THERE IS MORE THAN ONE                     WAY TO SKIN A THEME!                     Lachlan MacPhersonMonday, 23 July 12
THERE IS MORE THAN ONE                     WAY TO SKIN A THEME!                     Lachlan MacPherson                    ...
WHO AM I?        Co-Founder of Sennza       Main focus is Business Development       Organiser of the WordPress Brisban...
RIGHT VS. PRAGMATIC?     http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
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WWCD?                       What would core do?            Plan out CTP’s and extra content areas            Think about...
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How are you going to manage all this in WordPress?Monday, 23 July 12
LEVERAGE WORDPRESS!             One click plugin, theme and core updates!Monday, 23 July 12
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Display attachments linked to a page: https://gist.github.com/1971133          CSS to add a PDF icon: https://gist.github....
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CUSTOM POST TYPES!  Advanced Post Types Order: http://www.nsp-code.com/premium-plugins/wordpress-plugins/advanced-post-typ...
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DEVELOP FOR ZERO SUPPORT?          Plan out CTP’s and extra content areas, Make it easy to edit         WWCD - make the ...
KEEP IT SIMPLE!                     Don’t make things harder than they need to beMonday, 23 July 12
THANKS!Monday, 23 July 12
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There's More than 1 Way to Skin a WordPress Theme - Lachlan MacPherson - WordCamp Sydney 2012

  1. 1. THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A THEME! Lachlan MacPhersonMonday, 23 July 12
  2. 2. THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN A THEME! Lachlan MacPherson sennza | http://www.sennza.com.au/ | Twitter: @sennzaMonday, 23 July 12
  3. 3. WHO AM I?  Co-Founder of Sennza Main focus is Business Development Organiser of the WordPress Brisbane Meetup group Co-organiser of WordCamp Gold Coast ...I’m not a developer *Ducks for cover*Monday, 23 July 12
  4. 4. RIGHT VS. PRAGMATIC? http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
  5. 5. http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
  6. 6. http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
  7. 7. http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
  8. 8. http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
  9. 9. http://www.marco.org/2012/02/25/right-vs-pragmaticMonday, 23 July 12
  10. 10. WWCD? What would core do?  Plan out CTP’s and extra content areas  Think about Content vs Context Don’t be scared of Menus/Widgets/Page Templates Best Practice: (Twenty Ten and Twenty Eleven themes) http://10up.com/blog/2012/02/what-would-core-do/ http://themergency.com/generators/wordpress-custom-post-types/Monday, 23 July 12
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  12. 12. How are you going to manage all this in WordPress?Monday, 23 July 12
  13. 13. LEVERAGE WORDPRESS! One click plugin, theme and core updates!Monday, 23 July 12
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  18. 18. Display attachments linked to a page: https://gist.github.com/1971133 CSS to add a PDF icon: https://gist.github.com/2848535Monday, 23 July 12
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  22. 22. CUSTOM POST TYPES! Advanced Post Types Order: http://www.nsp-code.com/premium-plugins/wordpress-plugins/advanced-post-types-order/ Simple Page Ordering: http://10up.com/plugins/simple-page-ordering-wordpress/Monday, 23 July 12
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  28. 28. DEVELOP FOR ZERO SUPPORT?  Plan out CTP’s and extra content areas, Make it easy to edit WWCD - make the experience consistent  Don’t be afraid to to pay for Quality Plugins  Use quality hosting  Have a professional backup solution. Video User Manuals - Let the clients take the first steps. For all code snippets: https://gist.github.com/bronsonquick 21Monday, 23 July 12
  29. 29. KEEP IT SIMPLE! Don’t make things harder than they need to beMonday, 23 July 12
  30. 30. THANKS!Monday, 23 July 12
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