Deep Dive Discussion — Effective Web Content Creation and Management

This month’s Deep-Dive Discussion, lead by H. Sandra Chevalier-Batik, focused on the tools and processes available to help you develop and implement an effective web content creation and management strategy for your WordPress site. Our discussion focused on the problem all site owners and managers face after developing a great looking website — “feed the beast” syndrome. We talked about how to … [Continue reading]

eCommerce for Your WordPress Site

This month's Austin WordPress sessions for beginners — An  Introduction to eCommerce — understanding the basics of adding eCommerce to your WordPress site. WordPress Developer and Trainer, Nick Batik will reviewed the eCommerce process — SSLs, … [Continue reading]

Setting up a Development Environment for a New, First-Time Developer

Chris Wiegman lead this month's WordPress Intermediate session. "Setting up a development environment for a new, first-time developer." This presentation is the next installment in our "Putting Your Code Pants On" series — design to help those ready … [Continue reading]

You break it, you buy it

Upcoming events BlogathonATX (October 25th) The Freelance Conference (October 28th) Beginner's WordPress class (Oct. 11th) taught by Jackie Dana You break it, you buy it presentation by Bobbie Wilson Notes … [Continue reading]

Effective Content Creation: Austin WordPress 09.15.14 Meet-up Notes

AustinWordPress Meetup Content Creation and Curation

Best Practices for Effective Content Creation This WordPress for Beginners presentation focused on the tools and processes available to help those new to WordPress develop and implement a winning content creation strategy. After making all the hard … [Continue reading]

eCommerce Start to Finish

Meetup Meeting Notes: eCommerce Start to Finish Monday, September 8, 2014 7:00 PM The Austin WordPress Meetup Group HubAustin Coworking 706 W Ben White Blvd #202B This month's Deep Dive Discussion will examine the eCommerce process — SSLs, shopping … [Continue reading]

WordPress Hooks and Filters

Presentation by Nick Batik, @Nick_Batik Nick's slides are available at http://presentations.handsonwp.com/category/wordpress-hooks-and-filters/ The WordPress page lifecycle The events from when a web page is requested to when the page is … [Continue reading]

How to Choose and Install a WordPress Theme

Meetup notes from August 18, 2014 Meetup Session. To access the slide deck (that includes the various check lists and site tester) for “How to Choose and Install a WordPress Theme” please go to: … [Continue reading]

WordPress Security For The Non-Programmer

The past few months have been a series of “Rock your WordPress World” events for our community. The rapid growth in the popularity of WordPress has made our sites tempting targets for hackers. The attackers have become more ingenious — sniffing out … [Continue reading]