WordPress Network (Multisite): March 2015 meetup

We talked about WordPress Network (Multisite) at our March 19, 2015 meetup. Chad Warner introduced WordPress Network (Multisite). Then, Mika Epstein from DreamHost joined us via Google Hangout to talk about the dos and don’ts and answer our questions. Below are the notes. Intro to WordPress Network (Multisite) Presented by Chad Warner Before You Create A Network (Codex) Create A Network (Codex) …

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WordPress Grand Rapids Building Web Apps

Building Web Apps with WordPress: Jan 2015 meetup

We talked about Building Web Apps with WordPress at our Jan 15, 2015 meetup. Below are the notes. WordPress as a Web App Presented by Brian Richards Components Custom post types Custom taxonomies Custom meta: post meta, user meta, comment meta User roles & restrictions Post relationships (via Posts 2 Posts) Methods WP_Query pre_get_posts: can be more specific …

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Dev Environments and Version Control: Dec 2014 meetup

We talked about Development Environments and Version Control at our Dec 18, 2014 meetup. We talked about ServerPress, Git, and developing locally. Below are the notes. DesktopServer Gregg Franklin gave a demo of DesktopServer, a local server package which runs on Mac and Windows. He showed how to create and manage local development sites. He also showed …

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WordPress Backups WordPress Grand Rapids

WordPress Backups, Oct. 2014 meetup

We talked about backing up WordPress sites at our Oct 16, 2014 meetup. We covered a few backup plugins and management services. Below are the notes. BackupBuddy & Amazon S3, etc. Presented by Chad Warner BackupBuddy BackupBuddy is a premium plugin. Instructions: How to use BackupBuddy with Amazon S3. BackWPup BackWPup is a free backup plugin. These instructions are several …

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