March 19, 2020 — You know how to build a WordPress theme, you’ve written your share of plugins, you know all the secrets to transform a WordPress site into the application you need it to be. But do you like to solve problems by adding more options? Are you worried that “good enough” is not good enough?
Perhaps it’s time to work with an expert in web design, a professional who can enhance both the beauty and the usability of your creations. In this session we’ll discuss the importance of designers to WordPress development, how to decide when you need one, and how to find one worth working with.
April 28, 2016 — You probably already know to use headers and alt-text to improve website accessibility, but it’s so much more than that. Accessibility is not just for the blind. Come learn about the different aspects of accessibility and the simple steps you can take to improve accessibility for every website you work on.
December 11, 2015 — Style Tiles are a simple and effective way to help clients separate design decisions from content, so you can make sweeping changes before they become time-consuming and expensive. If you design websites, or work with people that do, this presentation will explain how Style Tiles can promote buy-in and a sense of ownership from the client, helping them feel like the final design was their idea all along. You will learn how Style Tiles fit into the design process and development process. And to get you started, a Style Tile template and some basic survey questions will be available for download.