Intro to WordPress

Curious about WordPress? We all were at one point or another! In this meetup we're going to roll back to basics and we'll talk about: -What WordPress Is (and what it isn't) -Core features of WordPress -The functionality it provides for Designers and Developers -The benefits it provides for users -Where to go for help and support -and more... As always, if you're interested in presenting on any part of this, just let us know!

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  • Chad Warner

    Last night I said that the Google Analytics code should be placed in the footer, but I misremembered. It should actually be in the header, which is what Google recommends and where the Google Analytics for WordPress plugin places it.

    You should put synchronous JavaScript in the footer, but the Google Analytics JavaScript is asynchronous, so it won't delay the loading of your pages.

    September 21, 2012

    • Jared Olson

      Thanks for the follow up Chad. It was a good class and nice meeting with you all last night.

      September 21, 2012

    • Hope Hagan

      Thanks Chad. I can't wait to get to that point.

      September 21, 2012

  • Hope Hagan

    This was a great meeting. I learned great info and enjoyed meeting the other members. I feel I can start to use WP now. Thank you!

    September 20, 2012

  • Leland Clark

    Knowledgeable people good presentation for a 2 hour block.

    September 20, 2012

  • Chad Warner

    We had several first-time visitors tonight, eager to learn about WordPress. I'm glad we could welcome them to the group, give advice, and point them towards valuable resources.

    September 20, 2012

  • Joe Roman

    Chad put together an impressive presentation... but more importantly, he was very receptive to questions, and showed us how to resolve problems. Quite a good instructor.

    September 20, 2012

  • Topher

    I can talk for a bit as well.

    September 19, 2012

  • Chad Warner

    I won't have time to create a formal presentation, but I'll gladly give an overview, short demo, and field questions.

    If you have any questions you'd like addressed, please post them here!

    September 17, 2012

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