The Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup is a community of WordPress users.
Our monthly meetings are informal, fun, and educational. We welcome new users, bloggers, business owners, designers, and developers alike.
If you have a blog, create websites, or are just curious about the most popular content management system on the web, this is the group for you.
We are always looking for people to present about various aspects of using WordPress or working on the web! If you would like to speak or request a topic, contact one of the organizers or post a note in the discussion page.
Have a question? Post a message on the Discussions page. Find us online at:
The latest version of WordPress introduced a new way of creating posts and pages: blocks.
Blocks allow you to break your content into smaller pieces, each with their own options and capabilities.
At this event, learn about the blocks that ship with WordPress as well as blocks provided by popular plugins.
Agenda for the Meetup:
6:30pm: Welcome and intro to group
6:40pm: Thanks to the sponsors
6:45pm: Latest WordPress news
7:00pm: Presentation: Editing Content with Blocks
8:30pm: Time to go
Host: Randy Walker
A2 Hosting (https://www.a2hosting.com/)
Grand Circus (http://www.grandcircus.co/)
We need volunteers... for photography, taking/publishing notes on our blog, greeting people when they arrive, setting up, and tweeting.
If you would like to volunteer to help with this, or any meetup, just let the host of the meetup know. You will get in the meetup you help at for free if you volunteer, we appreciate the help.
Parking and Venue information:
Grand Circus is located in the Broderick Tower (http://www.brodericktower.com/), on Woodward, South of Witherell. Enter from the Woodward doors, go to the end of the hall, and take the elevator to the third floor. Follow the hall and look for signs to point you to the room.
Paid street parking is available nearby—pay at the kiosk or via the Park Detroit mobile app. There are several parking garages nearby at various rates. Parking at MGM Casino is free (10–15 minute walk; just over half a mile).
Parking information from Grand Circus: (PDF) (https://www.grandcircus.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/PARKING.pdf).
Please note that if there are less than 10 people registered, we'll cancel event and notify everyone by Sunday before meetup.
Attendees must register online—we don't have the capability to take payment in-person