Past Talks & Resources

Madison WP Meetup Archives

 

This is the collection of past meetups and resources. An attempt to collect slides and/or presentations from each is currently in progress.  

Multiple Authors for a Single Post

Andrea presented a website where they have multiple authors and other requirements, which meant they needed something more sophisticated than setting up WP Users with fake email addresses! The recording is at the link below:...

Multiple Authors for a Single Post

Andrea presented a website where they have multiple authors and other requirements, which meant they needed something more sophisticated than setting up WP Users with fake email addresses! The recording is at the link below:...

Page Speed

Bekee presented her trials and tribulations while working on a client's website to improve their Lighthouse Performance score. There are reference links in the slides, which can be viewed here. Meeting Recording:...

Elementor Pro and Kit Building

Bekee presented how to implement and configure one of Elementor Pro's kits: Meeting Recording: https://earthlinginteractive.zoom.us/rec/share/ttj5pTRMMAv2deCMVAKS-Fn73XjaG_LqOnLBECuZc5ioKo9MezvF8CbFFEvLjUW_.2id3LCcea6uV1yi3 Access Passcode: cqb*4+?q Here are the links...

Elementor – an Introduction

The presentation is available here. Since its release in 2016 Elementor has become one of the fastest-growing drag & drop page builders for WordPress. In this introductory talk, we will cover what Elementor is, why it’s become so popular, and how you can use it to...

Easy WP Dev Envs with VVV

The presentation slides are available here. Dan Stout, of TechDistillery, brings us the presentation this month: Spinning up a local WordPress development environment has never been easier with VVV. Whether you need one WP installation or a dozen, you can spin up and...

Build (or deconstruct) a Gutenberg Block

The presentation is available here. Nate is back this month with the following: 1. Blocks: what are they, how do find them, how do we get more?2. Modifying available blocks with CSSand, if there's time,3. Making our own blocks: the Blocks API and the ACF Blocks API A...

More Secure API Requests with WP Helper Functions

The presentation is available here. Making API requests with JavaScript is something web developers do every day. API services often require you to keep API keys out of the browser or route your requests through a server to secure the request. These requirements are...

WP and HTTPS

The presentation is available here. HTTPS is the future of the internet, providing security, getting that cozy “Secure” lock on your browser and enabling a speedy future with HTTP/2. Forcing HTTPS helps secure our content and gives our users confidence to use our...