Hi all! We've still been meeting, even though I haven't been posting here (Meetup.com really is great for, well, organizing meetups!). However, we have decided NOT to hold a December meeting, as our normal meeting night would have been December 26. Enjoy the holiday season, and the newly released WordPress 3.3! We'll see you on … Continue reading No December Meeting (but we’re still here!)
The agenda is TBA, but please note our NEW LOCATION at the U.S. Bancorp Tower, 111 SW 5th Avenue (Big Pink). The conference rooms are on the ground floor, northeast side of the building, right before the elevator bank for floors 1-17. We'll still start at 6:00 and end at 7:30.
Thank you to all who attended the August meeting! For more information about WordCamp Portland (and tickets), visit http://wordcampportland.org. They're especially looking for volunteers and sponsors right now. You can also follow WordCamp Portland on Twitter. Thank you to Benjamin Kerensa for talking with us about O'Reilly Media's user group program and Ubuntu Oregon (we … Continue reading August 22 Re-Cap
Join us August 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Nedspace Downtown! Benjamin Kerensa from Ubuntu Oregon will tell us about book review opportunities through O'Reilly Media as well as Ubuntu Oregon partnership opportunities. We'll hear from members of the WordCamp Portland team about sponsorship and volunteering (tickets are available NOW, by the way!). We'll also have … Continue reading Join us August 22 at 6:00 p m…
Here are some resources for WordPress beginners -- we're using this as a starting point for the July 25, 2011 meeting discussion. The WordPress Codex: This is the user's guide to WordPress. On the Getting Started with WordPress page, there's a section of links specifically for beginners. I recommend First Steps with WordPress as a … Continue reading Resources for Getting Started With WordPress
For the July 25th meeting, we'll have announcements (including more details about WordCamp Portland), and then split into two groups -- one to discuss WordPress basics, and how to find basic information and tutorials, and another for developers who want to get code-y (and talk about a possible hackathon or separate meeting). As always, we'll … Continue reading For the July 25th meeting we’ll have announcements…
Are you wondering about how copyright affects your blog? How can you find images to use on your site while respecting the photographer's copyright? Curious about how much trouble you could find yourself in if you use an image without permission? Photographer and blogger Aaron Hockley will discuss Copyright for Bloggers at this month's meeting. With many years of experience … Continue reading June 27: Image Copyright for Bloggers with Aaron Hockley
Local developer and artist Michael Fields will be giving a short talk on WordPress plugins he finds useful, and then we'll be opening up the discussion to find out which plugins are your favorites! So be prepared to show and tell (NOTE: any plugins discussed at the meeting should be licensed under a GPL-compatible license). … Continue reading Monday, May 23: PluginPalooza with Michael Fields
Due to semi-popular demand, we've decided to try a new meeting day this month. Instead of meeting on the third Thursday, we'll be meeting on Monday, April 25 at Nedspace Downtown, 920 SW 3rd Avenue. Join us on April 25 for a chance to win a free pass to the Open Source Bridge conference in … Continue reading Meeting Date Change! Now on April 25.
Hey! We're having a St. Patrick's Day meeting. We'll be talking about WordCamp Seattle, the Open Source Bridge conference in Portland, and using WordPress to do good (like, using it to quickly set up a website for a good cause). I'll bring the Girl Scout cookies. Bring your thoughts, questions and tips as well! We'll … Continue reading Meeting Thursday, March 17