We'll be holding Byte-Sized WordPress Workshops tomorrow night, Monday the 24th, in the conference rooms of the Big Pink. Things will kick off at 6:30 pm and run until 8:30 or 9. After news and announcements, we'll split into two tracks. The first will have three segments of thirty minutes a piece: How to Breed Blog … Continue reading Lesson Plan for Tomorrow Night’s Byte-Sized Workshops
Monday night marked our first ever Developer Meetup! Just under thirty people spent a couple hours meeting one another, drinking beer, and sharing their favorite "I learned this the hard way" stories: Anonymous functions were introduced in PHP 5.3. wp_cache functions can be used to reduced page load time. Ensure your new public theme uses … Continue reading First Developer Meetup Recap
Teaching is the best way to develop mastery, as they say. For this coming month's meetup on September 24th, we want to give you the opportunity to showcase your knowledge and hone your teaching skills. Behold: Byte-size Workshops. We'd like to see 45 minute workshops ranging everywhere from how to configure WordPress multisite, to the … Continue reading New meetup: Byte-size Workshops
First off, a big thanks to Melissa Lion for taking time out of her schedule to speak with us. It was great to mix up the topics a bit — I think the non-developer WordPress users got a lot of value out of working with a professional writer. We had 38 people show up to … Continue reading July 2012 Meetup Recap
Extra-excited for the meetup we've scheduled this month: You've built a blog and the coding works like a dream. But look at those pesky, empty, nagging squares for text. How do you fill them? With words, of course. But which words? Novelist and longtime blogger, Melissa Lion, will present on finding a story, writing the … Continue reading New meetup: Press Your Best Words with Novelist and Blogger Melissa Lion
WordCamp Portland is right around the corner and would love to have you attend. This year, it's happening on Saturday, August 18th, at Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased now. Sign up to volunteer and receive a $10 discount. It'll be a day filled with speakers and networking for … Continue reading Sign up now for WordCamp Portland!
When you first started with WordPress, did you learn something that made your life a lot easier? Have you discovered a quicker way to make something happen? Wrangle your best tips and tricks together for the April WordPress User Group Meeting, 6:00-7:30pm on April 16th at Cubespace. Group Founder Aaron Hockley will be kicking things … Continue reading WordPress Tips And Tricks on April 16th