WordPress Site Structure and Organization

This article supports my recent presentation at PDX WordPress Meetup titled “Organizing Your WordPress Site.”

Please note that I’ve included articles from ClarkWP Magazine, the student run and managed site for my Clark College WordPress classes, as reference material throughout this article.

Before beginning to structure and organize, or reorganize, your WordPress site, there are some WordPress terms you need to know.

Whiteboard with site structure.

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PDX WordPress Meetups in November 2012

The next Portland WordPress Meetup group sessions are:

Monday, November 12, 2012
Scaling Digital Trends
For advanced WordPress users. Brandon Clark of Digital Trends will discuss how to scale WordPress for enterprise sites.

Monday, November 26, 2012
What’s Coming in WordPress 3.5
For all levels of WordPress. WordPress 3.5 is due soon and this is a chance to see what’s coming out with the next big release of WordPress.

You can get more details and information on their official site, Portland WordPress Meetup.

The PDX WordPress Meetup group meets the fourth Monday of every month for presentations and Q&A on all aspects of WordPress. The group recently added a second monthly meeting for more experienced WordPress users wishing to dive deeper under the hood.

All meetings are start at 6:30 and are held at the U.S. Bancorp Tower Conference Rooms, 111 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. The conference rooms are on the north end of the building near the security desk.

While the meetings are free, an RSVP with Portland WordPress Meetups is required so they can provide enough seats.

PDX WordPress Meetup January 23, 2012

The next PDX WP Monthly User Group Meeting in Portland is Monday, January 23, 2012, from 6PM to 8PM. RSVP your intention to go, and those needing rides from Clark College, Cait and I will be there with two vehicles ready to go. Meet outside the classroom in the hall and we’ll be getting into the cars and leaving by 5PM.

If enough people are interested, we’ll have some dinner immediately after the meeting within walking distance.

If you are going on your own:

U.S. Bancorp Tower Conference Rooms (by the security next in the northeast corner)
111 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

The next meeting is February 27, 2012, at 6PM in the same place, so put it on your calendar.