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WordCamp North Canton 2014 May 3rd. Find WordPress Help

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2014 wcnc find wordpress help

  1. 1. Good Morning!!!!
  2. 2. My name is John Parkinson I live in Eastern Ohio Father and Grandfather
  3. 3. Twitter - @jwparkinson jwparky@gmail.com wpknut.com
  4. 4. Please leave feedback!!! @jwparkinson #wcnc2014
  5. 5. Or use hashtag #tallguywith grayhairandglassesandapotbelly
  6. 6. WordPress user for 5 years I am a ‘user’ not an expert! Personal, work and a club websites. Also, helped setup 2 other websites for a 911 center and an Emergency Management Agency (EMA).
  7. 7. How many WordPress beginners?
  8. 8. Find WordPress Help
  9. 9. Holy WP Batman!
  10. 10. Let’s start close to home at first
  11. 11. wordpress.org
  12. 12. codex.wordpress.org
  13. 13. In Fact…..
  14. 14. make.wordpress.org
  15. 15. http://automattic.com/
  16. 16. central.wordcamp.org
  17. 17. WordCamps are approved by WordCamp Central Core group of organizers Planning process takes several months Venue, refreshments, t-shirts, speakers, volunteers, sponsors, swag, name tags, after party, speaker dinner, etc.
  18. 18. WordCamps in Ohio
  19. 19. AND…. Don’t forget, WordCamps offer the HAPPINESS bar!
  20. 20. The Happiness bar is a live help desk, where WordPress professionals sit, and wait, for you to ask them a question. Often populated with WordCamp speakers, organizers or volunteers, a group of WordPress professionals are always around to HELP YOU WITH WHATEVER YOU NEED.
  21. 21. http://wordpress.tv/ WordPress can / will send 3 or 4 camcorders to record sessions at WordCamps.
  22. 22. Podcast
  23. 23. Social Media Sites
  24. 24. WordCamps and Twitter Lots of tweets!!!
  25. 25. Miss a session? No worries! A lot of speakers post slides for download.
  26. 26. http://www.slideshare.net/
  27. 27. Fun Fact Slideshare is owned by LinkedIn Slideshare has been called the most under used resource on the internet today.
  28. 28. Facebook Groups
  29. 29. http://www.meetup.com/
  30. 30. Favorite Websites http://blondish.net/ http://wptavern.com/
  31. 31. http://www.wpbeginner.com/ http://yourwebsiteengineer.com/
  32. 32. Don’t get stagnant! It may seem overwhelming! Explore new and different websites. Branch out and CONNECT!!!
  33. 33. Chris Lema - chrislema.com Great tips Post Status – poststat.us WP News bobwp.com ottoprress.com Sam Woods WP guru JT Pratt - jtpratt.com/
  34. 34. What is…. the loop? the dashboard? GPL?
  35. 35. www.wpbeginner.com/glossary Over 100 definitions
  36. 36. http://ithemes.com/publishing/
  37. 37. http://torquemag.io/
  38. 38. Beginner Tip Before you ask a question about WordPress on a forum, Twitter or Facebook group, do a search about your issue. There is a very good chance that your issue has been addressed and answered somewhere.
  39. 39. And a warning! Be careful when downloading free themes, plugins or widgets that are not in the WordPress repository. Check the reputation of the developers and website.
  40. 40. Questions or comments
  41. 41. Make sure to thank the organizers, sponsors and volunteers
  42. 42. Thanks for suffering sitting through my presentation. Please leave feedback!! Enjoy the rest of the sessions!

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