Meetup Summary

Site Mapping & Content/Data Structure

Site Mapping & Content/Data Structure

Site Mapping & Content/Data Structure

Planning a new website or a redesign? Starting to feel like your website content is unorganized? Frequently rebuilding and restructuring websites for clients? This post is for you! Whether you’re managing website projects or simply working on your own website, it’s important to understand that how content is organized can dramatically impact a number of… Read More

WordPress Security

WordPress Security

WordPress Security

About this Meetup: What we covered: Why WordPress Security is Important The Role of Web Hosting The Role of Core, Themes, and Plugins WordPress Security in Easy Steps Advanced WordPress Security Fixing a Hacked Site Presenter: Ed Perry is the President and Founder of the Beacon Agency, a digital agency in Houston, Texas that provides… Read More

Optimizing Images in WordPress

Optimizing Images in WordPress

Optimizing Images in WordPress

These days, image-heavy design is the norm. The web is a visual experience and including high-quality photos in your content – often multiple per page – is key to attracting and converting traffic. But with every image you include, the time that it takes to load your website increases, and a website that is slow… Read More

Building Gutenberg Blocks with Advanced Custom Fields

Building Gutenberg Blocks with Advanced Custom Fields

Building Gutenberg Blocks with Advanced Custom Fields

Gutenberg, the new block-based content editor in WordPress, is even more powerful when you build custom blocks to serve your specific design and content creation needs. Advanced Custom Fields makes it easy to build custom blocks with minimal code and no JavaScript. What is Advanced Custom Fields? Advanced Custom Fields is a plugin for building additional… Read More

Plugins Worth Purchasing

Plugins Worth Purchasing

Plugins Worth Purchasing

mentioned at the meetup: https://www.wpbeaverbuilder.com https://searchwp.com/ https://facetwp.com/demo/cars/?_vehicle_type=suv&_make=audi https://wpforms.com/ https://givewp.com/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/edit-flow/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/shared-counts/ https://codeable.io/ https://www.diffchecker.com/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/clickfunnels/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/nextgen-gallery/ https://enviragallery.com/demo/slideshow-gallery-demo/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/foogallery/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/tiled-gallery-carousel-without-jetpack/

Integrating 3rd Party APIs with WordPress

Integrating 3rd Party APIs with WordPress

Integrating 3rd Party APIs with WordPress

Whether you want to display locations on your website with a map powered by Google, list events from a Meetup page (like we do on our website in the header of every page), or customize how a social media feed is displayed, an API will allow you to retrieve and use data hosted elsewhere on… Read More

Website Accessibility & WordPress

Website Accessibility & WordPress

Website Accessibility & WordPress

According to the World Health Organization 2018 World Report on Disability, more than 1 billion┬ápeople in the world have a disability of some sort – that’s approximately 15% of the population. Having an accessible website is important not just because it’s good karma, but also because it can help your search engine optimization, grow your prospective customer base, and in some cases it’s legally required.