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WordPress For Artists - The Absolute Beginning of WordPress

WordPress For Artists - The Absolute Beginning of WordPress

The absolute beginning of WordPress, including how to set up a test environment and getting started.

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Suzette Franck

August 25, 2013
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  1. ★11:00 - 11:30 - Brunch and Art Viewing ★11:30 -

    11:45 - Introductions & Appreciations ★11:45 - 12:15 - Setting Up a Test Website Locally ★12:15 - 12:30 - Break/Refreshments/Networking ★12:30 - 1:00 - The Absolute Beginning of WordPress ★1:00 - 2:00 - Happiness Bar with WordPress Experts Shawn Hosner Amy Gottstein Welcome to the premiere Sunday Schedule Special thanks to: Thank you to our awesome sponsors: Sorry
  2. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★11:00 - 11:30 Brunch and Art Viewing ★11:30 - 11:45 Introductions & Appreciations ★11:45 - 12:15 Setting up a test website locally ★12:15 - 12:30 Break/Refreshments/Networking ★12:30 - 1:00 The Absolute Beginning of WordPress ★1:00 - 2:00 Happiness Bar with WordPress Experts Schedule
  3. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Who Are You ?
  4. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★ Name ★ Location ★ Brief Intro ★ Art of choice ★ Area of expertise Introductions
  5. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Suzette Franck with a “ck” ★(mt) Media Temple WordPress Evangelist ★Born in Hollywood, Calif., Lives in Simi Valley ★19+ Years Coding & Web Development ★Speaking at 10 WordCamps this year ★Reg. Contributor on WPwatercooler.com ★Hosted DradCast Episode 17 ★Blogs at: suzettefranck.com ★Slides: speakerdeck.com/suzettefranck @mt_Suzette
  6. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Show Some Love <3
  7. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Sponsors and Volunteers ★ WordPress ★ (mt) Media Temple ★ Thinkspace Gallery ★ ServerPress.com ★ DABSMYLA ★ Shawn Hosner ★ Ken Flewellyn ★ Amy Gottstein Appreciations Without our sponsors, experts, volunteers, and rad stores, we could not have this meetup. Please join us in thanking them by patronizing them when you can.. Experts and Motivation: ★ Natalie MacLees ★ Beebe Lee ★ Greg Douglas ★ Lucy Beer ★ Tristen Tucker ★ OCWP ★ Facebook ★ Meetup.com ★ Diet Red Bull Rad Stores and Products: ★ Costco ★ 3nchanted.com ★ 99 cent Only ★ GroovySoCal.com ★ Local Farmers Markets ★ Staples ★ Sublime Text 2 ★ Notepad++ ★ Filezilla ★ Toggl ★ Adobe Photoshop
  8. @automattic Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA

    90232 / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appreciations ★WordPress Foundation/Automattic/Audrey Capital ★Founded by Matt Mullenweg (http://ma.tt/) & Mike Little ★Licensed GPLv2, free software ★Community Developed and Supported ★WordPress is ALWAYS capital P no spaces or dashes ★capital_p_dangit() ★http://capitalp.org/ Tweet Them A Thank You!
  9. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ALWAYS capital P with no spaces or dashes WordPress It is a kind of a really big deal, sorry :)
  10. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Main Sponsor @mediatemple Tweet Them A Thank You! ★Food and Beverages ★Chairs, Tables, Silverware ★3 Months Free Hosting for Meetup Attendees ★3 Raffle Prizes: Totes and Eco-Canteens ★(mt) Moleskine and (mt) Stickers ★Excellent Customer Support 24/7/365 ★Staff Me as a WordPress Evangelist :)
  11. @thinkspaceart Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA

    90232 / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appreciations Tweet Them A Thank You! ★Beautiful Gallery Space ★Free Openings Every Month ★Many Special Events ★Print Exclusives Often ★Opened September 2005 ★http://thinkspacegallery.com ★Next Opening: Sat., Sept 7th, 6pm-9pm ★Jeff Ramirez ★Dan Lydersen ★Sean Mahan ★Alex Yanes Now showing: contact@thinkspacegallery.com
  12. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appreciations @desktopserver Tweet Him A Thank You! ★ServerPress.com ★Developed by Stephen Carnam ★Built on XXAMP ★Easiest & Fastest Way to Get Started ★Meetup Discount: 30% off $34.95 with code WP4A http://serverpress.com/wp-for-artists/ ★Support w/Paid Version Priority Support Included ★Support w/Free Version http://serverpress.com/forum/public-discussions/ getting-started/desktopserver-limited/
  13. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appreciations Send Them A Thank You! ★Created Our Logo ★Married Couple Painter Team ★Originally from Australia ★Painted Thinkspace Bathroom ★Painted Many Wall Murals the World Over ★DabsMyla.com ★facebook.com/dabs.myla ★thinkspacegallery.com/artists/bio/?artist=DABS%20MYLA info@dabsmyla.com
  14. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appreciations Tell Her Thank You In Person! ★Planned Brunch Menu, shopped and prepared ★Works in Music Industry at Ipecac Recordings ★Loves Interesting Recipes on Pinterest ★Loves her furry cat children ★Wants you to love her food and eat well Shawn Hosner
  15. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appreciations Tell Her Thank You In Person! ★Digitally recording our meetup ★Available on YouTube later ★Loves Photography and Art ★Starting out in WordPress Amy Gottstein
  16. The Absolute Beginning of WordPress Suzette Franck WordPress For Artists

    Thinkspace Gallery Sun., August 25, 2013 Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232 / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple
  17. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple How Do You Start?
  18. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple A man’s home is his castle A man’s home is his castle
  19. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★Developed by Steve Carnam ★3 Test Sites w/Free ★Meetup Discount: 30% off http://serverpress.com/wp-for-artists/ $34.95 with code WP4A Local Environment (your computer) Desktop Server by ServerPress.com
  20. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Desktop Server Demo
  21. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★Silver Certificate for Attendees ★3 Months Free Hosting ★Add up to 100 Domains ★Excellent Support 24/7/365 ★$20/a month thereafter ★Coupon good till 12-31-13 ★Tip: Sign Up in 2 months http://mediatemple.net/webhosting/shared/ Online Environment (hosting account) (gs) Grid Service Shared Hosting Account mediatemple.net
  22. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple (mt) Media Temple
  23. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Break until 12:45pm
  24. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★11:00 - 11:30 - Brunch and Art Viewing ★11:30 - 11:45 - Introductions & Appreciations ★11:45 - 12:15 - Setting Up a Test Website Locally ★12:15 - 12:30 - Break/Refreshments/Networking ★12:30 - 1:00 - The Absolute Beginning of WordPress ★1:00 - 2:00 - Happiness Bar with WordPress Experts Shawn Hosner Amy Gottstein Please freshen your plates and cups! Sunday Schedule Special thanks to: Thank you to our awesome sponsors: Sorry
  25. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★11:00 - 11:30 Brunch and Art Viewing ★11:30 - 11:45 Introductions & Appreciations ★11:45 - 12:15 Setting up a test website locally ★12:15 - 12:30 Break/Refreshments/Networking ★12:30 - 1:00 The Absolute Beginning of WordPress ★1:00 - 2:00 Happiness Bar with WordPress Experts Schedule
  26. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple The Absolute Beginning of WordPress
  27. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Dashboard ★Admin Toolbar ★Dashboard: Home ★Posts ★Media ★Pages ★Comments ★Appearance ★Users
  28. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Dashboard ★Posts - Blog, short posts that can be categorized ★Media - All media is archived here, can add uploads ★Pages - Static content with interractive elements ★Comments - Mostly for blog posts ★Appearance - Customizing the look ★Users - Adding admins and authors ★Plugins and Themes - At next Meetup Sept 29th
  29. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Posts (blog/news) ★Admin Bar ★Screen Options ★Help ★Title ★Add Media Button ★Visual or Text ★Toolbar ★Kitchen Sink Icon ★Edit Box ★Meta Boxes ★Publish ★Format ★Categories ★Tags ★Featured Image
  30. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Pages (content) ★Admin Bar ★Screen Options ★Help ★Title ★Add Media Button ★Visual or Text ★Toolbar ★Kitchen Sink Icon ★Edit Box ★Meta Boxes ★Publish ★Page Attributes ★Featured Image
  31. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Media (pictures, video, and audio) ★Admin Bar ★Select Files or ★Drag and Drop ★Images uploaded through posts/pages ★Enter title, alt, description ★Do minor graphic edits
  32. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Users (profiles and roles) ★Subscribers ★Contributors ★Authors ★Editors ★Administrators ★Super Administrators
  33. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple Appearance (themes) ★Change Themes ★Customize Themes ★Widgets (sidebar) ★Menus (navigation) ★Header (depends on theme) ★Theme Options ★Editor = Pure Evil
  34. @mt_Suzette Questions? Tweet Me! sfranck@mediatemple.net Sunday, Sept 29 11am-2pm

  35. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★11:00 - 11:30 Brunch and Art Viewing ★11:30 - 11:45 Introductions & Appreciations ★11:45 - 12:15 Setting up a test website locally ★12:15 - 12:30 Break/Refreshments/Networking ★12:30 - 1:00 The Absolute Beginning of WordPress ★1:00 - 2:00 Happiness Bar with WordPress Experts Schedule
  36. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple WordPress / Marketing / Graphics Experts ★ Suzette Franck - WordPress & CSS Goddess ★ Natalie MacLees - WordPress & JQuery Goddess ★ Greg Douglas - WordPress & Graphics Guru ★ Lucy Beer - WordPress & Training Goddess ★ Tristen Tucker - Marketing and Speech Goddess ★ Amy Gottstein - Video and Photography Goddess
  37. Media Temple // 8520 National Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

    / 877-578-4000 / mediatemple.net / @mt_Suzette © 2013 (mt) Media Temple ★11:00 - 11:30 - Brunch and Art Viewing ★11:30 - 11:45 - Introductions & Appreciations ★11:45 - 12:15 - Setting Up a Test Website Locally ★12:15 - 12:30 - Break/Refreshments/Networking ★12:30 - 1:00 - The Absolute Beginning of WordPress ★1:00 - 2:00 - Happiness Bar with WordPress Experts Shawn Hosner Amy Gottstein Please ask the experts some questions! Sunday Schedule Special thanks to: Thank you to our awesome sponsors: Sorry