This is a group for designers and developers who make their living building websites using WordPress and other PHP based Open Source Software in the New Haven Shoreline area. The purpose of the group is to create a strong community of WordPress developers to share information, experiences and support. Discuss the issues involved in running a web design/ development business, the various ways WordPress can be used as a Blog, CMS or otherwise manipulated into something unusual. As well as talk about specific technical challenges and what trends people see coming down the pike. While many people use WordPress to build their own site or blog, this group is geared toward those who do so professionally for many clients. You will get the most out of this group if you have already installed self-hosted WordPress sites and have modified themes, created child-themes and/or are familiar with one (or many) frameworks. It would be great to get a mix of skill sets including UI/UX designers, coders (including PHP & jQuery) & SEO to name a few.