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.  

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...

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...

WP and WPML

The presentation slides are available here. Amit Kvint will share tips and hints for creating multilingual WordPress sites with WPML – how to do it right, we'll cover: - Choosing the right settings - Following Google’s directives - Making it easy for end users,...

Customizing WP

The presentation is available here. Nate Finch will regale us with his extensive knowledge on the topic of customizing WP. Everyone wants a unique web presence. WordPress makes this easy by allowing us to customize our website to our heart’s content. BUT, where do you...

Theming WordPress

Presentation slides are available here. Want to create your own custom design for WordPress, but don't want to rebuild all the awesome features that your favorite theme already has? Need to create something unique, but need to stay upgrade-safe? You need a child...

Custom WP theming with Sage

The slides are available here. Eric Anderson, a fellow Earthling, will be talking about how to get the Sage starter theme up and running and some general conventions for creating custom WordPress themes. Sage has a few automated build processes and he’ll spend some...

Gutenberg

The slides are available here. You may or may not have heard about of the one biggest changes coming to WordPress core, Gutenberg. Gutenberg is the new backend editor that will change the way we create WordPress sites. Jason from Blend Integrated Marketing will...