July 1, 2015 — This talk discusses how WordPress has evened the playing field for website creation. I share tools, tips, strategies and resources to help new WordPress users, freelancers, and small businesses get a great looking and effective blog/website up fast. I have a 6-point checklist that I use to analyze whether or not a theme is a good fit for any website or blog.
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!
May 11, 2015 — Learn how easy it can be to start with a static HTML page and convert it into a dynamic theme. This talk covers the basic template tags and is intended for people who are comfortable with HTML, CSS.
May 11, 2015 — The stock themes out there just aren’t quite right. You want to make your site your own. Change it up a bit. Make it roar. But where do you begin? Will a child theme be the best choice? What about these frameworks everyone talks about? And what’s a starter theme? I talk about what the differences are between these options and why you would choose one over the other.
April 17, 2015 — En 2015, l’internationalisation et la localisation deviennent des priorités pour la démocratisation et l’adoption de WordPress mondialement. Pas moins de 3 ateliers à ce WordCamp Paris 2015. Serions-nous dans l’air du temps ? Ne ratez pas le coche !
Vous êtes développeur de thèmes ou d’extensions, venez découvrir et partager les fonctions, guidelines et workflow disponibles pour optimiser votre i18n.
Vous êtes déjà traducteur ou pas encore, venez découvrir les nouveaux outils communautaires en ligne comme Transifex pour vous faciliter le travail.
Ensemble, créons et traduisons… Je vous attends.
March 23, 2015 — This presentation covers everything from design software to code management systems to email marketing platforms to customer retention programs. By taking advantage of these tools, we’ll learn how they make your life easier, your work less stressful, your workflows more streamlined and your pockets much, much bigger!
March 9, 2015 — You have the urge. You have the content. You have the will. You feel the call to write and share your message with the world. This is your time! Even better, you’ve decided on WordPress, since you are brilliant. You also realize you want the site to look good. Really good. Awesome good. What do you do? You start researching and learn about “themes” & “frameworks” – but there are so many variables. Child themes, Headway, Genesis, Divi, responsive, retina, mobile, multi-column, squeeze pages, wrappers – you are overwhelmed, to say the least! You even consider Weebly… don’t do it! I’ll break
everything down for you: where to look for in a WordPress theme, how to find a good one, best practices, and then some!