Speakers: Samantha Miller

  • Samantha Miller: The Basics of Unique Theme Development

    Samantha Miller: The Basics of Unique Theme Development

    WordCamp London 2015Speaker: Samantha Miller

    May 30, 2015 — Many WordPress websites use hand-crafted themes intended solely for one website. Creating a WordPress theme from scratch can seem daunting at first, but it is not as tricky as you may think. The talk is aimed at people who want to create a one-off theme for a single website (eg. a client project, personal blog), rather than building a theme for distribution. It will require previous knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS and basic familiarity with PHP.

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  • Samantha Miller: The Basics of Unique Theme Development

    Samantha Miller: The Basics of Unique Theme Development

    WordCamp Manchester 2014Speaker: Samantha Miller

    October 12, 2014 — I’ve recently had a few people asking me about bespoke WordPress themes – what you can and can’t do, what is ‘WordPress specific’, what starter theme to use, etc.
    I would like to give a short demonstration on the basics of creating a WordPress theme from scratch, showing how it is much easier than people may think. I will also share a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up over the years that enhance and enrich bespoke builds, along with a few resources I’ve found invaluable. The talk is aimed at people who want to create a one-off theme for a single website (eg. a client project,
    personal blog), rather than building a theme for distribution. It will require previous knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS and basic familiarity with PHP.

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