‘Themes’ Videos

  • Elana Rudick: Themes That Make You Go Hmmmm – Theme Strategies for Designers

    Elana Rudick: Themes That Make You Go Hmmmm – Theme Strategies for Designers

    WordCamp Montréal 2015Speaker: Elana Rudick

    September 21, 2015 — If you want to make money designing WordPress sites, it’s crucial to know when to go custom and when to stick with a ready-made solution. In this session geared to designers looking to make profitable WordPress websites, learn how to assess when to use a premade theme, how to pick the right one, and when to start from scratch.

    There are no prerequisites to attend this talk. This session is intended for designers, beginner WordPress users, bloggers and anyone looking to profit from designing WordPress websites.

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  • Kelly Dwan: Jetpack for Theme Developers

    Kelly Dwan: Jetpack for Theme Developers

    WordCamp Montréal 2015Speaker: Kelly Dwan

    September 20, 2015 — Jetpack has a lot of features for users, but did you know that it can make your life as a developer easier, too? With infinite scroll, featured content, and various custom post types, Jetpack can save you time in creating commonly requested features. Use a CSS preprocessor for easy-to-use customization options. In this talk, I’ll explore all the secret developer features in Jetpack that can give you a head start on your next site, and how to use them in only a few lines of code.

    This talk will be most beneficial if you’ve dabbled in WordPress code before – themes, child themes, or plugins – and know what Jetpack is.

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  • Владимир Скляр: Подводные камни при работе с премиум-темами WordPress

    Владимир Скляр: Подводные камни при работе с премиум-темами WordPress

    WordCamp Russia 2015Speaker: Vladimir Sklyar

    August 21, 2015 — На конференции WordCamp Russia 2015 в потоке для пользователей и предпринимателей Владимир поделится своим опытом в выборе премиум-тем оформления WordPress. В докладе будет рассказано о том, как выбирать премиум-темы и как с ними работать, а также, о рынке продаж премиум-тем, и о отличиях премиум-тем от бесплатных.

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  • Николай Миронов: Лэндинги на WordPress

    Николай Миронов: Лэндинги на WordPress

    WordCamp Russia 2015Speaker: Nikolay Mironov

    August 20, 2015 — Николай поделится своим опытом работы с посадочными страницами. В докладе он расскажет о том, чем WordPress отличается от других инструментов, различных подходах в процессе разработки, а также о существующих темах, плагинах и фреймворках для создания лендингов на WordPress.

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  • Konstantin Obenland: Building Themes: Lessons Learned from Contributing to Default Themes

    Konstantin Obenland: Building Themes: Lessons Learned from Contributing to Default Themes

    WordCamp Mumbai 2015Speaker: Konstantin Obenland

    August 18, 2015 — Konstantin has been involved in creating three out of the last four default themes for WordPress. It’s been a great learning opportunity both as a WordPress developer as well as a contributor and member of the community. Konstantin Obenland shares some lessons learned, on the theme creation side of things about how innovative we were able to be even though we had to cater to such a broad spectrum of users, and on the community side how it enabled him to become more involved with the project and work with other contributors around the world towards a common goal.

  • Phillip Roth: WordPress Stripped

    Phillip Roth: WordPress Stripped

    WordCamp Cologne 2015Speaker: Phillip Roth

    August 13, 2015 — In Phillips Vortrag geht es um die Präsentation eines nackten WordPress-Themes für WordPress-Entwickler, WordPress-Hasser und WordPress Einsteiger in der Theme-Entwicklung.

    Das Theme ist so aufgebaut, das zunächst alle Scripts, Klassen und Styles entfernt sind, sich aber mühelos wieder hinzufügen lassen. Der Vortrag beantwortet die häufig gestellten Fragen: “Wie entferne ich etwas?” und “Wie füge ich etwas ein?”. Das Theme soll dabei helfen WordPress zu verstehen und zu eigenen Lösungen anregen.

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  • Jordan Quintal: WordPress Theme Accessibility – Building Websites that EVERYONE Can Use

    Jordan Quintal: WordPress Theme Accessibility – Building Websites that EVERYONE Can Use

    WordCamp Boston 2014Speaker: Jordan Quintal

    August 6, 2015 — The focus of this presentation is making a WordPress theme more accessible for those with disabilities. This presentation is programming specific, and cover various HTML and CSS requirements to ensure any WordPress theme is accessibility-ready. I cover accessible images, media, link text, headings, keyboard navigation, colour contrast, skip links, and forms; and how a developer can program these aspects to meet WCAG 2.0 Guidelines.

  • Ryan Kanner: Content Aware WordPress Theming

    Ryan Kanner: Content Aware WordPress Theming

    WordCamp Providence 2014Speaker: Ryan Kanner

    August 5, 2015 — WordPress themes aren’t always one size fits all, but we, as developers can help get them a little bit closer. Ever get a 911 email from a client saying they added an extra piece of content to the homepage, and now the whole layout is broken? One of the best things about WordPress is that it allows non-technical people to control the content of their website, so why are we not considering this when building themes? In this talk we look at some of the common ways WordPress themes get broken from dynamic content, and how to prevent them from happening.

  • Lauren Pittenger: Birthing a Child Theme

    Lauren Pittenger: Birthing a Child Theme

    WordCamp Scranton 2015Speaker: Lauren Pittenger

    August 5, 2015 — Are you using a theme on your blog or website that is almost what you’re looking for but that could use a bit of customization? Don’t want to look like everyone else using the twenty fifteen theme? Child themes let us inherit the functionality of an existing theme, while adding our own custom functionality and style to suit our tastes and needs. In this session we look at how to create a child theme and some ways which we can make that baby our own.

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  • Dustin Meza: WordPress Upgrades - Ready Set Go

    Dustin Meza: WordPress Upgrades – Ready Set Go

    WordCamp Boston 2015Speaker: Dustin Meza

    August 1, 2015 — WordPress upgrades, they bring us new features, faster sites, and better security. But pushing that upgrade button can be a scary moment, unless you’ve ensured your site is ready and compatible. I’ll show you the best practices for ensuring your site is ready including a simple strategy that works whether you manage one site or hundreds.

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