Speakers: Eileen Violini

  • Eileen Violini: Theme of the Future -- Creating Block Themes And Patterns

    Eileen Violini: Theme of the Future — Creating Block Themes And Patterns

    WordCamp Kent 2020Speaker: Eileen Violini

    June 25, 2020 — This talk examines the current status of theme development (in May 2020). Create stunning themes for the future by learning how to take advantage of blocks, block templates, and block patterns.

    topics include:
    – explaining the difference between block templates and patterns
    – adding templates and patterns to your existing themes improves user experience
    – building block templates and patterns for existing themes
    – planning to take advantage of upcoming core enhancements like full site editing

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  • Eileen Violini: Beyond pretty-simple design principles to create richer user experiences

    Eileen Violini: Beyond pretty-simple design principles to create richer user experiences

    WordCamp Europe 2020Speaker: Eileen Violini

    June 18, 2020 — Great websites don’t just happen. Exceptional user experiences are part of a rich study of psychological principles that are more than pretty pictures. By mastering a few design concepts we can create UI patterns that make it easier for users to navigate pages, consume information, make purchases and interact with our online brand.
    With the evolution of WordPress, design will play an increasingly important role as decisions move into the hands of users.
    This talk will explore how the key laws of UX can be applied to every aspect of our site, plugin, app or store, providing designers, developers and product managers with a framework of terms to create well-designed interfaces for editors and end-users.

  • Eileen Violini: Getting Schooled - Using WordPress to Build Your School Website

    Eileen Violini: Getting Schooled – Using WordPress to Build Your School Website

    WordCamp Lehigh Valley 2016Speaker: Eileen Violini

    August 24, 2016 — WordPress is the perfect solution for K-12 schools to communicate and connect with parents, alumni, donors and the community. Learn from practical examples what elements make a great school website and the best WordPress resources available to help you create a website that will both showcase your school and is easy to maintain.

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