‘style’ Videos

  • Sarah Semark: I Broke Up with Photoshop—And You Can Too!

    Sarah Semark: I Broke Up with Photoshop—And You Can Too!

    WordCamp Montreal 2014Speaker: Sarah Semark

    May 25, 2015 — This presentation talks about getting out of the Photoshop mindset, embracing the tools that the modern web has provided us in order to streamline our development practises and get real-live sites up and running fast. We’ll start with talking about how to use style tiles to reduce the amount of time spent on mockups, and then we’ll move on to discuss how to leverage available tools in order to quickly get a site running: skeleton themes, CSS precompilers, version control for quick deployment, icon fonts, browser development tools, grids, and CSS frameworks. Whew!

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  • Mel Choyce: Beautiful Web Type

    Mel Choyce: Beautiful Web Type

    WordCamp Minneapolis 2015Speaker: Mel Choyce

    May 22, 2015 — With the rapid popularization of web fonts over the past few years, type on the web has never been more exciting! Learn a bit about basic typographic principles, review techniques and services for integrating web fonts into your WordPress sites, and finally conclude with a bit of speculation on where type on the web is heading.

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  • Melodye Hunter: Websites with Style and Strategy

    Melodye Hunter: Websites with Style and Strategy

    WordCamp Atlanta 2015Speaker: Melodye Hunter

    May 2, 2015 — Let’s talk “Website Strategy.” If you’re creating content to attract business, position yourself as an expert and grow an online business, you have to blog differently. You have to blog with a strategy. You also need a great website that infuses your style and personality with attractive visual elements. Your site should flow so that visitors can purchase your products or services easily. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Your website can be simple, stylish and strategic. I’ll show how to use WordPress to do just that. Gone are the days where all you need is a cute lil blog and the customers come rolling in. Today there is so much noise online, your competition is fighting for the attention of your potential customers. You need to stand out…and fast! The best way to do that is with a strong website strategy.

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  • Mika Epstein: Dude, You’ve Been Font-i-con’d!

    Mika Epstein: Dude, You’ve Been Font-i-con’d!

    WordCamp NYC 2014Speaker: Mika Epstein

    November 13, 2014 — You’ve heard about Font Awesome, Genericons, and Dashicons. You’re pretty sure they’re not new reindeer for Santa, so what are these Font Icons, why do we use ‘em and better yet, HOW!? The half-elf who wrote the Genericon plugin explains it all!

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