Past Meetup

Web Hosting Explained & Theming WooCommerce - North Metro Detroit (Rochester)

This Meetup is past

12 people went


We will be giving two brief talks about WordPress. Next, there will be a meet and greet and we will take suggestions for future topics. Food will be provided and after we can go to Rochester Mills for drinks if there is interest.

Web Hosting Explained:
A2 Hosting’s representative will answer you questions about hosting including: what hosting size, SSL, what to expect from customer service and many more. Please bring any and questions you would like answered.

Chad has been working in the hosting industry since 2011. He started at A2 Hosting as a technical support representative. From his time as a technician, he has been able to build a wealth of technical hosting knowledge. Chad’s technical knowledge and innovative customer care approach has set him apart in the competitive field of hosting . His consultative sales approach helps clients find the products that properly fit their need. He’s since taken over leadership for the sales team and continues to coach the same care and compassion for our clients that he holds so dear. Although it maybe a virtual world, Chad’s white glove client treatment at A2 Hosting has set them apart from the competition.

Theming WooCommerce:
RJ Mey will cover the fundamentals of building a custom WooCommerce site. Learn how to start a new WooCommerce site, change the styling and modify forms.

RJ Mey is the Web Developer at American Expedition Vehicles in Wixom, MI. He has been a WordPress user for 7 years and has worked at several local marketing agencies. He was on the organizing committee for WordCamp Detroit 2018, and has taught for Girl Develop It Detroit.


6:00pm: Welcome and introductions
6:15pm: Web Hosting Explained
6:45pm: Theming WooCommerce
7:30pm: Networking
8:00pm: Time to go

Host: Jenna Price

Sponsors: Let us know if you want to sponsor!

Volunteer List:

Greeting - can you help?
Notes - can you help?
Photography - can you help?

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. To show our appreciation for your help, you attend the meetup for free when you volunteer.

Please note that if there are less than 10 people registered, we'll cancel event and notify everyone by Sunday before meetup.

Everyone wanting to attend the meetup must register online. No walk-ins.