WPATX Developer Code Share

There is a Developer's Code Share on Monday, October 5, 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM. We invite anyone with fun, interesting, or useful code to show your stuff. Post your code in the form below so we can add it to the presentation. Thanks! … [Continue reading]

What You Need to Know About Offering WordPress Maintenance Contracts

Business cycles are a rollercoaster. You need to know what your income is going to be. Retainers help to level out some of the big dips and drops. The core of this is Building Relationships. You are no longer just a craftsman who comes in a builds something then leaves - you are now in a longer-term relationship. Certainty - Your client doesn’t have to worry, and you don’t have the … [Continue reading]

Understanding Search Engine Optimization

From the time you start building your first WordPress site, beginners hear about the importance of "SEO" In the past two WP Beginners classes Rich Plakas has discussed how WordPress site design effect SEO, and how to track inbound traffic with … [Continue reading]

There Is A CheckList For That!

Sandi Batik lead this month's Deep Dive Discussion examining the importance of checklists in the design and development  of successful WordPress sites.  Most WP Devs has checklists they use at various stages of a site's life cycle. Checklists can … [Continue reading]

The Ultimate WordPress Workflow to Create Web sites of the Future.

The Ultimate WordPress Workflow: Using Browser Sync, Vagrant, and Gulp to create Web sites of the future. Eli McMakin demonstrated how to automate the install of your WordPress site with a custom Bash script. The bash script will include code that … [Continue reading]

WordPress Classes at HubAustin CoWorking

Nick and Sandi Batik have at last been able to reschedule their Hands-On Word Press classes that were canceled when Posh Co-Working Lounge closed. We have a new training venue for 2015 training schedule.  All classes will be taught at HubAustin … [Continue reading]

The WordPress Beginner’s Guide To Google Analytics

This month Rich Plakas continued his WordPress Beginner's By Request classes.  In previous sessions Rich has discussed how the best way to understand your audience is by understanding your traffic stats. Rich will share why Google Analytics is an … [Continue reading]

Revisiting WordPress Security

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These last few months have been relatively scary for WordPress Community. WP Security issues have become an almost daily news items.  WPATX Members have asked, "What the heck is going on?"  Nick Batik lead the June WordPress Security Deep Dive … [Continue reading]

Multisite Network Do’s and Don’ts – Experience from Some Enterprise Solutions

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We’ve all built a ton of WordPress sites. We’ve also managed them all too. You’ve probably heard about WordPress Multisite Networks, and all the awesome things it can (and can’t) allow you to do. With great power, comes great responsibility. During … [Continue reading]

How to Implement Website Design Best Practices in WordPress

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Last month Rich Plakas covered what those new to WordPress need to know about Best Practices for Website Design. Based on our member's requests, this month Rich showed attendees how to implement them in their WordPress sites. Rich reviewed some … [Continue reading]