Category Archives: Events

Woocommerce, Photography and more

The February meetup looked at Woocommerce, in particular it’s use as a tool to display and sell photographs. Below is a summary of what was discussed. Woothemes kindly provided a copy of their photography plugin and will add this to … Continue reading

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The Honest Truth About Hosting

Updated Sept 2015 – Hosting is a complex, contentious topic. Even the self-proclaimed ‘professionals’ disagree. Web designers, even developers are often surprisingly ignorant upon what makes a good or bad host. The worst advice often comes from traditional IT people. … Continue reading

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WordPress Meetup Training

With WordCamp behind us and much learned in the process, now is the time to look forward to even more local free and paid-for training options around WordPress. Unlike last year, we are looking to have more guest speakers contribute … Continue reading

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WordPress for Beginners

The meetup last night was primarily for newcomers. Most talk was around the use of WordPress.com as an initial way to get online quickly, easily and for little cost. In many cases, for bloggers and home businesses with limited funds … Continue reading

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Making WordPress Super-Secure

This was the topic for the September meetup. You may like to read my blog post on the most recent bot attacks on WordPress sites, in April this year. A few years back site security was a relatively minor issue. … Continue reading

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August Meetup – Selecting a theme

Updated May 2015 People can get hung up on the site ‘design’ and website appearance. Everyone has a viewpoint. In some cases it is critical to succeed, in many others, is not… In fact when it comes to promoting yourself … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Auckland WordPress User Group

This blogsite supports and documents the key topics covered in our popular Auckland WordPress User Group meetups. Here you’ll find tips to help you build a better WordPress website or business. Want to know what WordPress is and how it … Continue reading

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