Common Plugins We got a new question submitted via the website courtesy of Ann-Marie. Her question was: I know that Jetpack is one of the first plugins a site should have. It was mentioned at the last meeting that Jet Pack may conflict with other plug ins Could someone speak as to what are the… Continue reading Meetup Recap: 8/6/2015
This month for our users and bloggers meetup we have Connie Oswald Stofko from Buffalo-Niagara Gardening presenting on how to use images legally for the web, as well as a general Q&A. Below are the notes from Connie’s Presentation: How to Use Photos Without Getting into Trouble Notes for talk by Connie Oswald Stofko Buffalo WordPress… Continue reading Notes from 05-07-2015
Next month: Witness the birth of a WordPress website. Ron will demo buying a domain name on GoDaddy and install WordPress on it. Andy will demo admin panel. Posts, pages.
Looked at gravity forms, demo’d making a form and putting it on a site (wpbuffalo.com). Many people are interested in CRM integration, and Gravity forms makes this easier. A thorough presentation on this would be a good draw for more attendees. resizeyourimage.com for batch resizing multiple images is a good resource. irfam is also good… Continue reading Meeting notes from 11/6/2014
Connie asked a question about disabling comments on individual pages. Andy showed us how to do this on a single post and page; and on future posts. Enabling/disabling on a single post or page can be found under the Discussion area. When your post or page does not display a Discussion area, enable it under… Continue reading Meeting Notes 10-09-2014
Connie from Buffalo-Niagara Gardening had a small issue with image sizes. In areas where thumbnails should’ve been loading, larger images did. They scaled down correctly, but users were downloading full-size images, only to see them at less than 100px wide. Andy found that this was because a featured image was not chosen on some of… Continue reading Meeting notes 8-14
This month we had a small, discussion-heavy meetup. During our discussions we hit on how to continue to grow the group, easy ways to jump into WordPress without feeling overwhelmed and more. @AndyStaple demonstrated the picture element, and the picturefill polyfill that lets you use it today. WordPress is great for this as it can… Continue reading Notes from 6-19-14 Meetup
At this month’s User/Blogger Meetup we had an in-depth talk about Images and WordPress. Hitting on many of the aspects of images and how WordPress handles them. First, we demonstrated the typical flow to upload images and add them to your post or page. Showing the different linking abilities with the direct link to file,… Continue reading Notes from 03-27-14 Meetup