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Supercharge Your WordPress with Aaron Hockley

Aaron Hockley, a long-time Portlander, photographer, and WordPress user, will be talking us through what we need to do to become WordPress power users:

You've mastered the difference between a post and a page. You know how to publish articles and embed a photo. You understand that your article titles should include keywords. Perhaps you've put some thought into your writing process. Let's explore a bit about being a "power user" with WordPress. We'll talk about some of the features of WordPress that can help out a more experienced user. We'll explore a few concepts and plugins that can be used to improve the writing and publishing process. The overriding theme is how to get the most out of your blog to allow for better articles presented to the most readers in the best fashion.

We'll have time afterwords for mingling and general discussion.

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  • Jen F.

    When's the next WP Meet Up?

    October 30, 2012

    • Daniel B.

      More of the former than the latter

      October 30, 2012

    • Jen F.

      Ok, well I won't be here on the 26th so I'll just have to wait til the next one comes up for us regular folk.

      October 30, 2012

  • Daniel B.

    Aaron's an awesome presenter! Super knowledgeable.

    October 30, 2012

  • Michael S.

    Aaron is a knowledgable and annimated speaker. I will be following up on DiggDigg, which sounds like it might offer features not provided by Google Analytics. I am not a blogger, but he had a lot of interesting tips that would probably be useful for composing any kind of correspondence. I am definitely stealing his white on black PowerPoint style. Cool.

    October 30, 2012

  • John B.

    Seemed mostly about supercharging your blogging, with some WP plugins mentioned. Only the title of the presentation needed adjusting.

    October 30, 2012

  • Robert L.

    Well thought out and logically presented.

    October 30, 2012

  • Patty A.

    My first meeting. Great presentation. Even though I don't blog, I now have some great tips to offer web clients that may.

    October 30, 2012

  • Douglas

    An excellent meeting that delivered on its Title and Description.
    There is always more depth possible in future meetings too.

    October 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I won't be there tonight, but I'd like to schedule a few sessions of tutoring to launch my use of WP as CM. Not looking for a "designer", as I already have 3 websites, just someone to meet with me at least once FTF to help me crack the mysteries of themes, etc. I've used AGLive for years, so I'm more used to starting with a "blank page".
    Thanks.

    October 29, 2012

    • Ken C.

      I've done a lot with WP as a CMS. Let's talk.

      October 29, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      OK

      October 29, 2012

  • Angela B.

    Is there anything in particular we should bring to this Meetup like our laptops?

    October 13, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to meeting everyone. : )

    October 5, 2012

  • Judy K.

    I wish I weren't going to be out of town for this one!

    October 1, 2012

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