• Accessibility Made Easy: How to Audit Your WordPress Website for Accessibility

    Bloomingdale Regional Public Library

    This is an encore meetup that was previously delivered on April 4, 2019 at Charles J. Fendig Public Library in Tampa by Steve Curtis and Joseph LoPreste. Steve and Joseph will explain the important points of the WCAG 2.1 guidelines and websites changes required for compliance. This session will provide how you can very quickly run an accessibility audit for your WordPress website using completely free tools. To learn more and to RSVP, go to the Brandon WordPress Meetup site or click on https://www.meetup.com/Brandon-WordPress-Meetup/events/vxlxzqyzjbnb/

  • Brandon WordPress Meetup Kickoff

    Bloomingdale Regional Public Library

    Our first Brandon WordPress Meetup will be held at the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library on April 8 (Monday) at 7 PM. This meetup is a regular monthly session scheduled on the second Monday of every month. Our goal is to create an Eastern Hillsborough WordPress Community. Our meetups will appeal to an audience with either novice or intermediate skill levels of WordPress. We will present a variety of interesting and informative topics. • If you are a WordPress beginner, you will want to attend this first session to preview of plan sessions geared to your level and to voice your comments and recommendations. • For those with an intermediate WordPress skill level, I would like to know the topics that will resolve your most pressing WordPress issues. • If you are Expert Level WordPress Professional, please consider attending to provide the list of topics you would like to present to our community, as a Guest Speaker. • If you are a small business owner or part of the staff responsible for promoting the business, you may want to attend to ask questions and how WordPress can help your business. The first meetup is devoted to 2 topics: 1. Kickoff- Member Feedback and our preliminary plan 2. Presentation of the "Mapping of the Sales Process" For more information and to attend, click on https://www.meetup.com/Brandon-WordPress-Meetup/events/260167703/

  • SEO in 2018 - Guidance for your WordPress site & Small Medium Business (SMB)

    • What we'll do Lets review - what's needed to get your WordPress Site and your Business the best exposure possible utilizing guidance from Google and other Top SEO Guru's. We will have drawing of (2) Coupons for a 1-year individual subscription to any single JetBrains Toolbox product of your choice from among IDEs and .NET Tools (Awesome WordPress Development tools) - Provided by our Sponsor - JetBrains User Group Support Program MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. RSVP to the New Port Richey Meet up Site - Link Below - this posting on Tampa-Bay-WordPress is informational ONLY. • What to bring • Important to know RSVP to this LINK: https://www.meetup.com/New-Port-Richey-WordPress/events/246278800/

  • Agile Project Management: A Panel Discussion - WP: St Pete

    Location visible to members

    The Big Sea Agile Project Management Panel is back on the schedule. For full details and to RSVP, head over to: https://www.meetup.com/preview/WordPress-St-Petersburg/events/243863985

  • Go-To Plugins Requested By The Community- Free and Premium

    Florida Hospital Center Ice

    Go-To Plugins Requested By The Community This meetup will be a helpful seminar on plugin functionality YOU submit about. How is this going to work? Between now and October 18th, YOU (the Wesley Chapel WordPress Community) will submit functionality you want on your websites. I will take the top 10 requested functionalities and share my favorites plugins for those functionalities. What types of functionalities can you request? • Image slider • Image optimizer • Website cache • CSS embed • ANYTHING! REMEMBER, we need 30 or more attendees in order for the Wesley Chapel Meetup to meet WordPress Foundations attendance quota for this venue. The Meetup is free because WordPress Foundations pays for the facility rental fee.

  • Happiness Bar - New Port Richey - WordPress


    Our August Happiness bar was so well received - everyone asked us to do it again soon...so back by popular demand ...we will be hosting another WordPress Happiness Bar in September. Let's hope we're all dried out from the soaking Irma is sure to lay on us here in Florida. Stay safe and well see you all in a few weeks. If you're not familiar with what a Happy Bar is? This article recaps it very nicely ... it's aptly called a Help session too but you will still find a fondness for the Happy Bar moniker. https://wptavern.com/whats-a-better-name-for-the-happiness-bar So bring your questions for those looking. This is also a call for you dev types, be it theme or plugin developer or just a really good person who knows their way around WordPress or PHP even CSS and HTML, we welcome your expertise to this meetup. This meetup is being held at Imagine-Invent-Create. Thank you to our wonderful sponsor, Mr. Lee Zerfass for allowing us to use his space for our meetups. Located behind Vallarta's (Red Barn), more specifically the back-up to Big Storm Brewery. Entrance is down the drive way (RED DOOR) on the right. To RSVP please follow this link and RSVP on the New Port Richey WP Meetup site - note here - Thanks https://www.meetup.com/New-Port-Richey-WordPress/events/243103886/

  • Agile Project Management: A Panel Discussion

    The Iron Yard - St. Petersburg & Tampa

    Big Sea (https://bigseadesign.com/) is a marketing and web dev shop that has been developing on WordPress since 2005. From large-scale implementations and complex custom plugins to local businesses, the team has encountered just about every issue that might arise during the lifecycle of a project. During this panel discussion, the Big Sea project management team will discuss their conversion to Agile, how they plan their work, their kickoff process, the tools and conversations that keep their work humming (and clients happy). This is a panel discussion so please bring your questions! This event is hosted by WordPress St Petersburg. To RSVP to this event and for further details, visit their calendar: https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-St-Petersburg/events/241617849/

  • Gravity Forms - an Introduction


    RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/New-Port-Richey-WordPress/events/242464784/ Gravity Forms is a premium plugin for WordPress that can be used to create simple contact forms, surveys, quizzes, user generated content; email marketing captures as well as conditional e-commerce checkouts. There are so many things you can do with GF. Its capabilities expanded with feature rich Basic and Advanced Form Add-Ons make this a must have a plugin. In this meetup, we'll walk you through some of the ways you can use GravityForms on your website and list a few of its capabilities and integrations. We are very fortunate to have one of the developers who supports Gravity Forms development as a member of our Meetup, Mr. Travis Lopez who will be able to share some exceptional insight into what this plugin can do for your WordPress website. This will be an exceptional Meetup with some great information, so be sure to RSVP soon. P.S. This is set as an Introduction to Gravity Forms. We will schedule an Advanced Gravity Forms meetup based on the interest and attendance from this meetup later in the year.

  • Current State of UX 2017 with Karla Campos

    Socius Marketing, Inc

    In this session we will discuss the current state of UX and go over examples of UX done right. We will talk about what works, what the future holds, the process of creating websites people love to use, and ways to improve user experience. Bio: Karla Campos is the CEO of Social Media Sass a company specializing in digital marketing training and education. Social Media Sass has trained individuals in topics like WordPress, Joomla, social media, crowdfunding, and blogging to name a few. Karla is a speaker, the winner of a Small Business Influencer award for 2013. Karla has been featured on Entrepreneur.com, T51, NBC6, Social Media Today, and the Sun Sentinel. Karla is the author of Social Media Fame. Location: Socius Marketing Suite[masked] North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL Visitor Parking available on Level 2B

  • Grow Beyond Posts & Pages: Intro to Pods Framework

    The Iron Yard - St. Petersburg & Tampa

    This talk will give an introduction to Custom Post Types, Custom Fields and Taxonomy and the Pods Framework plugin along with demonstrations of how to incorporate all of the above in your theme without coding. This event is hosted by WordPress St. Petersburg. To RSVP and for further details, please visit their calendar: https://www.meetup.com/WordPress-St-Petersburg/events/241617593/