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December 2015 ***Not Beginner*** Meetup


Presentations and open discussions on Git and using Git for version control with WordPress

We're looking for 3-5 people to present at this session.  If you would like to do a short presentation on how you use Git, or lead the discussion about Git for 10-20 minutes, please let us know.

Confirmed presenters:

Mike Dickson: Mike will share his method of using git with WordPress to enable easy version testing, rollbacks, content separation and the .gitignore file that nearly killed him. 

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Roman Rus: Options for introducing git into the FTP workflow.

The goal is to replace working on the FTP in such way that resulting workflow is better in all regards, in particular:provide easily accessible history, backup, allow complex collaboration and be sure that we do not overwrite the changes introduced by people that still resist git and keep using FTP to directly change the files on server.

Roman has been working with WordPress since 2008, and as a freelance WordPress developer since 2011 He is a full time Web Developer at Machine Agency

Meeting Details:

This is a meetup in our "Not Beginner" series. This series of talks is for WordPress (or related) presentations that are not at a beginner level.  Anyone at any experience level is welcome to attend, but there will be an assumption in the presentations and discussion that attendees have some knowledge of WordPress.

Senate Room, 6th Floor – Robertson Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive.  Robertson Hall marked on Google:

Parking on campus requires payment, but all of the lots, including the garage just to the north of Roberson Hall, cap at $7 for the evening after 5pm.

No donations for this meeting!  (We normally ask for a $4 donation to help cover the cost of the room and our Meetup fees, which total about $[masked]/year)


7:00 - General announcements

7:10 - Presentation

8:00 - Q&A

8:30 - Wrap-up

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  • Steve P.

    Thanks Mike and Roman, I found both presentations very useful! Mike: What was the GIT repo you mentioned during the presentation?

    December 17, 2015

  • theMikeD

    I can show how I use the wordpress git source in projects if you like

    December 11, 2015

    • Richard T.

      Thank you for the presentation.

      December 17, 2015

  • Roman R.

    If you are interested, you can see my slides at Obviously, it's missing explanations, so please ask questions if you need any help.
    I might add some blog post later on, where I will try to explain couple of key concepts discussed.

    December 16, 2015

    • Richard T.

      Thank you for the presentation.

      December 17, 2015

  • Christine P.

    Hi, I'm looking for someone to work with me on my site. I'm a beginner and am trying to set up my business site. Will pay for services. Contact me if interested!

    December 5, 2015

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