CSS 101 at Vancouver WordPress Meetup

CSS 101 at Vancouver Wordpress Meetup, blogsitestudio.com/CSS-101-at-Vancouver-Wordpress-Meetup

The Vancouver WordPress Meetup on Valentine’s Day was a sweet one, and not just because of the smorgasbord of chocolate treats provided by a full house of attendees.

Morten introduced this meetup as being recorded online using Google+ Hangouts, which deepened the voice levels, but otherwise provided a better record than my iPhone.

Jill Binder, Web Coder Who Speaks Multimedia, gave us a short tutorial in working with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), the code that controls the look of a WordPress site.

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WordCamp Victoria 2013

morten, blogsitestudio.com/wordcamp-victoria-2013

WordCamp Victoria was the second WordCamp I’d attended, but unlike WordCamp Vancouver in October 2012 – where I spoke about the Top 10 Things to Know About WordPress – it was the first time I was able to stay all day.

Why WordPress?

I arrived in time for the keynote speech by Morten Rand-Hendrickson of Pink and Yellow Design, where he asked the question, “Why WordPress?”

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The Magical Media Manager of WordPress 3.5

vancouver wp meetup 12:12, blogsitestudio.com

At the Vancouver WordPress Meetup the week before last, we got an eyeful and earful about the new WordPress 3.5, the Elvin Jones version.

About 50 people gathered at The Network Hub and we heard host Morten Rand-Henriksen and Joachim (Joey) Kudish from WordPress.com tag-team through the many changes.

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The Difference Between Themes

how to choose a free wordpress theme, www.blogsitestudio.comAll WordPress themes are created differently, endowed by their Creator with peculiar features, that among them are responsiveness, theme options, and the pursuit of developer support.

This statement should be written into a WordPress constitution somewhere but it’s not, so I’m saying it here. While the WordPress platform may maintain a certain consistency of usability, the themes created for it simply do not.

When picking a theme for your site you just have to know what you’re getting into before you hit “install”.

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WordCamp is Coming to Vancouver

wordpress round table, tastingroomconfidential.com

WordCamp, the boot camp for everything WordPress, is coming to the BCIT campus in Burnaby on October 13.

This year there will be two full-day tracks: one for  Users and one for Developers, so update your iCalendars now!

Organizers Vanessa Chu and Morten Rand-Hendriksen are currently looking for speakers for both Users and Developer tracks.

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