July WordPress Meetup


This month begins our new venue and brand new format! Instead of one main talk with breakout groups following we will now have 3 tracks that start promptly at 7:00 PM.

Check-in starts at 6:30pm, so feel free to come early and socialize. We have the space till 9:00 PM for additional networking and Q&A.


The building is the Russell Investments Center on 2nd Ave. Enter the building from 2nd ave and take the elevator to the 17th floor. Exit towards the amazing Puget Sound vista and there we are! See pictures at http://wpseattle.org/2013/06/15/new-venue-and-format/

Transportation & Parking

There are numerous parking lots downtown near the building, including across the street under Benaroya hall, and a large structure kiddy corner on the other side of Union st. There is also street parking, which is free after 8pm.

For you bus riders, there is a metro stop at Benaroya hall, which is right across the street.


User/Blogger: Standing Out in a Popular Blogging Niche w/ Kim Gauthier

Learn how Kimberly Gauthier of Keep the Tail Wagging was able to build her audience and authority in a year through goal setting, content marketing, brand promotion and more. Kimberly has been featured in Women's Day magazine and featured two times in Dog Fancy magazine. She was invited to speak at BlogPaws 2013 and has written two ebooks available on Amazon.
Designer/Themer: CPTs & Custom Fields w/ Jaffe Worley
Front end developer extraordinaire and Seattle Meetup Member Jaffe Worley will teach you how to increase your development workflow using these two "must have" plugins, Custom Post Types UI and Advanced Custom Fields. Learn how to use these two plugins together both in the WordPress Dashboard and in your front end code. From Beginner to Advanced these plugins are indespensible for any WordPress user.
Developers: XML-RPC w/ Max Cutler
The amazing Max Cutler will be regaling us with tales on getting the most usage out of the built-in XML-RPC