October 9, 2018 — During my talk, we’ll look at a few common theme concepts as they apply to live websites, and explain how to plan the layout of your site to ensure that visitors get to the information they need as quickly and easily as possible.
April 24, 2018 — CSS Grid was released in 2017 and it changes everything; for the web and for the WordPress Community. It means that for the first time we get to think of our layout as two dimensional and fully responsive. CSS Grid is not another plugin hack or another bootstrap patch, it was the solution designers have been asking for. It’s here to stay and it’s the perfect time to learn it!
November 9, 2016 — In January 2016, Tim started using flex box in most of the custom themes he was creating. He’s been amazed at how simple it is to use and how helpful it can be and thinks you will be too.
August 28, 2016 — Never before has so much design awesomeness been so available to so many people. Divi is a WordPress theme and framework that makes bad content look good. Let’s fight against that. In this presentation, we will: 1. Discuss the basic layout of the Divi framework 2. Evaluate the content modules and decide what type of content works best in each module 3. Illustrate how Divi can help you build a responsive non-profit website in less than a week that looks pretty darn good.
December 7, 2015 — In this talk we’ll drop most of the regular box-model in CSS and start exploring flexbox. A new (and native) way to align, order and position elements in css. We’ll be live-coding a theme-page and getting a glimpse into the concrete advantages of using flex over the current techniques.
February 25, 2015 — Gestaltung der Bahn kann sehr mühsam sein. Dinge sind in der Regel aus dem Ruder laufen, wenn visuellen Techniken gemeinsam klassischen Medien angewendet werden sollen. Jetzt neue CSS-Funktionen ermöglichen es uns, das Web als erstklassiger Entwurfsoberfläche zu behandeln: wickeln und Clip Text um eigene Formen, vermischen sich Hintergrundbilder und gewinnen viel bessere Kontrolle über das Layout für Ihre Responsive Design in verschiedenen Ansichtsfenstern. Während dieser Sitzung werden Sie lernen, wie ich anfangen soll mit Hilfe von CSS Shapes, CSS Regionen sowie Hintergrund Mischmodi.
January 5, 2015 — This presentation covers an array of tools that the modern designer and front-end developer have at their disposal to refresh not only their ability to create meaningful, lasting websites, but their interest in having a meaningful, lasting profession.
January 1, 2015 — This presentation discusses established usability principles that can help inform your decisions on content and layout, including important things that must be remembered for those looking at your website on mobile platforms.