Transcript of "Calgary WordPress MUG Talk October 29, 2013"
WELCOME TO THE
MEETING WILL BEGIN
AT 17: 0 0
OPEN NETWORKING -- 10 MINUTES
Please introduce yourself to other members of the group.
“Is this your first Meetup with us?”
“How do you use WordPress?”
“Did I see you at WordCamp?”
If you’re looking to grow your WordPress business,
there are several podcasts on the subject!
My favourite is called The Matt Report.
Try searching iTunes for “WordPress”
WELCOME – OCTOBER 29, 2013
• WordCamp Edmonton is November 15. Tickets are on
sale now, and a carpool is available.
• WordSesh is December 7 – www.wordsesh.org
• WORK PARTIES BEGINNING IN JANUARY
• TALK: ADD SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS TO YOUR SITE
• SHOW & TELL – SHOW OFF YOUR WORDPRESS SITE
Talk topics include:
Keyword Research & SEO, User-Centered
Design, Caching, Entrepreneurship, Code
Security, Responsive Design, much more!
TICKETS ARE ONLY $20.00
THEY WILL SELL OUT.
CARPOOL WITH ME!
CALL OR TEXT ME AT 587-894-8324
WHAT IS WORDSESH?
24 AMAZING, NON-STOP HOURS OF LIVE
STREAMING WORDPRESS TALKS, PANELS AND
WHO NEEDS SLEEP?
CO-WORK SPACE PREFERRED
LOTS OF OUTLETS & TABLE SPACE FOR LAPTOPS, LARGE SCREEN,
PROJECTOR AND CENTRAL P.A. SYSTEM
INTEGRATING SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
WHAT THE HECK IS API?
API = Application Programming Interface
Developers use calls to request info from a database.
Requires access tokens to authenticate.
I PITY THE FOOL!
MY LITTLE JETPACK
Facebook & Twitter Widgets
Shortcodes to Embed Videos
Social Sign-In Comments
Share Page/Post Buttons
According to the latest estimates, WordPress is the
software behind nearly 1 in 5 websites globally.
There are ~634 million websites on the internet.
That equates to 126,800,000 WordPress Websites!
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