What we're about

WordPress Naperville is a monthly meeting of WordPress enthusiasts where members can share and learn from each other. We invite anyone interested in learning how to build a website, start a blog, and build traffic to their website to join us.

Our group's talented members have experience with web design, software development, SEO, content marketing, graphic design, copywriting, not-for-profits, security, photography, paid search, email marketing and much more!

We cover a broad range of topics from beginner level to advanced. Meetings are held at the Rev3 Innovation Center at the NIU Conference Center in Naperville, IL.

Upcoming events (5)

How To Build an LMS on WordPress Using LearnDash

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Are you looking to build an online course? Do you have clients that have asked for the service? If you want to learn more about building a learning management site, you will want to attend this month’s WP Naperville Meetup. WP Naperville member Mike Scampini will be going over how to use LearnDash to build online courses for you or your clients. Mike has built and managed a WordPress site that offers online courses for his client, with close to 400 users. In this presentation, you will learn how to: - Install LearnDash to WordPress - Create a basic course with lessons and topics - Add content and videos to the course - Add certificates to your course - Make the course live on your website Register now using Meetup for this zoom presentation on LearnDash. Hope to see you there! We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated before the meetup.

SEO 101 For WordPress Web Designers Webinar

Online event

Join us for this free SEO webinar hosted by the WordPress Naperville Meetup Group and led by Bruce Jones. If you are looking for the basics of optimizing your WordPress website you are at the right spot. In this online course we’ll cover inbound marketing strategy 101 and then roll into more technical aspects of how you can leverage WordPress settings, plugins and content for success. Here are a few of the topics that we’ll be covering and we’ll also have a Q/A session at the end for any additional questions you might have. * Initial WordPress setup – Adding content – Getting noticed – Measuring results * The basics of keyword research and competitor analysis * WP Permalink settings & site structure * Best WordPress SEO plugins and setting them up correctly * Image optimization, file names, alt text tags, exif data & geotagging images * Sitemaps, how to build them and where to submit them * On page SEO and what makes a good page or post for both Google and your target audience * Structured data plugins, configuration and testing * Getting backlinks and why they are an important Google ranking factor. * Measuring results using Google Analytics, Google Search Console and other tools. This sessions will be led by Bruce Jones, of https://brucejonesseo.com/ and https://1on1seotraining.com/ an SEO consultant and coach that assists companies to get more visibility in Google search results. We’ll be posting a copy of the slide deck and a recording of this SEO training session here: https://1on1seotraining.com/seo-101-for-wordpress-web-designers-webinar/ We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated and sent to you before the meetup.

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NIU Satellite Campus

Our usual schedule is: 6:00 pm - 6:20 pm Networking 6: 20 pm Introductions 6:30 presentations & discussion begins. We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated before the meetup. Usually we meet in Room 167, at the opposite end of the building from our previous Rev3 location. Park way over in the southeast part of the lot.

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NIU Satellite Campus

Our usual schedule is: 6:00 pm - 6:20 pm Networking 6: 20 pm Introductions 6:30 presentations & discussion begins. We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated before the meetup. Usually we meet in Room 167, at the opposite end of the building from our previous Rev3 location. Park way over in the southeast part of the lot.

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A Walkthrough of Divi

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