Starting at 6:00 ! Please be on time as Cruzio locks their doors at 6 p.m.
6:15-7:45pm Topics of the evening: Responsive Design and WordPress Overview for newbies.
Responsive Design Lynette Rota and Melissa Smith will discuss what “responsive design” means, why it’s important, and how to plan for and implement it when designing a website. We will provide specific examples of responsive WordPress designs, discuss Premium Themes that are responsive, and share code examples. We will also discuss potential pitfalls, common mistakes and problems, and how to avoid them. Finally, we’ll talk about some popular add-ons that are responsive-ready, and some that aren’t.
Lynette is a talented graphic artist with a background in PHP programming and database management. She has designed and developed dozens of WordPress websites in the last two years. Lynette’s eye for color, layout and design have helped many businesses improve their online presence. She is currently designing & developing exclusively in Mobile Responsive for both e-commerce and service based businesses.
Melissa has a background in SEO and statistical analysis. She started working with WordPress in 2008 and has been building highly customized WordPress websites since then, including traditional brochure-style websites, blogs, e-commerce sites and membership sites. Melissa’s love of numbers and facts allow her to analyze how websites are being used by consumers and where there are opportunities for improvement.
Both Lynette and Melissa work for Equity Marketing Solutions, a locally owned website marketing & design firm, and Vertical Rail, an e-commerce marketing company that helps merchants stay competitive online.
And for those of you who are new to WordPress, stay after the main presentation and Melody Sharp will provide a basic "under the hood" look at how WordPress works. Missed a meeting or just want resources from a past meetup? Here's the Resource.