• WordPress News + Site Reviews [Long Beach]

    Gunn Jerkens

    Howdy. Long Beach WordPress Meetup meets every other Tuesday evening at Gunn | Jerkens marketing agency in North Long Beach. (In between our formal, structured meetings at Gunn | Jerkens we hang out during Taco Tuesday at Leo's Mexican Grill in Downtown Long Beach.) Please join us! We're a friendly bunch. Bring your dinner and a charged laptop. Typically, after we spend a half hour networking and hanging out, we introduce ourselves and the projects we need feedback on and briefly discuss WordPress and tech industry news together. Sometimes we schedule a speaker to present on topics like design, security, privacy, SEO, marketing and industry events. Then we facilitate an open project round table and band together to dip into each project for 5-20 minutes. AGENDA 6:30-7 - Networking 7-7:30 - Intros + News 7:30-9 - Scheduled Talks + Site Reviews LOCATION Gunn | Jerkens 3950 Cover St. Long Beach, CA 90808 DIRECTIONS + PARKING Waze is more accurate than Apple Maps Close to Lakewood Blvd. + Long Beach Airport Off the 405 freeway Lakewood Blvd. exit Plentiful free parking in attached parking lot JOIN US ON FACEBOOK Long Beach WordPress Meetup https://www.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237/ Los Angeles WordPress Meetup (our parent umbrella) https://www.facebook.com/groups/747169868780222/

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  • [Hollywood] Show & Tell (Mashup with CSS.la / Learn Teach Code!)

    We're back for a second meetup in 2019, this time for a "mashup meetup" with CSS.la, a CSS study group organized by Lara through Learn Teach Code! Let's bring these two awesome communities together for a night of Show & Tell; what are you working on? What are you excited about? Sign up here with your name and a short description of what you'd like to present: https://paper.dropbox.com/doc/CSS.la-7-Show-Tell-tpWVDidNd7aZqp01cZGdq Your presentation could be about a project related to WordPress, design, or CSS, but anything relevant to front-end design and WordPress is welcome. Each presenter will have 5 minutes (or more) depending on the number of sign ups. ==== Agenda: 6:30 - 7:15ish – Arrive and have some snacks! 7:15 - 8:30 – Casual Show and Tell 8:30 – Bye! We have a hard stop at 8:30. Have a safe trip home :) If you aren't able to make it, keep an eye on our collaborative notes here: https://paper.dropbox.com/doc/CSS.la-7-Show-Tell-tpWVDidNd7aZqp01cZGdq ==== All attendees are expected to abide by the LA WordPress Code of Conduct: https://bit.ly/2SpTNR8 More about CSS.la here: https://css.la More about Learn Teach Code here: https://www.meetup.com/LearnTeachCode/

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  • Joe Simpson + Site Reviews [Long Beach]

    Gunn Jerkens

    Howdy. Long Beach WordPress Meetup meets every other Tuesday evening at Gunn | Jerkens marketing agency in North Long Beach. Please join us! We're a friendly bunch. Bring your open projects and a charged laptop. After we spend a half hour networking and hanging out, we introduce ourselves and the projects we need feedback on and briefly discuss WordPress and tech industry news together. Joe Simpson is visiting to present on his WordCamp and invite us to apply to speak. We'll also be brainstorming about WordCamp LA/LB. Then we facilitate an open project round table and band together to dip into each project for 5-20 minutes. AGENDA 6:30-7 - Networking 7-7:30 - Intros + News 7:15-9 - Scheduled Talks + Site Reviews LOCATION Gunn | Jerkens 3950 Cover St. Long Beach, CA 90808 DIRECTIONS + PARKING Waze is more accurate than Apple Maps Close to 405 freeway, Lakewood Blvd., Long Beach Airport Plentiful free parking in attached parking lot JOIN US ON FACEBOOK Long Beach WordPress Meetup https://www.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237/ Los Angeles WordPress Meetup (our parent umbrella) https://www.facebook.com/groups/747169868780222/

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  • [Hollywood] Be safe in 2019! Security with Kathy Zant from Wordfence

    As a special start to 2019, we will have Kathy Zant from Wordfence, a leading WordPress security plugin, to come in and speak about general security guidelines and tools to keep a website safer from potential threats. She will discuss things like botnets and why hackers infiltrate vulnerable websites, and then go over ways to keep your website safer. It is going to be an evening of education and take-aways to ensure that a WordPress website is safe moving forward. What to bring: Your good self and any security-related questions for Kathy! We will also have some time towards the end of the night to brainstorm ideas for the Hollywood meetup, so if you have any thoughts, be sure to bring those, too. Location: We will be in our usual location at the Hollywood WeWork who has so graciously hosted us for many years! Agenda: * 7 - 7:30ish – Arrive, chit-chat and have some pizza! * 7:30 - 8:30 – Kathy will present, followed by Q&A * 8:30 - 9 – Brainstorm for future of the Hollywoood meetup

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  • Site Security with Kathy Zant (Wordfence) + Site Reviews [Long Beach]

    Site Security with Kathy Zant (Wordfence) + Site Reviews [Long Beach] Monday, January 21,[masked]:30 to 9 pm Gunn | Jerkens, Long Beach 3950 Cover St, Long Beach, CA 90808 Free Lot Parking Howdy. Long Beach WordPress Meetup will be meeting twice in January. Please join us! We're a friendly bunch. Bring your open projects, dinner and laptop. AGENDA After we review WordPress and Tech Industry news together, Kathy Zant from Wordfence, a WordPress site security provider, will be talking about site security for 2019. Then Christiana Mohr will facilitate an open project round table. The site review hour is back! Yay! 6:30-7 - Networking 7-7:15 - Intros 7:15-7:30 - News 7:30-8 - Kathy (Wordfence) on Security 8-9 - Chris facilitates Site Reviews JOIN OUR GROUPS ON FACEBOOK LBC Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237/ Los Angeles WordPress: https://www.facebook.com/groups/747169868780222/

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  • Principles of Good Design (G|J Showcase) + Site Reviews [Long Beach]

    Principles of Good Design (G|J Showcase) + Site Reviews Tuesday, January 15,[masked]:30 to 9 pm Gunn | Jerkens, Long Beach 3950 Cover St, Long Beach, CA 90808 Free Lot Parking Howdy. Long Beach WordPress Meetup will be meeting twice in January. Please join us! We're a friendly bunch. Bring your open projects, dinner and laptop. AGENDA Nicolas Gauthier-Pin will be talking about the principles of good design and presenting a showcase of Gunn | Jerkens projects. Then Christiana Mohr will facilitate an open project round table. The site review hour is back! Yay! 6:30-7 - Networking 7-7:15 - Intros 7:15-8 - Nico presents Gunn | Jerkens Design Showcase 8-9 - Chris facilitates Site Reviews JOIN OUR GROUPS ON FACEBOOK LBC Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237/ Los Angeles WordPress: https://www.facebook.com/groups/747169868780222/

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  • [West LA] Let’s talk WordPress!

    Santa Monica Library

    This will be an open discussion meet up where you can bring your WordPress questions. We had 28 people at our last meetup and over 50 years of WordPress developer and user experience in the room. Bring your questions big or small, we’ll try to answer them all. Plugins, Custom, Purchased & Child Themes, Gutenberg, Hosting, Codex, Template Hierarchy, API, CLI, E-commerce. There are enough topics to make a headless site roll. Join us at the Santa Monica Library in the Community Meeting Room on December 19th. Thank you to our sponsor WP-Engine!

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  • Holiday Party + Open Lab [Long Beach]

    Gunn Jerkens

    Gutenberg + Twenty Nineteen Open Lab Holiday Party Tuesday, December 18,[masked]:30 to 9 pm Gunn | Jerkens, Long Beach 3950 Cover St, Long Beach, CA 90808 Free Attached Lot Parking Howdy! Long Beach WordPress Meetup will be hosting two holiday parties this December at our new location at Gunn | Jerkens in Long Beach. Please join us for either or both! We're a friendly bunch. Space is limited (20 people). Our second holiday party will be Tuesday, December 18. Enjoy free dinner and drinks as we learn how to navigate the WordPress universe together. Bring your charged laptop, power chord and an appetite. Agenda 6:30-7 - Friendly Time + Dinner 7-7:15 - Intros + News 7:15-7:30 - Hands-On Topic (Gutenberg + Twenty Nineteen again) 7:30-8 - Quiet DIY Open Lab 8-8:30 - Debugging Open Lab 8:30-9 - Friendly Time + Dessert JOIN OUR GROUPS ON FACEBOOK LBC Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237/ Los Angeles WordPress: https://www.facebook.com/groups/747169868780222/

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  • Holiday Party + Gutenberg Open Lab [Long Beach]

    Gunn Jerkens

    Gutenberg Open Lab Holiday Party Monday, December 10,[masked] to 9 pm Gunn | Jerkens, Long Beach 3950 Cover St, Long Beach, CA 90808 Free Attached Lot Parking Howdy! Long Beach WordPress Meetup will be hosting two holiday parties this December at our new location at Gunn | Jerkens in Long Beach. Please join us for either or both! We're a friendly bunch. Space is limited (20 people). Our first holiday party will be Monday, December 10. Enjoy free dinner and drinks as we tackle the changing WordPress universe together. To vote on our menu items, respond to the poll posted to our Facebook group at https://m.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237 We'll be exploring WordPress Version 5.0 together during a one hour Gutenberg Open Lab led by Christiana Mohr and Leo Postovoit following an introduction to Gunn | Jerkens by resident developer Nicolas Gauthier-Pin, a review of WordCamp US news, an open round table discussion of current projects and an overview of Version 5.0, Gutenberg and the new free theme Twenty Nineteen. Bring your charged laptop, power chord and an appetite. Agenda 6:50 - Arrive 7:00 - Opening Remarks - Christiana Mohr (Chris) 7:05 - Introductions - Chris, Everyone 7:15 - Intro to Gunn | Jerkens - Nicolas Gauthier-Pin 7:25 - News and Events - Leo Postovoit 7:35 - Open Round Table Discussion - Chris, Everyone 7:50 - Intro to 5.0, Gutenberg, Twenty Nineteen - Leo 7:55 - Open Gutenberg Lab - Leo, Everyone 8:55 - Closing Remarks - Chris 9:00 - Depart JOIN OUR GROUPS ON FACEBOOK LBC Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1676196412446237/ Los Angeles WordPress: https://www.facebook.com/groups/747169868780222/

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  • [West LA] WordPress 5.0 Release

    Blankspaces Santa Monica

    We are thrilled to announce that, due to popular demand, we are heading back to West LA, With the scheduled release of WordPress 5.0 on November 19th, the agenda will include Gutenberg and release related topics. We will be reviewing how to create a copy of your WordPress site for testing and then opening it up to the floor for discussion and questions. Hope to see you all there! The location for this meetup will be at BlankSpaces in Santa Monica,[masked]nd St (@Broadway). 6:30-9PM

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