December 2, 2013 — The push for responsive web design has helped web developers consider how the sites they develop can adapt to different devices, including sizes, screen resolutions, and even contexts. It should now be easier than ever to respond to a format that has existed since the start of the web – print. This presentaton walks through the process for making your responsive sites respond to the format we most often forget.
August 1, 2013 — Too many people see Multisite as a silver bullet that can do everything they need, only to find out they’ve bitten off more than they can chew, and now they have a site that is too big, too complicated, and too much of a hassle. Understanding what Multisite does out of the box, what it’s best at, and where it’s easily extendable will help you build the right site.
December 2, 2013 — This talk is about wireframing, and prototyping, when to use Photoshop, and when to go straight to the browser. How to bootstrap a UX test, and when to ask your Mom for design advice. What steps you can skimp when you’re pinched for time, and how to find inspiration with our copping someone else’s work.
October 21, 2013 — WordCamp Europe 2013 took place in Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden, Netherlands. Video was created by Kaarel Veike (VideoPartner) to pass the emotions and vibe from the contributor day. Interviews with Andrew Nacin, Hanni Ross, Remkus de Vries, Zé Fontainhas, Tammie Lister, Boone Gorges, Mike Schroder, Mónica Guerra Leiria and Liliana Gaete.
Several interviews will be released separately at some point in the future. Thanks for everyone who participated in our video and shared words of wisdom with the community!
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 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 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.
November 29, 2013 — WordPress has it’s own testing environment. Integrating PHPUnit with the WordPress testing framework can not only improve your code quality, but also your architecture. This talk walks through the process of integrating these environments into your plugin development for more efficient code and easier feature development.
September 28, 2013 — This talk covers the advantages of developing in underscores (_s) and why it is the only starter theme that you should use. It shows how to customize this theme to make it do exactly what you want and nothing else. It also discusses the “gotchas” and what not to do. github link »
November 3, 2013 — What is clean code? This talk provides some answers to this question, and introduces some good habits that will help keep your code clean, such as the use of meaningful names for your variables and functions, and the Single Responsibility Principle.