Takeaways from September 2018 Share Your WordPress Journey

Members listen to Phil Salatrik share his WordPress journey

For our September 2018 meetup, two members shared their WordPress journey:

  • How they first came to use WordPress
  • What they were doing before using WordPress
  • Aha! moments as they created WordPress websites

Thanks to Phil Salatrik and Colleen Sullivan Leh for sharing their experiences and stories about their WordPress journeys.

Their talks are a reminder to everyone working with WordPress that we all come from different places, whether it’s creating static websites, MySpace, logging, or starting a new business.

After the presentations, we enjoyed a good discussion about learning WordPress, dealing with spam, and setting up staging sites for WordPress sites.

Thanks to everyone who attended.

Slideshow

Check out the meetup welcome slideshow with info about upcoming events, three things about WordPress, and our WordPress meetups in metro Detroit.

Resources and Links

Here are some of the resources and links mentioned during the meetup:

Stop by the meetup site for a few more photos of the meetup.

Shoutout to A2 Hosting and Grand Circus for their sponsorship of our Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup group.

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Author: Deborah Edwards-Onoro

Deborah Edwards-Onoro is a web designer focused on user experience, accessibility, and WordPress. Founder of Lireo Designs, I create usable, attractive, and mobile-friendly websites for businesses, nonprofits, and individuals. I offer WordPress training, website maintenance services, and consulting. Organizer for Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup, West Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup, and Refresh Detroit. Former Detroit User Experience co-leader, Michigan Usability Professionals Association boardmember, Internet User Experience conference organizer, and HighEdWeb Michigan organizer.