Scott brought up a bunch of attacks on his site, mainly the dreaded DDoS/brute force stuff. Scott presented on security plugins, including: “better wp security” has a “hide backend option” that will hide the wp-admin, redirecting the user to a 404. Make sure your .htaccess file is writeable! looked at sucuri scanner wordfence You should […]
Helped with SEO issues. Suggestions: change the h3 tag on homepage to an h1 tag; eliminate duplicate content by adding a home category and only showing posts of that type on the home page. This will also save lots of time. Learning links: lynda.com teamtreehouse.com
Some links: hosting: http://asmallorange.com http://www.businessinsider.com/automattic-no-email-no-office-workers-2013-11 http://flipboard.com
Andy demo’d SASS/SCSS Ben demo’d writing plugins; Plugin demo yielded this: http://pastebin.com/3brU2sUV Andy talked about web fonts
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Looked at making a gallery, discussion about linking a gallery site to an ecommerce site Regenerate thumbnails plugin is awesome Beginner sites: wpbeginner.com, wordpress.tv Find and replace plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/search-and-replace/ Securing your site with google authenticator
justin tadlock – custom post types WP SIMILE Timeline wp scan – ruby script wordcamp volunteers wed. 6/27 at Coles looked at https://lesami.geog.buffalo.edu/ ottopress.com may 4 blog post text editor showdown
I got there a little late. We helped a new attendee (sorry, didn’t catch his name) with some color and typography issues. Andy Staple worked with his css file to make the type and the line-height bigger. We learned about Gravity Forms and Mailchimp plugins. We discussed the Oct. 20 WordCamp event.
A couple of points brought up at the beginning of the meeting: Gravity forms is a great form plugin. The paypal addon is nice, but will set you back another $100. Nivo slider plugin is a good choice for slideshow plugins; it has a nice admin.