Speakers: Maria Averion

  • Maria Averion: 10 WordPress Design Hacks for Graphic Designers

    WordCamp Cincinnati 2016Speaker: Maria Averion

    January 15, 2017 — I have designed a lot of WordPress sites and I like to think my sites don’t look like they are themes. But because of my news design experience, I know how to size photos and images properly, how to get in and change and tweak the code and basically, I have developed design hacks or use plugins that make my life worth living.

  • Maria Averion: Photo Prep 101 for WordPress

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speaker: Maria Averion

    August 20, 2015 — How come when you upload your photos, they don’t fit right and it doesn’t look like it’s supposed to look? This session is on basic photo editing for WordPress and what my process is for preparing the images before I upload them and why I do it this way.

    How to prepare your photos for import – Photo editing options if you don’t want to buy PhotoShop – DPI, PX, Pica, PT, what the heck does all that mean? – How to edit or fix your photos once you’ve uploaded them – Plugins that help resize or optimize photos – I briefly touch on copyright and where to get good photos