At the Spring Cleaning meetup on 3 May, Adam Soucie discussed methods for cleaning up your WordPress database and why you should do it. He offers several suggestions, including optimizing and repairing tables, as well as shows some code snippets to help and suggests plugins to use. Check out his
Adam walked through the XML-RPC exploit, what it means and how it can affect your site. He then gave three easy ways that you can fix this problem on your site if it hasn't been done already. The XMLRPC exploit is one of the biggest security issues facing WordPress today. I'll show you some
The final talk of the evening was some sage advice on methods of securing your WordPress site. Russ went through several plugins that can be used, both free and paid, as well as the functions of each. Other good tips were shared as well. In the world of information technology, security is a
The first talk of our security meetup was on methods to secure your site, and why certain types of security are vital to the safety of your data. Fixing upgrade bugs and keeping things secure. Because no one likes an insecure site. Breaking WordPress from David Yarde
On the 26 October 2013 Meetup, Will Johnson gave us a look at how a WordPress theme can be built to take advantage of custom post types. In his presentation (which includes source code for you to follow along), Will shows you how to create CPT's with meta boxes to make it easier for an end user to
Carol Gann of Orlando Web Wizard spoke at our May meetup on the use of visual editors in WordPress, as well as gave suggestions on which to use. Here are the sides from this presentation: http://www.slideshare.net/carolgann/wordpress-visual-editors You also may find this one interesting on
Matt came out to our May meetup to share info on starting to build child themes in WordPress and editing stylesheets.