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Philip Erb
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The Future of the NEPA WordPress Meetup

We've enjoyed running the NEPA WordPress meetup for the past three (yes, THREE) years. But we need some help. It takes all of us to have a succesful meetup.

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Philip Erb
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Due to this evening's impending weather, we've changing to a virtual meetup. See the information at the bottom of http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/228691711/.
NOTE - Due to the impending weather, we've changed this to a virtual meetup. Please see the information in the discussion below. ---- Ever wanted to add a feature to WordPress? Of course you have! But wait, you can't find a plugin to meet the need? Might be time for a custom plugin! Joe Casabona and Colin Devroe will be taking ideas and coding a custom plugin live, for our viewing pleasure. As always, everyone is welcome to bring their WordPress...
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Our friends Joe Casabona and Colin Devroe will be live coding a WordPress plugin at our next meetup on February 23rd! http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/228691711/
Ever wanted to add a feature to WordPress? Of course you have! But wait, you can't find a plugin to meet the need? Might be time for a custom plugin! Joe Casabona and Colin Devroe will be taking ideas and coding a custom plugin live, for our viewing pleasure. As always, everyone is welcome to bring their WordPress questions or problems for discussion with the group. We've had some great discussions and learned some cool tricks! Coalwork is loca...
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Frank Skokoski

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some photographs and reflections on my hike on the old catawissa railroad right of way 
It was another above average day here in Northeastern Pennsylvania yesterday. We have had no measurable snow here this season. . This is very rare and may break a record. I’m not complaining …
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Philip Erb
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TOMORROW! Show & Tell + WordCamp US Recap - Join us at Coalwork at 7pm! http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/226968760/?a=cr1_grp&rv=cr1&_af=event&_af_eid=226968760&https=off
As mentioned last night, December's Meetup will be a show-and-tell as well a WordCamp US recap! The date is December 10th at 7:30pm. Bring some work to show off! WordCamp US Recap WordCamp US is December 4-6 and it's in Philly! There are still tickets left and it's going to be a great time. The WordCamp US schedule of speakers and sessions has been published! This national WordPress conference takes place December 4-6, 2015, in Philadelphia, PA...
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Philip Erb
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t's official!@WCScranton is happening on Saturday, July 18th at Johnson College! https://scranton.wordcamp.org/2015/2015/05/11/its-official-wordcamp-scranton-is-july-18th/
After a few months of initial planning and venue hunting, we are happy announce that WordCamp is coming to Scranton, PA on July 18th! It will be held at Johnson College and we could not be more exc...
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Philip Erb
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Share your WordPress tips and tricks at our WordPress Open Forum on Thursday, February 12th at 7:30 p.m. at Coalwork in Scranton!
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Philip Erb
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We have 16 people coming out to talk about blogging at tomorrow night's meetup! Are you gonna be there? Have a blog? Want a blog? Want to know what a blog is and what all these crazy people are talking about??? Come on out! http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/214539622/
Just a chat about regular blogging with local bloggers. Do you have a  blog? Do you want to start a blog? Do you have a blog that's been neglected? Are you wondering WHY people blog? Let's get together and chat about blogging!  Pros, cons, tips, success stories, horror stories - you name it! The folks at Coalwork are graciously offering up their co-working space for this chat. They are located at 544 Spruce Street in Scranton - across from the c...
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Philip Erb
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Have some experience with WordPress? Come help us out with the WordPress Genius Bar at NEPA BlogCon 2014! http://www.nepawp.com/2014/08/help-needed-for-wordpress-genius-bar-at-nepa-blogcon/
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Philip Erb
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Don't forget ... tomorrow night! Our June Meetup: Solving Problems & Showing Off. http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/187435212/
This summer, the crew behind the NEPA Hackathon are opening up the Lackawanna County / Marywood University Launch Pad space for some collaborative coding sessions on Wednesday evenings. While you are more than welcome to join them every week, we will be having a special WordPress meetup with them at the Launch Pad on Wednesday, June 25th. From 6pm to 9pm, we'll be tackling whatever WordPress problems you (and we) are having and showing off anythi...
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A place to talk about WordPress and WordPress-related topics in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Frank Skokoski

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It’s been two weeks, a cold two weeks here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, since I last visited the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township. The cold weather has kept a lot of the trees from budding a…
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Philip Erb
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TOMORROW EVENING! Joe Casabona and Colin Devroe will be live coding a WordPress plugin during our meetup. Come on out to give ideas and see how it's done! http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/228691711/
Ever wanted to add a feature to WordPress? Of course you have! But wait, you can't find a plugin to meet the need? Might be time for a custom plugin! Joe Casabona and Colin Devroe will be taking ideas and coding a custom plugin live, for our viewing pleasure. As always, everyone is welcome to bring their WordPress questions or problems for discussion with the group. We've had some great discussions and learned some cool tricks! Coalwork is loca...
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Philip Erb
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Come out and talk about the WordPress Theme Customizer on Thursday evening! http://meetu.ps/2RHws6
The Theme Customizer provides a centralized place to change options that control the look of your WordPress site. We'll talk about using the customizer, how developers can extend it to add their own settings, and demonstrate some cool uses of this feature. As always, everyone is welcome to bring their WordPress questions or problems for discussion with the group. We've had some great discussions and learned some cool tricks! Coalwork is located ...
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Frank Skokoski

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Happy New Year folks. It’s been a busy week and I didn’t get a chance to get any posts up. Sorry. We got some more seasonably cold weather here in Northeastern Pennsylvania these pas…
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Philip Erb
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On October 1st, Gen Herres will talk about her favorite WordPress visual page builder and starter theme. Join us at Coalwork at 7pm! More info and RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/225314459/.
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Philip Erb
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On April 1st, come hang out with George Stephanis, lead of the @jetpack Pitcrew, to learn all about this awesome plugin! http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/221053306/
At this meetup, George Stephanis will help us take a look at the free Jetpack plugin for WordPress and how best to leverage it in various projects. We'll look at some of the additional functionality Jetpack makes available and how it can help you grow and retain your audience, improve page load times, and simplify site administration - while also making it more secure and reliable. George Stephanis is the Team Lead for the Jetpack Pit Crew at Aut...
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Hey Leni - don't worry about it, I'll make a note. We'll see you there!
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Philip Erb
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Don't forget - it's a NEPA WordPress holiday party this Wednesday! http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/219130292/
Let's end the year with a NEPA WordPress Holiday party! Bring a treat or drink to share, hang out, talk shop (if you want) and have a merry time! Once again, the folks at Coalwork are graciously offering up their co-working space for us. They are located at 544 Spruce Street in Scranton - across from the courthouse. More information about Coalwork is available at coalwork.com. See you there!
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Philip Erb
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Join our meetup on October 1st - Joe Casabona will be talking about local development environments at Coalwork in Scranton http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/207863962/
We are planning the October meetup for 7pm on Wednesday, October 1st, at Coalwork in Scranton. Joe will be talking about best practices for local development environments for WordPress.  This is great both for developing and testing your plugins and themes, as well as testing any changes to your site before doing them on your live site. Joe Casabona is a web developer, teacher, and author of the books Responsive Design with WordPress and Buildin...
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Philip Erb
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The next meetup is set for August 20th: Stop Hacking WordPress, Sort Of - by Colin Devroe http://www.meetup.com/nepawp/events/199822992/
Too many times we run across terrible hacks in WordPress that do not serve their customers well. WordPress developers should be more careful to build future proof solutions. Colin Devroe will be presenting. We will be meeting at the Launchpad on Linden Street in Scranton. We will also be streaming and recording the presentation, in case you can't make it. As usual, bring your WordPress questions and problems that we can discuss after the presenta...
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Philip Erb
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From NEPA and going to WordCamp Philly this weekend? Let us know here or http://www.nepawp.com/contact/ and let's grab some lunch!
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