This meetup group for WordPress users and developers in or around Lake County, IL.

We are a group of WordPress lovers - users, developers, and those just curious about what WordPress is. We exist to support one another and learn from each other.

We meet monthly covering topics from WordPress basics, to theme modifications, to plugin development.

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Welcome to the WordPress Lake County (IL) Meetup Group!

Recent Meetups

  • June 25 · 6:00 PM

    Our Favorite Plug-ins

    9 Lake County 'PressHeads | 5.00 5.003

    Everyone will share their favorite plug-ins and how and why they use them.  Also, bring any plug-ins you've had bad experience with so we can learn what to possibly... Learn more
  • May 28 · 6:00 PM

    Creating a Child Theme

    17 Lake County 'PressHeads | 5.00 5.002

    We'll go over how to create a child theme and when and why you want to use child themes, and and when and why you may NOT want to use child themes.   Pizza and beverages... Learn more
  • April 23 · 6:00 PM

    CSS Basics & Using Inspector

    15 Lake County 'PressHeads | 4.00 4.001

    We'll get you started with the basics of CSS and how to use inspector to check and make on-screen modifications to your code, and then add your modifications to your... Learn more
  • January 15 · 6:00 PM

    WordPress Hosting Demystified

    35 Lake County 'PressHeads | 4.50 4.503 | 4 Photos

    We'll talk about the many hosting options available for your WordPress site and the positives and negatives of each. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Cost is $10.
  • September 11, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    WordPress Open Work / Help Session

    9 Lake County 'PressHeads

    Hi all! After a long summer of WordCamps, it's time to get back in the groove with our hyperlocal WordPress community. We'll start off with an informal work / help... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Tom K Tom K joined
    Tom K
    "hi I'm Tom"
  • New Member
    Cindy T. Cindy T. joined
    2 days ago
    Cindy T.
    "Hi, My name is Cindy. I met some of you at the Milwaukee Word Camp. Thx for inviting me to join your group! I live in Downers Grove, but will make the meetings as often as I can. My business is SoConnected, LLC."
  • New comment
    John M. John M. commented on Our Favorite Plug-ins
    2 days ago
    John M.

    "hi. Our two votes are for the Lake Zurich area. We will spend more in gas getting there and back and $10 is a reasonable fee."

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  • New comment
    Michael A. Michael A. commented on Our Favorite Plug-ins
    2 days ago
    Michael A.

    "I called Bacci'­s in Spring Grove [masked]) Their side room is a great space, it would easily hold 50 people, and it's free. The only stipulation­ is that we would have to buy our pizzas from them which I don't see as a problem, they are similar to..."

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  • New comment
    Kari S. Kari S. commented on Our Favorite Plug-ins
    3 days ago
    Kari S.

    "Hi Everyone -- Thank you so much for checking on that location, Maureen. I am also checking a couple locations in McHenry that are free for meetings. I'm trying to save the fee, but we may just have to bite the bullet and pay it...."

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  • New Member
    Kyle Kyle­ joined
    3 days ago
    "I use wordpress at work."
  • New comment
    Maureen R. Maureen R. commented on Our Favorite Plug-ins
    3 days ago
    Maureen R.

    "Hello everyone. As promised at our last meet-up, I checked with the Holiday Inn on Route 12 in Lake Zurich (north of Rte 22) for a meeting space. We can have a room that sits 10-12 for $10 per person...."

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  • New Discussion
    Robb847 Robb847­ started WP help needed
    5 days ago

    "Can anyone here - would anyone here help me with a corporate (small business) website website that I am working on ?? I am looking to move a company website to a WP based site with a shopping cart...."

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  • New comment
    Lora A. Lora A. commented on Our Favorite Plug-ins
    July 25
    Lora A.

    "Foundation Friday at Wordcamp MKE was great today. Heather'­s and Kari's­ talks ROCKED (of course!) WC MKE is sold out, but some speakers are sharing slide links on twitter (#wcmke) -- some interesting­ topics...."

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  • New Discussion
    Heather A.

    "Hi all! The organizer of WordCamp Milwaukee needs a big favor. The badges are ready at a printer in Lake Zurich area and are needed for registration starting at 8am tomorrow...."

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