WordPress: From Local to Live in 30 Minutes w/ Marc Benzakein

You've all heard that developing a site locally will save you tons of time and prevent that "oops" moment when something breaks on a live site. Let's join Marc Benzakein from ServerPress as he shows us how to utilize DesktopServer and Sublime Text 2 to save time and mistakes. DesktopServer can create local development sites, create bluprints (which lets you set up local versions the way you like, including plugins you always use, themes, etc) and deploy them to live sites in just a few minutes.

The methods he will be demonstrating will be from a PC perspective but works equally well on the Mac!

Marc suggested checking out DesktopServer ahead of time to see how awesome it is and to come up with any questions that he can answer during the Meetup.

### Reminder: We are no longer meeting at the old Bucketworks location. This month's meetup will take place at the Meetupery in Sussex. ###

Meetupery

N69W25055 Indian Grass Lane
Sussex, WI

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  • Shirley Y.

    Thanks for the video, very helpful!

    August 29, 2013

  • Marc B.

    I had a great time. Thanks guys for having and putting up with me!

    August 22, 2013

  • Terry Y.

    This was a very good presentation explaining DesktopServer's local WP hosting, transfer and overall management capabilities. Very impressive!

    1 · August 21, 2013

    • Marc B.

      Thank you Terry! If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to let me know!

      August 22, 2013

  • David M. T.

    Excellent. Great speaker and great location. Just the size for our group.

    August 21, 2013

    • Marc B.

      Thank you David! Was good to see you and chat! Hope to see you at the future meetups!

      August 22, 2013

  • Jamie S.

    SOLD! :)

    1 · August 21, 2013

    • Marc B.

      How are you liking it so far Jamie?

      August 22, 2013

  • Dustin F.

    We will be streaming tonight's meetup live at http://youtu.be/KIRPW6rAoYo

    August 20, 2013

    • Marc B.

      No heckling from people with pink hair.

      1 · August 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Pshh

      August 20, 2013

  • Dustin F.

    Live Stream will start in a few minutes. Waiting on a few last minute things. http://youtu.be/KIRPW6rAoYo

    August 20, 2013

  • Scott O.

    Remember to checkin to the @meetupery on Foursquare, Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ tonight! :-)

    August 20, 2013

  • JoAhne P.

    Looking forward to joining the blog o sphere, with a little help from my new friends.

    August 19, 2013

  • Caroline - Gurnee I.

    ooh ooh... i am so excited you shared this with us (http://serverpress.com/products/desktopserver/)! I am going to download it this weekend. This may be the solution I've been not looking for but NEED! I have always literally just recreated a site on the server after I had designed and made something local or on another domain until client approval. You just gave me back hours of my life! Thank you thank you!

    I'd come to the meetup if I didn't work in Chicago (makes for a soooooper long drive). Wish i was closer. Have a great time.

    August 16, 2013

  • Conrad L.

    I really appreciate these Meetups and the opportunity to learn. I am new at WordPress so I am all ears. Conrad

    August 14, 2013

  • Ben P.

    A very timely topic for my current endeavors. Can't wait!

    August 12, 2013

  • Marc B.

    What should I be prepared for as far as parking goes? Free? Paid? Close? Far?

    August 7, 2013

    • Dustin F.

      We're out in the 'burbs this month. Don't worry about it.

      August 7, 2013

    • Scott O.

      Plenty o' free parking. Right outside the building, in a parking lot.

      August 7, 2013

  • Scott O.

    Looks like a great topic. I love this month's new venue in Sussex.

    August 6, 2013

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