December 1, 2017 — Throughout my years organizing the Buffalo WordPress Meetup, the most common issues are related to poor choices in themes, or not understanding what elements are meant to change when looking to download or purchase themes. I will give an overview of theme choices, styles, what to look for and what options you have for customization on your own, or with help from a professional. Many themes boast powerful editing options, and have options lists longer than a luxury sports car. It is about filtering through the noise to find the information that matters most.
September 30, 2016 — We’re going to step into the process of starting your own WordPress theme by taking a basic html and css site. The main goal is to show folks that making your own isn’t difficult with a little knowledge of HTML & CSS, and diving in is the scariest part, and shouldn’t be. If you’ve ever developed a website from wireframes or mockups to html, turning it into a WordPress theme is just a few extra steps. Watch how Andy and Ben do it, and take your web skills to the next level with your own custom theme. Even if building custom themes isn’t a future goal, getting in and doing this can help when editing other themes and understanding the inner workings of WordPress.
November 26, 2013 — After a brief overview of web typography as a whole this presentation discusses ways to improve your sites readability, typographic style, and shows how some of this can be made easier with WordPress.