May 24, 2013 — Many web designers start off in the Print Design industry and make the bold move over to digital. Unfortunately, this can be a tricky cross over as the many technical restricts that apply in print are completely different for screen design and web design.
May 24, 2013 — This presentation covers how to get from Photoshop to WordPress. There are many different roads to a theme. Covering a few possibilities and then cover getting from a design in Photoshop to an actual WordPress child theme while trying not to reinvent the wheel.
May 23, 2013 — WordPress End User Security covers basic information security principles to consider even before you start a WordPress driven site, and a run at the top 10 WordPress security tips. You will get some metrics around malware attacks, and how to avoid being infected.
May 23, 2013 — Russell Fair tells us what’s what on birthin’ babies. Er, we mean child themes at the Atlanta WordPress: Hands On Learning Meetup.
May 22, 2013 — There has been an explosion in smartphone and tablet adoption and huge usage growth for mobile web traffic. This presentation shares the speakers experience and findings with the WordPress community in hope that we can design and develop better websites for the ever-increasing mobile market.
May 21, 2013 — Plugin Topics
Understanding the differences in themes and plugins (and why this matters!)
A look at the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate
WordPress Gwinnett Meetup
Organizers: Naomi C. Bush and Tom McFarlin
May 21, 2013 — “Great content, structure and clean code – that’s SEO.” and then you learn about panda, penguin and top heavy. It could have been indexable tags, browsable search results or a link in your widget. Either way the traffic is dwindling and your client is furious. What do you do? In this session Dan Petrovic explains how people screw up with Google and offers practical ways to recover.
May 20, 2013 — This talk will outline the process I take after we’ve received design sign off from the client and looks like this…
Setting up a Basecamp project – Setting up a private GitHub repository – Setting up my IDE (Phpstorm) – Setting up Sass & Compass for CSS preprocessing – Custom Theme Development – Custom Plugin Development – Testing (Both cross browser and device ) – Migration with BackupBuddy – Ongoing maintenance.
May 19, 2013 — This presentation is specific about how to apply accessibility principles across the WP spectrum, for designers, content authors and developers. Specific methods for creating accessible content and keeping it accessible, particularly for eCommerce, government and transactional sites are presented.
May 18, 2013 — Mikey talks about his plugin ‘WordPress Backup to Dropbox’ and the issues he has had to overcome as it grows in popularity. He also talks about ‘extensions’ as a viable way for plugin developers to make a little bit of money while keeping open source values.