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Until "Local by Flywheel", developing WordPress in a local environment was a hassle. Assuming you could get WAMP, MAMP or XAMP to play nicely, making WordPress sites with a desktop app could be a frustrating experience.

"Local by Flywheel", solved all of that. With an easy to use interface creating new or imported sites is a breeze. It takes all the yuckiness out of the old way of local development & makes it something that everyone can do.

In this demo I'll show you how to:

1. Create a new site.

2. How to access local files & PHPMyAdmin.

3. How to import & export a site.

4. How to use a Blueprint.

5. Adjust your settings.

Presented byBud Kraus

OPENING PRESENTATION: Best practices for a search engine friendly site

Every webmaster with a Wordpress site should know best practices for ensuring a search engine friendly site. In this presentation, Edward will show the basics of using Google Search Console (Google's proprietary portal into their search index), & his two favorite search engine optimization plugins for Wordpress. He'll also answer all the SEO questions you can dish out!

Come prepared with your laptops & plenty of questions. Extra bonus to those that come with their website already verified on Google Search Console (it's just like verifying on Google Analytics!).

Presented byEdward Sturm


Bud Kraus is a WordPress instructor for his company, Joy of WP. He teaches many individuals & groups WordPress in countless webinars.He also teaches WordPress & WooCommerce at the Fashion Institute of Technology.He currently is creating the WP A To Z Series, a combination of recorded videos & live webinars that will launch this Fall.

Edward Sturm is an SEO consultant & content marketer based out of NYC. He hosts theNew York SEO meetupand has done search engine optimization for blue chip clients such as ADP & Proctor & Gamble, as well as for many SMBs. He has appeared on television shows such as 20/20, Good Morning America, & The Today Show as well as in publications such as The Huffington Post, Forbes, & The Daily Mail.

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