Past Meetup

Themes, Child Themes and Developing Your Own - North Metro Detroit (Rochester)

This Meetup is past

18 people went

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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.

Themes, Child Themes and Developing Your Own
Presented by Eric Malcolm

We will cover a variety of things that have to do with themes:
- Picking a Theme - Free vs. Premium
- Using a Child Theme - Custom Styles
- Developing a Custom Theme

Eric Malcolm is the Lead Organizer for the Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup Group. He has been part of the WordPress Community since 2012 and has given quite a few talks. He is a Front-End Web Developer, Designer & Strategist who builds usable, human-friendly and accessible websites, interfaces, and apps.


6:00pm: Welcome and introductions
6:15pm: Picking a Theme - Free vs. Premium
6:35pm: Using a Child Theme - Custom Styles
6:55pm: Developing a Custom Theme
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.