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May 2016: Child Themes

Have you ever found that theme that was ALMOST perfect, but you needed to change some colors, add a feature, or remove the sidebar? Whatever you do, don’t edit that theme! This is where child themes come in – a

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February 2016: Live Coding a WordPress Plugin

Due to the impending weather, we’ve changed this to a virtual meetup. Please see the information at the bottom of the page. Ever wanted to add a feature to WordPress? Of course you have! But wait, you can’t find a

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January 2016: WordPress Theme Customizer

The Theme Customizer provides a centralized place to change options that control the look of your WordPress site. We’ll talk about using the customizer, how developers can extend it to add their own settings, and demonstrate some cool uses of this

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December 2015: Show & Tell + WCUS Recap

December’s Meetup will be a show-and-tell as well a WordCamp US recap! The date is December 10th at 7:30pm. Bring some work to show off! WordCamp US Recap WordCamp US is December 4-6 and it’s in Philly! There are still

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November 2015: If All You Have is WordPress, Everything Looks Like a Plugin

Zach LeBar will talk about why plugins sometimes aren’t magic bullets or even the right solution for some WordPress problems. During his time in the Web industry Zach’s done a little bit of everything. He’s a designer, a developer, a

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October 2015: Visual Page Builder & Starter Theme

Gen Herres will talk about a very useful tool for your WordPress toolkit – a visual page builder. These builders allow people without knowledge of coding to create detailed and complex layouts quickly and easily. They allow you to easily

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August 2015: Asking Questions, Solving Problems & Showing Off

Have a question about how to do something in WordPress? Ask it! Looking for a plugin for a specific task? We’ll find it together! Put together a new site recently? Show us! Wrote a plugin or theme? Walk us through

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May 2015: Tips, Tricks and Stumbles From Creating a WordPress Site

At this meetup, Stephanie Williams will talk about her journey of building websites with WordPress, including tips, tricks, and problems that she’s run into. Stephanie has been reluctantly designing, developing and teaching about websites and usability since the late nineties.

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April 2015: Come Fly With Me: Jetpack and the WordPress.com Cloud

At this meetup, George Stephanis will help us take a look at the free Jetpack plugin for WordPress and how best to leverage it in various projects. We’ll look at some of the additional functionality Jetpack makes available and how

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February 2015: WordPress Open Forum – Tips and Tricks

We are planning the February meetup for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 12th, at Coalwork in Scranton. We’re going to have an open forum of WordPress tips and tricks. What’s the latest thing you’ve learned related to WordPress? Tell us

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