April 21, 2021 — In this talk, we cover the difference between site flows, user flows, task flows and user journeys, and when to use each.
April 17, 2021 — A panel discussion with women in different roles from the WordPress world.
January 21, 2021 — In the WordPress post Gutenberg world there are fundamental shifts in both user and development workflows, and moving forward that means how we develop themes for will also change. Let’s look at the current status of theme development, how you can get started taking advantage of the core editor right and how we can begin building themes for the future. Specifically, we’ll cover: • How to modify existing themes to take full advantage of the new editor and blocks. • Adding Theme Supports and Block templates to existing themes • What’s the difference between Block Enabled and Block Based Themes • Upcoming enhancements for Full Site Editing and Global Styles and how this will affect theme development.
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.
– 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
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.
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.