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Upcoming WordPress events in Las Vegas

John H.
VegasGeek
Henderson, NV
Hey everybody!

OK, there's a bunch of WordPress events happening all over Vegas, so I wanted to make sure you're all up to speed.

First, some bad news. The September WordPress meetup that was scheduled for September 27th is being cancelled. Thursday nights are impossible nights to schedule at /usr/lib and now we've cut it thin for trying to reorganize. We'll go ahead and cancel tihs one and make get things squared away for October.

OK, now to some upcoming events, in calendar order.

SkillShare - WordCamp for the absolute beginner
Sunday, September 23rd, 10am - 1pm

This is a paid class and requires registration at http://skl.sh/Rw1KcB­ use registration code wpvegas for $5 off.

This class will be geared towords people who are brand new to using WordPress. We'll cover basic WordPress settings, setting up a theme and plugin, configuring menus, sidebar widgets, pages/posts and adding photos and videos.

WordCamp Las Vegas
Saturday, October 6th, 8am - 5pm

This is a paid event that requires registration at http://2012.vegas.wordcamp.org/­

The 4th annual WordCamp Vegas is a full day, 2 track conference that will cover a wide range of topics. There will be sessions for beginners, end users, developers and everything in between. See the website for details on sessions and speakers. Conference registration includes a t-shirt, lunch and there will be an after party for added networking.

SkillShare - How to Build a WordPress Theme
Sunday, October 21st, 10am - 3pm

This is a paid class and requires registration at http://skl.sh/RvZYYT­ use registration code wpvegas for $5 off.

This will be a hands-on workshop where we go through the steps to create a custom WordPress theme. We'll do a lot of copy/paste, but some basic knowledge of HTML, PHP and CSS is required.

WordPress Las Vegas Meetup
Wednesday, October 24th, 7pm - 9pm

This is our regular WordPress monthly meetup. We'll be hosting it at /usr/lib. I plan on giving a presention on working with Images and Videos in pages, posts and widgets. Additional topics will be added and more information will be posted in the meetup.com group as soon as we have it.

A call for speakers

Do you have a topic you would like to discuss at an upcoming WordPress meetup? Let me know and we'll get you on the schedule for either October or November.

A call for topics
If you're too shy to speak in front of the group but have a topic you'd like us to cover, send me a note and we'll put a session together for it.

I think that about covers it. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Cheers,

John Hawkins

 
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