Relations between designers and developers can sometimes be rocky. In my session, we’ll learn how to minimize confusion and bad feelings between you and your developers by: Learning when to involve developers in your design process, and why … Continue reading Alas, No Mind Meld: Designer-Developer Communication for a Harmonious Future
The advent of smart phones has brought about a revolution in the web as we know it. Everyone is looking for the best way to get their website to be viewable on tablets, smart phones, and the common PC. But … Continue reading Responsive Design for WordPress
The value of keeping all code D.R.Y (Don’t Repeat Yourself) is universally accepted and demanded in the world of programming, but when it comes to CSS we’ve all learned to compromise and live in a wet mess. We don’t have … Continue reading DRY CSS – Theries, methods and tools for efficient and scalable Stylesheets
As the title implies, this is an entry-point for all those new or fairly new to Responsive Design. With all the buzz about it, you probably can’t wait to get your hands dirty and make your themes respond to different … Continue reading WordPress Responsive Design Bootcamp
In my presentation I cover the concept of Child Themes (what they are and why to use them) and go through the process of creating one. I include CSS modification, template modification, include tags, conditional tags, creating your own page … Continue reading Creating Custom Child Themes for WordPress
I recently wrote two articles for .NET about Responsive WordPress theming. Covering the advantages WordPress has, overcoming hurdles and best practices/techniques.
Use any font you want, and be sure your user will see it. It used to be that we had to stick to “web-safe” fonts to be sure our site visitors saw the correct font. But now we can store … Continue reading Using web fonts in WordPress
This presentation will introduce the audience to designing a WordPress theme in HTML5 and CSS3. We’ll discuss the history of HTML5, why HTML5 makes blog design easier, and what you need to do to get WordPress to output valid HTML5 … Continue reading Intro to HTML5/CSS3 and WordPress