August 9, 2013 — For years BuddyPress was tied to a specific theme and creating a custom theme had a steep learning curve. BuddyPress now has theme independence. This presentation looks beyond the default, to new UI’s, new possibilities, to design for the community not to the default and gives some consideration to what the ‘new default’ should be when you load BuddyPress.
March 12, 2013 — Design for humans with BuddyPress is about creating emotion and increasing engagement in your community through design. Discover the challenges and the benefits of designing for communities and using BuddyPress. Learn what is emotion in design and why creating a sense of belonging matters in communities. Find out ways you can design points of joy into your site and give it a human touch. This talk will cover techniques and also some plugins that can help you get the job done.
October 27, 2012