During the discussion we went over a few topics that brought up some good information and links. From how to make your WordPress work well with Smart Phones and Tablets, to what event/calendar plugins worked well for specific instances. WordPress for Mobile Depending on your needs, there are some plugin options, and of course ways… Continue reading 2/16/12 Meetup Notes
Monday, September 5th, 7:00pm Coffee Culture 5590 Main St, Williamsville, NY Since it is a Holiday, there is no specific agenda, but show up and we’ll “wing it”. Bring any questions or comments with you!
Monday, August 8th, 7:00pm Buffalo Lab 523 Main St, Buffalo, NY Probably one of the most important things in WordPress is security. WordPress is open-source, which is both a blessing and a curse when it comes to security.
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.
Monday, July 25th, 7:00pm 328 suite, Lyons Hall, Canisius College 2000 Main St, Buffalo NY Meredith will be explaining how to create a simple WordPress plugin. Of course, like all of our Meetups, it is Free & open to anyone!
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!
If you haven’t yet noticed, WordPress 3.2 has been released. Make sure to upgrade as soon as possible as it will keep your site(s) current and most resistant to exploitation. 3.2 includes many new features, and many behind-the-scenes updates as well.
One of the most exciting parts about the Buffalo WordPress Users Meetup is that we are looking to build enough interest to host a WordCamp. WordCamps are laid back conferences that focus on all aspects of WordPress, organized by the community.
We’ll be Discussing Why Backups Matter, How to create them, how to automate it, and some plugin options you have when working with backups. Monday, July 11th, 7:00pm Lyons Hall, Canisius College 2000 Main St, Buffalo NY Meetup Details
So as you can see, we’ve got a new design up on the site. We’re still tweaking many features but figured if we’re a WordPress Meetup, we should show off how you can make WordPress look any way you’d like. We’ll be continuing to massage some additional elements into the design, but feel free to… Continue reading Our New Site