May 12, 2015 — WordPress is global. Themes and plugins should be prepared for translation and there are some very basic steps you can take to make sure that is the case. But there is more to it, especially if you are doing client work. Lisa has launched several large, enterprise-level networks in multiple languages and has learned some valuable lessons along the way that she would like to pass on to you in this session.
May 12, 2015 — Child themes are a simple but powerful way to customize a pre-made theme. Learning how to use them properly means you’ll never risk losing all your modifications when the developer releases a new version and you update the theme. Using easy-to-follow language, This talk walks you through the steps to set up a child theme and we’ll get started making some tweaks – from CSS look-and-feel adjustments to more substantial changes in functionality.
May 12, 2015 — In this talk learn how to tell a story with your content, how to engage users on their journey, and avoid the problem of the “Single Path.” We’ll also examine websites that do this well and cover practical strategies you can employ today to craft better experiences for your users.
May 11, 2015 — Approach your site design as pure typography. This may sound weird at first, but if you think about it, everything from headlines and body copy, to buttons and quotes, almost all of it… is just plain text. It’s at the core of almost every single site you design. My talk discusses adding an initial step to your design process to help you knock out design work faster, easier, and more efficient by simply writing everything out first.
May 11, 2015 — Learn how easy it can be to start with a static HTML page and convert it into a dynamic theme. This talk covers the basic template tags and is intended for people who are comfortable with HTML, CSS.
May 11, 2015 — Cain & Obenland in the morning! – a morning show-style WordCamp talk with three segments: two that will cover any number of WordPress topics – current WP happenings, theming, design, development, best practices, worst practices, future trends, you name it – and a special guest interview with a big name from the WordPress world.
May 11, 2015 — Starting as an independent, working on WordPress.com VIP & Jetpack, living the agency life at 10up, and eventually starting my own company, the one constant has been volunteering to improve WordPress and the surrounding initiatives. I talk about how I apply what I’ve learned from these experiences, and what I hope to help WordPress, GlotPress, BuddyPress, & bbPress be in the future.
May 11, 2015 — What happens when your blogging community becomes vile and vicious and all you want to do is have an open discussion about things? There are tricks, tools, and methods to the madness of dealing with people who cannot see reason, and generally don’t want to. I’ll help you on your path to a pure blog without having to spend every free moment of your day moderating.
May 11, 2015 — Jetpack has a lot of features for users, but did you know that it can make your life as a developer easier, too? With infinite scroll, featured content, and various custom post types, Jetpack can save you time in creating commonly requested features. Use a CSS preprocessor for easy-to-use customization options. This talk explores all the secret developer features in Jetpack that can give you a head start on your next site.
May 11, 2015 — How do you start with WordPress? We go from concept to live site. We do a secure install, talk about posts and pages, and widgets and themes. If you have any questions about starting in WordPress this session is for you.