 and introduce new Twenty Eleven theme

WordPress Workshop

by Takashi Ono

Hands-on workshop of WordPress. You get to try it by yourself.

  • Installing WordPress
  • Installing plug-ins
  • Design a theme

Beginning of WordBeach

In Japanese

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)


WordPress: How to install it and theme

by Yoichi Okada

The basics of how to install WordPress onto a web host

Speed-up WordPress in Japanese environment

by Kengyu Nakamura

How to maintain the speed of your WordPress site from choosing the right web host to tuning up your server.

YokosoNews Weekly

In English

Watch at


How to choose your right rental host

by Toyohiko Asai

The panel discusttion with 4~5 rental web host representatives.

Improve your WordPress workflow

by Kazuhide Fukuyama

Let's consolidate your work flow to enhance the productivity of WordPress site

The basics of WordPress.ORG and

in Japanese

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)


How to take advantage of custom field and custom post type and their examples

by Hidekazu Ishikawa

Showing the examples of custom field tyle and custome post type.

How to make a secure WordPress plug-in

by Yuriko Ikeda

Making a WordPress plug-in is relatively easy. But you need to make sure abou the security of your code.

The WordPress and its next step

In Japanese

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)

 Lightening Talk
 N/A  N/A N/A

After Party (Full)

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)


PillowFight (Full)

Overnight workshop camp of WordPress

Watch here
(Ch. WordBench-Nagoya)


Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world.
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