Kronda Adair presented on this topic last night in Portland to a packed room, and we had plenty of questions, so another informative talk. The slides are available online here at Presentate. Notes were taken by Steve.
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
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
Thank you so much to Nedra Rezinas for speaking at our November meeting! She gave an informative talk on the various e-commerce plugins and systems available for use with WordPress. As promised, her slides have been posted online at SlideShare. The power of_wordpress_e_commerce_plugins View more presentations from Nedra Rezinas.
We'll be having our regular Portland meeting on August 19, but meanwhile, I wanted to let you know that Callie Carroll is hosting an informal WordPress meetup/unconference in Hood River this Sunday, August 1! Here's the information from her email to our Google Group (I didn't post her phone #/email, but you can contact her … Continue reading Hood River WordPress Meetup
I'm emerging from our family-wide summer break to remind you about our next meeting, and I can't even remember what the date is! But the calendar says that this Thursday is July 15, and that it is indeed the third Thursday in July. Let's talk content, shall we? We talked about SEO a little bit … Continue reading July…what day is it?
Are you familiar with all of the tools built into WordPress? Know how to add a sidebar widget, create a poll, manage categories, and install plugins? Or maybe you want to add a Paypal button to your site, or a user ratings system? My bugaboo is Facebook integration. I tried to install a plugin, but … Continue reading June 17: Blogging Tools
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.
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