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
In years gone by we’d send out an email via Meetup.com with a roundup of recent WordPress news headlines worth checking out. We’re rebooting that series on the blog. Headlines below! This week in the news: We’ve got a WordPress security release; improvements for WordPress.com and Jetpack users; Clef shuts down; Ninja Forms adds Recurly; … Read more
Hello! Welcome to March. 🙂 We’ve got a handful of updates for you this week looking to the month(s) ahead: Upcoming hands-on WordPress workshops; meetups to check out; and WordCamps in the works.
The WPToronto East and WPToronto TO-DOers groups came together last weekend for a couple of lightning talks and a hands-on workshop about SEO. Andy McIlwain presented a lightning talk on the current state of SEO; Robin Macrae presented on adding structured data to improve your site’s appearance in search results; and David Michaels presented on … 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.
This month’s WPToronto East meetup focused on small business. A recurring theme from our discussion was the importance of “content first”. That is, getting your page content ready before you start building a new website. We took a peek at the new WordPress Websites product from GoDaddy, which uses a unique wizard to ask users … Read more