Laura Steiner shows off a demo store she built using Formidable Pro, illustrating the power of Formidable’s built-in views and advanced calculations. These cool features are in all pro versions of Formidable Forms, but not available in Formidable Lite.
Sallie Goetsch compares Gravity Forms, Ninja Forms, Caldera Forms, WPForms Lite, and Formidable Lite, reviewing user interface, available features, field types, pricing, and pros and cons.
Pieter Hartsook chose Beaver Builder as the best-in-class page builder, and Genesis as the best-in-class framework. Beaver Builder has come a long way in the past few years, and meetup members were very favorably impressed.
Ben Byrne from Cornershop Creative walks us through what WordPress Multisite is, what it’s good for, what it’s not good for, and the gotchas lurking in the code.
The April 2017 East Bay WordPress Meetup addressed two powerful method of laying out HTML objects with CSS: Flexbox (display: flex), and CSS Grid (display: grid). Flexbox is a widely-supported tool for layouts along one axis; Grid is designed to lay out objects on two axes. Both introduce new concepts and terminology.