At tonight’s WordPress meetup, we talked about: Twenty Twelve, the new responsive theme for WordPress Embedding videos, namely with WordPress’ native oEmbed support Captchas in WordPress The WP-Flex theme boilerplate Icon fonts and SVG icons. The <picture> element Hope to see you next time!
Hi all! Below are notes from our August 16th meetup. Have any suggestions for a future meetup? Leave them in the comments or at our Meetup group! Beginner’s Hour We talked about a variety of subjects in our beginner’s hour, including: How do you find free stock images for blog posts? A few websites that… Continue reading Notes from the August 16th meetup
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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.
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!