Yes, we are meeting this month! I know several of our regulars will be at the WebVisions conference, but if you're not going to be there Thursday night, please come on over! It'll just be a general networking and Q & A meeting, rather than being focused on a specific topic. If you have any … Continue reading Meeting May 20 6:00p.m.
The folks in charge of the Open Source Bridge conference, which will be in Portland June 1-4, 2010, were kind enough to give us one free pass (a $300 value) for one lucky member of the Portland WordPress User Group. How do you enter to win? Easy. Just join our Google Group anytime between now … Continue reading Win a Free Pass to Open Source Bridge
At our April 15 meeting, Michael Fields will present "Taxonomies Are a Wonderful Thing." He'll tell us what taxonomies are, why we should use them, and how to set up and use your own custom taxonomies. You want to know what a taxonomy is NOW? Well, they're sort of like tags and sort of like … Continue reading April 15: Taxonomies Are a Wonderful Thing
Join us March 18th at 6:00 p.m. as Aaron Jorbin demonstrates the new multisite, custom post type and menu management features coming in WordPress 3.0. This will be an opportunity to see some of the biggest changes to WordPress in quite some time. Some of the things Aaron will go through include: What the multisite … Continue reading March 18: Multisite features and more in WordPress 3.0
If you missed Aaron Hockley's talk on how to launch a new blog, you can find an outline at http://bit.ly/bloglaunch.
Join us Thursday, February 18 to talk about statistics: what programs can you use, what are the benefits and drawbacks of each, and what can they tell you that's really useful? Chris O'Rourke will join us to talk about Mint. We'll also look at the WP-Stats plugin, Google Analytics and Woopra. Do you use any … Continue reading February 18: WordPress and Statistics
UPDATE: If you missed the meeting, or if you'd like to review an outline of Aaron's talk, you can find it at Another Blogger. Thank you, Aaron! Actually, the name of Aaron's talk is "After Launching a Couple Dozen Blogs, I Figured Out how to Do it Right." Aaron presented this talk at WordCamp Seattle, … Continue reading January 21: Aaron Hockley On How To Launch a Blog
Sites we mentioned or looked at in our discussion of WordPress child themes. On ThemeShaper: How To Protect Your WordPress Theme Against Upgrades How I Used a WordPress Child Theme To Redesign My Blog How to Modify WordPress Themes the Smart Way Devin Price's website: WordPress Theming Michael Fields is working child theme support into … Continue reading Using Child Themes – November 12, 2009
We had a more developer-focused meeting in October, and a great discussion with Aaron Jorbin, Eric Curtis, Michael Fields, Kevin Peoples and Devin Price. We discussed bugs, taxonomies, wp-ecommerce, themes, svn, git, and more. Don't know what all of those things are? Me, either. But if you come to a meeting, maybe someone else can … Continue reading We’re Meeting This Week! Let’s Talk Child Themes.
If you've logged in to your admin screen lately, you should have see a notice that "WordPress 2.8.5 is available! Please update now." It's not a major update. WordPress is calling it a "hardening" release; it's basically a security update. I updated plugins at the same time I updated to 2.8.5 on TechnoEarthMama, and All … Continue reading WordPress 2.8.5 and All In One SEO Pack