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North Phoenix/Scottsdale - Arizona WordPress Group

Special Guest Host: Brandy Lawson, Tekgrl
Your usual hosts, Betsy Cohen and Seth Carstens, will be attending PressNomics conference,

**Please visit our main website for details, slides, videos and more!**

Agenda for 10/17/2013

6:00pm: Early bird special - come help setup, ask burning questions and meet the others!

6:30pm: Introductions: First, Thank you to Axosoft, then members introduce themselves.

6:55pm: WordCamp: Save the Date, January 17-19 2014.

7:00pm: My Favorite Plugin:  Jetpack (Mindie Kniss) Mindie will clear up some of the confusion around this feature-rick plugin.

7:20pm: Keynote: Decoding the Code: A primer on the structure and code behind WordPress, for the non-developer (Nick Worth)

8:00pm: Idea Swap: Burning question? Heard about some WP news, a great tool, shortcut, plugin, theme, process or resource that you're dying to share? This is the time!

8:20: General networking, chit-chatting, cleanup.

8:30pm: Lights off, move out, to the bar... All are welcome to "meetup" at KO's after the meetup. Its about 1 minute down the street at the corner of Raintree and Northsight.

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  • Mark R.

    Great jobs Nick & Mindie. Excellent info and presentations.
    And Brandy you were a great guest host.

    2 · October 18, 2013

  • Madison H.

    It was a great meetup. Everybody did a great job!

    1 · October 18, 2013

  • Brian

    Good job by all of the presenters. Nick's pattern approach to HTML was one of the best intros I've seen.

    2 · October 17, 2013

    • Nick

      Appreciate the love Brian, thanks

      October 18, 2013

  • Brandy L.

    Thanks to Mindie and Nick for presenting and sharing their knowledge with the group!

    2 · October 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    How do you get text to wrap around tables in WP? They always want to take up the full width of the space, even if width="150" is set.

    October 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      1 · October 16, 2013

    • Kerry T.

      Which of the two 'tables' do you wish the text to flow around? If you're talking about the |“Your Safety is Our #1 Priority”| table, you might use a <div> instead of a table, depending upon the look you'rte trying to achieve.

      1 · October 17, 2013

  • Mindi

    Can anyone recommend a good plugin for auto tweeting new posts?

    October 16, 2013

    • Brandy L.

      Hey Mindi - JetPack can do this. There are other plugins as well, but Mindie Kniss will be covering this plugin tonight at the MeetUp.

      1 · October 17, 2013

  • Brandy L.

    Can't wait to see you all there! We've got a terrific line up plus this is the forum to get your questions answered.

    See you at 6!

    October 17, 2013

  • Dave R.

    Interested in best practices for WordPress business web site and Google+

    October 14, 2013

  • Betsy C.

    Agenda has been updated. Hope you all can make it!

    1 · October 13, 2013

  • Kevin V.

    Is the group still meeting on this date? Jeremy Saxey brought to my attention how PressNomics is occurring on this date.

    October 11, 2013

    • Brian

      Yes, the meeting is still on. We're finalizing the topics behind the scenes and will have the agenda updated in the next few days. Suggestions for 10 minute topics are always welcome.

      1 · October 13, 2013

    • Betsy C.

      Yes, as Brian said, the meetup is happening! I've just updated the Agenda. Seth and I will both be at PressNomics, but we're leaving the meetup in good hands.

      1 · October 13, 2013

  • Mindi

    When importing a demo content .xml file I get "Failed to import Media" for all the media files, the other files import okay. What is causing this? This has happened to me several times with different themes on different hosts.

    October 12, 2013

    • Brian

      I guess pressing enter is bad on meetup. Here are the 2 lines: define('WP_MEMORY_L­IMIT', '500M'); define( 'WP_MAX_MEMORY_LIMI­T', '500M' );

      October 13, 2013

    • Mindi


      October 13, 2013

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Our Sponsors

  • Gangplank

    Thank you to Gangplank for allowing us to use their meeting space.

  • WP Engine

    Premium Managed WordPress Hosting

  • Headway Themes

    Thank you to Headway Themes for assistance with meeting space

  • Skyhook Internet Marketing

    Special thanks to Skyhook for sponsoring the AZ WordPress Birthday Party

  • Rock It Boot Camp

    Technology-based training programs to meet the needs of employers.

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