December 8, 2013 — This talk is about how the new CSS definitions, namely, CSS Regions and CSS Shapes along other definitions, is going to change the whole web experience in near future. How designers will be able to use these definitions for a better storytelling and deviate away from limited box shape and CSS animations that define the web today.
December 8, 2013 — This talk discusses reasons why responsive is the best way to develop new websites, as well as the best techniques discovered after a year of full time development of responsive websites.
(Note: actual talk starts at 7:25)
December 7, 2013 — This talk shows some sites based on Genesis child themes. It shows the stylesheets and how they’re the same from theme to theme. It then moves into some other work that combines themes, and talks about adding mobile-first design instead of just sticking to the child themes’ responsive CSS.
December 6, 2013 — Design is not just about themes, graphics, or the look-and-feel of a website. This talk discusses “design thinking” as a problem solving strategy, including why the most beautiful sites are not always the most successful. It ends with some ways for you to start applying design thinking principles to all of your projects.
December 6, 2013 — This talk is a quick introduction to WordPress Multisite with a more detailed description of the install at The Ohio State University Libraries. Particular attention is given to maintaining the install, curating plugins, and the development and use of a custom theme, which was developed from the Underscores theme.
December 6, 2013 — Roshan talks about what the problems are with WordPress search in fetching the relevancy of data and how it can be improved using Sphinx Search Engine.
December 5, 2013 — Utsav talks about child themes and explains why it is important. A WordPress child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality of the parent theme. A child theme is the best and easiest way to modify an existing theme, whether you want to make a few tiny changes or extensive changes.
December 5, 2013 — This session talks about the mistakes made, the challenges faced, and the things learned, (and the fun I’m having) with WP-Table Reloaded and TablePress development. I share some insights on my development workflow and my favorite tools, on the techniques that the plugins use, and on what else you should be doing besides coding to make your plugin more valuable to the community.
December 4, 2013 — When writing a WordPress plugin, development shops find that the productivity and quality assurance tools they are accustomed to their MVC framework providing are conspicuously absent. This session evaluates the trade-offs and offers some solutions that empower developers to maintain a high-quality user experience while implementing features that off-the-shelf WordPress isn’t suitable for.