WordPress Meetup in United States

2020-09-22 (Tuesday)
Appleton, WI - WordPress Block Party

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-09-22 07:30

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It's a BLOCK PARTY!! - WOOP WOOP!
* Online only
* Alternate week from the main meetup
* Meant as a check-in/coffee break/support opportunity

If you have questions or are new, stop in and say hello!

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-09-22 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Get Help With Your WordPress Site

Community: WordPress West Jordan

2020-09-22 10:00 | South Jordan (USA)

10929 S Redwood Rd
10929 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

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Come join us for WordPress tips and tricks for business owners running their own WordPress website.

Things we will cover:
Q&A on running a WordPress website - come prepared with your questions.

Please bring a laptop if you have one, your website URL, and any questions that you may want to discuss with the group. See you there!

Please meet upstairs in the conference room.

Build Ecommerce Sites With Confidence (Demystifying commerce)

Community: WordPress Oklahoma City

2020-09-22 10:00

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About the talk:

Building an ecommerce store can be a daunting experience. Suddenly you're not just working with content anymore, now it's taxes and shipping and customers that need to be kept happy.

Fortunately it doesn't have to be scary. We'll look at a number of steps you can take to remove the uncertainty from building ecommerce websites, so that you can move forward with confidence.

SPEAKER BIO:
Topher DeRosia is Senior Developer Advocate at BigCommerce, where he works to enhance the communication between BigCommerce and developers. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a web developer, over a decade of which has been spent building out WordPress sites. In addition, Topher has extensive knowledge of WooCommerce development, helped make Easy Digital Downloads and curates HeroPress.com. Fun fact: Topher is responsible for making the official International Space Station Windows95 desktop theme.

He currently lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife Cate and two daughters, Ema and Sophia. You can find Topher on Twitter (@topher1kenobe) talking about ecommerce, web development, general technology, and culture. He’s also a regular on the Make WordPress and Post Status Slack channels.

Past speaking experience: https://wordpress.tv/speakers/topher-derosia/
https://www.slideshare.net/topher1kenobe

[Online] WordPress Help Desk Meetup - September 22nd, 2020

Community: WordPress Portland

2020-09-22 18:00

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WordPress Happiness Bar

This is the place to come for learning and getting help over a hurdle. Bring be ready to share your question or help others with their questions. No question is too small.

This Meetup is intended for a wide range of users. Whether you're a brand-new WordPress novice, a creative designer, an experienced blogger, a SEO and analytics expert, or even an advanced developer...all are welcome. We're all here to learn and share in this volunteer-run WordPress community.

Are you working on a project - your own or a client - and having challenges? Do you have an idea for your WordPress site, and you don't even know where to begin to implement it? Are you curious what themes or plugins to choose? Are you wrestling with your page builder? Do you need a better website host? This is the Meetup is for you!

If you don't need help, please join us anyway! There's always something to learn and perhaps you'll want to add your experience to the conversation.

The Meetup is 2 hours long and starts on time. Please join the meetup at the scheduled time (6:00 PM Pacific) by going to the Zoom link provided when you RSVP. For added security, we're not going to display the link publicly so you'll need to RSVP to see it.

[Online] Elementor NYC - Showcase Meetup

Community: Elementor NYC

2020-09-22 18:00

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Hey New Yorkers!
We are excited to announce the second Elementor NYC meetup.
This time, the stage is yours! We'll be hosting 4 Web Creators from the Community. Each will present a Web Project and share her or his Workflow and Inspiration with a Q&A afterward.
More details about the Presenters soon, stay tuned!

>> When & where?
Tuesday, September 22nd, 6 PM - 7:30 PM, Via Zoom

>> Interested to showcase your web project next time? Please send us a message.

Contact Lists

Community: WordPress Topeka

2020-09-22 19:00

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7:00 Say Hi!
7:15 Break: Drop a Link to a Public Facing Site you Manage
7:30 Wordpress Users as Contacts
7:45 Chat Poll: What Contact Manager do You Use?
8:00 Wrap up main meeting for open discussion

8:20 Zoom Meeting Shuts Down

2020-09-23 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-09-23 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-09-23 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-09-23 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

Manage Your WordPress Site Across Multiple Environments

Community: WordPress Pittsburgh

2020-09-23 18:00

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Whether your goal is to work on and preview your own website changes or to update and present changes for a client’s website, managing multiple WordPress instances can help your workflow. We’ll discuss the benefits of creating local, staging, and live WordPress environments for your site and how to manage changes across multiple environments. Duncan will discuss workflows for those just getting started up to the full-time professional managing websites for multiple clients.

Duncan is an interactive designer and developer with 10 years of experience working with WordPress as a freelancer and agency professional. He’ll share his experience going from a first-time WordPress tinkerer to a juggler of multiple from-scratch client websites.

Design your own website! - WordPress Workshop (FREE & ONLINE)

Community: WordPress Myrtle Beach

2020-09-23 18:00

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THIS WILL BE A VIDEO CHAT MEETUP TO AVOID COVID 19 CORONAVIRUS

Go to this address at 5:50 PM (Est) to join our meetup.
https://magheraliterarypress.my.webex.com/meet/cengle1948

WELCOME ALL
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The excitement is building, and our growing 520-strong community of WordPress users is making a difference. It is so awesome to enjoy tech and business networking with so many enthusiastic people and to work with such warm, creative, and talented local people. Let's keep this momentum going.

IS THIS FOR ME?
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If you have started or inherited a WordPress website and wish you knew how to; (1) make changes to it, (2) make it look better, or (3) how to add new functionality to it, then this is the group to join. We are an active group of business owners, bloggers, techies, artists, and retirees. Our diverse and accepting group is there for you and wants you to succeed.

WHAT ARE WE LEARNING THIS TIME?
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Q/A - Happiness Bar style discussion.

AGENDA
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- Meet and Greet - 15min
- Workshop Session - 70min
- Closing Remarks - 5min

WHAT TO PREPARE
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- Laptop or Tablet computing device with an internet connection to follow along.
- Writing pad and utensils for note-taking.
- An eager desire to learn something fun.

RSVP PLEASE
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Please let us know if you are planning on attending. That way, we can prepare appropriately. See you there!

Let's Learn About WordPress!

Community: WordPress Reno

2020-09-23 18:00

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Hello Reno WordPress Members,

As you know our meetup location has always been at the Reno Collective, which like everywhere else, has been closed these past three months. As of June 8th, the Reno Collective reopened to MEMBERS only. They plan to stay closed to the general public for the foreseeable future.

Secondly, the WordPress Community Organizers have set guidelines for in-person events, meetups, and WordCamps, especially where community transmission is still a problem. These guidelines are in effect through the 4th quarter of 2020.

Given the circumstances and temporary closure of our usual venue (The Reno Collective) and assuming there is member interest, we could move our meetup online.

Therefore if you think an online meetup would be advantageous, then let's do this. We will keep to our established schedule — fourth Wednesday of each month, 6-8 pm, except we'll meet online.

Ping us on Meetup if you have any questions.

Stay healthy and safe out there.

WordPress September 2020 Meetup - Zoom Style!

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-09-23 18:00

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Since we can't meet in person, lets do the Zoom thing!
Topic: Latest info, general discussion & Q&A :)

See ya there!

WordPress Lab: Take Your WordPress Site to the Next Level!

Community: WordPress South Central Coast

2020-09-23 19:00

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(NOTE: Please only RSVP if you are going to show up. Thanks!)

Hello WordPress Geeks!

The World is still playing in this wonderful virtual space. How many meetups around the globe have you been to this week? Why don't you add Santa Barbara, CA and join in our geekery!

Are you working on a project, your own or a client's, and you're having some challenges? Do you have an idea for your WordPress site and you don't even know where to begin to implement it? Well, this Meetup is for you! Bring your project and we'll look at your sticky parts or help you strategize how to move forward with your ideas.

Get Inspired

In these interesting times getting online is essential, especially for your "non-essential" business. We can brainstorm ways to get online technically AND creatively with WordPress.

Gain Clarity

Sometimes knowing where to begin is just too overwhelming. When you gain more clarity and focus on what you want to achieve, it's easier to look for options. Bring your big WordPress Dreams and let's see if we can help you find the first step to implementing them.

Squash the Bugs

Are you stuck? Something isn't working the way everyone else says it should. You've spent days and lost hair trying to figure it out. Maybe a few more pairs of eyes and extra brain power can help you. Bring you're buggy situations and let's see if we can fumigate your issue!

The Meetup is 2 hours long. Depending on number of participants and issues not everyone may get help for their specific issue. So, I will go in the order of RSVP's. Isn't that incentive for you to grab your spot now?

Building A Great Footer Using Divi Theme Builder

Community: Divi DC

2020-09-23 19:00

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Every website needs a footer, but what is the best way to add it to your website? Sometimes all you need to repeat on a web page is one line, but when you have several links, forms, and other details, you can create a custom footer using the Divi theme builder.

This meeting's topic is: Building A Great Footer Using Divi Theme Builder.

We'll start by reviewing where the necessary operations for building footers are found in WordPress. Then we will get to know how to create a customized footer using the Divi Theme builder.

Towards the end, there will be time to network and possibly help those who have a specific issue related to building footers using the Divi theme builder. We'll also provide an opportunity to share the most recent DIVI web designs we've created.

Here is the schedule:
1. Introductions
2. Basic Out of the Box Footer and how to customize it
3. Locating the Theme Builder
4. Customizing a Website Footer
6. Conclusion & Summary of Our Discussion
7. Mingle, Network, and Departure

Creating Dynamic Listings with Elementor Pro and JetEngine

Community: Elementor Atlanta

2020-09-23 19:00

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We'll explore using JetEngine and Elementor Pro for creating dynamic listings using Custom Post Types, Taxonomy, and Custom Fields.

We'll also discuss the new Elementor 3.0 features.

Of course, we will have Q&A so have your Elementor questions ready for the experts.

2020-09-24 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-09-24 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Coffee / Divi / WordPress

Community: Divi Raleigh

2020-09-24 09:15 | Raleigh (USA)

8511 Colonnade Center Dr
8511 Colonnade Center Dr, Raleigh (USA)

We'll be meeting upstairs and will have some table top signs for you to see.

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Welcome to 2020. Please join us as we launch our Divi / Wordpress Meetups @Panera 8511 Colonnade Center Dr Raleigh -

***WE WILL BE UPSTAIRS***

We will be discussing Divi / Wordpress related issues and set the stage for the next quarter.

General outline will be as follows:
9:15am - 9:30am Networking / Getting settled in
9:30am - 10:45am HelpDesk / Getting Started with Wordpress / Using Divi
10:45am - 11:00am Wrap Up

ALL skill levels are encourage to attend.

Please bring a laptop with you.

Wilmington WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Wilmington

2020-09-24 17:30

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We will be discussing topics surrounding WordPress including how you (the end user or developer) use WordPress, design techniques, techniques, tools and of course simply how to use your WordPress website.

Divi Meetup - Los Angeles - yay!

Community: Divi Los Angeles

2020-09-24 18:00

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💻WHAT WE DO 💻
Meet up and create epic Designs with Divi
(don't worry we'll teach you :)

😍WHY WE DO IT 😍
Because Divi makes it so simple & doing things together is so much more fun!

🎉WHAT EXACTLY ARE WE DOING: 🎉
Get to know one another.
Share projects and ideas.
Create epic designs.
Are you working on a project or looking for ideas? Do you need help with something Divi or Wordpress related? Come and network and meet other entrepreneurs, Divi enthusiasts, and more.

📄OUR MANIFESTO: 📄
Everyone is infinitely talented.
We are here to bring out the best in you & have fun.

⏰WHEN: ⏰
Every last Thursday of the month

📍WHERE: 📍
on Zoom
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8731210469
password: lovepixel

📖PROGRAM: 📖
5:45pm - Arrival
6:00pm - Welcome
6:15pm- Introduce yourself
6:30pm - Latest news about Divi, something about the community, etc.
6:45pm - COLLABORATION SESSION (projects, design, ideas, Q&A)
7:30pm - Time to say bye and see you again soon!

PS: Thanks for stoping by - can't wait to get to know you!
♥️

"Check Out" the Divi Library (Virtual Meeting)

Community: Divi Atlanta

2020-09-24 18:00

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For our September Divi Atlanta Meetup, we will "check out" the incredible Divi Library and how this ultimate web design toolkit will save your hours of design time.

* We'll explore how to access and manage your library.

* You'll learn how to create and save collections of modules, pages and templates that you can reuse without re-creating them. This includes an introduction to "global modules" and "selective sync" features.

* We'll delve into how to import and export library items and how to use premade layouts.

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This will be an INTERACTIVE demonstration. You are encouraged to have your web site open and follow along. Also, bring any questions or tips you may have about using Divi Libraries.
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AGENDA
6:00 pm - Zoom Meeting Room will be open for social networking
6:30 pm - Divi Library demonstration (led by Meetup co-organizer Cammy Farone)
7:45 pm - Q&A and Wrap-up
8:00 pm - Meeting ends

ZOOM LINK
Use this link to join the Zoom Divi Atlanta Meetup:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89160877897

COME EARLY
The Zoom meeting room will be available starting at 6:00 pm to allow for a bit of socializing and making sure your camera and audio are working. The meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 pm.

The Zoom meeting is a great way for more of our Divi Atlanta members to join in! So, if you have not yet attended a Meetup, we hope to meet you on Zoom.

The Albuquerque WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Albuquerque

2020-09-24 18:30

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An Introduction to Woocommerce

Presenter: Alonso Indacochea

Alonso will be demoing the full build process of a WooCommerce-powered Genesis child theme e-commerce site selling physical products (bumper stickers). He'll cover deploying on Digital Ocean, with Facebook, Etsy, and Mailchimp integrations, taxes with Jetpack, shipping, and going live.

Advanced WordPress Developer Meetup

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-09-24 18:30

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This is the local ADVANCED WordPress Developer meetup. Join us virtually at 6:30pm, so we can get started.

NOTE: In order to see the Zoom link you have to RSVP.

6:30 - We'll go Live

6:45 - Introductions

We like to ask a few questions to introduce yourself. Your name, who you work for and a personal skill you'd like to learn.

7:00 - Michelle Schulp - “How to speak unicorn: Design Principals for Developers”

About Michelle
Michelle is an independent graphic designer and frontend developer in Minneapolis. Prior to beginning her career, she studied Visual Communications, with minors in Psychology and Sociology. As her work progressed, she also branched into front-end development and user experience design to round our her skillset. This combination of disciplines led her to adopt a strategy-based approach to design, focused on solving tangible problems and achieving real goals based on how people think.

Now, she collaborates on projects with clients ranging from solopreneurs to enterprise. She loves the open source community, and when she is not working on projects she speaks/volunteers/organizes at events and workshops around the country. Her passions are communication and empowerment, and she believes in the power of “Why?”

8:00 - Social Time. You don't have to hang out, but if you'd like, we'll keep the virtual room open to just hang out and talk about things.

WordPress Virtual Meetup

Community: WordPress Erlanger

2020-09-24 19:00

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Hoping to see everyone! I may present on my favorite plugins. I'm open to other speakers as well.

Conyers WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Conyers

2020-09-24 19:00 | Conyers (USA)

(e)station Conyers
909 Commercial Street Northeast, Conyers (USA)

In Olde Town Conyers. Use West Ave exit 80 off I-20. Head N towards Olde Town. Right on Railroad St after you cross over RR tracks. Public parking is available off of Railroad St. Turn left right after Custom Ebroidery bldg. We are one block away.

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This is our regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Conyers WordPress Meetup.

2020-09-26 (Saturday)
Online Event: DIY User Group for Bloggers & More

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-09-26 10:00

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Are you a blogger and/or DIY (do-it-yourselfers) looking to connect with others who are interested in building WordPress websites and blogs? Then this group may be for you!

We meet once a month to discuss what we're working on, help each other on any problems we're having, and share tips on steps that can make life easier.

This group is primarily bloggers with some experience with WordPress and blogging. If you are BRAND NEW to WordPress, we'd love to see you. We also recommend attending the WordPress Fundamentals MeetUp (meets on the third Saturday of most months), which will introduce you to this great platform and get you started on your path to blogging/website management.

The DIY User Group meets on the last Saturday of each month. We hope you can join us and will spread the word. There's plenty of free parking at the Wallingford Senior Center.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

It says that the Senior is Closed, will you still have the meetup?
Yep! I have a key and will be there setting up when you arrive. Please note that there is only one host for this meetup, so if I'm sick, I will send an email through MeetUp.com if I have to cancel.

I can't find the space!!!
We're in the lower level and the entrance is north of the parking lot. There will be signs.

Do I have to bring a computer?
Only if you want to show examples to the group to help facilitate the discussion or better explain an issue you're having.

The map shows downtown Seattle, where is the location?
Please join us at the Wallingford Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle, WA. To make sure you end up at the right location, put "Wallingford Senior Center" in your search browser and Google Maps will direct you to the right place. Folks have been hit or miss when trying to navigate with the 4649 address.

I'm brand new to WordPress, is this the right MeetUp for me?
If you are new to WordPress, check out the WordPress Fundamentals Meetup. This is a great place to get an introduction to WordPress. Of course, we'd love to have you too.

Is this MeetUp only for Bloggers?
Nope! If you are a professional creating sites for clients, we'd love to have you join us to share your expertise and advice. Also, please be sure to join our Freelancer Meetup on the first Thursday of each month 10-12 AM.

DIY BLOGGER RESOURCES

If you're interested in building a big blog and/or monetization, I've found these resources to be useful:

1. Income School YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCytOqtKYpACcWMD14UjhSeQ

2. ProBlogger Community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/probloggercom/

3. BackLinko YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/backlinko

4. Neil Patel YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/neilvkpatel

5. Seattle WordPress Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WPSeattle/

WordPress Video, Podcasts & More w/Joey Daoud and Johnni Fazio

Community: WordPress Santa Clarita Valley

2020-09-26 11:00

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Looking to incorporate videos, audio/podcasts, and extend your brand onto WordPress websites? We're hosting a panel of some of the brightest talent in the WordPress Community that have leveraged these areas as part of their business. We'll host Joey Dauod, Johnni Fazio, and Mari Pfeiffer to share their expertise and highlight their work and get your questions answered.

SPEAKER BIOS:

Johnni Fazio

South Florida native Johnni Fazio of TheWizardcast.com has been producing videos and music for over 30 years and been a part of the WordPress community since 2014. As a former Apple Inc. employee for over 11 years, technology is in his DNA. He has spoken at the UKMUG several times, talking about podcasting and iOS Technology, and was also a guest speaker at 'Unconference' during the WordCamp US in 2019.

With his primary focus being on content production and integration within websites and a variety of Social Media platforms, Johnni is continuously exploring new forms of live streaming hardware and software to provide insight on their effective usage to engage and entertain audiences in the digital realm.

Joey Dauod

Joey Daoud is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with past films appearing on Netflix, The New York Times, and National Geographic. He’s been a WordPress user for over 14 years and stumbled into the third WordCamp ever while filming a documentary on lifehacking. He is also a YouTube creator across multiple channels with videos garnering millions of views. In his free time, he likes to climb mountains, scuba dive, and try new coffees.

SPONSORS:
A special thanks to our WordPress Santa Clarita Valley Meetup Sponsor, GreenGeeks Web Hosting (https://www.greengeeks.com/wordpress-hosting).

We also thank Steven Kinzey ([masked]) for providing the Zoom link.

Let's Virtually do Accessibility -- Literally! Another Mini WordPress-A-Thon!

Community: WordPress San Fernando Valley

2020-09-26 14:00

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[NOTE: We want to limit this Meetup to 20 participants, so join soon . . . and also please update your RSVP if you later find that you cannot attend.]

Time to bring Accessibility to your own websites! This is a general WordPress / Web Accessibility topic meeting for problem-solving and learning together. Plan to roll up your sleeves (virtually) and participate.

Join online and ask your questions or share what you know about making WordPress websites Accessible (with a capital A) -- as measured by the Web Accessibility Content Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).

One of our objectives is to introduce some of the captioning tools that are available to assist your meetings in being Accessible. We do not endorse any specific product we may introduce. Our intention is only to educate.

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What is Web Accessibility?

Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. More specifically, people can:

-- perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web
-- contribute to the Web

Web accessibility encompasses all disabilities affecting access to the Web, including:

-- auditory
-- cognitive
-- neurological
-- physical
-- speech
-- visual

Web accessibility also benefits people without disabilities.
(source: https://www.w3.org/WAI/fundamentals/accessibility-intro/)

WordPress core is Accessible. What you add to it (themes, plugins, content) makes a difference in its Accessibility.

What’s this Meetup Event About?

We definitely talk about WordPress, and we'll discuss applying Accessibility guidelines and actions that make your WordPress website Accessible.

Join us and be prepared to participate as we look at the most common errors, why they are a problem and how to remediate them. Bring your laptop and work hands-on your own sites so you can learn the steps you can apply to all the sites you build with WordPress.

Who should attend?

Our meetup is inclusive. This event is for people who love WordPress and Accessibility and want to share their knowledge, experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. Both experienced and beginner WordPress designers are encouraged to attend and participate.

We do have a few rules.

In line with the mission of WordPress, our meetup was established in keeping with the 5 Good Faith Rules on Make WordPress (https://make.wordpress.org/community/handbook/meetup-organizer/meetup-program-basics/#the-five-good-faith-rules). Also please check our Code of Conduct (https://bit.ly/2ZGhtnG). We’re a friendly bunch, creating a friendly, nurturing and encouraging environment to talk WordPress.

NO Sales pitches of your products or services to the group. NO pitches of any product that you receive a kickback or commission.

No legal discussion or advice, unless you are a practicing civil rights or disability rights attorney and not just playing one on TV . . .

There are a lot of smart people in this group who show up ready to help and answer beginner and advanced topics alike. We encourage everyone to lend their voice to the conversation, but even if you know all the answers, please let others contribute as well.

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** A very special thank you to Sumner M. Davenport & Assoc. LLC for sponsoring the Zoom video conferencing services for this Meetup. **

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Please do not share the event link; only group members who have RSVP'd will be admitted.

2020-09-28 (Monday)
Help Desk & General Discussion

Community: WordPress Janesville Area

2020-09-28 18:30

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Join us as we regroup for our first meeting since late April. All group meetups will be online-only until further notice (at least until Jan. 2021).

This month we will not have an official topic or formal presentation. This meetup is an opportunity to ask questions or get help with your WordPress or website-related issues, or a chance to help someone out or provide advice. We also can discuss any news or other items related to the WordPress world.

The virtual "doors" open at 6:30PM. Join us for an evening of co-working, conversation and/or support. Hope to see you there!

Free Ways to Improve Promotions For Your WooCommerce Store

Community: WordPress Austin

2020-09-28 19:00

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This month’s WooCommerce session will focus on free ways to promote and create promotions for your online store. Toyin will share some actionable tactics to organize promotions on your own sites to increase sales. This month’s Zoom Meeting will offer an overview of effective marketing tactics and eCommerce tools along with ideas to help you implement each approach. We will discuss some proven ways of boosting conversions, like time-limited coupons and special event related discounts. Actively promoting your product/service through newsletters, blogs, videos, and other email capture efforts will also be discussed.
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OC WordPress - General Meetup

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-09-28 19:00

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For over 10 years, the group has grown an amazing community that is always willing to share. Attendees regularly discuss website strategy, tools, design and development as well as building online businesses. This meetup is open to all user levels. Whether or not you are using WordPress, you will find something of value at this meetup.

2020-09-29 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-09-29 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

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I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Sandy Mush WordPress Meetup Group

Community: WordPress Sandy Mush

2020-09-29 18:00

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Join us as we discuss the role of Progressive Web Apps (PWA) in WordPress. PWA a new technology that promises a superior mobile web experience.

IS YOUR ANSWER YES TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
Do you have questions about PWA?
Have you worked with PWA?
Do you know anything about PWA?
You know nothing about PWA?
Your mobile user should have a fast, reliable, and engaging experience?

Answer YES To any of the above questions and our September 29th Online Meetup is for you. RSVP today - and join in the PWA discussion.

Tallahassee Wordpress Meetup September 2020

Community: WordPress Tallahassee

2020-09-29 18:30

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The September 2020 Tallahassee Wordpress meetup will be help on Tuesday September 29, 2020. This will be a virtual event held on Google Meet.

The Google Meet link is below.
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Details on the agenda will be posted shortly.

*VIRTUAL* WordPress Pasadena General Meetup, September 2020!

Community: WordPress Pasadena

2020-09-29 19:00

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==Meetup Info==
*THIS IS A VIRTUAL MEETUP*

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2480553529

Or Skype for Business (Lync):
SIP:[masked]@lync.zoom.us

Bring your curiosity, your questions, your swell attitude and lots of potatoes. J/k, just bring your smiling faces. Please read the info below as it pertains to our meetup format and FAQs.

About the Pasadena WordPress Meetup

We've been around for 7+ years! Yeah. Believe the hype! Your hosts are Alex Vasquez, a website developer who runs DigiSavvy (https://digisavvy.com/), a boutique digital creative agency in LA.

Who can attend?

We welcome attendees from all backgrounds and experiences to come and participate. If you want to learn about WordPress and have questions; please attend. If you know all there is to know about WordPress you are welcome to attend because you are cooler than cool!

Format

For the first segment, we usually have a brief presentation (15+/- minutes) then we do a roundtable format of Q and A about WordPress, so please bring your questions. This is also a great opportunity to share your knowledge with others. Everyone that attends is expected to ask a question or answer a question. You're taking time to show up, so please, please, please get involved!!! I mean that! Your participation keeps this community going and growing.

The second part we network and it's also a time to assist one another with in-depth help regarding questions they may have.

FAQs

• Is this a place to talk about my services and products I sell?
No. There are networking groups specifically for that. We're not one of them.

• Is there a charge to attend?
NO! The only thing we ask is that you participate and be welcoming toward one another. It's a safe space to learn from one another.

• Can I talk about my business and things I sell?
Sure, but DON'T sell to the Meetup Group. There are other communities for that sort of stuff and it's not welcome here.

• Is this group right for me?
Personally, I think this group is for everyone. Some people feel overwhelmed by the sometimes (and sometimes often) technical/advanced nature of the questions posed. That's okay. There's a lot of that. But everyone of any skill level is encouraged to ask a question, no matter how "beginner" the question may seem.Don't be discouraged if you don't know the material discussed. Feel free to ask questions. The group is meant to empower and encourage.

• What if I know the answers to all the questions? Can I answer all of them?
There are a lot of smart people in this group who show up ready to help and answer beginner and advanced topics alike. Please encourage and allow everyone to lend their voice to the conversation, too.

Divine Design: Tips and Tools For Building Church Websites

Community: WordPress Newnan

2020-09-29 19:00

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During the last six months, churches have had to totally transform their way of thinking, working, and holding services. The value of a professional web person to meet the ever-changing needs has never been higher. Let's go over some tips and tools (plugins) that will make your church web clients happy. We will go over calendars, different streaming methods, sermon systems, groups (virtual and in-person), notes, etc. That will take the next church site you build to the next level.

2020-09-30 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-09-30 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-09-30 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
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WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress San Antonio

2020-09-30 18:30

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Get ready for WordPress Wednesday & Workshop! Bring your laptop fully charged and don’t forget to watch all the awesome WordPress video tutorials for this month by Kori Ashton (http://askkori.com/) on her YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/koriashton). Let us come together and discuss these topics further.

Following the Q&A session regarding the videos, we will have an open workshop portion - bring your laptop and let's open up your WordPress website and get to work! Kori's website has even more resources and free tools to help you improve your online marketing.

Over 400 free videos and more being added weekly.

POSTPONED: YouTube Video+WordPress=Double Down ... with Steve Schwartz

Community: WordPress Charlotte

2020-09-30 18:30 | Charlotte (USA)

Advent Coworking
933 Louise Ave #101, Charlotte (USA)

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*** UPDATED 5/26/2020 ***

Hello, friends! As much as we miss seeing everyone in person, we're going to play it safe and kick this can down the road a bit. We'll get Steve on the schedule to present "YouTube Video+WordPress=How to Double Down on Your SEO Potential" as soon as we can come together as a group again. In the meantime, please take care of yourselves and your families and join us for our virtual events. We can't wait to see you all in person soon!

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Join other members of the WordPress community for an evening of learning and networking.

AGENDA:
*6:30pm - 7pm Networking
*7pm - 8pm Presentation: YouTube Video+WordPress=How to Double Down on Your SEO Potential
*8pm - 8:30pm Help Desk: Bring your laptop, get help with your challenges, and share your WordPress knowledge.

Steve Schwartz (www.avtmarketing.com) will be our featured speaker this month. With a YouTube channel that has 6 Million views and approaching 23,000 subscribers, he can also show you at least 2 new revenue streams for your business, or for you personally – if you’re doing it just for fun!

Steve says, "You know you should be doing video for your website, so what's stopping you??? If you (or your clients) already have the responsibility of adding content to that WordPress site, then video will more than double your exposure when done correctly. Video now consumes more than 85% of the eyeballs on the internet and that’s expected to continue to rise. Whether you’re on a small biz budget or can afford to go big, I’ll teach you a foundation for what it takes to do video right."

"In this session we’ll discuss lighting, sound, and all the basics that make for good video. I’ll share my 10+ years experience in creating videos that people will actually watch. Plus, I’ll show you how to dramatically increase your SEO engagement. I’ll teach you how to deliver video to the web to optimize your search capabilities, and what it takes to build a following not only on your blog, but YouTube as well."

Free parking is available in the lot or on the street in front of the building, with overflow parking in the gravel lot behind the building. We're in the event room this month. Please enter through the event entrance facing Louise Avenue. Signs will be posted.

We're back in the EVENT ROOM this month. Please enter through the EVENT ENTRANCE facing Louise Avenue, not the main entrance. Signs will be posted.

SPACE IS LIMITED so register early, but please be courteous of others and update your registration if you're unable to attend. Registration is at https://www.meetup.com/Greater-Charlotte-Area-WordPress-Group.

Special thanks to www.deliverypath.com for sponsoring this Meetup.

Interested in speaking on a WordPress-related topic at a later Meetup? Complete the speaker sign-up here: https://forms.gle/XmJiHkJa5eiRnb6B8

Look for us at www.facebook.com/groups/wpclt. This is a great place to ask questions in between Meetups!

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-09-30 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

2020-10-01 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-01 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Freelancers Meetup

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-10-01 10:00

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Do you make your living using WordPress to create websites for other people’s businesses? This new Meetup is for you! We are not about themes or plugins, rather we'll talk about aspects of having a freelance business based in WP. We’ll discuss the successes and challenges of running a small business, share stories, ask questions, share tools & resources, brainstorm ideas and generally create community for those of us who typically work in isolation.

We normally meet on the first Thursday of each month from 10-noon at the Wallingford Good Shepherd Center, Room 221. It’s not far from the freeway and has free parking. We will be meeting virtually for the forseeable future.

PS – Please note that this Meetup is specifically for those with a freelance business that relies on WordPress and not intended for those who have their business website made in WordPress. There are many other Meetups for WordPress users.

Use this link to join the Seattle WP Slack Group (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/) and then you can interact with the group in the Business Channel. We post all our Freelancer minutes on our website at: https://wpseattle.org/category/freelancers-meetup/

Please join our new FaceBook Group as well: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wpseattle

Elementor Showcase & Help Desk

Community: WordPress Marietta

2020-10-01 11:30 | Marietta (USA)

IgniteHQ
57 Waddell Street SE, Marietta (USA)

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Let's learn from each other!

Join us to showcase your Elementor creations. Show off your creativity - and how you did it. We can all use a bit of inspiration these days.

And, if you're stuck on that one little thing that just won't work the way you want, we'll be here to help.

See you in the cloud!

The Zoom link will be posted the morning of the meetup.

VIRTUAL - Auburn WordPress Meetup Group

Community: WordPress Auburn

2020-10-01 18:00

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The Auburn WordPress Meetup Group is for any WordPress user – new or experienced – who wants to learn more about WordPress, network with other users and developers, and discuss all things WordPress.

The meetup will be a video conference due to ongoing social distancing. We will be using a technology called Zoom for the meeting. The meeting will start with everyone joining the video conference using video and audio on your computer or smartphone. If you aren't actively speaking, please mute your microphone.

The first part of the meeting will be a round-table discussion of WordPress. We will then try to move into a help desk collaboration that may either be everyone or breaking into smaller groups.

Thanks in advance for everyone's participation and patience as we adjust to the community changes.

Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Chattanooga

2020-10-01 18:00 | ()

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Join us for our monthly meetup! Topics cover all things WordPress and WordPress related.

WordPress Memphis

Community: WordPress Memphis

2020-10-01 18:00 | Memphis (USA)

FedEx Institute of Technology(FIT)
365 Innovation Dr, Memphis (USA)

We are typically downstairs in the common room or in the upstairs conference room.

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Parking is available on the side of the building of on the street. 

Monthly Columbus WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Columbus

2020-10-01 18:30

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The topic of this meetup has not yet been announced.

Glendive WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Glendive

2020-10-01 18:30 | Glendive (USA)

Mid-Rivers Building
Mid-Rivers Communications, Glendive Service Center, Glendive (USA)

Come in by the back door and go up the steps

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We'll be in the conference room which is upstairs. There is an elevator too. Please bring your own screw-top drinks. Hopefully we'll have some snacks. Join us for the fun!

We'll talk about beginner topics and even some expert tips for managing your WordPress site!

Join us! Anyone interested in WordPress or even just websites are welcome. No charge, of course.

Comprehensive WordPress Security - Staying Secure into 2021

Community: WordPress Asheville

2020-10-01 18:30

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52% of WordPress websites got hacked so far in 2019 from automated cyberattacks. John Martinelli from ISRD.com will be demonstrating 3 SIMPLE ways to keep your site and business safe from hackers.

Presented by John Martinelli. John just sold SECURELI.com, which specialized in hacked WordPress site repair & site hardening after-the-fact.

WordPress Work Along

Community: WordPress Albuquerque

2020-10-01 18:30

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This is a Virtual Event

• What we'll do
WordPress Work Alongs are a place to bring questions, or websites in progress and several WordPress experts will be available to answer questions.

• What to bring
Bring a laptop and/or questions.

• Important to know
These Work Alongs are sponsored by Ideas and Coffee, Orphic Workshop, and Noventum Custom Software.

TBD

Community: WordPress Lansing

2020-10-01 19:00 | Lansing (USA)

The Fledge
1300 Eureka Street Suite 0, Lansing (USA)

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Buffalo WordPress Users Meetup

Community: WordPress Buffalo

2020-10-01 19:00

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This Monthly Meetup is for who are using (or looking to learn about) WordPress for blogging, content management, web development, running a business, e-commerce, and more.

Topics include blogging with WordPress, using WordPress to power your site, security tips, themes and plugins, and fixing and optimizing your site. Visit wpbuffalo.com for more information.

2020-10-03 (Saturday)
WordPress Roundtable

Community: WordPress Midcities

2020-10-03 13:00

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Our WordPress MeetUp community is mostly comprised of beginners and DIY'ers. We try to cover topics that will benefit beginner and intermediate users. We mostly function as a roundtable, where all community members can contribute from their experience and learn from each other. More advanced users are encouraged to join us to share from their knowledge.

2020-10-05 (Monday)
OC WordPress - Design Meetup

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-10-05 19:00

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We meet the first Monday of each month to discuss design and process-releated topics. Come with questions! All user levels are welcome to attend.

WordPress Hangout (Online)

Community: WordPress Montclair

2020-10-05 19:00

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Come hangout with other WordPress folks on video chat and ask questions, discuss what you're working on, or just catch up. If there's a specific topic you'd like to discuss, leave a message in the comments.

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This event will be hosted on Zoom. A password will be sent to all that RSVP prior to the event.

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Join the JerseyPress Slack group to chat with others in our community and get help: http://wpmontclair.org/slack/

2020-10-06 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-06 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-10-06 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

Elementor Monthly Meetup - Version 3.0 Features and Troubleshooting

Community: Elementor Boulder

2020-10-06 12:00

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Calling all Elementor enthusiasts and web creators in Boulder/Denver area.

This month, we will continue our discussion of Elementor 3.0 features and known issues and things that have been fixed since release -- also the new Elementor branding and what it means to the vision of the company.

Please let us know in the comments or question prompt what if any questions or issues you've had with Elementor 3.0. We are here to support each other and keep growing.

We'll be meeting using Zoom. See link when you RSVP. We will post specific topic to be discussed closer to the Meetup date.

Please note that this session might be recorded and will be shared with you after the session is terminated (via Meetup).

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WordPress Q&A and Topic TBD

Community: WordPress San Jose

2020-10-06 17:30

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Details to come!

NEO West WordPress Monthly MeetUp (the 1st Tuesday or Wednesday)

Community: WordPress Northeast Ohio

2020-10-06 18:00

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Topics to be determined and announced prior to each Meetup, along with the Zoom link (must RSVP to see link)!

Please keep an eye on the day of the week as we may change to accommodate speakers' schedules. :)

Milwaukee Wordpress Meetup for Beginners to Intermediate Users

Community: WordPress Greater Milwaukee

2020-10-06 18:00

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A FREE monthly WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress. The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kcumtrTsqHNYqxeKD5VjI3TMHEUKqIC7R

DUE TO THE COVID-19 NIGHTMARE WE ARE ALL LIVING RIGHT CURRENTLY, WE ARE NOW MOVING TO DOING ONLINE CLASSES VERSUS OUR USUAL MONTHLY MEETUP GROUP THAT MEETS AT MILWAUKEE DIGITAL MARKETING OFFICE ON OKLAHOMA AVE.

WE WILL BE MEETING VIRTUALLY VIA THE ZOOM PLATFORM

THE NICE THING ABOUT MEETING THIS WAY IS...

1) WE ARE ALL SAFE, BEING "SOCIALLY DISCONNECTED" RESPONSIBLY, JUST MAKE SURE YOU'RE WEARING PANTS ON THE CALL - SO WE DON'T HAVE ANY SURPRISES ;)
2) IT IS EASY TO SHARE YOUR SCREEN WITH EVERYONE, TO VIEW YOUR ISSUES, THEN WE CAN WALK YOU THROUGH ANY ISSUES YOU MAY HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT.
3) WE CAN STILL GO AROUND, LET EVERYONE INTRODUCE THEMSELVES LIKE BEFORE.
4) WE WILL STILL HAVE THE SAME FORMAT THAT WE HAVE BEEN USING FOR OVER A YEAR NOW - NO POWERPOINTS OR PRESENTATIONS. JUST A QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SESSION / TYPE OF FORUM.

HERE IS THE LINK FOR THE FIRST SESSION:

Register in advance for this meeting:

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 6,[masked]:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kcumtrTsqHNYqxeKD5VjI3TMHEUKqIC7R

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Ask Us Anything: WordPress Support Crowdsourcing Meetup

Community: WordPress St. Petersburg

2020-10-06 18:30

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This is a Workshop style meetup: Feel free to bring in your issues you're having with your current web projects and problems and we'll handle them using the 'Ask Us Anything' style: You can talk about the problem and we can try to give you guidance or point you in the right direction on your web project. Come prepared with some questions and also get to know the other people in WordPress St. Petersburg!

Monthly Morris County WordPress Meetup (Topic and location TBD)

Community: WordPress Morris County NJ

2020-10-06 18:30 | ()

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CHECK BACK as this event gets closer to find out if we will be meeting in-person or online.

Topic TBD. Apply to speak here! http://bit.ly/mcwpspeak

NEW NO-SHOW POLICY: Due to limited space at our new venue, we DESPERATELY need everyone to RSVP and, more importantly, UPDATE your RSVP if you can no longer make it or change your mind. We will be taking attendance at each meeting. If you leave your RSVP as "attending" but do not show up, your Meetup account will be flagged for "no show." Repeat no-show offenders will be subject to removal from the group.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: This meetup sticks very closely to the guidelines set out by WordPress for such Meetups. To that end we'll be adhering specifically to this statement: WordPress Meetups are welcoming places where everyone works to foster an accepting environment which is free of discrimination, incitement to violence, promotion of hate, and general jerk-like behavior.

ONLINE: WordPress Cape Cod Meetup via Zoom

Community: WordPress Hyannis

2020-10-06 18:30

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WordPress Cape Cod is a passionate group of WordPress enthusiasts.

The focus of our meetup is WordPress. Anyone who uses, works with or wants to understand WordPress is invited!

What to Expect:
This will be an open discussion format where you may ask or answer questions about WordPress. We may breakout into smaller rooms if the group is large.

We will be gathering virtually at 6:30 pm to check in with each other and show support for our WordPress community during this time of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For anyone who hasn't yet used ZOOM yet, here's a video to learn how to join a meeting: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Whether you have a WordPress question or just want to say hi, we look forward to "seeing" you!

#IEWP Monthly Meetup (General Meetup)

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-10-06 19:00 | ()

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This is our OFFICIAL "General Users" Monthly WordPress meetup. The skill levels vary & conversation on every level is welcomed.

We do not go into extreme depth with this meetup but offer it as an induction into the "WorldWide" WordPress community and more general WordPress questions. On some months we will have a topic specific night with guest presenters.

All are welcome to present & if you would like to do this then fill out the SPEAKER REQUEST (https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/) ( https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/) form at our meetup website.

*** OUR LOCATION: RIVERSIDE EXCITE BUILDING --UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THIS WILL BE A ZOOM CALL (https://www.google.com/maps?q=3499+10th+Street,+Riverside,+CA) ***

PARKING: There is a parking structure near the building and several spots around the building that are free after 6PM.

BUILDING: We are now closer to downtown Riverside in the EXCITE building. If you have trouble finding the place feel free to call: (951)[masked]

DINNER: Sometimes we meet beforehand for dinner it will be from 5:15 PM till 6:15. We will head to the Venue at 6:30 PM & OUR Meetup Starts at 7PM. To be updated on a real time basis join our Facebook group: IEWP Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/453550238017836/)

SCHEDULE:

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Network & Announcements
7:30 PM - 7:55 PM Presentation
7:55 PM - 8:10 PM Presentation Questions
8:10 PM - 8:45 PM Open Floor Questions
8:45 PM - 9:00 PM Networking & End

How to get started with Page Builders

Community: WordPress Atlanta

2020-10-06 19:00

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Jason Nevin (Elementor Pro) and Aaron Reimann (Beaver Builder) will both take about 30 minutes and demonstrate setting up the page builders from scratch.

2020-10-07 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-07 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-10-07 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

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Rethinking Themes: Embracing Atomic Design With Gutenberg

Community: WordPress Chicago

2020-10-07 18:00

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When designing WordPress themes, one of the biggest challenges stems from a core component of WordPress itself: the ability for site owners to change, modify, and build new content themselves. After all, modern web content needs to be flexible and evolving, but not everyone is a developer who can build custom layouts to fit each use case. As content and functionality become even more modular thanks to advances like the Gutenberg editor, theme designers will have to accommodate even more flexible ways of visualizing and presenting information. How do we anticipate and accommodate the needs of a constantly evolving website while providing visual solutions that are clean, thoughtful, and consistent? In this talk, we'll discuss the principles of Atomic Design, how to stop thinking of your content as "pages" and "posts" in favor of the concept of "building blocks," and how to extend this mindset to utilize the potential of Gutenberg as it is now, and where it might be going in the future.

Speaker Bio:
Michelle Schulp is an independent graphic designer and frontend developer in Minneapolis. Prior to beginning her career, she studied Visual Communications, with minors in Psychology and Sociology. As her work progressed, she also branched into front-end development and user experience design to round our her skillset. This combination of disciplines led her to adopt a strategy-based approach to design, focused on solving tangible problems and achieving real goals based on how people think. Now, she collaborates on projects with clients ranging from solopreneurs to enterprise. She loves the open source community, and when she is not working on projects she speaks/volunteers/organizes at events and workshops around the country. Her passions are communication and empowerment, and she believes in the power of "Why?".
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Athens WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Athens

2020-10-07 18:00

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The Athens WordPress Meetup group meets the first Wednesday of each month to talk about all things WordPress. The agenda is set by our members, so if you want to have something discussed, let us know!

Whether you've just learned how to spell WordPress or are an expert, we'd love to have you!

We've moved online during this time of physical distancing. The link will be posted closer to our meeting date.

We're monitoring the situation and will work to resume our IHOP meetups when we can do it safely.

If you'd like to be a part of the organizing team or would like to speak/teach at one of our meetings, please contact Mike (https://www.meetup.com/members/9692936/) or Brandon (https://www.meetup.com/Athens-WordPress/members/236970121/)

To be announced: Scheduled Talk

Community: WordPress Tampa

2020-10-07 18:30 | Tampa (USA)

Charles J. Fendig Public Library
3909 W Neptune St., Tampa (USA)

We are meeting in the community room at the Charles J. Fendig Public Library in Tampa. The library is located on the corner of Henderson Blvd. and Neptune St. Parking is available at the library.

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We'll update the description of this talk when we schedule it.

Virtual WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress New Orleans

2020-10-07 19:00

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Join us on Zoom for a WordPress meetup. Bring any projects you are working on and want to feature or any questions you might have for the group. This will be a casual meetup.

If you would like to join the Nola WordPress Meetup Slack, you can do so at nolawp.slack.com

I'll add a zoom link once the event gets closer.

Rutland WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Rutland

2020-10-07 19:00

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All are welcome!

2020-10-08 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-08 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

The Final Countdown - Tips before Going Live

Community: WordPress Gainesville

2020-10-08 12:00

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So you’ve done all the hard work building your WordPress site and think you are ready for prime time on the World Wide Web. Before you launch your site, check out these important tips to avoid some common mistakes.

Learn WordPress Tips & Techniques every month! We are currently meeting virtually every month in Zoom. Be sure to register so you will receive the Zoom link.

Learning and Sharing Elementor - Topic TBD [ZOOM]

Community: Elementor Silicon Valley

2020-10-08 13:00

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Monthly Q&A Roundtable (Online Meetup)

Community: Divi Sacramento

2020-10-08 18:00

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Note: This month's Meetup will take place online, via Zoom. Those who RSVP will have access to the meeting. (The link will be available the week of the meeting.)

Need some tips or a bit of direction with your current Divi project? Do you have specific questions about using the Divi theme or any of its awesome features? In our Monthly Q&A Roundtable, you'll have the opportunity to screenshare your current work with the group. Even if you're not currently creating a site, you're still encouraged to ask questions and learn about all-things-Divi from fellow members.

Those who wish will have about 10 minutes to share/ask for help with projects. Please be respectful of the time limit so that everyone who would like to share has enough time.

WordPress Actions & Filters

Community: WordPress Lehigh Valley

2020-10-08 18:30

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Hooks play a powerful role in WordPress development, but they can be confusing when you’re just getting started.

Let’s delve into the differences between actions and filters and look at examples of how they are used in core, themes, and plugins.

WordPress Happiness Bar

Community: WordPress Central Kentucky

2020-10-08 18:30 | Lexington (USA)

Third Street Stuff
257 North Limestone, Lexington (USA)

Third Street Stuff - parking lot is off Limestone at 3rd - across from Doodles

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Due the Corvad 19 pandemic - WordCamps are no longer live in person events - they have moved to online formats or they have cancelled- until further notice. Go to WordCamp.org for further information

WordPress meetups have also cancelled or have gone to an online format - WordPress is recommending all meetups cancel in person meetups until things open up again

So far as the local group Third St Stuff is closed as is everything else - The Lexington Libraries are closed and so our reservations for meeting room space have been cancelled

So far a online or virtual Meetups go - first the 2nd Thursday Happiness Bar format is basically a place for problem solving and or showing what you are working on. This can easily continue on our Slack Channel - I will make certain to have Slack up and open on the 2nd Thursday evening of every month starting at 6:30 PM until at least 8:00 PM - Please try to drop by. Activity will be on the #General channel

So far as the last Monday of the month meetups held on Monday evenings - we might give that a try with Zoom or ZoHo - the problem though is with the extreme increase in Zoom and ZoHo use both platforms have become unstable and unreliable - webinars will start off OK and within minutes fail - that means a new link has to be set up and attempted which also means everyone must be notified of the new link

And there is another thing going on - if you post a Zoom link publicly - like here on Meetup for example or on websites or social media --- scammers have figured out how to "scrape" the link and join in
webinars - once inside they are taking over the webinars and scree n share and showing porno stuff. WordPress - Wordcamp organizers are warning against publicly posting Zoom and ZoHo link and I would assume that also includes Webly -

I am not certain I will post a new monthly Meetup this month and will wait an see how this is looking Mid May

For now on the 2nd Thursday of each month I will have our Slack General channel open and be there from 6:30 to 8:00 PM hope folks will join me there
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It is time to start a extension of the Central KY WordPress meetup been wanting to get this going for a long time

We will be meeting on the Second Thursday of each month at Third Street Stuff which is a coffee house that has some food and sandwiches and deserts and very good open WiFi. There are areas where tables can be brought together in different configurations. It is sort of a strange funky place - the people hanging out there could very easily fit in with a WordPress WordCamp

A WordPress Happiness Bar is casual, people can arrive and leave when they want. The object is to share WordPress experiences, and frustrations and show works in progress and work through frustrations and problems. It is an open time to bring your laptop - have some coffee and "play around" with WordPress. First ones arriving will attempt to grab a table or two in an area where the tables can be brought together. It will of course vary depending on how many other people are at the venue when we get there.

While these monthly events are primarily for WordPress.org users this is where the WordPress.com users are certainly welcome and have the opportunity to get help or give help to others. The normal monthly meetups are primarily focused on self hosted WordPress sites and the people using the free WordPress.com site for their blogging site will be pretty lost - the two are very different even though both are called WordPress

At the happiness bar people can help each other with websites and with blogging or developing eCommerce or online marketing sites or anything concerned with WordPress and web sites.

Hope you will drop by the Second Thursday of each month. We will give Third Street Stuff a try for several months and see how it works out. Sixth St Brewery is close by for those that want to so hang out after showing up at the coffee shop

WordPress Meetup - Tempe

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-10-08 18:30 | Tempe (USA)

Endurance International Group
1500 N. Priest Drive, 2nd Floor, Tempe (USA)

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AGENDA
6:30 pm Intros & Announcements
6:50 pm Idea Swap
7:00 pm Networking
7:20 pm Presentation (TBD)
8:25 pm Wrap-up
8:30 pm Adjourn!

All Levels: Online Ask Us Anything WordPress!

Community: WordPress Baltimore

2020-10-08 19:00

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Ask Us Anything WordPress!

Register for it by filling out this form: https://forms.gle/Th6AZUbS2GoiCEJz5

This is a virtual meetup on Zoom for you to ask your WordPress questions and help you fix problems with your web site.

The answerer for this meetup will be Gen Herres, owner of Anphira Web Design & Development, and a WordPress veteran of nearly a decade. She's built and remodeled 100s of WordPress sites.

Don't have a question? You can still come and see what others ask - you might learn something!

We're asking you submit questions in advance so that we can gather common ones together to answer them. But if you'd like to share your screen when it's your turn during the meetup, just let us know on the registration form!

You'll be muted on entry, we'll be using the chat to queue people up/ask follow-on questions.

WordPress Workshop Night - #IEWP

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-10-08 19:00

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ONLINE ZOOM EVENT

Do you have a WordPress website and have an issue you need help with? Bring it to the workshop and the Inland Empire WordPress group will do their best to help you through it. IEWP Workshops encourages EVERYONE to attend, female or male, old or young, beginner/intermediate/advanced. Those more advanced can help others. We'll keep the introductions and announcements minimal so you can dive right in and get some help. There is no question that is too basic. We're here for you!

We'll still be meeting on the 2nd Thursday of every month on Zoom at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you!

When you RSVP, we'll be trying to find enough helpers to help...so if you can't attend, let us know sooner, rather than later. Thanks!

FYI: Make sure you have admin access to your WordPress site. If someone else set up your site for you, make sure they give you admin access. You'll need it.

2020-10-09 (Friday)
Regular Meeting - Online via Zoom

Community: WordPress Champaign

2020-10-09 12:00

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Join us to weigh in on some strategies for moving forward as a primarily online meetup group, at least for the foreseeable future.

We'll also consider some options for topics and format, including a schedule of interactive micro and/or mini lessons -- I have a few that are ready to go on (for example) "WordPress and the LAMP stack" and "tweaking CSS via the Customizer" -- suggest a topic, or (even better) volulnteer to offer something!

2020-10-10 (Saturday)
WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking

Community: WordPress South Sound

2020-10-10 10:00

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Have questions or problems related to WordPress, WooCommerce, plugins, themes, or Google Analytics?

This virtual WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking Meetup is a great opportunity to hang out with other WordPress users, get questions answered, maybe help others, and even work on your projects alongside other members.

Q: What if I don't have questions or problems?

A: You should still attend - you may be able to help someone else, or simply get the benefit of working on your projects with like-minded folks.

Q: I don't know much about WordPress - can I still come?

A: Absolutely, ALL skill and experience levels are welcome!

2020-10-12 (Monday)
OC WordPress - Developer Day

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-10-12 19:00

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Given the state of things in the world, we are going to take this meetup online for a while until things cool down. We will send out a link to all confirmed meetup attendees prior to the start of the event so you know how to join.

This meetup is intended for developers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional, just starting out or a have multiple plugins under your belt, we have room for you.

We invite you to join us as we continue our exploration of building plugins for WordPress. If you'd like to share what you know, leave a comment and we'll give you the floor.

Note: If you have questions or topics outside of the main topic, don’t worry, you won’t leave without the chance to talk about them.

TBA: Regular WordPress Meeting

Community: WordPress Brandon

2020-10-12 19:00 | Valrico (USA)

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
1906 Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico (USA)

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How To Transfer a Website

Community: Divi Chicago

2020-10-12 19:00

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Three, two, one... take off!
Join us for tips and strategies for moving a Divi website and changing the URL for a smooth transition from development to production, plus receive Scott's complete pre-flight checklist for what to do to prepare for a site migration.

Presented by Scott Winterroth, Director of Mission Control at WordSpaces.com Hosting.
Click yes to attend and join this Mission.

About Scott Winterroth:
Scott Winterroth is a WordPress instructor, digital marketer and Divi web developer. Scott provides optimization and digital strategy coaching for a variety of clients utilizing his DAC Model, a system he designed to create a sustainable online marketing ecosystem as outlined in his book, The Digital Acquisition Cycle™ for Content Creators. Learn from Scott on his podcast at blogyouwant.com.

2020-10-13 (Tuesday)
Appleton WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-10-13 08:15

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Online vs. In-Person TBD - will have a final decision by the 1st of the month.

Meeting schedule:
8:15 - Check in (CST/UTC-5)
8:30 - Ideas, Q&A, etc

If you have a question that might need significant time, feel free post to the Slack group or get a hold of Dani before the meeting and we'll make sure you get to address the group early in the round table period.

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-13 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

[Online] Build Ecommerce Sites With Confidence (Demystifying Commerce)

Community: WordPress Marietta

2020-10-13 11:30

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Building an ecommerce store can be a daunting experience. Suddenly you're not just working with content anymore, now it's taxes and shipping and customers that need to be kept happy.

Fortunately it doesn't have to be scary. We'll look at a number of steps you can take to remove the uncertainty from building ecommerce websites, so that you can move forward with confidence.

Topher DeRosia is Senior Developer Advocate at BigCommerce, where he works to enhance the communication between BigCommerce and developers. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a web developer, over a decade of which has been spent building out WordPress sites. In addition, Topher has extensive knowledge of WooCommerce development, helped make Easy Digital Downloads and curates HeroPress.com. Fun fact: Topher is responsible for making the official International Space Station Windows95 desktop theme.

He currently lives in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife Cate and two daughters, Ema and Sophia. You can find Topher on Twitter (@topher1kenobe) talking about ecommerce, web development, general technology, and culture. He’s also a regular on the Make WordPress and Post Status Slack channels.

Past speaking experience: https://wordpress.tv/speakers/topher-derosia/
https://www.slideshare.net/topher1kenobe

If you plan to attend, you must RSVP. The link to join the meeting is sent only to those who have registered.

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge, our experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Learn more about WordPress Meetups at https://make.wordpress.org/community/meetups/

Divi Meetup #StayAtHome Edition No.6

Community: Divi Santa Cruz

2020-10-13 18:00

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Introduction
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Welcome back to our online Divi Meetup! I look forward to speaking with you about all things Divi. If you have any burning questions or ideas for topics you'd like to learn about send me a message and I'll add it to the itinerary.

I look forward to seeing you on Zoom

When: Tuesday September, 2020
Where: ZOOM

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Program
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6:00pm - Login
6:01pm - Hang out, and talk Divi.
7:00pm - Close laptop, unpause Netflix

This Months Topic
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Lets talk about the new marketplace, and also if anyone has expertise in the theme builder I'd like to talk about that too.

Why we are here?
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Meet others who are ready to take it to the next level.

Now is the perfect time to shake things up….thinking of starting a new website or maybe revamping your existing one? Then this is the perfect time to use WordPress and meet Divi, the star of Elegant Themes.

Come hang out, meet like minded people and help change the world with Divi.

What will we do?
- Get to know one another
- Share projects and ideas
- Guest speakers

Have you learned something new? Are you working on a project and looking for ideas? Do you need help with something? Come and network and meet other entrepreneurs, Divi enthusiasts, and more.

Want to be a speaker?
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Interested in being a guest speaker? We more than welcome guest speakers that can bring new and exciting ideas to the community. If you want to talk about something send me a Private Message and we'll discuss it.

Sponsorship
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This meetup will always remain free to attend. If you would like to support our community financially you can contact me via direct PM

Privacy Policy: During our meetups there may be photos taken, both posed and candid. Some or all of these photos may be shared publicly in our Meetup group and on the Elegant Themes website. By attending Divi Santa Cruz meetups, you agree to the use of any or all photos.

[Online] WordPress Help Desk Meetup - October 13th, 2020

Community: WordPress Portland

2020-10-13 18:00

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WordPress Happiness Bar

This is the place to come for learning and getting help over a hurdle. Bring be ready to share your question or help others with their questions. No question is too small.

This Meetup is intended for a wide range of users. Whether you're a brand-new WordPress novice, a creative designer, an experienced blogger, a SEO and analytics expert, or even an advanced developer...all are welcome. We're all here to learn and share in this volunteer-run WordPress community.

Are you working on a project - your own or a client - and having challenges? Do you have an idea for your WordPress site, and you don't even know where to begin to implement it? Are you curious what themes or plugins to choose? Are you wrestling with your page builder? Do you need a better website host? This is the Meetup is for you!

If you don't need help, please join us anyway! There's always something to learn and perhaps you'll want to add your experience to the conversation.

The Meetup is 2 hours long and starts on time. Please join the meetup at the scheduled time (6:00 PM Pacific) by going to the Zoom link provided when you RSVP. For added security, we're not going to display the link publicly so you'll need to RSVP to see it.

ONLINE DISCUSSION- Learn about your DIVI Theme- Divisociety.com

Community: Divi Milwaukee

2020-10-13 18:00

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A FREE WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress.

We will be covering anything and everything about what we consider the easiest and best WordPress website/page designer or builder. Going over how to use the tool as well as showing some easy and powerful tips. We think once you have experienced Divi – you’ll love it as much as we do!

The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup for DIVI THEME is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress DIVI THEME is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

You do not need to be in Milwaukee to join in. Anyone is welcome!

We are using Zoom for these Online events.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: June 23,[masked]:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-qtrzgoPTvl1FPZIDWWNVSQe6EDlQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This event is occurring every other week.

ONLINE DISCUSSION- Learn about your DIVI Theme- Divisociety.com

Community: WordPress Greater Milwaukee

2020-10-13 18:00

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A FREE WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress.

We will be covering anything and everything about what we consider the easiest and best WordPress website/page designer or builder. Going over how to use the tool as well as showing some easy and powerful tips. We think once you have experienced Divi – you’ll love it as much as we do!

The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup for DIVI THEME is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress DIVI THEME is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

We are using Zoom for these Online events.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-qtrzgoPTvl1FPZIDWWNVSQe6EDlQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This event is occurring every other week.

Topic TBD But It Will Be Awesome!

Community: WordPress Rhode Island

2020-10-13 18:00 | Pawtucket (USA)

Linchpin
80 Fountain St Suite 223, Pawtucket (USA)

We are right of I-95 Exit 29 just outside of Providence in historic Pawtucket

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WordPress RI Meetups are held consistently on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Keep up with the latest on Twitter - @WordPressRI (https://twitter.com/wordpressri)

We look forward to seeing you!

WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Fayetteville

2020-10-13 18:00 | Fayetteville (USA)

Second floor meeting space
1 E Center St, Fayetteville (USA)

If the front door is locked, go to the door at the Northwest corner of the building.

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Join us Tuesday the 8th from 6:00-8:00pm. We'll be planning out our Meetup Group's topics for the next year. If you would like to suggest any ideas, volunteer to lead a discussion, or just want to brainstorm with everybody, come on out!

WordPress Happiness Hour at the Denver Library

Community: WordPress Denver

2020-10-13 18:00 | Denver (USA)

Denver Public Library
10 West 14th Avenue, Denver (USA)

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If you are a front-end designer, intense developer, writer, or a person that likes to poke around on the Dashboard, then come on by. Bring your WordPress work and questions.

The meetup will be in the Rockwell Room. It is in the Community Technology Center at the Central Library, on the southeast end of Floor 4. Take the elevators up and walk into the computer lab. Turn right, and it's at the very end of the space on the right.

WordPress Monthly Meetup (via Google Meet)

Community: WordPress Louisville

2020-10-13 18:15

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In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, LFPL is currently not hosting in-person events. This meeting will instead be held online (via Google Meet), RSVP to receive a link to attend.

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Every second Tuesday of the Month, the WordPress Louisville community meets up at the Louisville Free Public Library's main branch.

To be good stewards of this free community space, please note these rules from LFPL:
* This meeting is free and open to the public
* Food is not permitted
* The Library does not provide technical, maintenance, or custodial staff for our event.
* No products, services, or memberships may be advertised, solicited or sold, and no fees or donations may be collected

Podcasting with WordPress: A Feature Tour with Joe Casabona

Community: WordPress Carlsbad

2020-10-13 19:00

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THIS MEETUP STARTS AT 7PM TO ACCOMMODATE PEOPLE ON THE EAST COAST.

There are a lot of moving parts to creating a podcast, let alone on top of WordPress. In this talk, we’ll go over the full stack, from the hardware to hosting the audio and using the right plugins to make a perfect podcasting website with WordPress.

Joe's bio:

Don’t let Joe Casabona’s Master’s Degree in Computer Science intimidate you; he is a passionate and approachable guy.

Joe started his career almost 20 years ago as a freelance web developer and has been a team lead, system admin, and was even a faculty member at his alma mater. Podcasting has been the perfect medium for Joe to share his knowledge and build up his peers. He is not only a veteran podcaster but he helps people launch their own podcasts.

When he’s not creating courses for LinkedIn Learning, you can find Joe spending time with his family, enjoying baseball, or talking too much about Star Wars

Say hi to Joe at @jcasabona and check out his site at casabona.org

WordPress Developer Night - #IEWP

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-10-13 19:00 | Corona (USA)

Circle City Center
365 N Main St, Corona (USA)

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The Inland Empire Dev Meetup is intended for intermediate to advanced developers. At this meetup we talk about WordPress-relevant-code-level things.

Technologies:
- PHP & Javascript
- HTML5 / CSS
- Javascript Frameworks
- Modern Web Development Workflows

We are web developers first, then WordPress developers. We have an [in progress] skills ladder that gets updated regularly.

SKILLS LADDER: https://github.com/Inland-Empire-WordPress-Meetup/

We also welcome any developer presentations that are relevant to developing websites for WordPress. We look for unique workflows. Submit your talks below:

SUBMIT TALK: https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/

Everyone is welcome to come share & grow in their skills!

2020-10-14 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-14 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Network: Ask, Advise, Discuss, and Learn

Community: WordPress Hampton Roads

2020-10-14 09:30

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**Due to Williamsburg/Peninsula attendees being higher in number than Southside attendees, this monthly Meetup location is now in Hampton.
Thank you for understanding the fairness of attendance.**

Join us during monthly Meetups on the 2nd Wednesdays. This Meetup will be a "Come on in and ask/talk about Wordpress" session. Here folks who have basic questions can get advice with each other on various topics.

Optional tools : Wireless-equipment that you use for working on Wordpress

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-10-14 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Divi Designer Tips For Beginners

Community: Divi Salt Lake City

2020-10-14 11:30 | South Jordan (USA)

South Jordan Library
10673 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

We will be in the small study room.

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For those who may discover this group/meetup and not know:

Divi is one of the best themes for beginners and advanced WordPress users. It is highly flexible, has loads of built-in functionality, and can help you create any style of website in an efficient, creative manner. It's a great theme for designers, developers, and general users. We welcome WordPress users and Divi lovers at all levels!

This meeting's topic is: Divi Designer Tips For Beginners

Beauty might be in the eye of the beholder, but there are few design principles that hold true in taking an "okay design" to a "great design" when applying these techniques.

You'll learn:

1. Basic design principles
2. Things you can do to improve your website design
3. Why consistency matters

Here is the agenda:

1. Arrival and small talk (while presentation is getting set up)
2. Introduction
3. Examples of the design principles
4. Feedback on your design
5. Conclusion
6. Mingle, network, and departure

WordPress Developer Meetup: Round Robin Plugin Picks

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-10-14 18:00

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6:00pm: Chatting/Geeking Out 🤓
6:10pm: Introductions
6:15pm: Plugin Picks
7:45pm: Wrap-up

This month, we are going to get your picks for plugins you like. This will be in a round-robin format so each person will have a chance to talk about their pick. Please come with 5 plugins you like as there were most certainly be duplicated. We'll probably get through 2 full rounds.

Meeting will be in Zoom. A link will be in the Meetup event once you RSVP.

All are welcome to attend but please note: we do have a tendency to talk about some technical/developer topics. If you are looking for some less developer-focused topics, you may want to attend one of our many other Meetups each month.

Elementor Chicago Meetup - Topic TBD

Community: Elementor Chicago

2020-10-14 18:30

Online event

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Meeting Agenda

Open: Introductions and Housekeeping

Main Topic: TBD

Q&A and Discussion

Register now using Meetup. The zoom link will be posted the week leading up to the meeting.

Hope to see you there!

*We will host zoom meetings as the group begins. When it is safe to meet in person, we will determine a location and provide a hybrid online option.

How to Use a Learning Management System (LMS) Plugin to Create an Online Course

Community: WordPress Oak Ridge

2020-10-14 18:30

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Now, more than ever, education is moving to the internet. Thankfully, delivering an online course is easier than ever with the advent of cutting edge LMS plugins. In this session, we will discuss how to "design" an effective training course and demonstrate how to use Learndash to create and deliver it. Other LMS plugin alternatives will also be discussed.

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-10-14 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

2020-10-15 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-15 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Lawton WordPress Users Group Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Lawton

2020-10-15 11:30 | Lawton (USA)

Great Plains Business Development Center
1601 SW Park Ridge Blvd, Suite #105, Lawton (USA)

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The Meetup location is off of West Lee Blvd. Google Maps may try to take you to a location on SW Park, which is incorrect.

Pizza lunch will be provided by Striped Ape Digital Media of Lawton. It will be a great opportunity to meet like minded folks. We will have a short presentation on the new Gutenberg Editor.

Please RSVP so there is enough pizza.

All About WordPress 5.5 Whats New?

Community: WordPress Greenville

2020-10-15 11:30

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Please join us for our regular monthly meetup.

Running Order (Subject to Change):
11:30 am: Arrive for networking and refreshments
11:45 am - Opening remarks
12 pm - Speaker
12:40 pm - Open Q&A Session
12:50 pm - Closing remarks & Social
1:00 pm - End

******Anyone that comes to the MeetUp gets 3 MONTH FREE HOSTING of the Swift Hosting plan from our sponsor A2HOSTING.COM (https://www.a2hosting.com/web-hosting)******

Come prepared to listen to a great talk!!!

Important to know:
We use the same Code of Conduct for our Meetup that we use for WordCamp Greenville, and it can be found here: https://2020.greenville.wordcamp.org/code-of-conduct/

Please be kind and courteous to all attendees and employees!

Maui WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Maui

2020-10-15 17:00 | ()

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This month's Maui Wordpress Meetup will once again be virtual. Please RSVP to the meeting to get the meeting URL. We will start a couple of minutes past 5:00 pm and end at 7:00 pm.

Improving Accessibility with Divi

Community: Divi Seattle

2020-10-15 18:00

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Welcome Divi Seattle!

The internet is an amazing tool that everyone should be able to experience. Unfortunately, this is often difficult for people with disabilities. In this meetup we'll be covering what accessibility (a11y) is, how it affects different users, tools for testing the a11y of your site, and of course, how to improve the a11y of your Divi site. Specifically we'll cover #a11y best practices for content, code, forms, images, video, animation, interaction, and color contrast.

If we get done early, we’ll be available to answer any *Divi-specific* questions you have regarding your websites.

****ONLINE EVENT****
This is a virtual event. Please join us via Google Meet in the link provided when you RSVP.

****HOW TO JOIN****
Please open the meeting link in Google Chrome. Not all browsers are compatible. Grant permissions to your computer microphone and/or camera in order to participate.

Back to Basics And Getting Help

Community: WordPress Spartanburg

2020-10-15 18:00

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Spartanburg Wordpress group meets on the 3rd THURSDAY of the month.

We will be talking about the basics of getting to know WordPress.

Olympia WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Olympia

2020-10-15 19:00

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The Olympia WordPress Meetup is a free, non-judgemental place for people of any skill level, interest, or background to come and learn, share, and participate in our amazing WordPress community.

You may register your attendance at this OlyWP Meetup site https://www.meetup.com/Olympia-WordPress-Meetup-OlyWP where we describe the meeting in more detail each month.

This Meetup announcement is made by Olympia Microcomputer Users Group (OMUG) http://www.olymug.org/ as the sponsor of the event.

2020-10-17 (Saturday)
Virtual: WordPress Fundamentals

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-10-17 10:00

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Come get an introduction to WordPress and get some questions answered. We start as a group to go over some basics, then split up according to what you need help with this month.

If you're an advanced user or WordPress professional looking for a chance to help folks, please come!

Open Workshop — Combined Frederick Technology Groups

Community: WordPress Frederick

2020-10-17 10:00 | Frederick (USA)

118 N Market St
118 N Market St, Frederick (USA)

Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc (FITCI)

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Several of the technology user groups in Frederick have gotten together to host a monthly open workshop together.

This specifically includes ourselves, Python Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/python-frederick/), AWS Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Frederick-Meetup/), KeyLUG (https://www.meetup.com/KeyLUG/), and Startup Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/Frederick-Startup-Community).

This is just open time with free wifi to come together with other developers to hang out and work on projects. Together or alone! Bring a project you need to work on. Bring a project you want help on. Show up to offer your help to someone else, or just show up to sit in the corner and read a book. All are welcome to join us in sitting down and geeking out together for a couple hours on Saturday morning.

WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking

Community: WordPress Red Wing

2020-10-17 10:00

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Have questions or problems related to WordPress, WooCommerce, plugins, themes, or Google Analytics?

This WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking Meetup is a great opportunity to hang out with other WordPress users, get questions answered, maybe help others, and even work on your projects alongside other members.

Q: What if I don't have questions or problems?

A: You should still attend - you may be able to help someone else, or simply get the benefit of working on your projects with like-minded folks.

Q: I don't know much about WordPress - can I still come?

A: Absolutely, ALL skill and experience levels are welcome!

We hope to see you soon - you bring yourself and we'll provide the coffee.

Brooklyn Volunteer WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress New York City

2020-10-17 13:00 | Brooklyn (USA)

Commons Cafe
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn (USA)

We usually set up in the backroom, but sometimes make use of the conference room upstairs. I'll let you know the day of.

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Reminder
1) Everyone is a volunteer. Don’t just come for help - help others!
2) No one works for WordPress. WordPress is “free” open source software.
3) Be kind & patient.

This is the official Brooklyn chapter of the WordPress NYC Help Desk. Bring your laptop and pressing WordPress questions and we'll do our best to get you unstuck.

October Meetup

Community: WordPress Cupertino

2020-10-17 14:00

Online event

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2020-10-19 (Monday)
Boulder WordPress Meetup: Topic TBA

Community: WordPress Boulder

2020-10-19 18:00 | Boulder (USA)

Zoom Online - See Link in Description
From Your Home, Boulder (USA)

Online via Zoom

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This Meetup will occur via Zoom to be emailed one hour before Meetup

We cover different topics each month and often have guest speakers.

WordPress Peoria Meetup

Community: WordPress Peoria

2020-10-19 18:00 | Peoria (USA)

Web Services, Inc.
7501 N University #100, Peoria (USA)

We are now right out front of the Pioneer Square Shopping Center with Le Peep on one end of the building and Web Services, Inc. on the opposite end of the building facing University. Just park out front and come on in.

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Join us every third Monday of the month for our casual get together to talk about WordPress and the web . Experience levels may vary with each month's topic.

We begin with a monthly topic, and then finish the evening with general discussion and answer questions that we have.

WordPress powers approximately 1/4 of the entire internet, it's an impressively powerful and still very easy to use tool. Sometimes you just need a little help picking up the basics.

2020-10-20 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-20 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-10-20 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

WordPress Virtual Tidbits

Community: WordPress Jacksonville

2020-10-20 11:30

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Are you ready to learn quick tips about WordPress? Every month a guest will share a tidbit of knowledge. This tidbit will be followed by Q&A and discussion.

We're enthusiastic to share about WordPress and we hope you are, too.

We are meeting remotely. Link will be shared with RSVPed participants.

WordPress Networking Lunch

Community: WordPress Chattanooga

2020-10-20 12:00 | Chattanooga (USA)

Naked River Brewing & BBQ
1791 Reggie White Blvd, Chattanooga (USA)

We usually aim for the high top tables in the front part of the building. When the weather gets nice, though, look for us outside!

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Join us for a casual time of hanging out, discussing all things WordPress, and enjoying some great food and beverages at the Naked River Brewing Co (it's Taco Tuesday!).

Inside look, a WordPress toolkit - a discussion of the tools we use.

Community: WordPress Santa Cruz

2020-10-20 18:00

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A discussion of tools for WordPress development.

We'll start with what's in my tool kit, the tools and apps I use for local development.

Tools for file transfer - for code editing - for site development - site migration - site backups.
Database tools.

With input welcome from you - what tools you love, depend on, tools that have failed you. What do you use to edit PHP files? Come share with us.

Starting at 6 p.m.
6-6: 15 pm Introductions

6:30 ~ 8:30 WordPress Tools & of course discussion & question & answers.

Hope to see you online for the meetup.​
Come share and have a great time at the meetup.

Zoom Meeting - introduction

Note: This will be an online event using Zoom. If you don't already have an account, you can sign up for free at https://zoom.us. You can download the desktop software, use a browser extension, or download the mobile app.

If you haven't used Zoom before, please get set up and familiar with it in advance. We recommend you upgrade to the latest version. If you're using the desktop software, you may need to check for upgrades manually.

For added security, the Zoom link will not be public.
You must RSVP to see it.

AMA: Gutenberg Blocks with Michelle Schulp

Community: WordPress Naperville

2020-10-20 18:30

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Join us online for a virtual Meetup with special guest speaker Michelle Schulp.

The Gutenberg Editor has been around for over a year now, and some of us still aren't comfortable with it. What's the best way to use Gutenberg? What can it do that the old Classic Editor can't do? What are some cool things we can make with it? Why does it work the way it does.

Michelle will join us from the Twin Cities to answer the group's questions about using the Gutenberg Block Editor. This Meetup will be suitable for all skill levels and level of familiarity with block editor

Please post questions for Michelle in the comments below.

Michelle Schulp is an independent visual communications designer in Minneapolis, and runs Marktime Media, specializing in UI Design, Presentation Design, and WordPress Theme Development for her clients.

We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated before the meetup and posted to the event description page.

To Be Announced: Scheduled Talk

Community: WordPress St. Petersburg

2020-10-20 18:30 | Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast Developers Guild
2220 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast is located conveniently along Central Ave after exiting off 275 at 5th Avenue. Follow 20th St. South to Haslam’s Book Store on Central, take a right and the Academy is 2 blocks down on the left. On Street Parking is free after 6PM.

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• What we'll do
We'll announce the Talk a good month in advance, so stay tuned to this space for updates.

• What to bring
Notebook, pen, laptop or tablet if you prefer to take notes.

• Important to know
Our St. Petersburg WordPress meetups tend to be geared more 'technical' and agency/entrepeneur/freelance-oriented but we welcome beginners and clients who have WordPress websites, too. Everyone's an expert at something just be prepared to learn and engage.

WordPress Help Desk Meetup

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-10-20 18:30

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Want Help with your WordPress site, or want to help others?

This is the place to come for learning and help getting over a hurdle. Bring be ready to share your question, or help others with their questions.

NOTE: This Meetup will be online using Zoom. We will email out a password to the people that RSVP'ed yes before the event.

April was our first Help Desk Meetup via Zoom, so bring your smile and patience. We’ll do our best.

You can join our Zoom meeting either by computer, tablet, or cell phone. Once you've downloaded the Zoom app you can opt to join a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom.
https://zoom.us/test

——— The Help Desk Meetup ———

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, and is intended for a wide audience: from new WordPress users to experienced bloggers, cutting edge designers, or advanced developers; all are welcome.

The Seattle WordPress Meetup is a free, non-judgemental place for people of any skill level, interest, or background to come and learn, share, and participate in our amazing WordPress community.

—— AGENDA ——

6:30 p.m - Welcome
Announcements

Attendee Self-introductions -
Be ready to introduce yourself and a question in 15 sec:
- Name
- Affiliation (name of your business, website, etc.)
- Expertise (developer, designer, blogger, etc.)
- 1 question (optional, but encouraged!)

Vote via Zoom Poll to choose a few questions/topics to address. Bring your smile and patience. We’ll do our best.

Meeting ends 8:30

Hosts:
- Patrick Jackson (Emcee & Co-Host)
- Leslie Newman (Co-Host)

—— More About the Help Desk Meetup ——

Not Just Technical Help!

Our community is full of members with a broad range of expertise from building sites, to front and back-end development, hosting, strategy, UX and design, SEO and analytics, social networking, to project and business management.

Bring your non-technical questions and expertise, too!

Come Help Others!

If you don't need help, please come anyway! We want to add your voice, skills, and experience to the conversation. Besides, we just like your company! :)

Have fun sharing your thoughts, debating with your peers, and yes, marketing yourself and making friends as you help others over their hurdles.

Remember: if you've been doing WordPress for 2 days, you can help the person who's been doing it for 1 day.

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Emcee: Patrick Jackson
@pjackson on WPSeattle's Slack channel (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/)
Send Patrick a message (https://www.meetup.com/SeattleWordPressMeetup/members/92664202/) here on meetup.com

Thanks to our sponsors:
- WordPress Foundation
- A2 Hosting

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—— WP Seattle Community ——

Want to know more about WordPress goings on in the area?

Check out the new community website!

https://wpseattle.org/

—— Join the WP Seattle Slack Community! ——

Want to reach community members outside of a meetup? Join our slack team! (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/)

Follow this link, and request an invite:
https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/

Slack is a free online community chat service. We have a helpful community, and several channels to organize your messages.

Divi DFW Introducing Divi 4.0

Community: Divi DFW

2020-10-20 18:30 | Fort Worth (USA)

Marquis Executive Suites
9100 US-287 #200,, Fort Worth (USA)

This is on the Hamon Road Feeder to 287 heading north. Just stay on the feeder even though it says it's a dead end. The building is on the right at the end of the road.

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Intros 6:30pm
Speaker 7PM
Q&A
Close 8:30

WPATX Beginners: Adding eCommerce To WordPress

Community: WordPress Austin

2020-10-20 19:00 | Austin (USA)

T-Werx Coworking Four Points
Austin (USA)

This building is located off of 2222 and River Place Blvd next to CHARM and Four Points Chiropractic. It is the building complex behind the Black Walnut Cafe and in front of the Residence Inn by Marriott.

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This event will be focused on understanding the basics of adding eCommerce to your WordPress site.

We will cover:
• SSL, shopping carts, payment gateways, and the other components of eCommerce
• Selling digital products
• How to accept donations for your non-profit
• Popular eCommerce plugins

• What to bring
Bring your questions and your laptops!

• Schedule
The Beginner classes consist of a small 15-30 minute presentation around the topic of the month. The rest of the time is spent on Q&A, networking, and helping each other grow.

• Important to know
This class is designed for those new to WordPress

Thank you to the West Austin Chamber of Commerce, our venue sponsor for the WPATX Beginners Class. We appreciate their ongoing support for 2020!

http://www.westaustinchamber.org/

Streamline Your Freelance Business Processes

Community: Elementor Dallas

2020-10-20 19:00

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This evening is reserved for a guest speaker. Once all the details have been finalized, updates will be posted here.

WPJax: User Group Meetup

Community: WordPress Jacksonville

2020-10-20 19:00 | Jacksonville (USA)

Keiser University
6430 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville (USA)

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A First Coast meetup for all interested in WordPress

From Beginner to Developer, everyone is welcome!

• Connections and Food

• Introductions

• Discussion/Presentation

• Q & A - Bring your Questions!

• Closing

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All food and beverages are provided by our Sponsors. This month meetup is sponsored by Open Sky Web Studio.

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2020-10-21 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-21 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-10-21 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Developer Showcase

Community: Elementor Salt Lake City

2020-10-21 17:00

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Come join us for the first Elementor Salt Lake City developers meetup! We would love to get to know you and what you are doing with Elementor.

What to Expect:
This will be an informal get to know you format to help start to establish the Elementor community in the Salt Lake area. Each person attending will be given a few minutes to introduce themselves, talk about their development experience and show off some of the projects they have created or are working on using Elementor.

Come join our growing Kona Wordpress community!

Community: WordPress Kailua-Kona

2020-10-21 18:00 | Kailua-Kona (USA)

75-5770 Alii Dr
75-5770 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona (USA)

TBD

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Aloha and welcome to Kailua-Kona's WordPress community!

Bring your ideas and willingness to learn something new in Wordpress. We discuss updates, themes, plugins and various Wordpress day to day issues and solutions.

We will begin as soon as the first person arrives. If you have a topic to discuss, please add it to the discussion area using the menu link above. This gives other attendees the chance to consider the discussion and add to the topic.

We do not have a set topic. Topics come from the community.

If you have a particular Wordpress question, new idea, or just want to know how to get started, we're here to help. If you have a problem you need reviewed, please come prepared with your domain name and the related username/login information necessary to access your site.

Even if you don't have a domain name, or know what any of that is, we can start from there. All levels of inquiry are welcome.

This meeting will be every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Check the calendar for future times and days.

ONLINE Racine WordPress Community Meetup

Community: WordPress Racine

2020-10-21 18:00

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OUR FOCUS

This group is for WordPress enthusiasts who work in development, design, blogging, and content management. If you love WordPress and are eager to learn, network, and share - join us.

ONLINE MEETING DETAILS

https://meetingsamer7.webex.com/meetingsamer7/j.php?MTID=mf6bd1a9784c6519e0b41c54b7d135b58

* Meeting number:[masked]
* Password: WJnpVpAk255

CODE OF CONDUCT

We believe our community should be open to everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, religion, preferred operating system, programming language, or text editor.

WordPress General Meetup

Community: WordPress Las Vegas

2020-10-21 18:00

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First up, Joshua Copeland will present: WordPress Site Management w/ EasyEngine

Are you still using Apache/Nginx and a bunch of virtual hosts to create your own shared hosting server? Stop tinkering with configs on your server because this talk is just for you. In this talk I’ll share how I manage my sites with EasyEngine. EE is a docker setup that uses Nginx, php-fpm, and Redis to spin up sites in a blazing fast and repeatable way. I’ll go over how I use EasyEngine with Google Cloud Compute, Terraform, and Namecheap to create a server, point a domain, and create a site in just a handful of steps. This has allowed me to be able to migrate sites in a super fast way to new operating systems and keeping security patches in tip top shape. I’ll go over how to use LetsEncrypt which is built right into EasyEngine for free SSL certificates and how you can backup/migrate sites quickly. After this talk, you will be ready for lift off with EasyEngine!

Second, Darcey Hall will do a presentation with details coming soon.

We'll finish off with an open Q&A session with John Hawkins

See you there!

WooCommerce AZ RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-WooCommerce-Meetup-Group

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-10-21 18:30 | Phoenix (USA)

Galvanize
515 East Grant Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004, Phoenix (USA)

Enter the front door and follow the signs to. 😃

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**DO NOT RSVP HERE**
Our WooCommerce Meetup is official now! RSVP here:
https://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-WooCommerce-Meetup-Group

This WooCommerce Meetup is sponsored by WooCommerce, and Liquid Web Hosting, and Mode Effect.

The St. Louis WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Saint Louis

2020-10-21 18:30 | St. Louis (USA)

St. Louis
St. Louis (USA)

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Topic

TBD

Location

To be determined

Agenda

Since many folks attend with questions in-hand we want to make it easier for them to get answers. Instead of making people wait till the end of the evening to ask their questions, we're going to dedicate the first 30 minutes of the evening to questions and conversation. Need help with something? Have a cool site to share? The is the time.

Roughly:

6:30pm to 7:00pm - Question & Answer time. Come to help others, ask questions, and socialize before the main event.

7pm to 7:15pm - Introductions and housekeeping.

7:15pm to 8:30pm - Main topic of the evening and presentations.

Let's talk about WordPress!

Community: WordPress Antelope Valley

2020-10-21 19:00 | Palmdale (USA)

Panera Bread
39403 10th St W, Palmdale (USA)

We'll be at the big table in the dining room.

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You'll want to find each other at the Panera -- it's open until 9, so a 7 pm start time gives you two good hours to talk, and the internet is better there too!

The WordPress Community team is looking for some folks to take the lead in hands-on organizing your Meetups, but if you're reading this and thinking, "I've got to be a better organizer than this lame broad. At least I live on the proper side of the Continental Divide!" Then I invite you to come take over.

It could be the start of a beautiful new Meetup experience, or a whole new career!

Either way, since I'm in St. Louis, you probably should start meeting at the Panera (or as I call it, the St. Louis Bread Company 😜) and talking among yourselves. If you have specific questions about themes, the block editor or typography, please feel free to drop me a text. That's far and away the best way to get my attention for anything!

Mary

Sugar Land WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Houston

2020-10-21 19:00 | Sugar Land (USA)

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
445 Commerce Green Blvd, Sugar Land (USA)

Coming South: Take I-69 to the Dairy Ashford exit. Coming North: Take Dairy Ashford exit and make a U-turn. Turn right on Commerce Green Blvd.

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Format:
7:00 - 7:15 - Networking
7:15 - 7:25 - Intro & News
7:25 - 8:30 - Presentation
8:30 - 8:45 - WordPress 101
8:45 - 9:00 - Q&A

Presentation:

What We'll Discuss:

About The Speaker:

Website:
Twitter:
Instagram:

**Community Sponsors**
https://theblacksheepagency.com/
https://fortbendchamber.com/
https://globalspex.com/
https://www.develare.com/
https://www.nixihost.com/

2020-10-22 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-22 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Coffee / Divi / WordPress

Community: Divi Raleigh

2020-10-22 09:15 | Raleigh (USA)

8511 Colonnade Center Dr
8511 Colonnade Center Dr, Raleigh (USA)

We'll be meeting upstairs and will have some table top signs for you to see.

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Welcome to 2020. Please join us as we launch our Divi / Wordpress Meetups @Panera 8511 Colonnade Center Dr Raleigh -

***WE WILL BE UPSTAIRS***

We will be discussing Divi / Wordpress related issues and set the stage for the next quarter.

General outline will be as follows:
9:15am - 9:30am Networking / Getting settled in
9:30am - 10:45am HelpDesk / Getting Started with Wordpress / Using Divi
10:45am - 11:00am Wrap Up

ALL skill levels are encourage to attend.

Please bring a laptop with you.

WordPress Lunch and Learn

Community: WordPress Rhode Island

2020-10-22 12:30 | Jamestown (USA)

Jamestown Library
26 North Road, Jamestown (USA)

We'll be in the large Meeting Hall.

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This meetup is for people who have questions about WordPress and who need help with their websites. During our time together we answer questions, troubleshoot and sometimes even build websites.

Please bring your laptop and any login information you need to access your website if you would like help.

We usually meet at the Jamestown Library but it can change so please check the Meetup Event to be sure.

See you soon!

Divi Meetup - Los Angeles - yay!

Community: Divi Los Angeles

2020-10-22 18:00

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💻WHAT WE DO 💻
Meet up and create epic Designs with Divi
(don't worry we'll teach you :)

😍WHY WE DO IT 😍
Because Divi makes it so simple & doing things together is so much more fun!

🎉WHAT EXACTLY ARE WE DOING: 🎉
Get to know one another.
Share projects and ideas.
Create epic designs.
Are you working on a project or looking for ideas? Do you need help with something Divi or Wordpress related? Come and network and meet other entrepreneurs, Divi enthusiasts, and more.

📄OUR MANIFESTO: 📄
Everyone is infinitely talented.
We are here to bring out the best in you & have fun.

⏰WHEN: ⏰
Every last Thursday of the month

📍WHERE: 📍
on Zoom
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8731210469
password: lovepixel

📖PROGRAM: 📖
5:45pm - Arrival
6:00pm - Welcome
6:15pm- Introduce yourself
6:30pm - Latest news about Divi, something about the community, etc.
6:45pm - COLLABORATION SESSION (projects, design, ideas, Q&A)
7:30pm - Time to say bye and see you again soon!

PS: Thanks for stoping by - can't wait to get to know you!
♥️

Conyers WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Conyers

2020-10-22 19:00 | Conyers (USA)

(e)station Conyers
909 Commercial Street Northeast, Conyers (USA)

In Olde Town Conyers. Use West Ave exit 80 off I-20. Head N towards Olde Town. Right on Railroad St after you cross over RR tracks. Public parking is available off of Railroad St. Turn left right after Custom Ebroidery bldg. We are one block away.

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This is our regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Conyers WordPress Meetup.

2020-10-24 (Saturday)
Online Event: DIY User Group for Bloggers & More

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-10-24 10:00 | Seattle (USA)

Wallingford Community Senior Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle (USA)

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Are you a blogger and/or DIY (do-it-yourselfers) looking to connect with others who are interested in building WordPress websites and blogs? Then this group may be for you!

We meet once a month to discuss what we're working on, help each other on any problems we're having, and share tips on steps that can make life easier.

This group is primarily bloggers with some experience with WordPress and blogging. If you are BRAND NEW to WordPress, we'd love to see you. We also recommend attending the WordPress Fundamentals MeetUp (meets on the third Saturday of most months), which will introduce you to this great platform and get you started on your path to blogging/website management.

The DIY User Group meets on the last Saturday of each month. We hope you can join us and will spread the word. There's plenty of free parking at the Wallingford Senior Center.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

It says that the Senior is Closed, will you still have the meetup?
Yep! I have a key and will be there setting up when you arrive. Please note that there is only one host for this meetup, so if I'm sick, I will send an email through MeetUp.com if I have to cancel.

I can't find the space!!!
We're in the lower level and the entrance is north of the parking lot. There will be signs.

Do I have to bring a computer?
Only if you want to show examples to the group to help facilitate the discussion or better explain an issue you're having.

The map shows downtown Seattle, where is the location?
Please join us at the Wallingford Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle, WA. To make sure you end up at the right location, put "Wallingford Senior Center" in your search browser and Google Maps will direct you to the right place. Folks have been hit or miss when trying to navigate with the 4649 address.

I'm brand new to WordPress, is this the right MeetUp for me?
If you are new to WordPress, check out the WordPress Fundamentals Meetup. This is a great place to get an introduction to WordPress. Of course, we'd love to have you too.

Is this MeetUp only for Bloggers?
Nope! If you are a professional creating sites for clients, we'd love to have you join us to share your expertise and advice. Also, please be sure to join our Freelancer Meetup on the first Thursday of each month 10-12 AM.

DIY BLOGGER RESOURCES

If you're interested in building a big blog and/or monetization, I've found these resources to be useful:

1. Income School YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCytOqtKYpACcWMD14UjhSeQ

2. ProBlogger Community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/probloggercom/

3. BackLinko YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/backlinko

4. Neil Patel YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/neilvkpatel

5. Seattle WordPress Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WPSeattle/

2020-10-26 (Monday)
Topic TBA

Community: WordPress Janesville Area

2020-10-26 18:30

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Topic TBA.

All group meetups will be online-only until further notice (at least until Jan. 2021).

Bostonwp Meetup

Community: WordPress Boston

2020-10-26 18:30 | Cambridge (USA)

Hult International Business School
1 Education St, Cambridge (USA)

Please check in at the front desk. We are on the 6th Floor in the multi-purpose room

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Agenda

• 6:30: Networking & Pizza

• 7:00: Presentations

Presentation 1: TBA

Bio

Presentation 2: TBA

TBA

Bio

Bostonwp is Sponsored by:

A2 Hosting - https://www.a2hosting.com/

Hult International Business School - https://www.hult.edu/en/locations/boston/

OC WordPress - General Meetup

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-10-26 19:00

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For over 10 years, the group has grown an amazing community that is always willing to share. Attendees regularly discuss website strategy, tools, design and development as well as building online businesses. This meetup is open to all user levels. Whether or not you are using WordPress, you will find something of value at this meetup.

WPATX eCommerce - TBD

Community: WordPress Austin

2020-10-26 19:00 | Austin (USA)

Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street, Austin (USA)

This meetup will be on the 16th floor in the Antone's classroom.

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Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2020 for
WordPress Austin. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for
entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas
and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and
customers. For more information, visit their website: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

2020-10-27 (Tuesday)
Appleton, WI - WordPress Block Party

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-10-27 07:30

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It's a BLOCK PARTY!! - WOOP WOOP!
* Online only
* Alternate week from the main meetup
* Meant as a check-in/coffee break/support opportunity

If you have questions or are new, stop in and say hello!

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-27 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Get Help With Your WordPress Site

Community: WordPress West Jordan

2020-10-27 10:00 | South Jordan (USA)

10929 S Redwood Rd
10929 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

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Come join us for WordPress tips and tricks for business owners running their own WordPress website.

Things we will cover:
Q&A on running a WordPress website - come prepared with your questions.

Please bring a laptop if you have one, your website URL, and any questions that you may want to discuss with the group. See you there!

Please meet upstairs in the conference room.

Tips for Providing Theme Support and Documentation

Community: WordPress Oklahoma City

2020-10-27 10:00

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This session is geared toward those who are WordPress theme designers who sell their themes, as well as those interested in a career providing support. It will offer tips on how to set up your support system, pre-prepared responses, best practices, how to handle disgruntled buyers, and preparation of theme documentation. You will also learn about becoming a theme support team member.

About the Speaker: Anita Carter
I am a web developer with an emphasis on WordPress and the Genesis Framework. I also provide theme support for theme developers. I have been self-employed for nine years. I hope to freelance from the road one day living the van life.

Sandy Mush WordPress Meetup Group

Community: WordPress Sandy Mush

2020-10-27 18:00

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WORDPRESS PODCASTS

What WordPress podcasts are you listening to?

Join in on the discussion of what Podcasts are worth your time.

RSVP
If you would like to learn more about WordPress Podcasts.
Or, if you listen to a WordPress Podcast you like and would recommend.
Or, have a recommendations for Design or Coding Podcasts.

Meeting ID
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Make Blocks with Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)

Community: WordPress Fort Collins

2020-10-27 18:00

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PRESENTER: Megan Jonas from CodeGeek

The new WordPress Block Editor (Gutenberg) offers a simple, clean block-based interface that can replace many of the clunkier visual composer plugins, but sometimes you need just a little bit more custom functionality. You could write full custom blocks using React, but there may be an easier way.

In this talk, you’ll learn how to set up custom blocks using Advanced Custom Fields, add styling and custom functionality, and adjust the backend appearance to make them usable for any level user. To get the most out of this talk, you’ll want to have some comfort level with adding ACF to a WordPress template and have at least a passing familiarity with the new WordPress Block Editor.

2020-10-28 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-28 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-10-28 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Nashville PHP/WordPress BBQ Lunch

Community: WordPress Nashville

2020-10-28 11:00 | Nashville (USA)

Jack Cawthon's Bar-B-Que
1601 Charlotte Ave, Nashville (USA)

Look for the PHP Elephpants and you'll find us!

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In collaboration with Nashville PHP, come out and stimulate your mind, mouth and stomach with some finely-crafted BBQ and good ol' WordPress talk. Look for the PHP Elephpants and you'll find us!

Let's Learn About WordPress!

Community: WordPress Reno

2020-10-28 18:00

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Hello Reno WordPress Members,

As you know our meetup location has always been at the Reno Collective, which like everywhere else, has been closed these past three months. As of June 8th, the Reno Collective reopened to MEMBERS only. They plan to stay closed to the general public for the foreseeable future.

Secondly, the WordPress Community Organizers have set guidelines for in-person events, meetups, and WordCamps, especially where community transmission is still a problem. These guidelines are in effect through the 4th quarter of 2020.

Given the circumstances and temporary closure of our usual venue (The Reno Collective) and assuming there is member interest, we could move our meetup online.

Therefore if you think an online meetup would be advantageous, then let's do this. We will keep to our established schedule — fourth Wednesday of each month, 6-8 pm, except we'll meet online.

Ping us on Meetup if you have any questions.

Stay healthy and safe out there.

WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress San Antonio

2020-10-28 18:30

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Get ready for WordPress Wednesday & Workshop! Bring your laptop fully charged and don’t forget to watch all the awesome WordPress video tutorials for this month by Kori Ashton (http://askkori.com/) on her YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/koriashton). Let us come together and discuss these topics further.

Following the Q&A session regarding the videos, we will have an open workshop portion - bring your laptop and let's open up your WordPress website and get to work! Kori's website has even more resources and free tools to help you improve your online marketing.

Over 400 free videos and more being added weekly.

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-10-28 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

Divi Visual Builder Basics - Speaker: Vin

Community: Divi DC

2020-10-28 19:00

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The Divi Theme Builder comes in two forms: a "Back-end Builder" and the front-end "Visual Builder." The visual builder offers a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) interface and is a great way to design or update rows, modules, or sections quickly.

We'll go over the most common modules and design layouts during this meetup and walk you through how to place and style your content to create a great responsive layout that looks great on the desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

You'll have a chance to asks questions and go over any challenges you are having with the visual builder.

Here is the schedule:
1. Introductions
2. Visual Builder Basics Presentation by Vin
3. Q&A Discussion regarding Divi Visual Builder
4. Conclusion & Summary of Our Discussion
5. Mingle, Network, and Departure

2020-10-29 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-10-29 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Wilmington WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Wilmington

2020-10-29 17:30

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We will be discussing topics surrounding WordPress including how you (the end user or developer) use WordPress, design techniques, techniques, tools and of course simply how to use your WordPress website.

The Albuquerque WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Albuquerque

2020-10-29 18:30 | Albuquerque (USA)

Ideas and Coffee Coworking Space
5021 Indian School NE Suite 500, Albuquerque (USA)

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SEO for WordPress

Presenter: TBD

Best Practices for on site and off site social media including Yoast, Link Building, Google Analytics and the importance of Social Media.

Advanced WordPress Developer Meetup

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-10-29 18:30 | Phoenix (USA)

Co+Hoots
221 E Indianola Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012, Phoenix (USA)

Major Cross Streets: 3rd Street & Indian School

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This is the local ADVANCED WordPress Developer meetup. Join us at the CO+HOOTS coworking offices at 6 PM on the last Thursday of every month for food, networking, and learning!

6:00 - Doors open, Networking, Food

6:30 - Introductions

We like to ask a few questions to introduce yourself. Your name, who you work for and any new development skills you have learned recently.

6:45 - Developer Roundtable

We will talk about the future of this meetup and our new concept - Nine helpful skills to become a better Advanced WordPress Developer. We will also talk about other Advanced Developer concepts and keep it open to the group.

7:30 - TBD

8:30 - Soft close, Networking

9:00 - You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here

2020-11-02 (Monday)
OC WordPress - Design Meetup

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-11-02 19:00

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We meet the first Monday of each month to discuss design and process-releated topics. Come with questions! All user levels are welcome to attend.

2020-11-03 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-03 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-11-03 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

Elementor Monthly Meetup - Popups!

Community: Elementor Boulder

2020-11-03 12:00

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Calling all Elementor enthusiasts and web creators in Boulder/Denver area.

These events enable us to meet, share, learn & support one another.

We'll be meeting using Zoom. See link when you RSVP. We will post specific topic to be discussed closer to the Meetup date.

Please note that this session might be recorded and will be shared with you after the session is terminated (via Meetup).

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WordPress Q&A and Topic TBD

Community: WordPress San Jose

2020-11-03 17:30

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Milwaukee Wordpress Meetup for Beginners to Intermediate Users

Community: WordPress Greater Milwaukee

2020-11-03 18:00 | Milwaukee (USA)

Milwaukee SEO Services
10335 W. Oklahoma Ave. Suite 103, Milwaukee (USA)

Located in building inbetween Klemmers Banquet Center and Remax Realty. Please park towards the back of the building, enter through the rear entrance and head down the stairs near the entry. The conference room is the second door on the left.

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A FREE monthly WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress. The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

Bring your laptops! Free wifi. We have a projector/screen so we can demonstrate or dive into our conversations!

Plenty of personal opportunities to network before and after the meeting!

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Near hwy100 & Oklahoma Ave. Located in the building in-between Klemmers Banquet Center and Remax Realty. Please park towards the back of the building, enter through the rear entrance and head down the stairs near the entry. The conference room is the second door on the left.

NEO West WordPress Monthly MeetUp (the 1st Tuesday or Wednesday)

Community: WordPress Northeast Ohio

2020-11-03 18:00

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Topics to be determined and announced prior to each Meetup, along with the Zoom link (must RSVP to see link)!

Please keep an eye on the day of the week as we may change to accommodate speakers' schedules. :)

Ask Us Anything: WordPress Support Crowdsourcing Meetup

Community: WordPress St. Petersburg

2020-11-03 18:30 | Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast Developers Guild
2220 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast is located conveniently along Central Ave after exiting off 275 at 5th Avenue. Follow 20th St. South to Haslam’s Book Store on Central, take a right and the Academy is 2 blocks down on the left. On Street Parking is free after 6PM.

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This is a Workshop style meetup: Feel free to bring in your issues you're having with your current web projects and problems and we'll handle them using the 'Ask Us Anything' style: You can talk about the problem and we can try to give you guidance or point you in the right direction on your web project. Come prepared with some questions and also get to know the other people in WordPress St. Petersburg!

Monthly Morris County WordPress Meetup (Topic and location TBD)

Community: WordPress Morris County NJ

2020-11-03 18:30 | ()

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CHECK BACK as this event gets closer to find out if we will be meeting in-person or online.

Topic TBD. Apply to speak here! http://bit.ly/mcwpspeak

NEW NO-SHOW POLICY: Due to limited space at our new venue, we DESPERATELY need everyone to RSVP and, more importantly, UPDATE your RSVP if you can no longer make it or change your mind. We will be taking attendance at each meeting. If you leave your RSVP as "attending" but do not show up, your Meetup account will be flagged for "no show." Repeat no-show offenders will be subject to removal from the group.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: This meetup sticks very closely to the guidelines set out by WordPress for such Meetups. To that end we'll be adhering specifically to this statement: WordPress Meetups are welcoming places where everyone works to foster an accepting environment which is free of discrimination, incitement to violence, promotion of hate, and general jerk-like behavior.

ONLINE: WordPress Cape Cod Meetup via Zoom

Community: WordPress Hyannis

2020-11-03 18:30

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WordPress Cape Cod is a passionate group of WordPress enthusiasts.

The focus of our meetup is WordPress. Anyone who uses, works with or wants to understand WordPress is invited!

What to Expect:
This will be an open discussion format where you may ask or answer questions about WordPress. We may breakout into smaller rooms if the group is large.

We will be gathering virtually at 6:30 pm to check in with each other and show support for our WordPress community during this time of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For anyone who hasn't yet used ZOOM yet, here's a video to learn how to join a meeting: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Whether you have a WordPress question or just want to say hi, we look forward to "seeing" you!

#IEWP Monthly Meetup (General Meetup)

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-11-03 19:00 | ()

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This is our OFFICIAL "General Users" Monthly WordPress meetup. The skill levels vary & conversation on every level is welcomed.

We do not go into extreme depth with this meetup but offer it as an induction into the "WorldWide" WordPress community and more general WordPress questions. On some months we will have a topic specific night with guest presenters.

All are welcome to present & if you would like to do this then fill out the SPEAKER REQUEST (https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/) ( https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/) form at our meetup website.

*** OUR LOCATION: RIVERSIDE EXCITE BUILDING --UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THIS WILL BE A ZOOM CALL (https://www.google.com/maps?q=3499+10th+Street,+Riverside,+CA) ***

PARKING: There is a parking structure near the building and several spots around the building that are free after 6PM.

BUILDING: We are now closer to downtown Riverside in the EXCITE building. If you have trouble finding the place feel free to call: (951)[masked]

DINNER: Sometimes we meet beforehand for dinner it will be from 5:15 PM till 6:15. We will head to the Venue at 6:30 PM & OUR Meetup Starts at 7PM. To be updated on a real time basis join our Facebook group: IEWP Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/453550238017836/)

SCHEDULE:

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Network & Announcements
7:30 PM - 7:55 PM Presentation
7:55 PM - 8:10 PM Presentation Questions
8:10 PM - 8:45 PM Open Floor Questions
8:45 PM - 9:00 PM Networking & End

The Future of WordPress

Community: WordPress Atlanta

2020-11-03 19:00 | Atlanta (USA)

Roam Buckhead
3365 Piedmont Rd NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta (USA)

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2020-11-04 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-04 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-11-04 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Athens WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Athens

2020-11-04 18:00

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The Athens WordPress Meetup group meets the first Wednesday of each month to talk about all things WordPress. The agenda is set by our members, so if you want to have something discussed, let us know!

Whether you've just learned how to spell WordPress or are an expert, we'd love to have you!

We've moved online during this time of physical distancing. The link will be posted closer to our meeting date.

We're monitoring the situation and will work to resume our IHOP meetups when we can do it safely.

If you'd like to be a part of the organizing team or would like to speak/teach at one of our meetings, please contact Mike (https://www.meetup.com/members/9692936/) or Brandon (https://www.meetup.com/Athens-WordPress/members/236970121/)

To be announced: Scheduled Talk

Community: WordPress Tampa

2020-11-04 18:30 | Tampa (USA)

Charles J. Fendig Public Library
3909 W Neptune St., Tampa (USA)

We are meeting in the community room at the Charles J. Fendig Public Library in Tampa. The library is located on the corner of Henderson Blvd. and Neptune St. Parking is available at the library.

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We'll update the description of this talk when we schedule it.

2020-11-05 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-05 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Freelancers Meetup

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-11-05 10:00

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Do you make your living using WordPress to create websites for other people’s businesses? This new Meetup is for you! We are not about themes or plugins, rather we'll talk about aspects of having a freelance business based in WP. We’ll discuss the successes and challenges of running a small business, share stories, ask questions, share tools & resources, brainstorm ideas and generally create community for those of us who typically work in isolation.

We normally meet on the first Thursday of each month from 10-noon at the Wallingford Good Shepherd Center, Room 221. It’s not far from the freeway and has free parking. We will be meeting virtually for the forseeable future.

PS – Please note that this Meetup is specifically for those with a freelance business that relies on WordPress and not intended for those who have their business website made in WordPress. There are many other Meetups for WordPress users.

Use this link to join the Seattle WP Slack Group (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/) and then you can interact with the group in the Business Channel. We post all our Freelancer minutes on our website at: https://wpseattle.org/category/freelancers-meetup/

Please join our new FaceBook Group as well: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wpseattle

Elementor Showcase & Help Desk

Community: WordPress Marietta

2020-11-05 11:30 | Marietta (USA)

IgniteHQ
57 Waddell Street SE, Marietta (USA)

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Let's learn from each other!

Join us to showcase your Elementor creations. Show off your creativity - and how you did it. We can all use a bit of inspiration these days.

And, if you're stuck on that one little thing that just won't work the way you want, we'll be here to help.

See you in the cloud!

The Zoom link will be posted the morning of the meetup.

Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Chattanooga

2020-11-05 18:00 | ()

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Join us for our monthly meetup! Topics cover all things WordPress and WordPress related.

WordPress Memphis

Community: WordPress Memphis

2020-11-05 18:00 | Memphis (USA)

FedEx Institute of Technology(FIT)
365 Innovation Dr, Memphis (USA)

We are typically downstairs in the common room or in the upstairs conference room.

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Parking is available on the side of the building of on the street. 

Monthly Columbus WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Columbus

2020-11-05 18:30

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The topic of this meetup has not yet been announced.

Glendive WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Glendive

2020-11-05 18:30 | Glendive (USA)

Mid-Rivers Building
Mid-Rivers Communications, Glendive Service Center, Glendive (USA)

Come in by the back door and go up the steps

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We'll be in the conference room which is upstairs. There is an elevator too. Please bring your own screw-top drinks. Hopefully we'll have some snacks. Join us for the fun!

We'll talk about beginner topics and even some expert tips for managing your WordPress site!

Join us! Anyone interested in WordPress or even just websites are welcome. No charge, of course.

WordPress Work Along

Community: WordPress Albuquerque

2020-11-05 18:30

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• What we'll do
WordPress Work Alongs are a place to bring questions, or websites in progress and several WordPress experts will be available to answer questions.

• What to bring
Bring a laptop and/or questions.

• Important to know
These Work Alongs are sponsored by Ideas and Coffee, Orphic Workshop, and Noventum Custom Software.

TBD

Community: WordPress Lansing

2020-11-05 19:00 | Lansing (USA)

The Fledge
1300 Eureka Street Suite 0, Lansing (USA)

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Buffalo WordPress Users Meetup

Community: WordPress Buffalo

2020-11-05 19:00

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This Monthly Meetup is for who are using (or looking to learn about) WordPress for blogging, content management, web development, running a business, e-commerce, and more.

Topics include blogging with WordPress, using WordPress to power your site, security tips, themes and plugins, and fixing and optimizing your site. Visit wpbuffalo.com for more information.

2020-11-07 (Saturday)
WordPress Roundtable

Community: WordPress Midcities

2020-11-07 13:00

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Our WordPress MeetUp community is mostly comprised of beginners and DIY'ers. We try to cover topics that will benefit beginner and intermediate users. We mostly function as a roundtable, where all community members can contribute from their experience and learn from each other. More advanced users are encouraged to join us to share from their knowledge.

2020-11-09 (Monday)
OC WordPress - Developer Day

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-11-09 19:00

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Given the state of things in the world, we are going to take this meetup online for a while until things cool down. We will send out a link to all confirmed meetup attendees prior to the start of the event so you know how to join.

This meetup is intended for developers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional, just starting out or a have multiple plugins under your belt, we have room for you.

We invite you to join us as we continue our exploration of building plugins for WordPress. If you'd like to share what you know, leave a comment and we'll give you the floor.

Note: If you have questions or topics outside of the main topic, don’t worry, you won’t leave without the chance to talk about them.

Divi Business Development Idea Forum

Community: Divi Chicago

2020-11-09 19:00

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Join us for a round table discussion on how to generate business for yourself and tips for promoting your Divi Services. Bring your ideas and experience to the Divi round table.

Presented by: Chicago-Divi Meetup Group members.

TBA: Regular WordPress Meeting

Community: WordPress Brandon

2020-11-09 19:00 | Valrico (USA)

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
1906 Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico (USA)

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We'll update the details of this event as soon as we have them.

2020-11-10 (Tuesday)
Appleton WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-11-10 08:15

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Appleton WordPress

Online vs. In-Person TBD - will have a final decision by the 1st of the month.

Meeting schedule:
8:15 - Check in (CST/UTC-5)
8:30 - Ideas, Q&A, etc

If you have a question that might need significant time, feel free post to the Slack group or get a hold of Dani before the meeting and we'll make sure you get to address the group early in the round table period.

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-10 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

TBD

Community: WordPress Marietta

2020-11-10 11:30

Online event

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If you plan to attend, you must RSVP. The link to join the meeting is sent only to those who have registered.

Instructions for joining the online event:

📍Look for the link to join the meeting in your email on Monday evening before the meeting on Tuesday.

💻 On a computer with a working microphone (built-in or external), click the link in your email to join at 11:15 A.M. on Tuesday.

🎯 When you join, you will be in the main discussion room for a brief overview of the event and what to expect.

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge, our experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Learn more about WordPress Meetups at https://make.wordpress.org/community/meetups/

ONLINE DISCUSSION- Learn about your DIVI Theme- Divisociety.com

Community: Divi Milwaukee

2020-11-10 18:00

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A FREE WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress.

We will be covering anything and everything about what we consider the easiest and best WordPress website/page designer or builder. Going over how to use the tool as well as showing some easy and powerful tips. We think once you have experienced Divi – you’ll love it as much as we do!

The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup for DIVI THEME is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress DIVI THEME is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

You do not need to be in Milwaukee to join in. Anyone is welcome!

We are using Zoom for these Online events.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: June 23,[masked]:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-qtrzgoPTvl1FPZIDWWNVSQe6EDlQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This event is occurring every other week.

ONLINE DISCUSSION- Learn about your DIVI Theme- Divisociety.com

Community: WordPress Greater Milwaukee

2020-11-10 18:00

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A FREE WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress.

We will be covering anything and everything about what we consider the easiest and best WordPress website/page designer or builder. Going over how to use the tool as well as showing some easy and powerful tips. We think once you have experienced Divi – you’ll love it as much as we do!

The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup for DIVI THEME is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress DIVI THEME is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

We are using Zoom for these Online events.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-qtrzgoPTvl1FPZIDWWNVSQe6EDlQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This event is occurring every other week.

Topic TBD But It Will Be Awesome!

Community: WordPress Rhode Island

2020-11-10 18:00 | Pawtucket (USA)

Linchpin
80 Fountain St Suite 223, Pawtucket (USA)

We are right of I-95 Exit 29 just outside of Providence in historic Pawtucket

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WordPress RI Meetups are held consistently on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Keep up with the latest on Twitter - @WordPressRI (https://twitter.com/wordpressri)

We look forward to seeing you!

WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Fayetteville

2020-11-10 18:00 | Fayetteville (USA)

Second floor meeting space
1 E Center St, Fayetteville (USA)

If the front door is locked, go to the door at the Northwest corner of the building.

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Join us Tuesday the 8th from 6:00-8:00pm. We'll be planning out our Meetup Group's topics for the next year. If you would like to suggest any ideas, volunteer to lead a discussion, or just want to brainstorm with everybody, come on out!

WordPress Happiness Hour at the Denver Library

Community: WordPress Denver

2020-11-10 18:00 | Denver (USA)

Denver Public Library
10 West 14th Avenue, Denver (USA)

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If you are a front-end designer, intense developer, writer, or a person that likes to poke around on the Dashboard, then come on by. Bring your WordPress work and questions.

The meetup will be in the Rockwell Room. It is in the Community Technology Center at the Central Library, on the southeast end of Floor 4. Take the elevators up and walk into the computer lab. Turn right, and it's at the very end of the space on the right.

WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Louisville

2020-11-10 18:15 | Louisville (USA)

Louisville Free Public Library
301 York St, Louisville (USA)

The Board Room is located on the second floor (formerly called the Mezzanine level) of the Main Library’s North building.

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Every second Tuesday of the Month, the WordPress Louisville community meets up at the Louisville Free Public Library's main branch.

To be good stewards of this free community space, please note these rules from LFPL:
* This meeting is free and open to the public
* Food is not permitted
* The Library does not provide technical, maintenance, or custodial staff for our event.
* No products, services, or memberships may be advertised, solicited or sold, and no fees or donations may be collected

WordPress Developer Night - #IEWP

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-11-10 19:00 | Corona (USA)

Circle City Center
365 N Main St, Corona (USA)

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The Inland Empire Dev Meetup is intended for intermediate to advanced developers. At this meetup we talk about WordPress-relevant-code-level things.

Technologies:
- PHP & Javascript
- HTML5 / CSS
- Javascript Frameworks
- Modern Web Development Workflows

We are web developers first, then WordPress developers. We have an [in progress] skills ladder that gets updated regularly.

SKILLS LADDER: https://github.com/Inland-Empire-WordPress-Meetup/

We also welcome any developer presentations that are relevant to developing websites for WordPress. We look for unique workflows. Submit your talks below:

SUBMIT TALK: https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/

Everyone is welcome to come share & grow in their skills!

2020-11-11 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-11 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-11-11 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Working Session: Get Help With Your Divi Website

Community: Divi Salt Lake City

2020-11-11 11:30 | South Jordan (USA)

South Jordan Library
10673 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

We will be in the small study room.

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For those who may discover this group/meetup and not know:

Divi is one of the best themes for beginners and advanced WordPress users. It is highly flexible, has loads of built-in functionality, and can help you create any style of website in an efficient, creative manner. It's a great theme for designers, developers, and general users. We welcome WordPress users and Divi lovers at all levels!

This meeting is: Working Session: Get Help With Your Divi Website

We'll go over specific issues you are having with your Divi website and help you find solutions.

You'll learn:

1. How to troubleshoot and fix problems
2. Best Divi practices when creating content
3. Alternate solutions to achieve similar results
4. Things you could do to take your website to the next level

Here is the agenda:

1. Arrival and small talk (while presentation is getting set up)
2. Introduction
3. Working Session
4. Conclusion
5. Mingle, network, and departure

WordPress Developer Meetup: Topic TBD

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-11-11 18:00

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6:00pm: Chatting/Geeking Out 🤓
6:10pm: Introductions
6:15pm: Topic TBD
7:45pm: Wrap-up

Meeting will be in Zoom. A link will be in the Meetup event once you RSVP.

All are welcome to attend but please note: we do have a tendency to talk about some technical/developer topics. If you are looking for some less developer-focused topics, you may want to attend one of our many other Meetups each month.

Working on a topic. Don't forget we are open to your ideas!

Community: WordPress Oak Ridge

2020-11-11 18:30 | Colfax (USA)

GTCC Cameron Campus
7908 Leabourne Road, Colfax (USA)

Room 219

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We will have more info soon.

Elementor Chicago Meetup - Topic TBD

Community: Elementor Chicago

2020-11-11 18:30

Online event

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Meeting Agenda

Open: Introductions and Housekeeping

Main Topic: TBD

Q&A and Discussion

Register now using Meetup. The zoom link will be posted the week leading up to the meeting.

Hope to see you there!

*We will host zoom meetings as the group begins. When it is safe to meet in person, we will determine a location and provide a hybrid online option.

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-11-11 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

Rutland WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Rutland

2020-11-11 19:00

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2020-11-12 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-12 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Gainesville WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Gainesville

2020-11-12 12:00

Online event

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Learn WordPress Tips & Techniques every month! This month we will be going over the benefits of Constant Contact and how to integrate it into your word press website. We are currently meeting virtually every month in Zoom. Be sure to register so you will receive the Zoom link.

Learning and Sharing Elementor - Topic TBD [ZOOM]

Community: Elementor Silicon Valley

2020-11-12 13:00

Online event

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WordPress Happiness Bar

Community: WordPress Central Kentucky

2020-11-12 18:30 | Lexington (USA)

Third Street Stuff
257 North Limestone, Lexington (USA)

Third Street Stuff - parking lot is off Limestone at 3rd - across from Doodles

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Due the Corvad 19 pandemic - WordCamps are no longer live in person events - they have moved to online formats or they have cancelled- until further notice. Go to WordCamp.org for further information

WordPress meetups have also cancelled or have gone to an online format - WordPress is recommending all meetups cancel in person meetups until things open up again

So far as the local group Third St Stuff is closed as is everything else - The Lexington Libraries are closed and so our reservations for meeting room space have been cancelled

So far a online or virtual Meetups go - first the 2nd Thursday Happiness Bar format is basically a place for problem solving and or showing what you are working on. This can easily continue on our Slack Channel - I will make certain to have Slack up and open on the 2nd Thursday evening of every month starting at 6:30 PM until at least 8:00 PM - Please try to drop by. Activity will be on the #General channel

So far as the last Monday of the month meetups held on Monday evenings - we might give that a try with Zoom or ZoHo - the problem though is with the extreme increase in Zoom and ZoHo use both platforms have become unstable and unreliable - webinars will start off OK and within minutes fail - that means a new link has to be set up and attempted which also means everyone must be notified of the new link

And there is another thing going on - if you post a Zoom link publicly - like here on Meetup for example or on websites or social media --- scammers have figured out how to "scrape" the link and join in
webinars - once inside they are taking over the webinars and scree n share and showing porno stuff. WordPress - Wordcamp organizers are warning against publicly posting Zoom and ZoHo link and I would assume that also includes Webly -

I am not certain I will post a new monthly Meetup this month and will wait an see how this is looking Mid May

For now on the 2nd Thursday of each month I will have our Slack General channel open and be there from 6:30 to 8:00 PM hope folks will join me there
Ronald Headley - Central Kentucky WorpPress Meetup group

It is time to start a extension of the Central KY WordPress meetup been wanting to get this going for a long time

We will be meeting on the Second Thursday of each month at Third Street Stuff which is a coffee house that has some food and sandwiches and deserts and very good open WiFi. There are areas where tables can be brought together in different configurations. It is sort of a strange funky place - the people hanging out there could very easily fit in with a WordPress WordCamp

A WordPress Happiness Bar is casual, people can arrive and leave when they want. The object is to share WordPress experiences, and frustrations and show works in progress and work through frustrations and problems. It is an open time to bring your laptop - have some coffee and "play around" with WordPress. First ones arriving will attempt to grab a table or two in an area where the tables can be brought together. It will of course vary depending on how many other people are at the venue when we get there.

While these monthly events are primarily for WordPress.org users this is where the WordPress.com users are certainly welcome and have the opportunity to get help or give help to others. The normal monthly meetups are primarily focused on self hosted WordPress sites and the people using the free WordPress.com site for their blogging site will be pretty lost - the two are very different even though both are called WordPress

At the happiness bar people can help each other with websites and with blogging or developing eCommerce or online marketing sites or anything concerned with WordPress and web sites.

Hope you will drop by the Second Thursday of each month. We will give Third Street Stuff a try for several months and see how it works out. Sixth St Brewery is close by for those that want to so hang out after showing up at the coffee shop

WordPress Meetup - Tempe

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-11-12 18:30 | Tempe (USA)

Endurance International Group
1500 N. Priest Drive, 2nd Floor, Tempe (USA)

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6:30 pm Intros & Announcements
6:50 pm Idea Swap
7:00 pm Networking
7:20 pm Presentation (TBD)
8:25 pm Wrap-up
8:30 pm Adjourn!

WordPress Workshop Night - #IEWP

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-11-12 19:00

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ONLINE ZOOM EVENT

Do you have a WordPress website and have an issue you need help with? Bring it to the workshop and the Inland Empire WordPress group will do their best to help you through it. IEWP Workshops encourages EVERYONE to attend, female or male, old or young, beginner/intermediate/advanced. Those more advanced can help others. We'll keep the introductions and announcements minimal so you can dive right in and get some help. There is no question that is too basic. We're here for you!

We'll still be meeting on the 2nd Thursday of every month on Zoom at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you!

When you RSVP, we'll be trying to find enough helpers to help...so if you can't attend, let us know sooner, rather than later. Thanks!

FYI: Make sure you have admin access to your WordPress site. If someone else set up your site for you, make sure they give you admin access. You'll need it.

2020-11-13 (Friday)
Regular Meeting - Online via Zoom

Community: WordPress Champaign

2020-11-13 12:00

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Join us to weigh in on some strategies for moving forward as a primarily online meetup group, at least for the foreseeable future.

We'll also consider some options for topics and format, including a schedule of interactive micro and/or mini lessons -- I have a few that are ready to go on (for example) "WordPress and the LAMP stack" and "tweaking CSS via the Customizer" -- suggest a topic, or (even better) volulnteer to offer something!

2020-11-14 (Saturday)
WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking

Community: WordPress South Sound

2020-11-14 10:00

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Have questions or problems related to WordPress, WooCommerce, plugins, themes, or Google Analytics?

This virtual WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking Meetup is a great opportunity to hang out with other WordPress users, get questions answered, maybe help others, and even work on your projects alongside other members.

Q: What if I don't have questions or problems?

A: You should still attend - you may be able to help someone else, or simply get the benefit of working on your projects with like-minded folks.

Q: I don't know much about WordPress - can I still come?

A: Absolutely, ALL skill and experience levels are welcome!

2020-11-16 (Monday)
Boulder WordPress Meetup: Topic TBA

Community: WordPress Boulder

2020-11-16 18:00 | Boulder (USA)

Zoom Online - See Link in Description
From Your Home, Boulder (USA)

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This Meetup will occur via Zoom to be emailed one hour before Meetup

We cover different topics each month and often have guest speakers.

WordPress Peoria Meetup

Community: WordPress Peoria

2020-11-16 18:00 | Peoria (USA)

Web Services, Inc.
7501 N University #100, Peoria (USA)

We are now right out front of the Pioneer Square Shopping Center with Le Peep on one end of the building and Web Services, Inc. on the opposite end of the building facing University. Just park out front and come on in.

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Join us every third Monday of the month for our casual get together to talk about WordPress and the web . Experience levels may vary with each month's topic.

We begin with a monthly topic, and then finish the evening with general discussion and answer questions that we have.

WordPress powers approximately 1/4 of the entire internet, it's an impressively powerful and still very easy to use tool. Sometimes you just need a little help picking up the basics.

2020-11-17 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-17 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-11-17 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

WordPress Networking Lunch

Community: WordPress Chattanooga

2020-11-17 12:00 | Chattanooga (USA)

Naked River Brewing & BBQ
1791 Reggie White Blvd, Chattanooga (USA)

We usually aim for the high top tables in the front part of the building. When the weather gets nice, though, look for us outside!

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Join us for a casual time of hanging out, discussing all things WordPress, and enjoying some great food and beverages at the Naked River Brewing Co (it's Taco Tuesday!).

TBD

Community: WordPress Naperville

2020-11-17 18:30

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We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated before the meetup and posted to the event description page.

To Be Announced: Scheduled Talk

Community: WordPress St. Petersburg

2020-11-17 18:30 | Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast Developers Guild
2220 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast is located conveniently along Central Ave after exiting off 275 at 5th Avenue. Follow 20th St. South to Haslam’s Book Store on Central, take a right and the Academy is 2 blocks down on the left. On Street Parking is free after 6PM.

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• What we'll do
We'll announce the Talk a good month in advance, so stay tuned to this space for updates.

• What to bring
Notebook, pen, laptop or tablet if you prefer to take notes.

• Important to know
Our St. Petersburg WordPress meetups tend to be geared more 'technical' and agency/entrepeneur/freelance-oriented but we welcome beginners and clients who have WordPress websites, too. Everyone's an expert at something just be prepared to learn and engage.

WordPress Help Desk Meetup

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-11-17 18:30

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Want Help with your WordPress site, or want to help others?

This is the place to come for learning and help getting over a hurdle. Bring be ready to share your question, or help others with their questions.

NOTE: This Meetup will be online using Zoom. We will email out a password to the people that RSVP'ed yes before the event.

April was our first Help Desk Meetup via Zoom, so bring your smile and patience. We’ll do our best.

You can join our Zoom meeting either by computer, tablet, or cell phone. Once you've downloaded the Zoom app you can opt to join a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom.
https://zoom.us/test

——— The Help Desk Meetup ———

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, and is intended for a wide audience: from new WordPress users to experienced bloggers, cutting edge designers, or advanced developers; all are welcome.

The Seattle WordPress Meetup is a free, non-judgemental place for people of any skill level, interest, or background to come and learn, share, and participate in our amazing WordPress community.

—— AGENDA ——

6:30 p.m - Welcome
Announcements

Attendee Self-introductions -
Be ready to introduce yourself and a question in 15 sec:
- Name
- Affiliation (name of your business, website, etc.)
- Expertise (developer, designer, blogger, etc.)
- 1 question (optional, but encouraged!)

Vote via Zoom Poll to choose a few questions/topics to address. Bring your smile and patience. We’ll do our best.

Meeting ends 8:30

Hosts:
- Patrick Jackson (Emcee & Co-Host)
- Leslie Newman (Co-Host)

—— More About the Help Desk Meetup ——

Not Just Technical Help!

Our community is full of members with a broad range of expertise from building sites, to front and back-end development, hosting, strategy, UX and design, SEO and analytics, social networking, to project and business management.

Bring your non-technical questions and expertise, too!

Come Help Others!

If you don't need help, please come anyway! We want to add your voice, skills, and experience to the conversation. Besides, we just like your company! :)

Have fun sharing your thoughts, debating with your peers, and yes, marketing yourself and making friends as you help others over their hurdles.

Remember: if you've been doing WordPress for 2 days, you can help the person who's been doing it for 1 day.

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Emcee: Patrick Jackson
@pjackson on WPSeattle's Slack channel (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/)
Send Patrick a message (https://www.meetup.com/SeattleWordPressMeetup/members/92664202/) here on meetup.com

Thanks to our sponsors:
- WordPress Foundation
- A2 Hosting

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—— WP Seattle Community ——

Want to know more about WordPress goings on in the area?

Check out the new community website!

https://wpseattle.org/

—— Join the WP Seattle Slack Community! ——

Want to reach community members outside of a meetup? Join our slack team! (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/)

Follow this link, and request an invite:
https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/

Slack is a free online community chat service. We have a helpful community, and several channels to organize your messages.

Divi DFW Introducing Divi 4.0

Community: Divi DFW

2020-11-17 18:30 | Fort Worth (USA)

Marquis Executive Suites
9100 US-287 #200,, Fort Worth (USA)

This is on the Hamon Road Feeder to 287 heading north. Just stay on the feeder even though it says it's a dead end. The building is on the right at the end of the road.

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Intros 6:30pm
Speaker 7PM
Q&A
Close 8:30

WPATX Beginners: End Of Year Celebration

Community: WordPress Austin

2020-11-17 19:00 | Austin (USA)

T-Werx Coworking Four Points
Austin (USA)

This building is located off of 2222 and River Place Blvd next to CHARM and Four Points Chiropractic. It is the building complex behind the Black Walnut Cafe and in front of the Residence Inn by Marriott.

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Congratulations! You've made it through the entire WPATX Beginner series. This last event will be focused on celebrating our successes, and being available for any last questions.

We will cover:
• Whatever you would like

• What to bring
Bring your questions and your laptops!

• Schedule
This event is purely Q&A, networking, and helping each other grow. There is no topic or presentation.

• Important to know
This class is designed for those new to WordPress

Thank you to the West Austin Chamber of Commerce, our venue sponsor for the WPATX Beginners Class. We appreciate their ongoing support for 2020!

http://www.westaustinchamber.org/

How to Create a Sticky Sidebar Menu

Community: Elementor Dallas

2020-11-17 19:00

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Tired of the standard horizontal menu? Want to get access to more vertical space on your WordPress website and create an immersive scrolling experience? A sticky sidebar menu might be just the key.

With this type of header, you can vertically stick your menu and navigation to the side of your site, rather than using a traditional horizontal menu.

WPJax: User Group Meetup

Community: WordPress Jacksonville

2020-11-17 19:00 | Jacksonville (USA)

Keiser University
6430 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville (USA)

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A First Coast meetup for all interested in WordPress

From Beginner to Developer, everyone is welcome!

• Connections and Food

• Introductions

• Discussion/Presentation

• Q & A - Bring your Questions!

• Closing

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All food and beverages are provided by our Sponsors. This month meetup is sponsored by Open Sky Web Studio.

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2020-11-18 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-18 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-11-18 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Creating Custom Templates for your WordPress Archive Pages using Elementor

Community: Elementor Salt Lake City

2020-11-18 17:00

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If you have created a custom template for any WordPress post type or archive page, we would love to have you share!

What to Expect:
We will discuss creating a custom archive template using Elementor, and ideas on how to make your page archives more useful and to stand out more to make your WordPress websites both more functional and eye catching.

Come join our growing Kona Wordpress community!

Community: WordPress Kailua-Kona

2020-11-18 18:00 | Kailua-Kona (USA)

75-5770 Alii Dr
75-5770 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona (USA)

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Aloha and welcome to Kailua-Kona's WordPress community!

Bring your ideas and willingness to learn something new in Wordpress. We discuss updates, themes, plugins and various Wordpress day to day issues and solutions.

We will begin as soon as the first person arrives. If you have a topic to discuss, please add it to the discussion area using the menu link above. This gives other attendees the chance to consider the discussion and add to the topic.

We do not have a set topic. Topics come from the community.

If you have a particular Wordpress question, new idea, or just want to know how to get started, we're here to help. If you have a problem you need reviewed, please come prepared with your domain name and the related username/login information necessary to access your site.

Even if you don't have a domain name, or know what any of that is, we can start from there. All levels of inquiry are welcome.

This meeting will be every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Check the calendar for future times and days.

WordPress General Meetup

Community: WordPress Las Vegas

2020-11-18 18:00

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Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-11-18 18:30 | Phoenix (USA)

Galvanize
515 East Grant Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004, Phoenix (USA)

Enter the front door and follow the signs to. 😃

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**DO NOT RSVP HERE**
Our WooCommerce Meetup is official now! RSVP here:
https://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-WooCommerce-Meetup-Group

This WooCommerce Meetup is sponsored by WooCommerce, and Liquid Web Hosting, and Mode Effect.

The St. Louis WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Saint Louis

2020-11-18 18:30 | St. Louis (USA)

St. Louis
St. Louis (USA)

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Topic

TBD

Location

To be determined

Agenda

Since many folks attend with questions in-hand we want to make it easier for them to get answers. Instead of making people wait till the end of the evening to ask their questions, we're going to dedicate the first 30 minutes of the evening to questions and conversation. Need help with something? Have a cool site to share? The is the time.

Roughly:

6:30pm to 7:00pm - Question & Answer time. Come to help others, ask questions, and socialize before the main event.

7pm to 7:15pm - Introductions and housekeeping.

7:15pm to 8:30pm - Main topic of the evening and presentations.

Building AMP Pages in Divi - Speaker: Richard Millstein

Community: Divi DC

2020-11-18 19:00

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Accelerated Mobile Pages (APM) is an HTML framework that simplifies pages, allowing them to load faster on mobile devices.

Richard will discuss the best way to set up your Diiv WordPress website for APM optimization. You'll learn what plugins and online tools work best for this task as well.

You'll have a chance to asks questions and go over any challenges you are having with the visual builder.

Here is the schedule:
1. Introductions
2. Building AMP Pages in Divi - Speaker: Richard Millstein
3. Q&A Discussion regarding Divi Visual Builder
4. Conclusion & Summary of Our Discussion
5. Mingle, Network, and Departure

Let's talk about WordPress!

Community: WordPress Antelope Valley

2020-11-18 19:00 | Palmdale (USA)

Panera Bread
39403 10th St W, Palmdale (USA)

We'll be at the big table in the dining room.

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You'll want to find each other at the Panera -- it's open until 9, so a 7 pm start time gives you two good hours to talk, and the internet is better there too!

The WordPress Community team is looking for some folks to take the lead in hands-on organizing your Meetups, but if you're reading this and thinking, "I've got to be a better organizer than this lame broad. At least I live on the proper side of the Continental Divide!" Then I invite you to come take over.

It could be the start of a beautiful new Meetup experience, or a whole new career!

Either way, since I'm in St. Louis, you probably should start meeting at the Panera (or as I call it, the St. Louis Bread Company 😜) and talking among yourselves. If you have specific questions about themes, the block editor or typography, please feel free to drop me a text. That's far and away the best way to get my attention for anything!

Mary

Sugar Land WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Houston

2020-11-18 19:00 | Sugar Land (USA)

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
445 Commerce Green Blvd, Sugar Land (USA)

Coming South: Take I-69 to the Dairy Ashford exit. Coming North: Take Dairy Ashford exit and make a U-turn. Turn right on Commerce Green Blvd.

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Format:
7:00 - 7:15 - Networking
7:15 - 7:25 - Intro & News
7:25 - 8:30 - Presentation
8:30 - 8:45 - WordPress 101
8:45 - 9:00 - Q&A

Presentation:

What We'll Discuss:

About The Speaker:

Website:
Twitter:
Instagram:

**Community Sponsors**
https://theblacksheepagency.com/
https://fortbendchamber.com/
https://globalspex.com/
https://www.develare.com/
https://www.nixihost.com/

2020-11-19 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-19 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Updating Multiple Websites From One WordPress Install

Community: WordPress Greenville

2020-11-19 11:30

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Please join us for our regular monthly meetup.

Running Order (Subject to Change):
11:30 am: Arrive for networking and refreshments
11:45 am - Opening remarks
12 pm - Speaker
12:40 pm - Open Q&A Session
12:50 pm - Closing remarks & Social
1:00 pm - End

******Anyone that comes to the MeetUp gets 3 MONTH FREE HOSTING of the Swift Hosting plan from our sponsor A2HOSTING.COM (https://www.a2hosting.com/web-hosting)******

Come prepared to listen to a great talk!!!

Important to know:
We use the same Code of Conduct for our Meetup that we use for WordCamp Greenville, and it can be found here: https://2020.greenville.wordcamp.org/code-of-conduct/

Please be kind and courteous to all attendees and employees!

Lawton WordPress Users Group Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Lawton

2020-11-19 11:30 | Lawton (USA)

Great Plains Business Development Center
1601 SW Park Ridge Blvd, Suite #105, Lawton (USA)

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The Meetup location is off of West Lee Blvd. Google Maps may try to take you to a location on SW Park, which is incorrect.

Pizza lunch will be provided by Striped Ape Digital Media of Lawton. It will be a great opportunity to meet like minded folks. We will have a short presentation on the new Gutenberg Editor.

Please RSVP so there is enough pizza.

Maui WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Maui

2020-11-19 17:00 | ()

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Meetups starts a few minutes after 5pm and ends by 7pm.

Reminder: Let others know on MauiWP.org or in the Facebook group if you have anything you want to share or ask questions others might be able to answer for you.

This is your meetup we talk about the things you want to talk about, so please let people know here:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/MauiWP

or

http://mauiwp.org/

If you plan to share something or hope to get an answer on something

Aloha,

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Using Divi’s New Sticky Feature

Community: Divi Seattle

2020-11-19 18:00

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Welcome Divi Seattle!

Just a few months ago, Divi released an awesome new set of Sticky design settings. These allow you to easily create sticky elements that fade in and out depending on your scroll behavior. We often see this featured on custom websites or more complex websites, but now we can accomplish it easily with Divi! This meetup will cover how to use the new feature, best practices, and examples for different modules and use cases.

If we get done early, we’ll be available to answer any *Divi-specific* questions you have regarding your websites.

****ONLINE EVENT****
This is a virtual event. Please join us via Google Meet in the link provided when you RSVP.

****HOW TO JOIN****
Please open the meeting link in Google Chrome. Not all browsers are compatible. Grant permissions to your computer microphone and/or camera in order to participate.

Olympia WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Olympia

2020-11-19 19:00

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The Olympia WordPress Meetup is a free, non-judgemental place for people of any skill level, interest, or background to come and learn, share, and participate in our amazing WordPress community.

You may register your attendance at this OlyWP Meetup site https://www.meetup.com/Olympia-WordPress-Meetup-OlyWP where we describe the meeting in more detail each month.

This Meetup announcement is made by Olympia Microcomputer Users Group (OMUG) http://www.olymug.org/ as the sponsor of the event.

2020-11-21 (Saturday)
Virtual: WordPress Fundamentals

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-11-21 10:00

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Come get an introduction to WordPress and get some questions answered. We start as a group to go over some basics, then split up according to what you need help with this month.

If you're an advanced user or WordPress professional looking for a chance to help folks, please come!

Open Workshop — Combined Frederick Technology Groups

Community: WordPress Frederick

2020-11-21 10:00 | Frederick (USA)

118 N Market St
118 N Market St, Frederick (USA)

Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc (FITCI)

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Several of the technology user groups in Frederick have gotten together to host a monthly open workshop together.

This specifically includes ourselves, Python Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/python-frederick/), AWS Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Frederick-Meetup/), KeyLUG (https://www.meetup.com/KeyLUG/), and Startup Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/Frederick-Startup-Community).

This is just open time with free wifi to come together with other developers to hang out and work on projects. Together or alone! Bring a project you need to work on. Bring a project you want help on. Show up to offer your help to someone else, or just show up to sit in the corner and read a book. All are welcome to join us in sitting down and geeking out together for a couple hours on Saturday morning.

WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking

Community: WordPress Red Wing

2020-11-21 10:00

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Have questions or problems related to WordPress, WooCommerce, plugins, themes, or Google Analytics?

This WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking Meetup is a great opportunity to hang out with other WordPress users, get questions answered, maybe help others, and even work on your projects alongside other members.

Q: What if I don't have questions or problems?

A: You should still attend - you may be able to help someone else, or simply get the benefit of working on your projects with like-minded folks.

Q: I don't know much about WordPress - can I still come?

A: Absolutely, ALL skill and experience levels are welcome!

We hope to see you soon - you bring yourself and we'll provide the coffee.

Brooklyn Volunteer WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress New York City

2020-11-21 13:00 | Brooklyn (USA)

Commons Cafe
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn (USA)

We usually set up in the backroom, but sometimes make use of the conference room upstairs. I'll let you know the day of.

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Reminder
1) Everyone is a volunteer. Don’t just come for help - help others!
2) No one works for WordPress. WordPress is “free” open source software.
3) Be kind & patient.

This is the official Brooklyn chapter of the WordPress NYC Help Desk. Bring your laptop and pressing WordPress questions and we'll do our best to get you unstuck.

November Meetup

Community: WordPress Cupertino

2020-11-21 14:00

Online event

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2020-11-23 (Monday)
WordPress Meetup West

Community: WordPress Saint Louis

2020-11-23 18:30 | Saint Charles (USA)

OPO Startups
119 South Main Street, Saint Charles (USA)

We're in the Old Post Office building on Main Street St. Charles. Directly across the street from Tuners.

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This WordPress meetup digs into how WordPress works and different tips and tools you can use to get the most out of your WordPress site. We tend to delve into developer topics so a bit of PHP and HTML experience is a plus, but not necessary.

Topic TBA

Community: WordPress Janesville Area

2020-11-23 18:30

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Topic TBA.

All group meetups will be online-only until further notice (at least until Jan. 2021).

OC WordPress - General Meetup

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-11-23 19:00

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For over 10 years, the group has grown an amazing community that is always willing to share. Attendees regularly discuss website strategy, tools, design and development as well as building online businesses. This meetup is open to all user levels. Whether or not you are using WordPress, you will find something of value at this meetup.

WPATX eCommerce - TBD

Community: WordPress Austin

2020-11-23 19:00 | Austin (USA)

Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street, Austin (USA)

This meetup will be on the 16th floor in the Antone's classroom.

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Details coming soon

Thank you to Capital Factory for sponsoring event space in 2020 for
WordPress Austin. Capital Factory is the center of gravity for
entrepreneurs in Texas. They meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas
and introduce them to their first investors, employees, mentors and
customers. For more information, visit their website: https://www.capitalfactory.com/

2020-11-24 (Tuesday)
Appleton, WI - WordPress Block Party

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-11-24 07:30

Online event

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It's a BLOCK PARTY!! - WOOP WOOP!
* Online only
* Alternate week from the main meetup
* Meant as a check-in/coffee break/support opportunity

If you have questions or are new, stop in and say hello!

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-24 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Get Help With Your WordPress Site

Community: WordPress West Jordan

2020-11-24 10:00 | South Jordan (USA)

10929 S Redwood Rd
10929 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

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Come join us for WordPress tips and tricks for business owners running their own WordPress website.

Things we will cover:
Q&A on running a WordPress website - come prepared with your questions.

Please bring a laptop if you have one, your website URL, and any questions that you may want to discuss with the group. See you there!

Please meet upstairs in the conference room.

Sandy Mush WordPress Meetup Group

Community: WordPress Sandy Mush

2020-11-24 18:00

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2020-11-25 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-25 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-11-25 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Nashville PHP/WordPress BBQ Lunch

Community: WordPress Nashville

2020-11-25 11:00 | Nashville (USA)

Jack Cawthon's Bar-B-Que
1601 Charlotte Ave, Nashville (USA)

Look for the PHP Elephpants and you'll find us!

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In collaboration with Nashville PHP, come out and stimulate your mind, mouth and stomach with some finely-crafted BBQ and good ol' WordPress talk. Look for the PHP Elephpants and you'll find us!

Let's Learn About WordPress!

Community: WordPress Reno

2020-11-25 18:00

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Hello Reno WordPress Members,

As you know our meetup location has always been at the Reno Collective, which like everywhere else, has been closed these past three months. As of June 8th, the Reno Collective reopened to MEMBERS only. They plan to stay closed to the general public for the foreseeable future.

Secondly, the WordPress Community Organizers have set guidelines for in-person events, meetups, and WordCamps, especially where community transmission is still a problem. These guidelines are in effect through the 4th quarter of 2020.

Given the circumstances and temporary closure of our usual venue (The Reno Collective) and assuming there is member interest, we could move our meetup online.

Therefore if you think an online meetup would be advantageous, then let's do this. We will keep to our established schedule — fourth Wednesday of each month, 6-8 pm, except we'll meet online.

Ping us on Meetup if you have any questions.

Stay healthy and safe out there.

WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress San Antonio

2020-11-25 18:30

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Get ready for WordPress Wednesday & Workshop! Bring your laptop fully charged and don’t forget to watch all the awesome WordPress video tutorials for this month by Kori Ashton (http://askkori.com/) on her YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/koriashton). Let us come together and discuss these topics further.

Following the Q&A session regarding the videos, we will have an open workshop portion - bring your laptop and let's open up your WordPress website and get to work! Kori's website has even more resources and free tools to help you improve your online marketing.

Over 400 free videos and more being added weekly.

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-11-25 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

2020-11-26 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-11-26 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Coffee / Divi / WordPress

Community: Divi Raleigh

2020-11-26 09:15 | Raleigh (USA)

8511 Colonnade Center Dr
8511 Colonnade Center Dr, Raleigh (USA)

We'll be meeting upstairs and will have some table top signs for you to see.

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Welcome to 2020. Please join us as we launch our Divi / Wordpress Meetups @Panera 8511 Colonnade Center Dr Raleigh -

***WE WILL BE UPSTAIRS***

We will be discussing Divi / Wordpress related issues and set the stage for the next quarter.

General outline will be as follows:
9:15am - 9:30am Networking / Getting settled in
9:30am - 10:45am HelpDesk / Getting Started with Wordpress / Using Divi
10:45am - 11:00am Wrap Up

ALL skill levels are encourage to attend.

Please bring a laptop with you.

WordPress Lunch and Learn

Community: WordPress Rhode Island

2020-11-26 12:30 | Jamestown (USA)

Jamestown Library
26 North Road, Jamestown (USA)

We'll be in the large Meeting Hall.

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This meetup is for people who have questions about WordPress and who need help with their websites. During our time together we answer questions, troubleshoot and sometimes even build websites.

Please bring your laptop and any login information you need to access your website if you would like help.

We usually meet at the Jamestown Library but it can change so please check the Meetup Event to be sure.

See you soon!

Wilmington WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Wilmington

2020-11-26 17:30

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We will be discussing topics surrounding WordPress including how you (the end user or developer) use WordPress, design techniques, techniques, tools and of course simply how to use your WordPress website.

Divi Meetup - Los Angeles - yay!

Community: Divi Los Angeles

2020-11-26 18:00

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💻WHAT WE DO 💻
Meet up and create epic Designs with Divi
(don't worry we'll teach you :)

😍WHY WE DO IT 😍
Because Divi makes it so simple & doing things together is so much more fun!

🎉WHAT EXACTLY ARE WE DOING: 🎉
Get to know one another.
Share projects and ideas.
Create epic designs.
Are you working on a project or looking for ideas? Do you need help with something Divi or Wordpress related? Come and network and meet other entrepreneurs, Divi enthusiasts, and more.

📄OUR MANIFESTO: 📄
Everyone is infinitely talented.
We are here to bring out the best in you & have fun.

⏰WHEN: ⏰
Every last Thursday of the month

📍WHERE: 📍
on Zoom
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8731210469
password: lovepixel

📖PROGRAM: 📖
5:45pm - Arrival
6:00pm - Welcome
6:15pm- Introduce yourself
6:30pm - Latest news about Divi, something about the community, etc.
6:45pm - COLLABORATION SESSION (projects, design, ideas, Q&A)
7:30pm - Time to say bye and see you again soon!

PS: Thanks for stoping by - can't wait to get to know you!
♥️

Advanced WordPress Developer Meetup

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-11-26 18:30 | Phoenix (USA)

Co+Hoots
221 E Indianola Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012, Phoenix (USA)

Major Cross Streets: 3rd Street & Indian School

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This is the local ADVANCED WordPress Developer meetup. Join us at the CO+HOOTS coworking offices at 6 PM on the last Thursday of every month for food, networking, and learning!

6:00 - Doors open, Networking, Food

6:30 - Introductions

We like to ask a few questions to introduce yourself. Your name, who you work for and any new development skills you have learned recently.

6:45 - Developer Roundtable

We will talk about the future of this meetup and our new concept - Nine helpful skills to become a better Advanced WordPress Developer. We will also talk about other Advanced Developer concepts and keep it open to the group.

7:30 - TBD

8:30 - Soft close, Networking

9:00 - You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here

The Albuquerque WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Albuquerque

2020-11-26 18:30 | Albuquerque (USA)

Ideas and Coffee Coworking Space
5021 Indian School NE Suite 500, Albuquerque (USA)

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Site Speed - How to Make your WordPress website run super fast and reliably.

Moderator: TBD

Roundtable discussion

Conyers WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Conyers

2020-11-26 19:00 | Conyers (USA)

(e)station Conyers
909 Commercial Street Northeast, Conyers (USA)

In Olde Town Conyers. Use West Ave exit 80 off I-20. Head N towards Olde Town. Right on Railroad St after you cross over RR tracks. Public parking is available off of Railroad St. Turn left right after Custom Ebroidery bldg. We are one block away.

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This is our regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Conyers WordPress Meetup.

2020-11-28 (Saturday)
Online Event: DIY User Group for Bloggers & More

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-11-28 10:00 | Seattle (USA)

Wallingford Community Senior Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle (USA)

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Are you a blogger and/or DIY (do-it-yourselfers) looking to connect with others who are interested in building WordPress websites and blogs? Then this group may be for you!

We meet once a month to discuss what we're working on, help each other on any problems we're having, and share tips on steps that can make life easier.

This group is primarily bloggers with some experience with WordPress and blogging. If you are BRAND NEW to WordPress, we'd love to see you. We also recommend attending the WordPress Fundamentals MeetUp (meets on the third Saturday of most months), which will introduce you to this great platform and get you started on your path to blogging/website management.

The DIY User Group meets on the last Saturday of each month. We hope you can join us and will spread the word. There's plenty of free parking at the Wallingford Senior Center.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

It says that the Senior is Closed, will you still have the meetup?
Yep! I have a key and will be there setting up when you arrive. Please note that there is only one host for this meetup, so if I'm sick, I will send an email through MeetUp.com if I have to cancel.

I can't find the space!!!
We're in the lower level and the entrance is north of the parking lot. There will be signs.

Do I have to bring a computer?
Only if you want to show examples to the group to help facilitate the discussion or better explain an issue you're having.

The map shows downtown Seattle, where is the location?
Please join us at the Wallingford Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle, WA. To make sure you end up at the right location, put "Wallingford Senior Center" in your search browser and Google Maps will direct you to the right place. Folks have been hit or miss when trying to navigate with the 4649 address.

I'm brand new to WordPress, is this the right MeetUp for me?
If you are new to WordPress, check out the WordPress Fundamentals Meetup. This is a great place to get an introduction to WordPress. Of course, we'd love to have you too.

Is this MeetUp only for Bloggers?
Nope! If you are a professional creating sites for clients, we'd love to have you join us to share your expertise and advice. Also, please be sure to join our Freelancer Meetup on the first Thursday of each month 10-12 AM.

DIY BLOGGER RESOURCES

If you're interested in building a big blog and/or monetization, I've found these resources to be useful:

1. Income School YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCytOqtKYpACcWMD14UjhSeQ

2. ProBlogger Community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/probloggercom/

3. BackLinko YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/backlinko

4. Neil Patel YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/neilvkpatel

5. Seattle WordPress Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WPSeattle/

2020-11-30 (Monday)
Bostonwp Meetup

Community: WordPress Boston

2020-11-30 18:30 | Cambridge (USA)

Hult International Business School
1 Education St, Cambridge (USA)

Please check in at the front desk. We are on the 6th Floor in the multi-purpose room

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Agenda

• 6:30: Networking & Pizza

• 7:00: Presentations

Presentation 1: TBA

Bio

Presentation 2: TBA

TBA

Bio

Bostonwp is Sponsored by:

A2 Hosting - https://www.a2hosting.com/

Hult International Business School - https://www.hult.edu/en/locations/boston/

2020-12-01 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-01 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-12-01 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

Elementor Monthly Meetup

Community: Elementor Boulder

2020-12-01 12:00

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Calling all Elementor enthusiasts and web creators in Boulder/Denver area.

These events enable us to meet, share, learn & support one another.

We'll be meeting using Zoom. See link when you RSVP. We will post specific topic to be discussed closer to the Meetup date.

Please note that this session might be recorded and will be shared with you after the session is terminated (via Meetup).

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WordPress Q&A and Topic TBD

Community: WordPress San Jose

2020-12-01 17:30

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Milwaukee Wordpress Meetup for Beginners to Intermediate Users

Community: WordPress Greater Milwaukee

2020-12-01 18:00 | Milwaukee (USA)

Milwaukee SEO Services
10335 W. Oklahoma Ave. Suite 103, Milwaukee (USA)

Located in building inbetween Klemmers Banquet Center and Remax Realty. Please park towards the back of the building, enter through the rear entrance and head down the stairs near the entry. The conference room is the second door on the left.

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A FREE monthly WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress. The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

Bring your laptops! Free wifi. We have a projector/screen so we can demonstrate or dive into our conversations!

Plenty of personal opportunities to network before and after the meeting!

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Near hwy100 & Oklahoma Ave. Located in the building in-between Klemmers Banquet Center and Remax Realty. Please park towards the back of the building, enter through the rear entrance and head down the stairs near the entry. The conference room is the second door on the left.

NEO West WordPress Monthly MeetUp (the 1st Tuesday or Wednesday)

Community: WordPress Northeast Ohio

2020-12-01 18:00

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Topics to be determined and announced prior to each Meetup, along with the Zoom link (must RSVP to see link)!

Please keep an eye on the day of the week as we may change to accommodate speakers' schedules. :)

Monthly Morris County WordPress Meetup (Topic and location TBD)

Community: WordPress Morris County NJ

2020-12-01 18:30 | ()

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CHECK BACK as this event gets closer to find out if we will be meeting in-person or online.

Topic TBD. Apply to speak here! http://bit.ly/mcwpspeak

NEW NO-SHOW POLICY: Due to limited space at our new venue, we DESPERATELY need everyone to RSVP and, more importantly, UPDATE your RSVP if you can no longer make it or change your mind. We will be taking attendance at each meeting. If you leave your RSVP as "attending" but do not show up, your Meetup account will be flagged for "no show." Repeat no-show offenders will be subject to removal from the group.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: This meetup sticks very closely to the guidelines set out by WordPress for such Meetups. To that end we'll be adhering specifically to this statement: WordPress Meetups are welcoming places where everyone works to foster an accepting environment which is free of discrimination, incitement to violence, promotion of hate, and general jerk-like behavior.

ONLINE: WordPress Cape Cod Meetup via Zoom

Community: WordPress Hyannis

2020-12-01 18:30

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WordPress Cape Cod is a passionate group of WordPress enthusiasts.

The focus of our meetup is WordPress. Anyone who uses, works with or wants to understand WordPress is invited!

What to Expect:
This will be an open discussion format where you may ask or answer questions about WordPress. We may breakout into smaller rooms if the group is large.

We will be gathering virtually at 6:30 pm to check in with each other and show support for our WordPress community during this time of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For anyone who hasn't yet used ZOOM yet, here's a video to learn how to join a meeting: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-

Whether you have a WordPress question or just want to say hi, we look forward to "seeing" you!

Ask Us Anything: WordPress Support Crowdsourcing Meetup

Community: WordPress St. Petersburg

2020-12-01 18:30 | Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast Developers Guild
2220 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast is located conveniently along Central Ave after exiting off 275 at 5th Avenue. Follow 20th St. South to Haslam’s Book Store on Central, take a right and the Academy is 2 blocks down on the left. On Street Parking is free after 6PM.

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This is a Workshop style meetup: Feel free to bring in your issues you're having with your current web projects and problems and we'll handle them using the 'Ask Us Anything' style: You can talk about the problem and we can try to give you guidance or point you in the right direction on your web project. Come prepared with some questions and also get to know the other people in WordPress St. Petersburg!

#IEWP Monthly Meetup (General Meetup)

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-12-01 19:00 | ()

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This is our OFFICIAL "General Users" Monthly WordPress meetup. The skill levels vary & conversation on every level is welcomed.

We do not go into extreme depth with this meetup but offer it as an induction into the "WorldWide" WordPress community and more general WordPress questions. On some months we will have a topic specific night with guest presenters.

All are welcome to present & if you would like to do this then fill out the SPEAKER REQUEST (https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/) ( https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/) form at our meetup website.

*** OUR LOCATION: RIVERSIDE EXCITE BUILDING --UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THIS WILL BE A ZOOM CALL (https://www.google.com/maps?q=3499+10th+Street,+Riverside,+CA) ***

PARKING: There is a parking structure near the building and several spots around the building that are free after 6PM.

BUILDING: We are now closer to downtown Riverside in the EXCITE building. If you have trouble finding the place feel free to call: (951)[masked]

DINNER: Sometimes we meet beforehand for dinner it will be from 5:15 PM till 6:15. We will head to the Venue at 6:30 PM & OUR Meetup Starts at 7PM. To be updated on a real time basis join our Facebook group: IEWP Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/453550238017836/)

SCHEDULE:

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Network & Announcements
7:30 PM - 7:55 PM Presentation
7:55 PM - 8:10 PM Presentation Questions
8:10 PM - 8:45 PM Open Floor Questions
8:45 PM - 9:00 PM Networking & End

E-Commerce

Community: WordPress Atlanta

2020-12-01 19:00 | Atlanta (USA)

Roam Buckhead
3365 Piedmont Rd NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta (USA)

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2020-12-02 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-02 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-12-02 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Athens WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Athens

2020-12-02 18:00

Online event

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The Athens WordPress Meetup group meets the first Wednesday of each month to talk about all things WordPress. The agenda is set by our members, so if you want to have something discussed, let us know!

Whether you've just learned how to spell WordPress or are an expert, we'd love to have you!

We've moved online during this time of physical distancing. The link will be posted closer to our meeting date.

We're monitoring the situation and will work to resume our IHOP meetups when we can do it safely.

If you'd like to be a part of the organizing team or would like to speak/teach at one of our meetings, please contact Mike (https://www.meetup.com/members/9692936/) or Brandon (https://www.meetup.com/Athens-WordPress/members/236970121/)

To be announced: Scheduled Talk

Community: WordPress Tampa

2020-12-02 18:30 | Tampa (USA)

Charles J. Fendig Public Library
3909 W Neptune St., Tampa (USA)

We are meeting in the community room at the Charles J. Fendig Public Library in Tampa. The library is located on the corner of Henderson Blvd. and Neptune St. Parking is available at the library.

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We'll update the description of this talk when we schedule it.

2020-12-03 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-03 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Freelancers Meetup

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-12-03 10:00

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Do you make your living using WordPress to create websites for other people’s businesses? This new Meetup is for you! We are not about themes or plugins, rather we'll talk about aspects of having a freelance business based in WP. We’ll discuss the successes and challenges of running a small business, share stories, ask questions, share tools & resources, brainstorm ideas and generally create community for those of us who typically work in isolation.

We normally meet on the first Thursday of each month from 10-noon at the Wallingford Good Shepherd Center, Room 221. It’s not far from the freeway and has free parking. We will be meeting virtually for the forseeable future.

PS – Please note that this Meetup is specifically for those with a freelance business that relies on WordPress and not intended for those who have their business website made in WordPress. There are many other Meetups for WordPress users.

Use this link to join the Seattle WP Slack Group (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/) and then you can interact with the group in the Business Channel. We post all our Freelancer minutes on our website at: https://wpseattle.org/category/freelancers-meetup/

Please join our new FaceBook Group as well: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wpseattle

Elementor Showcase & Help Desk

Community: WordPress Marietta

2020-12-03 11:30 | Marietta (USA)

IgniteHQ
57 Waddell Street SE, Marietta (USA)

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Let's learn from each other!

Join us to showcase your Elementor creations. Show off your creativity - and how you did it. We can all use a bit of inspiration these days.

And, if you're stuck on that one little thing that just won't work the way you want, we'll be here to help.

See you in the cloud!

The Zoom link will be posted the morning of the meetup.

WordPress Memphis

Community: WordPress Memphis

2020-12-03 18:00 | Memphis (USA)

FedEx Institute of Technology(FIT)
365 Innovation Dr, Memphis (USA)

We are typically downstairs in the common room or in the upstairs conference room.

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Parking is available on the side of the building of on the street. 

Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Chattanooga

2020-12-03 18:00 | ()

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Join us for our monthly meetup! Topics cover all things WordPress and WordPress related.

Glendive WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Glendive

2020-12-03 18:30 | Glendive (USA)

Mid-Rivers Building
Mid-Rivers Communications, Glendive Service Center, Glendive (USA)

Come in by the back door and go up the steps

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We'll be in the conference room which is upstairs. There is an elevator too. Please bring your own screw-top drinks. Hopefully we'll have some snacks. Join us for the fun!

We'll talk about beginner topics and even some expert tips for managing your WordPress site!

Join us! Anyone interested in WordPress or even just websites are welcome. No charge, of course.

Monthly Columbus WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Columbus

2020-12-03 18:30

Online event

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WordPress Work Along

Community: WordPress Albuquerque

2020-12-03 18:30

Online event

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This is a Virtual Event

• What we'll do
WordPress Work Alongs are a place to bring questions, or websites in progress and several WordPress experts will be available to answer questions.

• What to bring
Bring a laptop and/or questions.

• Important to know
These Work Alongs are sponsored by Ideas and Coffee, Orphic Workshop, and Noventum Custom Software.

TBD

Community: WordPress Lansing

2020-12-03 19:00 | Lansing (USA)

The Fledge
1300 Eureka Street Suite 0, Lansing (USA)

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Buffalo WordPress Users Meetup

Community: WordPress Buffalo

2020-12-03 19:00

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This Monthly Meetup is for who are using (or looking to learn about) WordPress for blogging, content management, web development, running a business, e-commerce, and more.

Topics include blogging with WordPress, using WordPress to power your site, security tips, themes and plugins, and fixing and optimizing your site. Visit wpbuffalo.com for more information.

2020-12-05 (Saturday)
WordPress Roundtable

Community: WordPress Midcities

2020-12-05 13:00

Online event

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Our WordPress MeetUp community is mostly comprised of beginners and DIY'ers. We try to cover topics that will benefit beginner and intermediate users. We mostly function as a roundtable, where all community members can contribute from their experience and learn from each other. More advanced users are encouraged to join us to share from their knowledge.

2020-12-07 (Monday)
OC WordPress - Design Meetup

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-12-07 19:00

Online event

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We meet the first Monday of each month to discuss design and process-releated topics. Come with questions! All user levels are welcome to attend.

2020-12-08 (Tuesday)
Appleton WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-12-08 08:15

Online event

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Online vs. In-Person TBD - will have a final decision by the 1st of the month.

Meeting schedule:
8:15 - Check in (CST/UTC-5)
8:30 - Ideas, Q&A, etc

If you have a question that might need significant time, feel free post to the Slack group or get a hold of Dani before the meeting and we'll make sure you get to address the group early in the round table period.

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-08 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

TBD

Community: WordPress Marietta

2020-12-08 11:30

Online event

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If you plan to attend, you must RSVP. The link to join the meeting is sent only to those who have registered.

Instructions for joining the online event:

📍Look for the link to join the meeting in your email on Monday evening before the meeting on Tuesday.

💻 On a computer with a working microphone (built-in or external), click the link in your email to join at 11:15 A.M. on Tuesday.

🎯 When you join, you will be in the main discussion room for a brief overview of the event and what to expect.

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge, our experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Learn more about WordPress Meetups at https://make.wordpress.org/community/meetups/

Topic TBD But It Will Be Awesome!

Community: WordPress Rhode Island

2020-12-08 18:00 | Pawtucket (USA)

Linchpin
80 Fountain St Suite 223, Pawtucket (USA)

We are right of I-95 Exit 29 just outside of Providence in historic Pawtucket

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WordPress RI Meetups are held consistently on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Keep up with the latest on Twitter - @WordPressRI (https://twitter.com/wordpressri)

We look forward to seeing you!

WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Fayetteville

2020-12-08 18:00 | Fayetteville (USA)

Second floor meeting space
1 E Center St, Fayetteville (USA)

If the front door is locked, go to the door at the Northwest corner of the building.

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Join us Tuesday the 8th from 6:00-8:00pm. We'll be planning out our Meetup Group's topics for the next year. If you would like to suggest any ideas, volunteer to lead a discussion, or just want to brainstorm with everybody, come on out!

WordPress Happiness Hour at the Denver Library

Community: WordPress Denver

2020-12-08 18:00 | Denver (USA)

Denver Public Library
10 West 14th Avenue, Denver (USA)

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If you are a front-end designer, intense developer, writer, or a person that likes to poke around on the Dashboard, then come on by. Bring your WordPress work and questions.

The meetup will be in the Rockwell Room. It is in the Community Technology Center at the Central Library, on the southeast end of Floor 4. Take the elevators up and walk into the computer lab. Turn right, and it's at the very end of the space on the right.

ONLINE DISCUSSION- Learn about your DIVI Theme- Divisociety.com

Community: Divi Milwaukee

2020-12-08 18:00

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A FREE WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress.

We will be covering anything and everything about what we consider the easiest and best WordPress website/page designer or builder. Going over how to use the tool as well as showing some easy and powerful tips. We think once you have experienced Divi – you’ll love it as much as we do!

The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup for DIVI THEME is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress DIVI THEME is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

You do not need to be in Milwaukee to join in. Anyone is welcome!

We are using Zoom for these Online events.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: June 23,[masked]:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-qtrzgoPTvl1FPZIDWWNVSQe6EDlQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This event is occurring every other week.

ONLINE DISCUSSION- Learn about your DIVI Theme- Divisociety.com

Community: WordPress Greater Milwaukee

2020-12-08 18:00

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A FREE WordPress meetup for beginner to intermediate users, who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other local fans and aficionados of WordPress.

We will be covering anything and everything about what we consider the easiest and best WordPress website/page designer or builder. Going over how to use the tool as well as showing some easy and powerful tips. We think once you have experienced Divi – you’ll love it as much as we do!

The Milwaukee WordPress Meetup for DIVI THEME is for individuals, entrepreneurs and small business owners wanting to learn what, why and how WordPress DIVI THEME is a powerful content publishing platform, marketing tool, social media hub, CMS and complete website solution. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who are interested in or love WordPress --- join us!

There is absolutely no agenda! Come with your questions, issues, or concerns. This will be an open conversation every month, so that we are able to help one another with answers, suggestions, our favorite tools or plugins, etc.

We are using Zoom for these Online events.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvf-qtrzgoPTvl1FPZIDWWNVSQe6EDlQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This event is occurring every other week.

WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Louisville

2020-12-08 18:15 | Louisville (USA)

Louisville Free Public Library
301 York St, Louisville (USA)

The Board Room is located on the second floor (formerly called the Mezzanine level) of the Main Library’s North building.

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Every second Tuesday of the Month, the WordPress Louisville community meets up at the Louisville Free Public Library's main branch.

To be good stewards of this free community space, please note these rules from LFPL:
* This meeting is free and open to the public
* Food is not permitted
* The Library does not provide technical, maintenance, or custodial staff for our event.
* No products, services, or memberships may be advertised, solicited or sold, and no fees or donations may be collected

WordPress Developer Night - #IEWP

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-12-08 19:00 | Corona (USA)

Circle City Center
365 N Main St, Corona (USA)

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The Inland Empire Dev Meetup is intended for intermediate to advanced developers. At this meetup we talk about WordPress-relevant-code-level things.

Technologies:
- PHP & Javascript
- HTML5 / CSS
- Javascript Frameworks
- Modern Web Development Workflows

We are web developers first, then WordPress developers. We have an [in progress] skills ladder that gets updated regularly.

SKILLS LADDER: https://github.com/Inland-Empire-WordPress-Meetup/

We also welcome any developer presentations that are relevant to developing websites for WordPress. We look for unique workflows. Submit your talks below:

SUBMIT TALK: https://inlandempirewp.com/speaker-request/

Everyone is welcome to come share & grow in their skills!

2020-12-09 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-09 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-12-09 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Divi Global Options 101: How to Save Your Sanity

Community: Divi Salt Lake City

2020-12-09 11:30 | South Jordan (USA)

South Jordan Library
10673 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

We will be in the small study room.

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For those who may discover this group/meetup and not know:

Divi is one of the best themes for beginners and advanced WordPress users. It is highly flexible, has loads of built-in functionality, and can help you create any style of website in an efficient, creative manner. It's a great theme for designers, developers, and general users. We welcome WordPress users and Divi lovers at all levels!

This meeting's topic is: Divi Global Options 101: How to Save Your Sanity

Nothing can be more frustrating than to design a website and have a common element change. Common things like buttons, page titles, font sizes and colors. Learn how to set yourself up for success by saving time with built-in Divi Global Options.

You'll learn:

1. What the different global options are
2. When to use global options
3. How to incorporate your global design into your workflow

Here is the agenda:

1. Arrival and small talk (while presentation is getting set up)
2. Introduction
3. Demo of various global options
4. Q & A
5. Conclusion
6. Mingle, network, and departure

WordPress Developer Meetup: Topic TBD

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-12-09 18:00

Online event

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6:00pm: Chatting/Geeking Out 🤓
6:10pm: Introductions
6:15pm: Topic TBD
7:45pm: Wrap-up

Meeting will be in Zoom. A link will be in the Meetup event once you RSVP.

All are welcome to attend but please note: we do have a tendency to talk about some technical/developer topics. If you are looking for some less developer-focused topics, you may want to attend one of our many other Meetups each month.

Working on a topic. Don't forget we are open to your ideas!

Community: WordPress Oak Ridge

2020-12-09 18:30 | Colfax (USA)

GTCC Cameron Campus
7908 Leabourne Road, Colfax (USA)

Room 219

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We will have more info soon.

Elementor Chicago Meetup - Topic TBD

Community: Elementor Chicago

2020-12-09 18:30

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Meeting Agenda

Open: Introductions and Housekeeping

Main Topic: TBD

Q&A and Discussion

Register now using Meetup. The zoom link will be posted the week leading up to the meeting.

Hope to see you there!

*We will host zoom meetings as the group begins. When it is safe to meet in person, we will determine a location and provide a hybrid online option.

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-12-09 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

Rutland WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Rutland

2020-12-09 19:00

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2020-12-10 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-10 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Gainesville WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Gainesville

2020-12-10 12:00

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Learn WordPress Tips & Techniques every month! We are currently meeting virtually every month in Zoom. Be sure to register so you will receive the Zoom link.

Learning and Sharing Elementor - Topic TBD [ZOOM]

Community: Elementor Silicon Valley

2020-12-10 13:00

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WordPress Happiness Bar

Community: WordPress Central Kentucky

2020-12-10 18:30 | Lexington (USA)

Third Street Stuff
257 North Limestone, Lexington (USA)

Third Street Stuff - parking lot is off Limestone at 3rd - across from Doodles

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Due the Corvad 19 pandemic - WordCamps are no longer live in person events - they have moved to online formats or they have cancelled- until further notice. Go to WordCamp.org for further information

WordPress meetups have also cancelled or have gone to an online format - WordPress is recommending all meetups cancel in person meetups until things open up again

So far as the local group Third St Stuff is closed as is everything else - The Lexington Libraries are closed and so our reservations for meeting room space have been cancelled

So far a online or virtual Meetups go - first the 2nd Thursday Happiness Bar format is basically a place for problem solving and or showing what you are working on. This can easily continue on our Slack Channel - I will make certain to have Slack up and open on the 2nd Thursday evening of every month starting at 6:30 PM until at least 8:00 PM - Please try to drop by. Activity will be on the #General channel

So far as the last Monday of the month meetups held on Monday evenings - we might give that a try with Zoom or ZoHo - the problem though is with the extreme increase in Zoom and ZoHo use both platforms have become unstable and unreliable - webinars will start off OK and within minutes fail - that means a new link has to be set up and attempted which also means everyone must be notified of the new link

And there is another thing going on - if you post a Zoom link publicly - like here on Meetup for example or on websites or social media --- scammers have figured out how to "scrape" the link and join in
webinars - once inside they are taking over the webinars and scree n share and showing porno stuff. WordPress - Wordcamp organizers are warning against publicly posting Zoom and ZoHo link and I would assume that also includes Webly -

I am not certain I will post a new monthly Meetup this month and will wait an see how this is looking Mid May

For now on the 2nd Thursday of each month I will have our Slack General channel open and be there from 6:30 to 8:00 PM hope folks will join me there
Ronald Headley - Central Kentucky WorpPress Meetup group

It is time to start a extension of the Central KY WordPress meetup been wanting to get this going for a long time

We will be meeting on the Second Thursday of each month at Third Street Stuff which is a coffee house that has some food and sandwiches and deserts and very good open WiFi. There are areas where tables can be brought together in different configurations. It is sort of a strange funky place - the people hanging out there could very easily fit in with a WordPress WordCamp

A WordPress Happiness Bar is casual, people can arrive and leave when they want. The object is to share WordPress experiences, and frustrations and show works in progress and work through frustrations and problems. It is an open time to bring your laptop - have some coffee and "play around" with WordPress. First ones arriving will attempt to grab a table or two in an area where the tables can be brought together. It will of course vary depending on how many other people are at the venue when we get there.

While these monthly events are primarily for WordPress.org users this is where the WordPress.com users are certainly welcome and have the opportunity to get help or give help to others. The normal monthly meetups are primarily focused on self hosted WordPress sites and the people using the free WordPress.com site for their blogging site will be pretty lost - the two are very different even though both are called WordPress

At the happiness bar people can help each other with websites and with blogging or developing eCommerce or online marketing sites or anything concerned with WordPress and web sites.

Hope you will drop by the Second Thursday of each month. We will give Third Street Stuff a try for several months and see how it works out. Sixth St Brewery is close by for those that want to so hang out after showing up at the coffee shop

WordPress Meetup - Tempe

Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-12-10 18:30 | Tempe (USA)

Endurance International Group
1500 N. Priest Drive, 2nd Floor, Tempe (USA)

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6:30 pm Intros & Announcements
6:50 pm Idea Swap
7:00 pm Networking
7:20 pm Presentation (TBD)
8:25 pm Wrap-up
8:30 pm Adjourn!

WordPress Workshop Night - #IEWP

Community: WordPress Inland Empire

2020-12-10 19:00

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ONLINE ZOOM EVENT

Do you have a WordPress website and have an issue you need help with? Bring it to the workshop and the Inland Empire WordPress group will do their best to help you through it. IEWP Workshops encourages EVERYONE to attend, female or male, old or young, beginner/intermediate/advanced. Those more advanced can help others. We'll keep the introductions and announcements minimal so you can dive right in and get some help. There is no question that is too basic. We're here for you!

We'll still be meeting on the 2nd Thursday of every month on Zoom at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you!

When you RSVP, we'll be trying to find enough helpers to help...so if you can't attend, let us know sooner, rather than later. Thanks!

FYI: Make sure you have admin access to your WordPress site. If someone else set up your site for you, make sure they give you admin access. You'll need it.

2020-12-11 (Friday)
Regular Meeting - Online via Zoom

Community: WordPress Champaign

2020-12-11 12:00

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Join us to weigh in on some strategies for moving forward as a primarily online meetup group, at least for the foreseeable future.

We'll also consider some options for topics and format, including a schedule of interactive micro and/or mini lessons -- I have a few that are ready to go on (for example) "WordPress and the LAMP stack" and "tweaking CSS via the Customizer" -- suggest a topic, or (even better) volulnteer to offer something!

2020-12-12 (Saturday)
WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking

Community: WordPress South Sound

2020-12-12 10:00

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Have questions or problems related to WordPress, WooCommerce, plugins, themes, or Google Analytics?

This virtual WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking Meetup is a great opportunity to hang out with other WordPress users, get questions answered, maybe help others, and even work on your projects alongside other members.

Q: What if I don't have questions or problems?

A: You should still attend - you may be able to help someone else, or simply get the benefit of working on your projects with like-minded folks.

Q: I don't know much about WordPress - can I still come?

A: Absolutely, ALL skill and experience levels are welcome!

2020-12-14 (Monday)
TBA: Regular WordPress Meeting

Community: WordPress Brandon

2020-12-14 19:00 | Valrico (USA)

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
1906 Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico (USA)

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We'll update the details of this event as soon as we have them.

OC WordPress - Developer Day

Community: WordPress Orange County

2020-12-14 19:00

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Given the state of things in the world, we are going to take this meetup online for a while until things cool down. We will send out a link to all confirmed meetup attendees prior to the start of the event so you know how to join.

This meetup is intended for developers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional, just starting out or a have multiple plugins under your belt, we have room for you.

We invite you to join us as we continue our exploration of building plugins for WordPress. If you'd like to share what you know, leave a comment and we'll give you the floor.

Note: If you have questions or topics outside of the main topic, don’t worry, you won’t leave without the chance to talk about them.

Show and Tell + Holiday Cheer with Divi

Community: Divi Chicago

2020-12-14 19:00

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Bring your Divi latest showcase web project, or get help with something you’re working on. Let’s celebrate and talk Divi, while we sip on our favorite holiday drink.

Presented by; Everyone in the Divi-Chicago Meetup Group.

2020-12-15 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-15 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Virtual Tidbits

Community: WordPress Jacksonville

2020-12-15 11:30

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Are you ready to learn quick tips about WordPress? Every month a guest will share a tidbit of knowledge. This tidbit will be followed by Q&A and discussion.

We're enthusiastic to share about WordPress and we hope you are, too.

We are meeting remotely. Link will be shared with RSVPed participants.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-12-15 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

WordPress Networking Lunch

Community: WordPress Chattanooga

2020-12-15 12:00 | Chattanooga (USA)

Naked River Brewing & BBQ
1791 Reggie White Blvd, Chattanooga (USA)

We usually aim for the high top tables in the front part of the building. When the weather gets nice, though, look for us outside!

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Join us for a casual time of hanging out, discussing all things WordPress, and enjoying some great food and beverages at the Naked River Brewing Co (it's Taco Tuesday!).

TBD

Community: WordPress Naperville

2020-12-15 18:30

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We will host zoom meetings until it is safe to return to our in-person meetups. A Zoom link will be generated before the meetup and posted to the event description page.

To Be Announced: Scheduled Talk

Community: WordPress St. Petersburg

2020-12-15 18:30 | Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast Developers Guild
2220 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg (USA)

Suncoast is located conveniently along Central Ave after exiting off 275 at 5th Avenue. Follow 20th St. South to Haslam’s Book Store on Central, take a right and the Academy is 2 blocks down on the left. On Street Parking is free after 6PM.

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• What we'll do
We'll announce the Talk a good month in advance, so stay tuned to this space for updates.

• What to bring
Notebook, pen, laptop or tablet if you prefer to take notes.

• Important to know
Our St. Petersburg WordPress meetups tend to be geared more 'technical' and agency/entrepeneur/freelance-oriented but we welcome beginners and clients who have WordPress websites, too. Everyone's an expert at something just be prepared to learn and engage.

WordPress Help Desk Meetup

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-12-15 18:30

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Want Help with your WordPress site, or want to help others?

This is the place to come for learning and help getting over a hurdle. Bring be ready to share your question, or help others with their questions.

NOTE: This Meetup will be online using Zoom. We will email out a password to the people that RSVP'ed yes before the event.

April was our first Help Desk Meetup via Zoom, so bring your smile and patience. We’ll do our best.

You can join our Zoom meeting either by computer, tablet, or cell phone. Once you've downloaded the Zoom app you can opt to join a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom.
https://zoom.us/test

——— The Help Desk Meetup ———

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, and is intended for a wide audience: from new WordPress users to experienced bloggers, cutting edge designers, or advanced developers; all are welcome.

The Seattle WordPress Meetup is a free, non-judgemental place for people of any skill level, interest, or background to come and learn, share, and participate in our amazing WordPress community.

—— AGENDA ——

6:30 p.m - Welcome
Announcements

Attendee Self-introductions -
Be ready to introduce yourself and a question in 15 sec:
- Name
- Affiliation (name of your business, website, etc.)
- Expertise (developer, designer, blogger, etc.)
- 1 question (optional, but encouraged!)

Vote via Zoom Poll to choose a few questions/topics to address. Bring your smile and patience. We’ll do our best.

Meeting ends 8:30

Hosts:
- Patrick Jackson (Emcee & Co-Host)
- Leslie Newman (Co-Host)

—— More About the Help Desk Meetup ——

Not Just Technical Help!

Our community is full of members with a broad range of expertise from building sites, to front and back-end development, hosting, strategy, UX and design, SEO and analytics, social networking, to project and business management.

Bring your non-technical questions and expertise, too!

Come Help Others!

If you don't need help, please come anyway! We want to add your voice, skills, and experience to the conversation. Besides, we just like your company! :)

Have fun sharing your thoughts, debating with your peers, and yes, marketing yourself and making friends as you help others over their hurdles.

Remember: if you've been doing WordPress for 2 days, you can help the person who's been doing it for 1 day.

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Emcee: Patrick Jackson
@pjackson on WPSeattle's Slack channel (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/)
Send Patrick a message (https://www.meetup.com/SeattleWordPressMeetup/members/92664202/) here on meetup.com

Thanks to our sponsors:
- WordPress Foundation
- A2 Hosting

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—— WP Seattle Community ——

Want to know more about WordPress goings on in the area?

Check out the new community website!

https://wpseattle.org/

—— Join the WP Seattle Slack Community! ——

Want to reach community members outside of a meetup? Join our slack team! (https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/)

Follow this link, and request an invite:
https://wpseattleslack.wordpress.com/

Slack is a free online community chat service. We have a helpful community, and several channels to organize your messages.

Divi DFW Introducing Divi 4.0

Community: Divi DFW

2020-12-15 18:30 | Fort Worth (USA)

Marquis Executive Suites
9100 US-287 #200,, Fort Worth (USA)

This is on the Hamon Road Feeder to 287 heading north. Just stay on the feeder even though it says it's a dead end. The building is on the right at the end of the road.

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Intros 6:30pm
Speaker 7PM
Q&A
Close 8:30

7 Rules for Website Color Schemes

Community: Elementor Dallas

2020-12-15 19:00

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Colors are the first thing people notice when they visit your site, and your color scheme can make a huge impact on both style and consistency.

Experienced designers of all backgrounds will tell you, color schemes require a profound amount of thought and consideration in the web creator's design workflow.

When it comes to branding, specifically, color schemes are almost always a key component in a brand’s design system or style guide, which is a set of guidelines that defines a brand’s personality, brand messaging, visual assets, and content assets. Branding, as we know, is one of the most crucial components in the website design process. As such, a defined, carefully crafted color palette will solidify our brand identity so that our websites and their content become a polished, professional brand asset.

WPJax: User Group Meetup

Community: WordPress Jacksonville

2020-12-15 19:00 | Jacksonville (USA)

Keiser University
6430 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville (USA)

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A First Coast meetup for all interested in WordPress

From Beginner to Developer, everyone is welcome!

• Connections and Food

• Introductions

• Discussion/Presentation

• Q & A - Bring your Questions!

• Closing

_____________________

All food and beverages are provided by our Sponsors. This month meetup is sponsored by Open Sky Web Studio.

(If you would like to sponsor a meetup, please contact [masked])

2020-12-16 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-16 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-12-16 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
www.WPPetaluma.org

Best Themes and Plugins to use with Elementor

Community: Elementor Salt Lake City

2020-12-16 17:00

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Discuss which themes and plugins we have had the most success with while building Elementor projects

What to Expect:
We will be discussing themes and plugins that we have found that work the best with Elementor for building a variety of project types. If you have found a great combination of theme and plugins that you love working with, we would love to hear about it.

Come join our growing Kona Wordpress community!

Community: WordPress Kailua-Kona

2020-12-16 18:00 | Kailua-Kona (USA)

75-5770 Alii Dr
75-5770 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona (USA)

TBD

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Aloha and welcome to Kailua-Kona's WordPress community!

Bring your ideas and willingness to learn something new in Wordpress. We discuss updates, themes, plugins and various Wordpress day to day issues and solutions.

We will begin as soon as the first person arrives. If you have a topic to discuss, please add it to the discussion area using the menu link above. This gives other attendees the chance to consider the discussion and add to the topic.

We do not have a set topic. Topics come from the community.

If you have a particular Wordpress question, new idea, or just want to know how to get started, we're here to help. If you have a problem you need reviewed, please come prepared with your domain name and the related username/login information necessary to access your site.

Even if you don't have a domain name, or know what any of that is, we can start from there. All levels of inquiry are welcome.

This meeting will be every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Check the calendar for future times and days.

WordPress General Meetup

Community: WordPress Las Vegas

2020-12-16 18:00

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Community: WordPress Arizona

2020-12-16 18:30 | Phoenix (USA)

Galvanize
515 East Grant Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004, Phoenix (USA)

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**DO NOT RSVP HERE**
Our WooCommerce Meetup is official now! RSVP here:
https://www.meetup.com/Phoenix-WooCommerce-Meetup-Group

This WooCommerce Meetup is sponsored by WooCommerce, and Liquid Web Hosting, and Mode Effect.

The St. Louis WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Saint Louis

2020-12-16 18:30 | St. Louis (USA)

St. Louis
St. Louis (USA)

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Topic

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Location

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Agenda

Since many folks attend with questions in-hand we want to make it easier for them to get answers. Instead of making people wait till the end of the evening to ask their questions, we're going to dedicate the first 30 minutes of the evening to questions and conversation. Need help with something? Have a cool site to share? The is the time.

Roughly:

6:30pm to 7:00pm - Question & Answer time. Come to help others, ask questions, and socialize before the main event.

7pm to 7:15pm - Introductions and housekeeping.

7:15pm to 8:30pm - Main topic of the evening and presentations.

Sugar Land WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Houston

2020-12-16 19:00 | Sugar Land (USA)

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
445 Commerce Green Blvd, Sugar Land (USA)

Coming South: Take I-69 to the Dairy Ashford exit. Coming North: Take Dairy Ashford exit and make a U-turn. Turn right on Commerce Green Blvd.

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Format:
7:00 - 7:15 - Networking
7:15 - 7:25 - Intro & News
7:25 - 8:30 - Presentation
8:30 - 8:45 - WordPress 101
8:45 - 9:00 - Q&A

Presentation:

What We'll Discuss:

About The Speaker:

Website:
Twitter:
Instagram:

**Community Sponsors**
https://theblacksheepagency.com/
https://fortbendchamber.com/
https://globalspex.com/
https://www.develare.com/
https://www.nixihost.com/

Let's talk about WordPress!

Community: WordPress Antelope Valley

2020-12-16 19:00 | Palmdale (USA)

Panera Bread
39403 10th St W, Palmdale (USA)

We'll be at the big table in the dining room.

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You'll want to find each other at the Panera -- it's open until 9, so a 7 pm start time gives you two good hours to talk, and the internet is better there too!

The WordPress Community team is looking for some folks to take the lead in hands-on organizing your Meetups, but if you're reading this and thinking, "I've got to be a better organizer than this lame broad. At least I live on the proper side of the Continental Divide!" Then I invite you to come take over.

It could be the start of a beautiful new Meetup experience, or a whole new career!

Either way, since I'm in St. Louis, you probably should start meeting at the Panera (or as I call it, the St. Louis Bread Company 😜) and talking among yourselves. If you have specific questions about themes, the block editor or typography, please feel free to drop me a text. That's far and away the best way to get my attention for anything!

Mary

2020-12-17 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-17 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

All About WordPress 5.5 Whats New?

Community: WordPress Greenville

2020-12-17 11:30

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Please join us for our regular monthly meetup.

Running Order (Subject to Change):
11:30 am: Arrive for networking and refreshments
11:45 am - Opening remarks
12 pm - Speaker
12:40 pm - Open Q&A Session
12:50 pm - Closing remarks & Social
1:00 pm - End

******Anyone that comes to the MeetUp gets 3 MONTH FREE HOSTING of the Swift Hosting plan from our sponsor A2HOSTING.COM (https://www.a2hosting.com/web-hosting)******

Come prepared to listen to a great talk!!!

Important to know:
We use the same Code of Conduct for our Meetup that we use for WordCamp Greenville, and it can be found here: https://2020.greenville.wordcamp.org/code-of-conduct/

Please be kind and courteous to all attendees and employees!

Lawton WordPress Users Group Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Lawton

2020-12-17 11:30 | Lawton (USA)

Great Plains Business Development Center
1601 SW Park Ridge Blvd, Suite #105, Lawton (USA)

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The Meetup location is off of West Lee Blvd. Google Maps may try to take you to a location on SW Park, which is incorrect.

Pizza lunch will be provided by Striped Ape Digital Media of Lawton. It will be a great opportunity to meet like minded folks. We will have a short presentation on the new Gutenberg Editor.

Please RSVP so there is enough pizza.

Maui WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Maui

2020-12-17 17:00 | ()

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Meetups starts a few minutes after 5pm and ends by 7pm.

Reminder: Let others know on MauiWP.org or in the Facebook group if you have anything you want to share or ask questions others might be able to answer for you.

This is your meetup we talk about the things you want to talk about, so please let people know here:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/MauiWP

or

http://mauiwp.org/

If you plan to share something or hope to get an answer on something

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Alamogordo WordPress Meetup Group

Community: WordPress Alamogordo

2020-12-17 18:00

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Meet your local WordPress fanatics and experts - now meeting online. RSVP to get the link to join the meeting.

We encourage WordPress users of all skill levels are to attend to learn and/or share. All WordPress fans, code wranglers, and enthusiasts are welcome!

Our meetups are held online on the Third Thursday of the month using Zoom. Meeting via a computer with a microphone and camera is ideal, though smartphones can work well too.

Agenda:
6:00 pm Online check in.
6:15 pm – Q&A, Topic & Discussions may include – Anything WordPress, Business Development (Systems & Tools), Content Creation (Writing & Imagery), Digital Marketing (SEO and Analytics), Website Design & Development, and Web Hosting & Security.
7:15 pm – Wrap up
7:30 pm – End Meeting

If you would like to present at an Alamogordo WordPress Meetup or have a request for a specific meeting topic or presentation please contact an Organizer using the Meetup Direct Messaging System.

Olympia WordPress Meetup

Community: WordPress Olympia

2020-12-17 19:00

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The Olympia WordPress Meetup is a free, non-judgemental place for people of any skill level, interest, or background to come and learn, share, and participate in our amazing WordPress community.

You may register your attendance at this OlyWP Meetup site https://www.meetup.com/Olympia-WordPress-Meetup-OlyWP where we describe the meeting in more detail each month.

This Meetup announcement is made by Olympia Microcomputer Users Group (OMUG) http://www.olymug.org/ as the sponsor of the event.

2020-12-19 (Saturday)
Virtual: WordPress Fundamentals

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-12-19 10:00

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Come get an introduction to WordPress and get some questions answered. We start as a group to go over some basics, then split up according to what you need help with this month.

If you're an advanced user or WordPress professional looking for a chance to help folks, please come!

WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking

Community: WordPress Red Wing

2020-12-19 10:00

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Have questions or problems related to WordPress, WooCommerce, plugins, themes, or Google Analytics?

This WordPress Helpdesk & Hacking Meetup is a great opportunity to hang out with other WordPress users, get questions answered, maybe help others, and even work on your projects alongside other members.

Q: What if I don't have questions or problems?

A: You should still attend - you may be able to help someone else, or simply get the benefit of working on your projects with like-minded folks.

Q: I don't know much about WordPress - can I still come?

A: Absolutely, ALL skill and experience levels are welcome!

We hope to see you soon - you bring yourself and we'll provide the coffee.

Open Workshop — Combined Frederick Technology Groups

Community: WordPress Frederick

2020-12-19 10:00 | Frederick (USA)

118 N Market St
118 N Market St, Frederick (USA)

Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc (FITCI)

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Several of the technology user groups in Frederick have gotten together to host a monthly open workshop together.

This specifically includes ourselves, Python Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/python-frederick/), AWS Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/AWS-Frederick-Meetup/), KeyLUG (https://www.meetup.com/KeyLUG/), and Startup Frederick (https://www.meetup.com/Frederick-Startup-Community).

This is just open time with free wifi to come together with other developers to hang out and work on projects. Together or alone! Bring a project you need to work on. Bring a project you want help on. Show up to offer your help to someone else, or just show up to sit in the corner and read a book. All are welcome to join us in sitting down and geeking out together for a couple hours on Saturday morning.

Brooklyn Volunteer WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress New York City

2020-12-19 13:00 | Brooklyn (USA)

Commons Cafe
388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn (USA)

We usually set up in the backroom, but sometimes make use of the conference room upstairs. I'll let you know the day of.

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Reminder
1) Everyone is a volunteer. Don’t just come for help - help others!
2) No one works for WordPress. WordPress is “free” open source software.
3) Be kind & patient.

This is the official Brooklyn chapter of the WordPress NYC Help Desk. Bring your laptop and pressing WordPress questions and we'll do our best to get you unstuck.

2020-12-21 (Monday)
Boulder WordPress Meetup: Topic TBA

Community: WordPress Boulder

2020-12-21 18:00 | Boulder (USA)

Zoom Online - See Link in Description
From Your Home, Boulder (USA)

Online via Zoom

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This Meetup will occur via Zoom to be emailed one hour before Meetup

We cover different topics each month and often have guest speakers.

WordPress Peoria Meetup

Community: WordPress Peoria

2020-12-21 18:00 | Peoria (USA)

Web Services, Inc.
7501 N University #100, Peoria (USA)

We are now right out front of the Pioneer Square Shopping Center with Le Peep on one end of the building and Web Services, Inc. on the opposite end of the building facing University. Just park out front and come on in.

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Join us every third Monday of the month for our casual get together to talk about WordPress and the web . Experience levels may vary with each month's topic.

We begin with a monthly topic, and then finish the evening with general discussion and answer questions that we have.

WordPress powers approximately 1/4 of the entire internet, it's an impressively powerful and still very easy to use tool. Sometimes you just need a little help picking up the basics.

2020-12-22 (Tuesday)
Appleton, WI - WordPress Block Party

Community: WordPress Appleton

2020-12-22 07:30

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It's a BLOCK PARTY!! - WOOP WOOP!
* Online only
* Alternate week from the main meetup
* Meant as a check-in/coffee break/support opportunity

If you have questions or are new, stop in and say hello!

Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-22 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Get Help With Your WordPress Site

Community: WordPress West Jordan

2020-12-22 10:00 | South Jordan (USA)

10929 S Redwood Rd
10929 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan (USA)

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Come join us for WordPress tips and tricks for business owners running their own WordPress website.

Things we will cover:
Q&A on running a WordPress website - come prepared with your questions.

Please bring a laptop if you have one, your website URL, and any questions that you may want to discuss with the group. See you there!

Please meet upstairs in the conference room.

Sandy Mush WordPress Meetup Group

Community: WordPress Sandy Mush

2020-12-22 18:00

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2020-12-23 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-23 09:00

Online event

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

WordPress Wednesday (Remote!)

Community: WordPress Petaluma

2020-12-23 11:00 | Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street Cowork
140 Keller Street, Petaluma (USA)

Keller Street CoWork is presntly closed to the public. WordPress Petaluma Meetup events will be held remotely until further notice.

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

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Want to get started with WordPress, or get BETTER at using WordPress? Thinking about building your own WordPress Website for the first time?
Maybe you're a WordPress Website owner wanting to learn the latest best practices for WordPress Security, Performance and SEO?

And if you're a WordPress Professional, you might be looking for a new forum to share your knowledge & skills less experienced WordPress users..

WordPress Wednesday is the Meetup event for YOU!!!

Local WordPress Professionals will be in attendance at the meetup to assist you with no-cost WordPress Consulting, Training & Design help in the form of a friendly, group learning styled Q & A session.

*** ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME ***

Everyone is welcome to attend this 100% Free Community Meetup!

Note: It's usually a good idea to have a laptop or tablet, your WordPress login and web hosting account login information when attending!

P.S. -Tell a Friend about WP Petaluma! @ www.WPPetaluma.org
P.P.S. - Enjoyed the meetup? Leave a review! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/reviews
P.P.P.S. - Check out our awesome Sponsors! @ www.WPPetaluma.org/sponsors

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*** WORDPRESS WEDNESDAY IS NOW A REMOTE ACCESS EVENT! ***

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Remote Access Event
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In an effort to improve accessibility at our events, we're testing a new Remote Attendance option!

Members and Guests who are interested in attending this Meetup event REMOTELY are invited to go through our brief (5 minute) orientation:

https://wppetaluma.org/orientation

There are THREE orientations scheduled in advance of each meetup event - 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am - Register for one of the three advance orientations, then join us for the remote meetup at 11am.

If you need help or instructions on how to access the meetups, please send us an email at [masked] in advance so we can send you remote access information and instructions.

See you at the meetup!

WordPress Petaluma
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Let's Learn About WordPress!

Community: WordPress Reno

2020-12-23 18:00

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Hello Reno WordPress Members,

As you know our meetup location has always been at the Reno Collective, which like everywhere else, has been closed these past three months. As of June 8th, the Reno Collective reopened to MEMBERS only. They plan to stay closed to the general public for the foreseeable future.

Secondly, the WordPress Community Organizers have set guidelines for in-person events, meetups, and WordCamps, especially where community transmission is still a problem. These guidelines are in effect through the 4th quarter of 2020.

Given the circumstances and temporary closure of our usual venue (The Reno Collective) and assuming there is member interest, we could move our meetup online.

Therefore if you think an online meetup would be advantageous, then let's do this. We will keep to our established schedule — fourth Wednesday of each month, 6-8 pm, except we'll meet online.

Ping us on Meetup if you have any questions.

Stay healthy and safe out there.

Bakersfield WordPress: Virtual WordPress Wednesday

Community: WordPress Bakersfield

2020-12-23 19:00

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Thanks to Kori from AskKori.com who gave me the idea of starting a WordPress Wednesday virtual meetup.

We'll discuss WordPress news, tips & tricks, and offer free help for any issue you might be having with your website.

Join this free event and learn about WordPress, and how you can create your own free, open-source website.

Our meetup is graciously sponsored by WordPress and make.wordpress.org

2020-12-24 (Thursday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-24 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Coffee / Divi / WordPress

Community: Divi Raleigh

2020-12-24 09:15 | Raleigh (USA)

8511 Colonnade Center Dr
8511 Colonnade Center Dr, Raleigh (USA)

We'll be meeting upstairs and will have some table top signs for you to see.

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Welcome to 2020. Please join us as we launch our Divi / Wordpress Meetups @Panera 8511 Colonnade Center Dr Raleigh -

***WE WILL BE UPSTAIRS***

We will be discussing Divi / Wordpress related issues and set the stage for the next quarter.

General outline will be as follows:
9:15am - 9:30am Networking / Getting settled in
9:30am - 10:45am HelpDesk / Getting Started with Wordpress / Using Divi
10:45am - 11:00am Wrap Up

ALL skill levels are encourage to attend.

Please bring a laptop with you.

WordPress Lunch and Learn

Community: WordPress Rhode Island

2020-12-24 12:30 | Jamestown (USA)

Jamestown Library
26 North Road, Jamestown (USA)

We'll be in the large Meeting Hall.

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This meetup is for people who have questions about WordPress and who need help with their websites. During our time together we answer questions, troubleshoot and sometimes even build websites.

Please bring your laptop and any login information you need to access your website if you would like help.

We usually meet at the Jamestown Library but it can change so please check the Meetup Event to be sure.

See you soon!

Divi Meetup - Los Angeles - yay!

Community: Divi Los Angeles

2020-12-24 18:00

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💻WHAT WE DO 💻
Meet up and create epic Designs with Divi
(don't worry we'll teach you :)

😍WHY WE DO IT 😍
Because Divi makes it so simple & doing things together is so much more fun!

🎉WHAT EXACTLY ARE WE DOING: 🎉
Get to know one another.
Share projects and ideas.
Create epic designs.
Are you working on a project or looking for ideas? Do you need help with something Divi or Wordpress related? Come and network and meet other entrepreneurs, Divi enthusiasts, and more.

📄OUR MANIFESTO: 📄
Everyone is infinitely talented.
We are here to bring out the best in you & have fun.

⏰WHEN: ⏰
Every last Thursday of the month

📍WHERE: 📍
on Zoom
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8731210469
password: lovepixel

📖PROGRAM: 📖
5:45pm - Arrival
6:00pm - Welcome
6:15pm- Introduce yourself
6:30pm - Latest news about Divi, something about the community, etc.
6:45pm - COLLABORATION SESSION (projects, design, ideas, Q&A)
7:30pm - Time to say bye and see you again soon!

PS: Thanks for stoping by - can't wait to get to know you!
♥️

Conyers WordPress Monthly Meetup

Community: WordPress Conyers

2020-12-24 19:00 | Conyers (USA)

(e)station Conyers
909 Commercial Street Northeast, Conyers (USA)

In Olde Town Conyers. Use West Ave exit 80 off I-20. Head N towards Olde Town. Right on Railroad St after you cross over RR tracks. Public parking is available off of Railroad St. Turn left right after Custom Ebroidery bldg. We are one block away.

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This is our regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Conyers WordPress Meetup.

2020-12-26 (Saturday)
Online Event: DIY User Group for Bloggers & More

Community: WordPress Seattle

2020-12-26 10:00 | Seattle (USA)

Wallingford Community Senior Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle (USA)

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Are you a blogger and/or DIY (do-it-yourselfers) looking to connect with others who are interested in building WordPress websites and blogs? Then this group may be for you!

We meet once a month to discuss what we're working on, help each other on any problems we're having, and share tips on steps that can make life easier.

This group is primarily bloggers with some experience with WordPress and blogging. If you are BRAND NEW to WordPress, we'd love to see you. We also recommend attending the WordPress Fundamentals MeetUp (meets on the third Saturday of most months), which will introduce you to this great platform and get you started on your path to blogging/website management.

The DIY User Group meets on the last Saturday of each month. We hope you can join us and will spread the word. There's plenty of free parking at the Wallingford Senior Center.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

It says that the Senior is Closed, will you still have the meetup?
Yep! I have a key and will be there setting up when you arrive. Please note that there is only one host for this meetup, so if I'm sick, I will send an email through MeetUp.com if I have to cancel.

I can't find the space!!!
We're in the lower level and the entrance is north of the parking lot. There will be signs.

Do I have to bring a computer?
Only if you want to show examples to the group to help facilitate the discussion or better explain an issue you're having.

The map shows downtown Seattle, where is the location?
Please join us at the Wallingford Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #140 (lowest level), Seattle, WA. To make sure you end up at the right location, put "Wallingford Senior Center" in your search browser and Google Maps will direct you to the right place. Folks have been hit or miss when trying to navigate with the 4649 address.

I'm brand new to WordPress, is this the right MeetUp for me?
If you are new to WordPress, check out the WordPress Fundamentals Meetup. This is a great place to get an introduction to WordPress. Of course, we'd love to have you too.

Is this MeetUp only for Bloggers?
Nope! If you are a professional creating sites for clients, we'd love to have you join us to share your expertise and advice. Also, please be sure to join our Freelancer Meetup on the first Thursday of each month 10-12 AM.

DIY BLOGGER RESOURCES

If you're interested in building a big blog and/or monetization, I've found these resources to be useful:

1. Income School YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCytOqtKYpACcWMD14UjhSeQ

2. ProBlogger Community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/probloggercom/

3. BackLinko YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/backlinko

4. Neil Patel YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/neilvkpatel

5. Seattle WordPress Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WPSeattle/

2020-12-28 (Monday)
WordPress Meetup West

Community: WordPress Saint Louis

2020-12-28 18:30 | Saint Charles (USA)

OPO Startups
119 South Main Street, Saint Charles (USA)

We're in the Old Post Office building on Main Street St. Charles. Directly across the street from Tuners.

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This WordPress meetup digs into how WordPress works and different tips and tools you can use to get the most out of your WordPress site. We tend to delve into developer topics so a bit of PHP and HTML experience is a plus, but not necessary.

2020-12-29 (Tuesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-29 09:00

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For the foreseeable future, the WordPress Help Desk will be moved online. These events have worked well for the past couple of months, and many people have fixed their website during a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call.

To schedule a 1-on-1 WordPress Help Desk call, simply use the calendar found here: https://optsus.com/wp-help-desk/

Confused? Please read this entire description including the TLDR and FAQ sections to clear up any confusion about changes as this event moves from in-person to online.

Bring your laptop because we are going to help you with your website!

Are you trying to figure out how to fix your website using only YouTube videos?

Frustrated by support forum posts that are dated from 5+ years ago?

We will have at least one WordPress professional available to answer questions and help you work on your website.

We look forward to helping you with WordPress.

----TLDR----

I'm adding to the description because a couple of people have been confused by these events. The link above is for you to schedule the WordPress Help Desk 1-on-1 call. The available times are generally from 9 AM until 10 AM, which is why this event is scheduled for that time. However, this is not a group call.

When the world shifted to hosting events from home, back in March, I tested this as a group call. As people received answers for their questions about WordPress, they left the call. This frustrated the people who had to wait and listen to the other questions and answers during the call. I don't want to waste everyone's time in this way.

At an in-person event, it's possible to work in a group and ask questions as they come up. However, this does not transition into a video conference call very well. Instead, I have opened up my calendar to schedule 1-on-1 calls using the link above. We will focus on the one question you have about your website.

The reason this event is reoccurring here on Meetup is to let you know the WordPress Help Desk events are still available. Before quarantine, this was an event hosted in Raleigh once per month for two hours. Now, this is a 1-on-1 video conference call scheduled for 20 minute blocks multiple times throughout the month.

There will be no link shared for a group call with this event. The WordPress Help Desk events have become 1-on-1 video conference calls which can be scheduled using the link above.

----FAQ----

Where is the link to join the call?
- If you are looking for a link to join a group call, there isn't one. These events have moved to 1-on-1 scheduled appointments. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join your 1-on-1 call.

Why can't I get into the Zoom call?
- Please check the date and time in the confirmation email for your scheduled 1-on-1 call.

Why is this event repeating each morning, but there are no available appointment times this morning?
- These calls are scheduled in advance. If there is no time available today, you can book your call for the next available time.

What is the point of having these events on Meetup if we are scheduling 1-on-1 calls with another calendar?
- These events were held in-person with 20 - 50 people attending once per month. Unfortunately, hosting large group in-person events like this would be irresponsible right now. We tried hosting group calls some weeks ago and those did not go well. In a group call, one person has their question addressed while the others wait. After that one person gets the answer to their question, they drop off the call. The other people on the call feel ignored and become frustrated because they spend most of their time waiting. To solve this problem, we are now scheduling brief 1-on-1 calls to work directly on your WordPress question without the wait. The Meetup events are published to remind you that these Help Desk events are still available to help you with your website.

Divi Q&A

Community: Divi Phoenix

2020-12-29 11:30

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Our goal is to build a community in Phoenix that helps each other achieve their goals with Divi.

6+ year Divi expert is here to answer your questions. We will be tackling technical questions as well as business applications related to Divi and WordPress.

All skill levels are welcome.

2020-12-30 (Wednesday)
Online: WordPress Help Desk

Community: WordPress Raleigh

2020-12-30 09:00

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