The WordPress Freelancer’s Tool Box

Austin WordPress Deep Dive Discussion Meetup  February 08, 2016 Sandi Batik and Nick Batik lead this month's Austin WordPress Deep Dive Discussion focused on what it takes to build a successful freelance WordPress business. The WPATX organizers have had numerous requests to devote more meetups to the "Business" of WordPress.  If this discussion topic proves popular, we will expand the topic into … [Continue reading]

WP Engine Sponsors the WP Boot Camp BBQ Lunch

Happy Joe is absolutely thrilled to announce that our lunches for WP BootCamp Austin will be catered by none other than POK-E-JOs Smokehouse. POK-E-JO’s will offer a Mesquite smoked barbecue buffet that will make your mouth water. In addition to the smoked Texas brisket and other carnivore treats, POK-E-JO’s also offers a tasty vegetarian option for those not inclined to enjoy ribs and brisket. … [Continue reading]

2015 WP Kids Camp

TaylorTeaching WordPress

This year Taylor Christensen will lead Austin’s third WP Kids Camp as part of our WP BootCamp Austin on October 17th. The day includes workshop-style classes, learning sessions and time to work on their new WordPress site. Please go … [Continue reading]

2015 WP Boot Camp

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You Are Invited to Attend The 2015 WP Boot Camp The 2015 WP Boot Camp will be held Oct 17th at the For The City Center, 500 E St Johns Ave, Austin, TX 78752. This facility has been designed to host events like ours. It features a state-of-the-art … [Continue reading]

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 … [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]