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WordPress West Meetup Notes: Speeding up WordPress

Thanks to everyone that was able to make it out to the WordPress Meetup West on Monday night. We covered speeding up your WordPress site at the server level, theme level, and content level.

Next month we’ll be looking for speakers to give 5-10 minute lightning talks. So if anyone has a topic they’d like to share send me a message through the Meetup group and we’ll get things set up.

Here’s the notes:

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WordPress Meetup West Notes: Dynamic Sidebars and Widgets

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the WordPress West meet up last night. If you weren’t able to make it or want to review what we covered in the presentation I’ve included the slides and some gists of the actual code used if you’d like to test it out yourself.

We went over registering sidebars, the difference between a “sidebar” and a “widgetized area” (hint: not much), displaying sidebars in your theme, and finally creating a custom widget.

Gists after the break.

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