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CHANDLER - Arizona WordPress Group



This coming Thursday is the AZ WordPress Meetup Chandler location meetup at Gangplank in Chandler.  We will begin at 6:30 and conclude by 8:30.


6:30 - Introducations

6:40 - Show and Tell -- Looking for someone to show their site.

6:55 - Tips and Tricks

7:05 - Business Directories -- What to look for and the installation of a business directory plugins for WordPress. - Clif Bachelor

7:45 - Hack Session -- Working on the website.

8:30 - Adjourn



Please note that parking for Gangplank is across AZ Avenue in the parking garage next to Circle K.  You enter this parking garage from Washington Street.  Please look at the map to the parking garage. It is important that we keep the parking lot next to Planet Sub clear for their customers.  Thanks so much!


To watch the video of the presentation, go to

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  • Chuck A.

    Meeting was great and I learned a lot about the use of the Business Directory plugin.

    1 · July 12, 2013

    • Brad M.

      "Whoo-hoo!" (Business Directory)

      2 · July 12, 2013

  • Brad R.

    A nice meetup. Even as a fairly experienced computer guy, I think that I will learn several new things each time that I attend. Had some technical difficulties, but other than those, very worthwhile. I often say ....

    If you don't learn something new each day, you will die stupid ! :-)

    Thanks, everyone.

    2 · July 11, 2013

  • Mark M.

    Is the video going to be available to view later?

    July 11, 2013

    • Carol S.

      Yes, it takes YouTube about 15 minutes to render it but it will be on our YouTube channel.

      July 11, 2013

  • Mark M.

    I don't know if I will be on time but I'll do my best.

    July 11, 2013

  • Carol S.

    July 11, 2013

  • John T.

    Given enough time I should come up with one... Actually I do have one. In the media library is there a way to keep all the images categorized?

    I am graphic designer and photographer so I put lots of images on my Wordpress site. On top of that when I start putting lots of my images on the blog a couple times a week the amount of images becomes overwhelming and to sort through.

    I have figure out a way of putting many images into one layout using InDesign and then turning those into one image but even then it gets overwhelming. I also have designed photo buttons that link from some of my images.

    My website is not quite done but you can view it here:

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks, John Tarr

    July 11, 2013

    • Carol S.

      We will address at the meetup, okay. Tweet me if we forget. #wpaz.

      July 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a question you might address tonight. If you do an update to one or more of your plugins on a site, what's the chance of that somehow screwing up your site? I know that activating a new plugin on a site can screw things up sometimes.

    Do we need to first backup the site before installing any updates like that?

    Thanks in advance, and thanks for your efforts holding the Meetup! :)

    July 11, 2013

    • Carol S.

      Not sure about the actual mathematical probability, but with backups I don't care. I backup before I do anything. I've had two plug-in conflicts that messed up my sites in the last two years so it happens. But if you think of how many times I've updated in two years, that isn't that bad. I would definitely back-up. Hope this helps. :-)

      July 11, 2013

  • Bob D.

    Turns out I can't afford the gas to get there.... :-(

    July 11, 2013

  • Van Wayne D.

    This is my first attempt to learn about this thing called
    Please help me learn so I may build my Organics Business World Wide, with followers and buyers.

    2 · July 1, 2013

    • Lori

      Welcome Van! There are many resources on the Pages tab of this meetup. We have assembled some great resouces for the newbie here:­

      July 6, 2013

  • Bob D.

    I'm FINALLY able to make it to one of these! Really looking forward to it. I need help and might be able to provide help to others. See you Thursday!

    July 5, 2013

  • Bruce K.

    Given some of the recent discussions about WP security, I thought this infographic and very short article might be of interest to some folks here:

    July 3, 2013

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