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February 2014: Getting familiar with Genesis

I’m really excited to finally be doing a session dedicated to the Genesis framework. For those who want to follow along at home, here are the items we’ll be talking about. plugins http://wordpress.org/plugins/genesis-simple-hooks/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/genesis-visual-hook-guide/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/what-template-file-am-i-viewing/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/ajax-thumbnail-rebuild/ resources http://my.studiopress.com/docs/hook-reference/ https://github.com/billerickson/Core-Functionality https://github.com/billerickson/BE-Genesis-Child http://wpvegas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/genesis-removes.txt http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Hierarchy http://genesissnippets.com/ Tonight’s session will be recorded and this post will be updated with […]

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Link roundup for January 2014 meetup

Sorry I missed the meetup this week. Stupid flu! Here are the links that have been sent to me so far: (free) plugins http://wordpress.org/plugins/if-menu/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/baw-login-logout-menu/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-bouncer/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/limit-login-attempts/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/dw-admin-block/ (paid) plugins https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/login-redirect/ https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/logout-redirect/ If you have more links that were talked about at the meetup, please send them over.

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September link roundup

This month we talked about editing CSS, using contact forms, custom post types and the importance of using child themes. Here’s the outline of the meeting and some links for further reading. WordPress Q&A – John Genesis Framework Child Themes Dynamik Website Builder Aaron Jorbin: Building Child Themes (an oldy, but goody!) Developer Tools Desktop Server […]

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August meetup link roundup

This month we talked about building galleries, Bootstrap, Paypal buttons, adding mp3s, google fonts, affiliate plugins and the importance of backups!! Here’s some links for further reading. How to create an image gallery WordPress theme Bootstrap 2.0 Bootstrap 3.0 for WordPress Bootstrap snips for 2.0 Version of Bootstrap Another WP theme base off Bootstrap Current […]

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Vegas WordPress meetup – July Wrapup

Another great set of presentations this month! Here’s some links to what was talked about: Chris Rogers WordPress for Babies – Configuring a theme http://vegasmeetup.wpengine.com/ Don Cramer Choosing a Slider Download the PDF of Don’s slides Portfolio Slideshow WP Slideshow Gallery uBillboard AllInOne Banner Rotator Soliloquy Meteor Slides Michael Cremean WordPress concepts for noobs Download […]

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Link roundup from meetup on 6/18/2013

Wow, what a turnout last night, huh? Almost 60 people. Definitely our biggest meetup to date! Here’s the link roundup from last night: Chris Rogers http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes – what is a theme/definition. http://wordpress.org/themes/tag-filter/ – to find/official themes http://wordpress.org/themes/commercial/ – commercial/third party http://wordpress.org/themes/search.php?q=responsive – all themes with “Responsive” in their description. http://wordpress.org/themes/responsive – FREE theme my actor […]

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10th Anniversary WordPress Celebration

Thanks again to everybody who came out last night for the meetup to celebrate the 10th anniversary of WordPress. The format last night was a bit different for us. Rather than a couple targeted presentations, we invited anybody who wanted to come up and talk about their site or business to take the stage and […]

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April meetup link roundup

John Hawkins opening remarks: Coworking facility and location of the meetup http://workinprogress.lv A cool event coming up in June http://vegasgivecamp.org Christian Torres Start up weekend http://lasvegas.startupweekend.org/ Start You Up bootcamp http://goo.gl/65mbP Shannon Noack http://ted355.com Google Fonts: http://www.google.com/fonts/ Another great way to embed unique fonts: http://www.fontsquirrel.com/tools/webfont-generator 960 grid: http://960.gs/ An article Shannon wrote on grids: http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/a-brief-look-at-grid-based-layouts-in-web-design/ […]

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January meetup link roundup

Thanks to everybody who made it out to the January WordPress meetup. Here’s the batch of links I recorded from the meetup. If I missed any, please leave a comment with a link. Eric’s presentation about building sites for speed http://blog.netdna.com/maxcdn/the-new-maxcdn-built-for-design-speed/ http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-minify/ http://csshat.com/ http://meyerweb.com/eric/tools/css/reset/ http://www.spritecow.com/ http://www.mobinodo.com/spritemaster/ http://spritegen.website-performance.org/ http://imageoptim.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics http://www.codedread.com/scour/ http://modernizr.com/news/modernizr-and-cdns/ http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-super-cache/ http://wpengine.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content_delivery_network http://sucuri.net/wordpress-security-monitoring […]

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November meetup followup

Last night’s Vegas WordPress meetup was a great one! We tried out a new venue and even with a couple hiccups, I think it still worked out pretty well. The evening started with Russ giving some tips on how to track down problems in WordPress themes or plugins on your site. He also mentioned a […]