Learn the basics of WordPress shortcodes so that you can write your own or tweak existing shortcodes. Shortcodes were first introduced in WordPress 2.5 (about 5 years ago). They are an incredibly useful tool that allow chucks of code to be easily added a post or page by non-programmers. If you've ever used the built-in gallery, you've actually used a Shortcode! We will discuss when and why to use shortcodes, and we will build a simple shortcode.
This will be presented by David Kryzaniak. He holds a BS in Information Science (with an emphasis in Psychology) from UW Green Bay and while he’s primarily a PHP developer, he also tends to do a lot of front end (CSS/jQuery/Responsive Web Design) stuff, too. He enjoys playing with electronics, writing code, and hacking into things he shouldn’t.
The Avenue HQ has once again been very gracious and is allowing us to use their space after the meetup. If you want to chat about WordPress or a project you're working on join me at The Avenue HQ for some coworking.