Nbcc cd-ga
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Nbcc cd-ga

on

  • 1,444 views

a brief overview on designing / making themes for WordPress, presented to graphic design students at New Brunswick College of Craft & Design

a brief overview on designing / making themes for WordPress, presented to graphic design students at New Brunswick College of Craft & Design

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,444
Views on SlideShare
1,443
Embed Views
1

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
2
Comments
0

1 Embed 1

http://www.linkedin.com 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as OpenOffice

Usage Rights

CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Nbcc cd-ga Nbcc cd-ga Presentation Transcript

    • Designing for WordPress
    • “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” —Steve Jobs, 2003
    • WordPress can do anything
    • WordPress can do anything (yes, really)
    •  
      • Mashable
      • TechCrunch
      • CNN Political ticker
      • WSJ magazine
      • I Can Haz Cheeseburger
      • Number 10 Downing St site
      • MuchMusic blog
      • Perez Hilton
      • And more!
    • What is a WordPress theme?
      • Series of template files
      • Php based
      • style.css
    •  
      • http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Hierarchy
      • http://wpcandy.com/teaches/wordpress-template-hierarchy-diagram
    • Lean to love style.css And embrace the child theme
    •  
    • All of the images on the preceding slide were built from the same WordPress theme.
    • If you can dream it, you can theme it.
    • We're all still earning You don't have to know every single thing about WordPress in order to make a great design.
    • The rules are always changing
      • Wordpress open source, constant improvements
      • HTML 5
      • Read industry blogs
      • Keep up with WP development
      • Keep learning when school is done (there's no tests tho)
    • Wanna help?
      • http://make.wordpress.org/ui/
      • Google Summer of Code
      • Support forums
      • http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/about/
    • Need help?
      • http://codex.wordpress.org/
      • http://wordpress.org/support/
      • @andrea_r or @wpmuguru
      • Books!
        • WordPress for Dummies
        • WordPress All in One
        • Beginning WordPress 3
        • Build Your Own Wicked WordPress theme