We had a great roundtable with many new members. Jeremy Choi of wpup.co joined us as the sponsor of the meet-up so we had lots of drinks and goodies to enjoy. Thank you Jeremy for sponsoring our North meetup. If you need small WordPress fixes, backups, security & performance at a low monthly cost – wpup.co … Read more
Over the last year, the WPToronto North meetup has experimented with various types of meetings. We’ve done site reviews, plugin presentations and even walked through Lynda.com sessions. We assembled a nice core of 5-8 people who’d come out every third Wednesday of each month from 3-5pm to share in some WordPress camaraderie. But over the … Read more
Agenda and Notes on meetup.com Intros We had a new person join our group – welcome Monica! We talked about content marketing — the benefits and viewpoints. Our roundtable was a useful introduction but also tested some assumptions we all have about good and great content. Business Discussion: Lynda.com WordPress Course Walkthrough We walked through … Read more
Notes on meetup.com – Livestream archived on Facebook (you must login and be a member of WPToronto on Facebook to view). Topic: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) background and fundamentals By: Erez Elias SEO has figured prominently into many businesses decisions as they go online. Companies spend a large amount of budget to have their website ranked … Read more
Notes on meetup.com eCommerce for Businesses A vendor-neutral review of several membership and ecommerce plugins Cart66 Exchange MemberPress Restrict Content Pro WooCommerce + Memberships + Subscriptions <- reviewed this one Paid Memberships Pro <-next month Review Shopify Great meetup to kick off 2017. We had some regulars come out which was nice to see. We are … Read more
Notes on meetup.com Let’s talk about business development and the business of website design. Alex shared a bit of his presentation on digital transformation of business. Everyone brought their own challenges in sales and marketing. Tour of Sloan Group: There are available sublets/office spaces in Sloan group. Have a tour of the facility! (30 min) We … Read more
Notes on meetup.com We had a Page Builder vs No Page Builder discussion/argument/war. Alex discussed his experience with Visual Composer. Dan argued against using page builder. Here are 10 page builders to give you food for thought. And 5 more Finally, Chris Lema’s review which is the only one that included Beaver Builder.
Notes on meetup.com The professional nature of our group continues to grow and we have lots of developers, and people wanting to learn WordPress come out. Many have had previous careers in other related fields, which is great news. Dunstan Morey (https://www.meetup.com/WPToronto/members/3487920/) showed off his new WordPress powered website at torontoguitar.ca — his site features … Read more