A place for WordPress designers, developers, and content creators to connect.

WPNashville Site Update

As you can see we’ve made a major update to the look and feel of the wpnashville site. We went simple, clean and easy to update! The goal of the update was to simplify the site and open it up to be more of a utility to the community.

The “Community”
The Community portion of the site is where organizers of Meetups and WordCamps can publicly collaborate on current events and ideas for events. The goal is to keep group management and organizing open to the public. Anyone can subscribe to the community feed, follow the conversation and/or comment on the posts [...] Read More

Meetup: Any member may suggest an event!

Hello Fellow Meetup WordPressers!
We are excited to announce that the meetup group management has shifted! The group will now be more in line with the official WordPress Chapter. Since our meetup was started in 2010 before the WordPress Chapter program was created we’ve been doing it old school, but that is all changing and we hope that some of you will take advantage of this!
So what has changed?
Any member of the meetup group may now suggest and/ or schedule an event through the WordPress meetup site. When a new event is suggested/ scheduled a message will be sent to all [...] Read More

April Meetup 2014: Help Desk: WordCamp-Style

WordPress gurus will be on hand to lead a general Q&A session as well as to meet with people 1-on-1 to answer any and all questions you might have about WordPress. This same team (plus a few others) will be running Track 0 (the Help Desk) at WordCamp Nashville on May 3.

Sign-ups for the 1-on-1′s will be on a first-come, first-serve basis the night of the meetup.

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WP Dev Meetup – 3.7 Auto Updates

Speaker Dale Liszka took a developers view of the lead-up and release of WordPress’ Auto Update system. More importantly how to understand it, befriend it, and control it.

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Our Sponsor
We would also like to thank our sponsor workIT Nashville for providing us the ability to offer our breakfast. We want to encourage you all to check them out as they continue to server the Nashville community.

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February MeetUp: WordPress, WooCommerce and FoxyCart

{Updated Feb 25th}

Below is the slideshow from Kenneth presentation.

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On Monday, February 17, we’ll discuss the process of setting up an e-commerce system on WordPress, focusing on WooCommerce and FoxyShop + FoxyCart, from start to selling.

With so many options available for e-commerce, these tools simplify the process. Kenneth White of sprclldr will walk us through the process. He’ll cover:

Data security, hosting and SSL
Theming
Virtual and variable products, subscriptions and donations
Inventory management

Ecommerce options and set-up are frequent sources of questions at our monthly WordPress Nashville MeetUps and we want to focus on this single topic for one session.

WooCommerce is a go-to [...] Read More

Q&A Opens 2014 WP Nashville MeetUp

WordPress Nashville kicks off 2014 on Monday, January 20, with an informal Question-and-Answer MeetUp featuring Nashville WordPress developers and users tackling whatever audience members throw at them.

Randy Hicks of WPEdu, Liz Fulghum of NoSleepForSheep, Ross Jones of 2 the Top Design, Judy Wilson of Site Shack Design, Noe Lopez of Ah So Designs and Pamela Coyle of Content that Connects will be among those answering questions. This MeetUp is appropriate for people with all levels of WordPress experience – beginners, intermediate users and developers.

Depending on interest and attendance, we can break the space into two sections with separate Q&A interactions for user [...] Read More

Seeking Nashville WordCamp 2014 ideas, volunteers

Nashville WordCamp 2014 is less than four months away!

A new year means planning starts for our next Nashville WordCamp. The tentative date is set for May 3, again at Nashville School of Law.

Join us Monday January 13 at 6:30pm to 8pm, voice your ideas and collaborate to help keep the Nashville WordPress community on a roll. We seek input and volunteers. We’ll have sign-ups for collaboration teams and no previous WordCamp experience is required.

This will be the third Nashville WordCamp and we want this celebration of all things WordPress to be the best yet and work for the army of [...] Read More

WordCamp 2013: D’nelle Dowis: Intermediate Intro To WordPress: Images, Widgets, Themes

This talk walks through some basic customizations like uploading images and galleries through the new Media Manager, using widget areas to publish all kinds of content, how to install and customize a theme.and ending with a discussion on how to choose a theme that’s right for you.

D’nelle Dowis @d_nelle
D’nelle Dowis is the owner and mastermind at Berry Interesting Productions, Inc., a digital marketing consultancy that provides WordPress development & coaching, email marketing, social media management and content creation.

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WordPress in Nashville 2013

Seasons greetings Nashville!
2013 has been a great year for the group and we’d like to thank everyone for coming out and supporting the speakers and planning group. Did you know that the group is at 689 members, and 316 of those signed up in 2013 alone. We grew a lot this year, and we have high hopes for 2014!

Here are a few of the reasons we believe the group has grown so much this year.

Consistent Meetups – 11 meetups
Quality Speakers
Consistent Location
WordCamp
Creation of the planning group »
Communications

Moving forward in 2014 we would like to get keep it fresh and we’d like [...] Read More