‘Theme design’ Videos

  • Dmitry Mayorov: New To Theme Design? Here’s What You Should Know

    Dmitry Mayorov: New To Theme Design? Here’s What You Should Know

    WordCamp Europe 2017Speaker: Dmitry Mayorov

    June 22, 2017 — Dmitry is a Moscow-based web designer and web developer.

    I learned to design and develop themes the hard way. I made all rookie mistakes I could possibly make that resulted in poorly-designed themes that I never wanted to show to anybody. Only after countless trials and errors, I worked out a strategy to theme design that helped me launch my own website and build several themes that became successful in their niches.

  • Anyssa Ferreira: Design de Temas Para WooCommerce

    Anyssa Ferreira: Design de Temas Para WooCommerce

    WordCamp Fortaleza 2016Speaker: Anyssa Ferreira

    May 4, 2017 — Hoje, a maioria dos temas oferece suporte para WooCoommerce. Mas existe uma grande diferença entre suportar e ser feito para vender.

    Vamos explorar algumas das maiores questões sobre como desenhar temas para lojas virtuais que utilizam a maior plataforma de venda online do mundo: o WooCommerce.

    Como projetar uma boa interface utilizando a estrutura do plugin? O que pode ser alterado? Quais são as melhores opções de usabilidade? Como potencializar a conversão através do design do tema?

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  • Alexandre Bortolotti: Créez un site avec la hiérarchie des templates et ses fonctions associées

    Alexandre Bortolotti: Créez un site avec la hiérarchie des templates et ses fonctions associées

    WordCamp Paris 2016Speaker: Alexandre Bortolotti

    May 12, 2016 — Lorsque l’on désire personnaliser un site WordPress, la bonne pratique est d’utiliser les fichiers par défaut de WordPress. C’est à dire les fichiers de la hiérarchie des templates.

    Étant donné que chaque thème WordPress n’embarque pas tous ces fichiers, on peut parfois passer à côté des bonnes pratiques et perdre du temps inutilement Dans cette présentation, les spectateurs pourront découvrir :

    A quoi sert la hiérarchie des templates et quel est son fonctionnement
    Comment il faut s’en servir pour bénéficier de mises en page particulières selon les pages demandées par les visiteurs
    Quelles sont les subtilités des différents fichiers de template
    Pourquoi il faut l’utiliser dans un thème enfant lorsque l’on ne travaille pas sur du sur mesure
    Quelles sont les fonctions associées à la hiérarchie des templates
    Quand est-il préférable de ne pas créer de nouveau fichier
    Quels sont les hooks liés aux templates et comment les utiliser
    Bref, tout ce qu’il faut savoir pour créer des sites dotés d’une mise en page subtile sur chacune de ses pages.

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  • Morten Rand-Hendriksen: Building Themes From Scratch With Underscores

    Morten Rand-Hendriksen: Building Themes From Scratch With Underscores

    WordCamp Montréal 2014Speaker: Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    May 15, 2015 — This presentation takes you through the process of building a theme from scratch with what is arguably the best starter theme available: _s (Underscores). The presentation looks at design and development decisions and principles including mobile-first, accessibility, responsive design, and information architecture, and takes a deep dive into the structure of the Underscores theme to show the audience how to build a theme from the ground up to become what you envisioned and more.

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  • Birgit Olzem: Xtreme One Theme-Framework mit Yaml 4
  • Tammie Lister: Theme Review Team

    Tammie Lister: Theme Review Team

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Tammie Lister

    November 2, 2014 — Contributor Track: Theme Review Team

    The Theme Review Team is a group of volunteers who review and approve Themes submitted to be included in the official WordPress Theme directory. The Theme Review Team maintains the official Theme Review Guidelines, the Theme Unit Test Data, and the Theme Check Plugin, and attempts to engage and educate the WordPress Theme developer community regarding development best practices.

  • Mel Choyce: 3 Lessons From Releasing my First Theme

    Mel Choyce: 3 Lessons From Releasing my First Theme

    WordCamp San Francisco 2014Speaker: Mel Choyce

    November 2, 2014 — Last year, I co-released my first free WordPress theme, Flounder. The theme was well received, but we we weren’t prepared for supporting it after launch. I’ll talk about what I wish we had known prior to launching Flounder.

  • Jen Ecker: Intro to Starter Themes

    Jen Ecker: Intro to Starter Themes

    WordCamp Maine 2014Speaker: Jen Ecker

    October 4, 2014 — Have you ever wanted to try your hand at theme design, but didn’t know where to begin? Starter themes are a great way to get your feet wet. They do all the heavy lifting programmatically and give you a blank slate to let you focus on your theme design. After this talk, you will have an understanding of what a starter theme is and a knowledge of the top starter themes available as well as the pros and cons of each.

  • Simon Owen: Optimising Your Front-End Workflow for WordPress

    Simon Owen: Optimising Your Front-End Workflow for WordPress

    WordCamp Manchester 2014Speaker: Simon Owen

    August 29, 2014 — Simon presents some of the techniques, applications and shortcuts that he uses to help him in his WordPress workflow, generally for when he is building themes. The talk is an overview, including things such as git, bitbucket, cli, sass, ACF, local dev. environment, staging and live, apps, shortcuts, browser testing, etc.

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  • Tracy Levesque: 6 Ways to Up Your Theme Game

    Tracy Levesque: 6 Ways to Up Your Theme Game

    WordCamp Philly 2014Speaker: Tracy Levesque

    August 21, 2014 — Are you a front-end designer who searches the free WordPress theme directory, finds something similar to the design you’re looking for and then modifies it to suit your needs? A lot of WordPress theme designers start off this way, but soon it’ll be time to take it to the next level. This presentation gives you 6 ways to boost your WordPress theme building skills.

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