What we're about

Meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress, the Internet's most popular content management system. From beginner to blogger, super-admin to developer, we love all types of WordPress users, fanatics, enthusiasts and code wranglers. Our goal is to provide the wonderful community with a chance to network, share ideas, and learn from each other.

Meetup Schedule:

• The main meetup is on the Second Thursday of the month at Capital Factory

• The WordPress Beginners class is on the Third Tuesday of the month at T-Werx Coworking Four Points

• The WordPress eCommerce class in on the Fourth Monday of the month at Capital Factory

You can also find more information about us and blog posts from previous meetups at http://wpaustin.com .

If you would like to present at an Austin WordPress Meetup, or have a request for a meeting topic please contact any of our WPATX Organizers using the Meetup Direct Messaging System.

Thank you to our sponsors for 2019: Capital Factory, WP Engine, Liquid Web, T-Werx Coworking, and the West Austin Chamber of Commerce

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WPATX eCommerce: Print-On-Demand and Dropship

Capital Factory

NOTE: DUE TO MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY — WE MEET ON MAY 29, 2019 In our May WordPress eCommerce session, we will discuss and demonstrate the many details you need to consider when setting up a WooCommerce site for Print on Demand, dropshipped products. This month Toyin will discuss this popular and profitable online business model. Print on Demand is a retail fulfillment method for printing products only after the customer buys them. With this business sales model, customers can buy products in your WooCommerce shop and the order goes directly to the Print Product Provider who ships the customized product with your design and branding. The “Print-On-Demand /Dropship model eliminates the need for order fulfillment and storage space. Toyin will demonstrate how to set up this type of store and share several examples This year the Organizers of your WPATX WooCommerce Meetup will be offering our members a different format. We are planning the 2019 meetup schedule as a structured eCommerce curriculum. Over a period of eleven sessions, we will build and maintain an eCommerce site. 2019 Real World WooCommerce Session Format Refreshments & Networking — Liquid Web is our 2019 Refreshment Sponsor for our ‘Meet and Greet’ Theory — Each month we will examine a different aspect of building and maintaining an eCommerce site. Practice — Each month we will demonstrate/discuss the best applications for the tool or process described in the “Theory” section Q & A — The session will close with member questions It is our hope that the new structure will help our members not only to learn more about the awesome power and flexibility WooCommerce but also support building more personal and professional relationships within the Austin WordPress eCommerce community. Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2019 for WordPress Austin. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors, and customers. For more information, visit their website: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

WPATX - Building UX Tools for your Client On-Boarding Process

In this session you will learn about ways to think about your client needs as a UX experience in itself. Taking design thinking outside of the website space and into the customer relationship space, we'll explore examples of tools that can help drive more seamless customer experiences. Better experiences roll into your long term success with projects and monthly recurring revenue opportunities. Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2019 for WordPress Austin. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. For more information, visit their website: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

WPATX Beginners: How to Build an Effective Content Creation Strategy

T-Werx Coworking - Four Points

• What we'll do For many, content development is one of the road blocks they face when building their WordPress site. Some folks worry about how to organize their content in categories, some fret about how to use tags, linking strategies mystifies others. This WPATX Beginner’s presentation will focus on the tools and processes available to help you develop and implement a winning content creation strategy. After making all the hard choices to design and develop a great looking website every website owner faces the same problem — “feed the beast” syndrome. How do we continually produce steady stream of engaging content for our WordPress site? How often should we update the content on our site’s ‘static’ pages? What can we do to add some dynamic content to our static pages to keep the search spiders coming back? We will discuss both offline and online tools and resources to help you brainstorm topics for your site’s blog, produce great content for your target audience, and ways to use that content to your build your online community. This presentation will review the use of categories in content organization, styles of written content that are most effective, curating content, mobile-friendly content formats, and the increasing importance of photos & video content. • What to bring Your laptop and your questions • Important to know This class is designed for those new to WordPress Thank you to our venue sponsors for the WPATX Beginners Class: T-Werx Coworking and the West Austin Chamber of Commerce. We appreciate their ongoing support for 2019!

WPATX eCommerce - TBD

Capital Factory

Details coming soon Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2019 for WordPress Austin. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. For more information, visit their website: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

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T-Werx Coworking - Four Points

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