January 15, 2015 — This session talks about how to design interesting and useful WordPress widgets. When creating a mockup or building a theme, it is easy to neglect widgets. You might design or style a few widgets for the mock-up or demo, but what happens when your client adds the Calendar widget? It also covers designing for a wide range of widgets, exploring different widget designs, planning responsive widgets that scale well, thinking about animated and interactive widgets, and upgrading your widgets with plugins.
November 7, 2014 — In this session we will go through ‘common’ problems with WordPress and what to do about them. Common is way too vague, but what we will cover is the best way to troubleshoot when your site is not acting the way it is supposed to. We will aim this talk at the beginner, our goal is to stay away from code and error logs to show you what you can do to troubleshoot your site if problems arise.
October 28, 2014 — When many of us take the dive to set up our first WordPress site, whether it’s for yourself or a client it’s easy to lose enormous amounts of time. For many veteran WordPress developers it is very easy to forget that first experience of stumbling through the dashboard, or sifting through countless plugins. Marc walks through the process of getting a domain to launching a basic site.
June 30, 2014 — In this session learn how to build your first WordPress widget. It goes step-by-step through the best practices for building a simple widget, talks about different existing widgets and some possibilities for new custom widgets. It discusses when a widget should be built into a theme or plugin, and when a widget should be its own plugin.
July 10, 2010 — This is live WordPress development without a net. Alex King and Shawn Parker from Crowd Favorite take you through the full process of creating a new feature/add-on/customization for WordPress; from concept to architecture to code.
January 12, 2009 — Widgets let you customize the content that appears in the sidebar(s) of your blog. This video walks you through the basics of adding widgets.