• WordPress DSM: Building A WordPress Website Part 2

    The Glass Box

    We will have an interactive presentation walking through the process of building a new WordPress website. This is a beginning Administrative, non-developer level presentation, but all levels of experiences are encouraged to join in. We expect this presentation to last multiple meetings, so attending each meeting is strongly recommended to get the most our of each session. Last month we focused on the hosting options available and the reasons to select on solution over another. We will start this session with discussion around development and staging environment best practices and planning activities for developing your WordPress website. Agenda: 6:00-6:15: Food and networking 6:15-6:30: Introductions, current events 6:30-7:15: Presentation 7:15-7:45: Questions and discussion 7:45-8:00: Cleanup

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  • WordPress DSM: Building A WordPress Website Part 1

    The Glass Box

    We will have an interactive presentation walking through the process of building a new WordPress website. This is a beginning Administrative, non-developer level presentation, but all levels of experiences are encouraged to join in. We expect this presentation to last multiple meetings, so attending each meeting is strongly recommended to get the most our of each session. Agenda 15 minutes: Pizza and Networking 60 minutes: Presentation 30 minutes: Q&A 15 minutes: Wrap up and clean up

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  • WordPress DSM: WP 5.2 Changes, Gutenberg Roadmap

    The Glass Box

    We will have a presentation/discussion regarding the key changes found in WordPress 5.2, the Gutenberg Roadmap, and how they impact using WordPress. This will be an interactive discussion, so bring your laptops or tablets to try out ideas or show us what you've discovered! All levels of experiences are encouraged to join in. Pizza and beverages will be provided by Juicebox Interactive. Agenda: 15 minutes: Pizza and Networking 30 minutes: Presentation 60 minutes: Q & A (WordPress 5.2 and Gutenberg focused, but other topics open as well!) 15 minutes: Wrap up and clean up

  • WordPress DSM: Installing Multi-site

    The Glass Box

    Art Smith of Ambrosia Web Technology will continue his presentation on WordPress Multi-site. He will walk us through the process of installing Multi-site and adding new subsites. You are encouraged to bring your laptop with Local by Flywheel, or some type of xAMP stack installed so that we can all follow along through the process. All levels of experiences are encouraged to join in. Pizza and beverages will be provided by Juicebox Interactive. Agenda: 15 minutes: Pizza and Networking 60 minutes: Presentation 30 minutes: Q & A (Multi-Site focus, but other topics open as well) 15 minutes: Wrap up and clean up

  • Multisite WordPress Development

    The Glass Box

    This month we will be hearing about WordPress Multisite development from Art Smith of Ambrosia Web Technology. WordPress Multisite allows for creating a large network of sites with a common set of themes and plugins, but different content. Before and after the presentation we will have time to catch up with what we've been up to, what we're being challenged with, and what we'd like for future WP DSM meetups (continuous improvement, if you will). All levels of experiences are encouraged to join in. Pizza 🍕and beverages🥤provided by Juicebox Interactive. If you haven't been to the Glass Box (220 SE 6th St) before: (1) Enter the parking garage off of SE 5th St (2) head up to the third floor (3) then take the hallway all the way to the other end of the building!

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  • Google Analytics and WordPress

    The Glass Box

    This month we will be hearing from Daniel Cain, a co-organizer for WP Meetup and a Developer at Juicebox Interactive. He will be speaking on using Google Analytics in WordPress. Before, during and after the workshop we will have time to catch up, discuss what we're being challenged with, and what we'd like for future WP DSM Meetups. All levels of experiences are encouraged to join! Pizza 🍕and beverage🥤provided by Juicebox Interactive. If you haven't been to the Glass Box (220 SE 6th St) before: (1) Enter the parking garage off of SE 5th St (2) head up to the third floor (3) then take the hallway all the way to the other end of the building! Ping us on here and on slack if you have trouble finding it :)

  • WP DSM Workshop: From Local Development to Migrating Live

    This month will be a change of pace with a hands on workshop led by Michael Johnson. Our objectives for this session are to: 1) Learn how develop locally on your computer with Local by Flywheel 2) Understand and inspect the difference between WP files and your database --15 min Break-- 3) Migrate your website to live (if you have hosting purchased, otherwise you will migrate to another local site) with All-in-One WP Migration 4) Bonus: Manually install WP and hook up a new database Before Arriving: Please bring your computer and install Local by Flywheel: https://local.getflywheel.com/ Need help? Complete Step 1 here: https://getflywheel.com/layout/local-wordpress-development-environment-how-to/ Full tutorial available here: https://github.com/mbeche/wp-local-dev-to-live Before, during and after the workshop we will have time to catch up, discuss what we're being challenged with, and what we'd like for future WP DSM Meetups. All levels of experiences are encouraged to join! Pizza 🍕and beverage🥤provided by Juicebox Interactive. If you haven't been to the Glass Box (220 SE 6th St) before: (1) Enter the parking garage off of SE 5th St (2) head up to the third floor (3) then take the hallway all the way to the other end of the building! PM Michael Johnson if you have trouble finding it :)

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