H.Sandra Chevalier-Batik

Places you can find H.Sandra

Sandra is a partner in Pleiades Publishing Services and Pleiades WebCenter. She is a WordPress Evangelist, Consultant and Trainer. She is co-organizer of the Austin WordPress MeetUp, and has served as a member of the organizing team for the WordCamp Austin 2010, WordUp Austin 2012, WordCamp Austin 2012, and is a lead trainer for the Hands-On WordPress classes. Sandra has earned a reputation for taking highly complex subjects and presenting them in easily understood modules. Her informal approach helps put class attendees at ease and ready to tackle unfamiliar material.

Posts by H.Sandra Chevalier-Batik

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 Co-Working, 706 W Ben White Blvd, Building B, Suite 230B, Austin, Texas 78704. We are […]

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 important tool to master . Rich demonstrated how Google analytics helps you track: • Who visits your site […]

Revisiting WordPress Security

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 Discussion. Nick reviewed the recent security exploits and what WordPress site owners need to know, and […]

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

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 this talk, Taylor steped through the do’s and don’ts of Multisite Networks. He shared […]

What WordPress Users Need to Know Now About Web Accessibility

This WordPress Accessibility presentation is an important one. The Austin WordPress  group has reached out to the ‘Austin Accessibility and Inclusive Design’ meetup so our communities can work  together  to help our WordPress members understand the importance of web accessibility and find ways to share information, training and resources. We are very excited that Luis […]

Website Design Best Practices & How to Implement them in WordPress

Rich Plakas lead a lively presentation that covered what those new to WordPress need to know about Best Practices for Website Design and How to Implement them in WordPress. This presentation guided attendees through the types of questions and thought processes you need to keep in mind when developing a site for yourself or others. Who […]

Security Advisory: XSS Vulnerability Affecting Multiple WordPress Plugins

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series WP Security

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series WP SecurityThis Security Advisory is Coordinated Disclosure by Sucuri and released jointly with all developers involved and the WordPress core security team and was posted on the Surcui Blog by  Daniel Cid on April 20, 2015 https://blog.sucuri.net/2015/04/security-advisory-xss-vulnerability-affecting-multiple-wordpress-plugins.html Multiple WordPress Plugins are vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting […]

Understanding The Web Hosting Options for Your WordPress Site

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Web Hosting Options

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Web Hosting OptionsApril’s Deep Dive Dive Discussion is one of our first, Member’s Choice Topics — “How to I know what kind of web hosting features I need?” This discussion is for business site owners / managers considering adding eCommerce features, or site membership options; those new […]

Building a Steady Stream of Customers to your WordPress Site Using FaceBook

PRESENTER: Chris Mercer, you can catch his weekly PODCAST at:  http://seriouslysimplemarketing.com FaceBook is putting a firewall between personal and business accounts. Go to http://business.facebook.com to get a free account. If you have an existing account with which you paid for FB adv,  you can migrate it in. Use your regular FB email and migrate the pages you […]

2015 Austin Meetup Organizers and Volunteers

Thank you to all the folks that answered our call for volunteers. Below find our 2015 Austin WordPress Team Meetup Organizers Pat Ramsey  / @pat_ramsey Nick Batik /@Nick_Batik Sandi Batik / @Sandi_Batik Jackie Dana / @jadana17 Corey Ellis / @zzramesses Bobbie Wilson /@BobbieWilsonTX Rich Plakas / @RichP7 Ray Freer Mendel Kurland / @ifyouwillit Toyin Akinmusuru  / @mrosprey TaylorChristensen Christensen / @taylortrc Brandon […]