Building Web Apps with WordPress: Jan 2015 meetup
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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…

WordPress Performance Optimization: May 2014 meetup
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WordPress Performance Optimization: May 2014 meetup

We talked about WordPress Performance Optimization at our May 15, 2014 meetup: testing, hosting, caching, CDNs, image optimization, queries, transients, and more. Get ready! WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014 is August 15-16! Remember, you can also find us on Meetup, Twitter (@wpgrandrapids and #wpgr), and Google Groups. If I missed anything in the notes below, please leave a comment, and…

WordPress Business Workflow: Feb 2014 meetup
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WordPress Business Workflow: Feb 2014 meetup

Our February 2014 meetup topic was WordPress Business Workflow. Four people gave short presentations, then we had an open discussion. If I missed anything, please leave a comment, and I’ll add to the post. Work standards Ryan Hinkle Work standards are important (version control, backups, SSH, etc.) Taking shortcuts can hurt you Work standards can save…