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These plugins can help with keeping your site secure: <https://wordpress.org/plugins/sucuri-scanner/> <https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/>
Clef is a third-party authentication service with an accompanying WordPress plugin: <https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpclef/>
This article on securing WordPress is frequently-updated and very helpful: <http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress>
This font automatically redacts silly buzzwords using the power of OpenType: <http://www.sansbullshitsans.com>
This website ended the meetup with a bang: <http://www.lingscars.com/>
0 · March 23, 2015
Part 2:This plugin helps control how and when certain plugins are loaded: <https://wordpress.org/plugins/plugin-organizer/>
These plugins were mentioned as frequently-used by various folks: <https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpcore/> <https://wordpress.org/plugins/edit-flow/> <https://wordpress.org/plugins/public-post-preview/> <https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/> <https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicate-post/> <https://wordpress.org/plugins/intuitive-custom-post-order/>
If you want to build your own plugin, this boilerplate could be a good start. <https://github.com/tommcfarlin/WordPress-Widget-Boilerplate>
While a lot of people use Advanced Custom Fields, there are alternatives that are worth looking at: <https://wordpress.org/plugins/cmb2/> <http://metabox.io/>
Template redirects as an action people should be aware of: <http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference/template_redirect>
More notes from the meetup. The full link dump in one post:https://www.shooflydesign.org/buzz/notes-from-advanced-wordpress-la
We saw a jQuery plugin to convert SVG in <img> tags to the source XML:http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11978995/how-to-change-color-of-svg-image-using-css-jquery-svg-image-replacement/11978996#[masked]
We talked about grunt and gulp, for rolling your own task runners:http://gruntjs.com/http://gulpjs.com/
We looked at Help Scout for managing support tickets:http://www.helpscout.net/http://www.woothemes.com/products/woocommerce-help-scout/(and briefly mentioned an alternative)https://www.groovehq.com/
This plugin helps customize outgoing emails:https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-better-emails/
These plugins might be helpful for websites where membership is a central feature:https://wordpress.org/plugins/s2member/https://www.memberpress.com/https://wordpress.org/plugins/paid-memberships-pro/https://wordpress.org/plugins/members/
0 · March 21, 2015
I'll be back by then!
0 · March 7, 2015
We're moving the meetup to March because of the Chinese New Year parade and associated street and parking lot closures.
0 · February 18, 2015
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