July 6, 2020 — Most of us hit the ground running with WordPress – we have a site to build for a client or ourselves and install ANYTHING and EVERYTHING to help us achieve our goals. As a WordCamp Lead and WordPress Meetup Organizer, I often have to talk the aforementioned builders off of the ledge with the tips contained in this presentation.
I’ll share the Lucky Seven, a few must-have WordPress Plugins everyone should use, and why you should be using each. In our time together we’ll also cover:
• What is a plugin? • Where to find plugins • The recommended way to find a plugin • Free vs Premium plugins • What factors to consider when choosing a plugin (support, community, etc) • Avoid common pitfalls users encounter when installing plugins
Join me as we work to help you achieve your goals, level up, add value to your practice with WordPress.
June 27, 2020 — This is the second of a three-session WordPress 101 series. The talk begins with beginner-level advice for seeking support, and then for choosing themes and plugins. Intermediate-level topics follow for customizing WordPress with CSS, menus, custom post types and custom fields.