November 15, 2016 — Streamlining WordPress Theme Development With A Custom Starter Theme
January 4, 2016 — Creating a custom WordPress theme from scratch is time consuming, but why start with a blank canvas every time? In this talk we will go through the differences between starter themes, frameworks, and parent themes; and which one is right for your needs.
October 8, 2015 — My talk will be on developing WordPress themes using Sage WordPress starter theme based on HTML5 Boilerplate, gulp, Bower, and Bootstrap. I will go through the theme development process, then I will be guiding the audience through starter themes and reach Roots Sage project and present how to develop / test / finish theme development process.
February 17, 2015 — Underscores has become the go to tool for many theme developers, as their starting point when creating a new theme. It’s the semi-standard for the WordPress.org Theme Repository, and the origin for all themes launched on WordPress.com in the past three years. In this presentation we’re taking a look back at its origins, its successes, and most importantly, its most recent improvements. Including a feature update that supercharges Underscores.me, and will change how developers will interact with WordPress starter themes for years to come.
January 5, 2015 — Roots isn’t for people who’ve never developed a theme before, but for people who are looking for a good way to start their custom themes, this is the way to go. This talk expects people to have some background with developing custom themes. Jumping into development with Roots will be a lot easier after this talk!
November 14, 2014 — Underscores has become the go-to starter theme in the WordPress community. It serves as a common denominator to reproduce bugs for WordPress Core, it’s what WordPress Theme Review Team administrators point theme authors to, when asked how to improve their review process. It’s also the starter theme of choice for many premium theme shops, selling on Theme Forrest or WordPress.com. What sets it apart from other projects that are built for the same purpose? How did it get to the point it is today? And what might the future look like. Get answers to all these questions and explore the secrets of its success.
October 9, 2014 — Underscores is a starter theme, but what does that mean? Why should you use Underscores, also known as simply _s? In this talk I’ll go through why at Automattic we use it to create our themes. I’ll also show you why and how you can too.
October 4, 2014 — Have you ever wanted to try your hand at theme design, but didn’t know where to begin? Starter themes are a great way to get your feet wet. They do all the heavy lifting programmatically and give you a blank slate to let you focus on your theme design. After this talk, you will have an understanding of what a starter theme is and a knowledge of the top starter themes available as well as the pros and cons of each.
May 20, 2013 — Sei un designer: per prendere vita, le tue creazioni più belle e originali hanno bisogno di un tema custom!
Ma per garantire codice di qualità e features avanzate ci vuole uno starter theme impeccabile e un framework front-end di prima classe.
Useremo _s, lo starter theme di Automattic, e Bootstrap, il progetto più popolare in assoluto su github.
Useremo anche LESS, “The dynamic stylesheet language” in cui è realizzato Bootstrap.