3-3-16 meetup

10 attended Intros Andy showed us how to use Slack We talked some #wcbuf We looked at Joyce’s site, (TrailChaiser2020) and explained how to add/remove widgets, use the customizer, and generally how to customize a WordPress.com hosted site. We looked for a theme that could handle Anne’s requirements for her site. We looked at Chuck’s […]

1-7-16 notes : Backups, images, and other stuff

Talked about backup plugins. Good list here: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/7-best-wordpress-backup-plugins-compared-pros-and-cons/ Images Media files: 4.4 uses responsive images Imsanity EWWW Image Optimizer https://developers.google.com/speed/webp Ron had a problem that seems to  be addressed here: http://support.advancedcustomfields.com/forums/topic/repeater-field-with-image-type-wont-update-if-image-too-small/ SEO https://moz.com/beginners-guide-to-seo Yoast https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=rand+fishkin&tbm=vid https://duckduckgo.com/      

12.17.15 notes

7 in attendance. housekeeping: WP moving toward javascript. briefly talked about new venue. Andy talked about flexbox. You can learn a lot at flexboxfroggy.com and flexbox.io We demo’d  on codepen.io: http://codepen.io/empireoflight/pen/QyNpaY max mega menu and uber menu are good menu options for complex menus

5-21-15 notes

Discussed Automattic.com acquiring woocommerce. Scott demo’d a woocomerce site he’s building. Demo’d Gravity Forms/Woocommerce integration. Anne asked if we could ask questions somewhere-either here or meetup.com. We should discuss/integrate a discussion board maybe. Scott’s code for making custom shortcodes that show the last modified date: // ============================================== // SHORTCODE FOR LAST MODIFIED // ============================================== function […]

April developers meetup notes

Connie is trying to make her site mobile-friendly. Trying to back-up, but can’t figure out how to back up site. Andy installed Jetpack and it now switches to a mobile-friendly version. Google now views her site as mobile friendly. We built starter-theme version 2 with more code! We started with starter-theme version 1. Andy will put it on bitbucket […]