January 11, 2019 — Gutenberg is the new WordPress editor.
We’ve heard “Gutenberg is coming!” for a long time now. It might even be here by the time we are together in Asheville.
This will give you an introduction to what the Gutenberg editor looks like and how to use it to create and edit your WordPress content.
What’s different about using the Gutenberg editor?
How to edit content using the Gutenberg editor
How and when to use the classic editor after Gutenberg arrives
January 8, 2019 — Sometimes, it’s easier to edit something in the database than use the dashboard. BUT only if you know what you are doing!
Come learn about the database that powers WordPress and how you can use it to your advantage.
How is the WordPress database structured
How to change your password without logging into your site
What you can change about your site from the database and how
July 28, 2016 — A local development environment is a safe way to practice and test changes to your site without effecting your live site.
Come learn why and how to install a local development environment on both Windows and Macs.
This session is for beginners and we’ll look at using XAMPP and talk about other environments such as MAMP, WAMP, Vagrant and others.
– Why to install a local environment.
– How to install XAMPP.
– What are some of your other choices.
September 19, 2014 — WordPress is built with PHP. It helps to know the basics so you can understand and make changes to your theme’s templates. This session will not make you into a programmer, but will explain a lot of what you will see when you look at the code that powers your site.