Recap of January 13, 2015 Meeting

Recap of January 13, 2015 Meeting

Slack log (Requires SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at login to view. Set one up if you don’t have a Slack account)

Status of Lesson Plans in Progress

  • Choosing and Installing Plugins (@suzettefranck)
    Suzette needs another week to get the screen shots in.

Testing lesson plans

  • Intro to CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. (@chanthaboune)
    Josepha reported back on testing Into to CSS at a MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area.: “our biggest problem was not having slides (I know this is a trouble spot for us). But we got overwhelmingly positive feedback on the content and the structure of the lesson. There were some nitpicky things people mentioned which I am still compiling and there were some presenter pain points as well.”

Other Items

  • Slides (@bethsoderberg)
    Beth will work on a HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. mockup of slides and then we will find a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party developer to help us turn it into a plugin we can submit to the MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team.
  • WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Lancaster – Feb 28
    @courtneyengle submitted a speaker submission to present on non-code ways to contribute to WordPress.