May 14, 2017 — Experiences with user interfaces should inspire confidence for what’s happening under-the-hood. It’s more than building snazzy dashboards and settings pages, it’s about creating intuitive products with screens that invite site owners to create websites they feel empowered to maintain. The WordPress Admin contains a number of powerful features for interfaces, workflows, input controls and APIs to interface with the database. We’ll explore when to use Core-bundled code, a third-party tools and some common patterns. Attendees will leave with documented code examples.
March 5, 2017 — Too often, UX is only considered on the front-end of a WordPress site design. Although that is very important, too many WP Designers/Developers stop there. We are going to go over tricks and methods to make updating and administrating WordPress sites much more user-friendly for the admin/site-owner/client. Using Custom Post Types, the WPDB API and some creative coding, we can make WordPress sites easier for ANY business and/or experience level of user to update and add content specific to their business. After all, content is king, so let’s encourages admins to add more!