Speakers: Matt Vanderpol

  • Matt Vanderpol: Building Custom WordPress Themes With Sass

    Matt Vanderpol: Building Custom WordPress Themes With Sass

    WordCamp Sacramento 2016Speaker: Matt Vanderpol

    October 30, 2016 — This talk is an overview of how to incorporate Sass into your theme building practices.

    The talk will cover:

    What is Sass and why should you use it
    File organization, including WordPress-specific considerations
    Sass best practices, including WordPress-specific considerations
    Using a task runner (grunt/gulp) and development best practices
    Thoughts and considerations for parent/child themes
    Incorporating 3rd party libraries and frameworks
    Exposing styles to WP Admin for better WYSIWYG display
    Thoughts and considerations for development vs production CSS
    Debugging CSS issues in the Sass
    Mention of PostCSS and how it can complement Sass

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