• Choosing the Best Membership Plugin for Your Site - Chandrika Guntur

    WordPress is a powerful platform to build and maintain membership sites. There are many plugins that will let you setup a membership site for free. Chandrika will talk about the different features of the free membership plugins and how to decide the right plugins for your site. Chandrika Guntur is a freelance WordPress developer. She works with small businesses and individuals to provide custom WordPress solutions for their businesses. She started working with WordPress in 2011. She started the Cupertino WordPress Meetup on Jan 2019. She is part of the Diversity Outreach Speaker Training project where they run workshops to help more women speak at WordCamps. In her free time, she loves to read and spend time with her family. Agenda: Building a Membership Site Using Free WordPress Plugins Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: 1 hour WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Meet in the computer trainer room. Slides decks and other speaker provided information, if available, will be in this Google Drive Folder, search by date. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7Px0-AMFEq6UW43dkdvOUxHWE0 Thanks to Sponsorship from WordPress (Automatic) there is no fee for our members

  • Troubleshooting CSS on WordPress 5.0+ Websites - Crystabelle Lopez

    WordPress 5.0's release in December 2018 made the new block-based editor (previously, "Gutenberg") the default experience for everyone. While Blocks have made it easier to add and display content, they have the potential to introduce new sources of CSS for us to consider. Crystabelle will provide an overview of what pre-WordPress 5 CSS troubleshooting strategies are still applicable, and what new things we need to consider when troubleshooting CSS today. About the Speaker: Crystabelle Lopez is a front-end web developer and consultant. She enjoys troubleshooting CSS issues and creating a pleasant user experience on websites. Her website is at https://clopez27.com Agenda: Troubleshooting CSS in WordPress 5.0 Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: 1 hour WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Meet in the computer trainer room. Slides decks and other speaker provided information, if available, will be in this Google Drive Folder, search by date. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7Px0-AMFEq6UW43dkdvOUxHWE0 Thanks to Sponsorship from WordPress (Automatic) there is no fee for our members

  • Fun w/ Some Amusing Gutenberg Blocks

    Milpitas Community Library

    Speaker: Gary Garchar, Gary is the founder and organizer of WordPress-Saratoga which has its meetup on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 1:15 PM. Before that, he did contract programming for Adobe and Apple, tested printers for Epson and NEC, and wrote software for the infamous database company Ashton-Tate. Outside of hacking code and reading the classics, he enjoys exploring California's unbeaten paths. Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation, 1 hour, details: This is a live demo, creating a simple plugin before your eyes. Anyone with access to the Dashboard can do the same thing. It is a powerful way to go beyond the basic options available in the post editor. Yes, we'll touch on CSS, HTML, and PHP. But, even if you hate code you'll see how one little tag can save a lot of work. Speaker provided information will be available at this link: https://zapmap.com/tenedges Following the presentation WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Meet in the computer trainer room. Slides decks and other speaker provided information, if available, will be in this Google Drive Folder, search by date. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7Px0-AMFEq6UW43dkdvOUxHWE0 Thanks to Sponsorship from WordPress (Automatic) there is no fee for our members

  • May Meeting Cancelled - See You in June

    Milpitas Community Library

    May Meeting Cancelled - See You in June

  • Improving WordPress Search

    Milpitas Community Library

    Agenda: Improving WordPress Search: Help your readers find the content they need Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: 1 hour Presentation details: The built-in search function for WordPress, while much improved from earlier versions, may still be falling short of what you need for your site. There are several options for improving upon this. We'll look at whether it's worth pursuing a more robust search functions for you site and present a few of the tools available to get you there. WP Search and Google search for the website. WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Meet in the computer trainer room. Slides decks and other speaker provided information, if available, will be in this Google Drive Folder, search by date. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7Px0-AMFEq6UW43dkdvOUxHWE0 Thanks to Sponsorship from WordPress (Automatic) there is no fee for our members

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  • Wordpress Hosting Environments- What You Need To Know

    Milpitas Community Library

    Agenda: Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: 1 hour Presentation details: WP hosting can make or break your site. Learn what's new and what you need to know to get the most out of today's hosting environments. Speaker: Matt Kopla [masked] WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Meet in the computer trainer room. Slides decks and other speaker provided information, if available, will be in this Google Drive Folder, search by date. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7Px0-AMFEq6UW43dkdvOUxHWE0 Thanks to Sponsorship from WordPress (Automatic) there is no fee for our members

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  • Inclusive Content Strategy

    Milpitas Library

    Agenda: Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: Inclusive Content Strategy WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Presentation details: Inclusivity is at the heart of an effective content strategy. The accessible​ code may be imperative for inclusion, but all the code in the world doesn’t do any good if the content is not meaningful to our readers. In this session, we’ll go over what we can do as content authors to ensure our readers feel that we are speaking with them, not at them. We’ll look beyond the semantic markup and structured content to see the strategic value of inclusive, well-written content. Discussion points will include: - What makes content inclusive? Including definitions, clarifications, and real-life examples - Why is inclusive language important? - How we can embrace accessibility for those with every sort of ability - Why awareness and acceptance isn’t enough — how to shift to being more process oriented Along with awareness, there is acceptance and action... Speaker Bio: AmyJune has been an active participant in the Open Source community for over 3 years. A self-described "non-coder", she has been a top 20 contributor to the Drupal project two years in a row. She is an active organizer of the A11yTalks meet-up and is passionate about accessible and inclusive information for all. Outside of doing work, she enjoys mycology, geocaching, and has a love for air-cooled Volkswagens.

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  • Gravity Forms and GravityView

    Milpitas Community Library

    Agenda: Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: 1 hour WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Presentation details: Gravity Forms is the Easiest Tool to Create Advanced Forms for Your WordPress-Powered Website. Stop Losing Valuable Leads & Grow Your Business with a Professional Contact Form. GravityView is the most simple and powerful way to display Gravity Forms entries on your website. 20% off promo code will be available to attendees. Six minute intro to GravityView: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrXsZhqKRY8 Meet in the presentation room. Thanks to WordPress sponsorship there is no fee for our members

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    Milpitas Community Library

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  • It's coming Gutenberg with WP5.0

    Milpitas Community Library

    Agenda: Networking: first 15 minutes with introductions Presentation: 1 hour WordPress challenges and solutions discussion by all: 30 minutes Presentation details: TBD Meet in the computer trainer room. Thanks to Sponsorship there is no fee for our members WP Site Care (http://www.wpsitecare.com/) WORDPRESS SUPPORT YOU CAN TRUST InMotion Hosting (https://tinyurl.com/ya28ylsh) Web Hosting Choice for your WordPress needs – Blazing fast SSD hosting.