October 5, 2014 — Learn how to write CSS in a whole new way Heard about CSS preprocessors but don’t know what the fuss is about? Think you can’t use them with WordPress? Think again! This session goes through the highlights of using CSS preprocessors (we’ll mostly focus on Sass), their awesome features, and how to integrate them into your WordPress theming workflow.
September 14, 2014 — Our focus will be beginning CSS. We’ll use Firefox Fire Bug to show non developers how to do simple things like changing styles, colors, and things like heading tags and different classes. I’ll show people how to target classes & ids, as well as how to make the changes in real time so they can see what it would like if the changes were enacted. I’ll also show how to access the Stylesheet so you can just copy & paste the CSS from Firebug into your Stylesheet or the JetPack Custom CSS.
September 12, 2014 — In this lightning talk, I’ll offer you some tips and tricks to get better looking sites on mobile devices. I’ll also show you how you can use the mobble plugin to get completely different layouts on mobile devices.
September 8, 2014 — В этом докладе Дмитрий расскажет о том как начать работать с CSS препроцессорами и перестать писать чистый CSS. В докладе пойдет речь о настройке среды разработки, основах синтаксиса и использовании препроцессоров в создании тем для WordPress.
September 2, 2014 — Pseudo-selectors are my favorite CSS tool. They make it possible to create some amazing visual effects, while keeping your HTML semantic and minimizing the images on your site. This presentation introduces the basic concept of pseudo-selectors, and goes over the various pseudo-selectors that are available and when they are useful. It provides examples from sites I have developed of how I have used pseudo-selectors to achieve visual effects that would have been very difficult or even impossible without them.
September 2, 2014 — When we make it easier for users who face vision or mobility challenges to use websites, we make them easier for everyone to use. From larger hit areas to clear indications of state we’ll cover a few simple things we can start and stop doing with CSS to make websites faster to navigate with a keyboard, easier to use with a course pointer, and understandable without visual formatting.
August 27, 2014 — Sass, a CSS preprocessor, allows you to write faster, more powerful, and more manageable CSS. Learn how easy it is to setup your project to use Sass. Once Sass is ready to go, you will discover the powerful tools that Sass provides to take your CSS to the next level. Integrating Sass with WordPress can be tricky at first, so we’ll take a step by step approach showing you how to seamlessly take your Sass files and use them in your WordPress project.
August 21, 2014 — Ever wonder how to make that column just a little bit wider or change a font? Are you totally overwhelmed by files upon files of PHP? There are some simple and effective ways to tweak the design of a site without breaking anything. We cover ways to add custom CSS and the whys and hows of a basic child theme.
August 20, 2014 — Rhys does an introductory beginner talk on Child Themes, which involves the following:
– What is a child theme?
– When you should use a child theme?
– When you shouldn’t use a child theme?
– Structuring a child theme in your themes folder & common practices.
– The style.css file of a child theme, how to structure it.
– The functions.php file of the child theme.
– Common Issues that beginners ask about.
August 18, 2014 — Understanding why your page is rendering slowly is the first step to improving your page load speed. The faster your pages load, the better the site will convert and the happier your clients will be!