Updates, Backups & Maintenance
The upside to working with WordPress is how flexible it is and how easy it is for a site owner to do their own editing. The price we pay for this is that the software is in pretty constant need of updating. Ignoring updates and not backing up your site, puts you in peril of malware, infections and losing everything.
Come join us as we look at and demo the various ways that you can take care of your site, from the very simplest manual ways to using plugins. I (http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-WordPress-Meetup/members/6865206/?a=viewBioRsvpList_showBio) will demo a simple database export and using the plugin BackupBuddy. Our own Steve Stern (http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-WordPress-Meetup/members/11200559/) will show us Infinite WordPress and Sean Hayes (http://www.meetup.com/Chicago-WordPress-Meetup/members/11381144/) will show us Press Backup. This promises to be a very informative evening!
As always, we start at 6 with a meet and greet and there is always someone available if you have a specific question on your site. The presentation begins at 7.
You are welcome to bring your laptop, but bringing a hotspot and a fully charged battery is recommended. The Holiday Club router and plugs are very limited.