Northwest Valley - Arizona WordPress Group

Arizona WordPress Group
Arizona WordPress Group
Public group

Elevate Coffee Co

2530 West Happy Valley Road (Shops at Norterra) · Phoenix, AZ

How to find us

We're in the Norterra conference room. Feel free to grab a snack or beverage before the meeting.

Location image of event venue


5:30pm - Pre-Meeting Help Me Hour
Come early and bring your specific question and problems for 1-on-1 assistance. Experienced WordPress volunteers will be on-hand to help you solve them.

When? We meet the 4th Tuesday each month, 6:30pm is the official start but the pre-meeting "Help Me" Hour begins at 5:30pm.

Where? Elevate Coffee Company ( in the Norterra Shopping Center at Happy Valley & I-17.

Need directions? Here's a Google Map with the exact location (

**Our location is generously sponsored by: SiteLock: Website Security (**

With all the other great WordPress Meetups, there is lots of fantastic content (which you should check out on the website (, so here is what you can expect from our meetups...

Our focus is to help beginners to power-users with:

• Fast/Convenient/Easy ways to work with WordPress (and still do it right)
• What to do once you have a site (i.e. how to get people to your site, a.k.a. marketing)

Of course, we are here to help you get all your WordPress questions answered too.

Meeting Agenda

Introductions: Who are you? What are you working on? What brings you to the meetup?

Open Forum — This is the time to ask your questions, share a new favorite tool/plugin/website, blog or twitter feed you follow or tell us about an upcoming event

Brandy Lawson:
WordPress 5.0 a.k.a. Gutenberg -
We'll review what is known about this coming major release,
take a look at what is currently available to use,
and discuss how to prepare for the change.

Mark Rudder:
Using Video for Content Creation.
Video is a great way to create and add content to your website.
Video also helps your potential clients get to know you.
Inserting a transcription on a page or post is another opportunity to to add text content with keywords. (ie. Google & SEO)

Mark will share quick and easy ways to create video, including:
- Free and inexpensive tools
- What to do after the video is recorded
- How to create a transcription
- Inserting the video on your site

General networking, chit-chatting, cleanup, and head out.

Elevate closes at 9PM, so we usually head over to a local restaurant for some snacks, beverages (adult and otherwise) and more great conversation.