October 18, 2013 — This talk demonstrates how one can design themes and websites that are emotionally engaging and intuitively usable; creating the most compelling user experience possible.
October 5, 2013 — This talk dives into basic UX methodologies before exploring how WordPress already has the functionality to accommodate core UX needs. With the information provided you can create more usable themes, happier users and a better web for all.
March 8, 2013 —
Discover how WordPress empowers relief teams working in war zones in Southeast Asia, and explore the challenges strategies behind creating an application that tracks medical care and human rights abuses in the jungles of Burma.
With Custom Post Types and the Pods Framework, doctors and relief workers are able to make data-driven decisions when treating 15,000 patients each year. Learn how you can use these same tools and WordPress to power maps, charts, and interactive timelines.
June 22, 2012 — Nathaniel is based in Auckland. This is a quick overview looking at key usability concepts for better web projects. There are at least three things to consider when optimising a website for usability: 1. Consistency 2. Responsiveness 3. Hierarchy.
July 10, 2010 — Usability is vital to website success; if people can’t use it, they won’t. Steve Martin will show you that little usability changes can make a BIG difference and teach you how to run user testing sessions on your own. He’ll also be conducting a usability test live with the audience.
September 19, 2009 — Jason Grigsby of Cloud Four discusses the bloat that’s crept into web site design processes and how to combat it to keep your WordPress installation lean and optimized. He shares tips and tricks for caching, choosing the right resources for your blog, compression, and other optimization strategies for your WordPress-powered site.
Video production by Joe Christensen of Blaze Streaming Media.
October 28, 2008 — Liz Danzico‘s slides from her WordCamp SF 2007 presentation on the usability testing of WordPress prior to 2.7