July 3, 2016 — How can you make sure that the themes and plugins do not clash? This talk will be covering the best practices so that your themes and plugins work in harmony. Ulrich will be taking code examples from reviewing themes on WordPress.org and explaining what the adverse effects can be and how to fix them.
July 3, 2016 — Base theme, child theme, framework – These are a few of the options you can use for creating a WordPress Theme. Wether you are developing a theme for your personal blog, a clients website, or a theme to be used by other sites and the WordPress community, it is important to know the different approaches for getting started with theme development.
May 29, 2016 — ARIA attributes are important in web accessibility to provide support for making interactive widgets like accordions and tab panels accessible to everyone.
This presentation will form an introduction to ARIA by showing you how to create accessible accordions for your WordPress themes. I’ll demonstrate using a screen reader and voice recognition software how the techniques can allow everyone to interact with the elements without compromising the functionality.
May 29, 2016 — Dmitry understands that sometimes it is hard to follow the requirements. Many themes submitted to the WordPress.org repository every day, and many of the themes run into similar mistakes.
In this talk, Dmitry will be looking at some of the common mistakes and aims to help people get their theme into the repository. The talk will cover what that reviewers look for in the newly submitted themes.
April 26, 2016 — This talk will explain core concepts in preparing plugins and themes for translation, why it’s important, and explain some of the tips, tricks, and tools to help you get the job done. It is primarily targeted towards plugin and theme writers.
April 23, 2016 — With tens of thousands of themes available for your WordPress website, choosing between them and knowing which to avoid, can be an overwhelming decision. In this talk, we will go over some of the factors that go into choosing the best theme for your website, as well as where to find them and how to gauge the quality.
April 21, 2016 — A responsive design has become a standard of modern WordPress theme. But not only the content of a website has to be optimized for the mobile screen. The theme should also provide high resolution images and icons. Using SVG images here is usually the best way to accomplish this goal. This session will give a brief overview on how you can utilize Scalable Vector Graphics.
April 17, 2016 — This session will describe the ultimate safety net for one of your key investments: your WP site.
A brief overview of the moving parts of a WP install/Setup such as database, application and data files will be covered first. Next, we’ll delve more into the tools and procedures required to perform a manual (non-plugin) backup of a WP Site.