Speakers: Kevin Dees

  • Kevin Dees: Build Custom Themes with Less Code using TypeRocket

    Kevin Dees: Build Custom Themes with Less Code using TypeRocket

    WordCamp Raleigh 2016Speaker: Kevin Dees

    November 7, 2016 — Build a fully custom and beautiful site with custom fields and theme options without a single plugin. In this session, we will release TypeRocket 3.0 for WordPress to the public and learn how you can build a theme like this fast!
    So, what will you learn?

    Create custom post types and taxonomies.
    Add custom fields to posts, pages, custom post types, taxonomies, user profiles and the front-end of your site using the TypeRocket Forms API.
    Learn how to sanitize custom field input.
    Add meta boxes to post types and the dashboard.
    Add global theme options.
    Build modular component based designs by creating a page builder.
    Create custom resources and go beyond post types for advanced applications.

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  • Kevin Dees: Pragmatic WordPress WorkFlow: Theming

    Kevin Dees: Pragmatic WordPress WorkFlow: Theming

    WordCamp Raleigh 2012Speaker: Kevin Dees

    December 6, 2012 — In this talk, Kevin Dees uncovers ways to improve our workflow and walks through what it takes to make a killer WordPress theme. A theme that has theme options, custom post types, custom meta boxes, forms, backups, SEO and more. Its a pragmatic approach everyone can use.

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