image000000-1Do you have a WordPress website and know the basics but could use some insider tips? Have you picked a theme and want to customize it to better suit your needs? Is your site secure? CoWORKer and resident WordPress expert, Mike Van Winkle is back to fill in the blanks (or give you a refresher) on how to “level-up” your existing site.

Some of the topics Mike will address include:  

• Creating new user accounts

• Creating/Editing a Post, Page, Category & Tag

• Creating and managing Menus

• Adding Media (images and video) to Posts and Pages

• How to install a plugin

• and much more

You will walk away from this lesson with the tools you need to personally keep your WordPress website updated and catching the attention of potential clients and customers.


$10 at the door for Non WORK Members – help us keep the lights on and keep great programs coming your way! WORK Members FREE including Friends of WORK!(a special membership level for you regular attendees)

12-1 PM in the WORK Library.  Feel free to bring a bag lunch.

Bio:  Mike Van Winkle is a web engineer living in Petaluma. Once a writer and policy analyst, he’s now deeply in the throws of a love affair with linux, PHP, Nodejs and other open source technologies. He has extensive experience in the WordPress hosting industry and has spoken at WordCamps in Denver and Chicago. Currently Mike is working as a freelance consultant specializing in high traffic, high availability DevOps. He holds a Masters in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He has been published online and in print in various publications including the Chicago Tribune. Interests include: movies (only good ones) , John Le Carre novels, all kinds of music, beer.