• Getting good with Gutenberg

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    JR Tashjian will be walking us through core Gutenberg components and how they can be used inside and outside the Gutenberg editor. Note: we'll be in the Susman Room this time (next door to usual room).

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  • Creating and managing custom Gutenberg Blocks

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    We’ll discuss building custom Gutenberg blocks and all that it entails. Hope to see some happy faces! 😀

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  • WordPress Meetup: September

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

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  • WordPress Meetup: August

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    This meetup is open to anyone interested in Wordpress: newbies, developers, designers and administrators. All are welcome. Typically we discuss current projects that we are working on, have a problems and solutions section where you can raise issues you are having and offer advice to others about their problems. We try to have a focused topic of general interest at each meeting. Agenda: • Current projects (20 minutes) - Introduce yourself, tell us what you are working on at the moment and what you are learning about. • Problems and Solutions (60 minutes) - Bring us your current problems and we'll use groupthink to try to solve them. If you have a laptop to demonstrate your issue, bring it and we'll plug you into the projector. • Favorite plugins (30 minutes) - There are 50,000+ plugins available for Wordpress. Which of these are worth installing? Let us know which ones you use, and trade tips for finding good plugins. • Decide next meeting topics (10 minutes) What to bring You may wish to bring a laptop to take notes or to share your screen on the projector. You need a HDMI port if you want to share your screen.

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  • WordPress Meetup: July

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    This meetup is open to anyone interested in Wordpress: newbies, developers, designers and administrators. All are welcome. Typically we discuss current projects that we are working on, have a problems and solutions section where you can raise issues you are having and offer advice to others about their problems. We try to have a focused topic of general interest at each meeting. Agenda: • Current projects (20 minutes) - Introduce yourself, tell us what you are working on at the moment and what you are learning about. • Problems and Solutions (60 minutes) - Bring us your current problems and we'll use groupthink to try to solve them. If you have a laptop to demonstrate your issue, bring it and we'll plug you into the projector. • Favorite plugins (30 minutes) - There are 50,000+ plugins available for Wordpress. Which of these are worth installing? Let us know which ones you use, and trade tips for finding good plugins. • Decide next meeting topics (10 minutes) What to bring You may wish to bring a laptop to take notes or to share your screen on the projector. You need a HDMI port if you want to share your screen.

  • WordPress Meetup: Show-and-tell and Help Desk

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    This meetup is open to anyone interested in Wordpress: newbies, developers, designers and administrators. All are welcome. Agenda: • Show-and-tell: Leo will do a quick demo of the custom block builder he built. (30 minutes) • Help Desk: A few seasoned WordPress aficionados will be available for one-on-one questions on WordPress related topics. We encourage anyone to volunteer as either a Help Desk attendant or attendee 😀 (1 hour) • Decide next meeting topics (10 minutes) What to bring You may wish to bring a laptop to take notes or to share your screen on the projector. You need a HDMI port if you want to share your screen.

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  • WordPress 15th Anniversary Celebration

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    WordPress will be 15th years old this May 27th, 2018! On Wednesday, May 16th, we're planning an event celebrating the WordPress 15th Anniversary with WordPress community groups around the world. You are invited! We'll meet at the address listed on this event to enjoy some refreshments and celebrate 15 years of WordPress. We'll be sharing our party photos and love for WordPress with the rest of the world via the hashtag #wp15. Don't forget to spread the word, let's make this WordPress birthday memorable :) We'll also cover our usual ground while we celebrate... Agenda: • Current projects (20 minutes) - Introduce yourself, tell us what you are working on at the moment and what you are learning about. • Problems and Solutions (60 minutes) - Bring us your current problems and we'll use groupthink to try to solve them. If you have a laptop to demonstrate your issue, bring it and we'll plug you into the projector. • Favorite plugins (30 minutes) - There are 50,000+ plugins available for Wordpress. Which of these are worth installing? Let us know which ones you use, and trade tips for finding good plugins. • Decide next meeting topics (10 minutes) What to bring You may wish to bring a laptop to take notes or to share your screen on the projector. You need a HDMI port if you want to share your screen.

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  • WordPress Meetup: April Open-house

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    This meetup is open to anyone interested in Wordpress: newbies, developers, designers and administrators. All are welcome. Typically we discuss current projects that we are working on, have a problems and solutions section where you can raise issues you are having and offer advice to others about their problems. We try to have a focused topic of general interest at each meeting. Agenda: • Current projects (20 minutes) - Introduce yourself, tell us what you are working on at the moment and what you are learning about. • Problems and Solutions (60 minutes) - Bring us your current problems and we'll use groupthink to try to solve them. If you have a laptop to demonstrate your issue, bring it and we'll plug you into the projector. • Favorite plugins (30 minutes) - There are 50,000+ plugins available for Wordpress. Which of these are worth installing? Let us know which ones you use, and trade tips for finding good plugins. • Decide next meeting topics (10 minutes) What to bring You may wish to bring a laptop to take notes or to share your screen on the projector. You need a HDMI port if you want to share your screen.

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  • Getting Started with Unit Testing

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    We will get started with unit testing your plugins using PHPUnit on a local server. Eric will give a presentation walking through how to install it and set it up to work locally, then we will go into how to write and run tests for your code.

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  • Visual Regression testing with Ghost Inspector

    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    When you’re constantly making changes to your site it is sometimes hard to keep track of every page. Automated visual regression testing can help notify you of breaking changes. We’ll step through how to set up and leverage Ghost Inspector to monitor pages, forms or even particular section of your site for breaking changes.

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