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.
We looked at some backup plugins. Backup to Dropbox looks promising. We also discussed how to get more members to come to the meetings. Surveys may be a good idea. In two weeks, we’ll hopefully discuss plugin development, with a basic tutorial on writing plugins for WordPress. Stay tuned!
Here’s a quick code snippet to show your custom field data within the loop in a post. If you’re not familiar with Custom Fields in WordPress, they are a very simple, yet powerful feature of WordPress and the possibilities with them are almost endless. You can create simple text areas like the “mood” bit shown… Continue reading Custom Field Template Post Code