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Creating Themes for Clients

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WordCamp Miami 2016
Your clients should know how to add, edit and delete any content on their website without the need to reach out to a developer.

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Creating Themes for Clients

  1. 1. Creating Themes for Clients
  2. 2. Your clients should know how to add, edit and delete any content on their website without the need to reach out to a developer. What Are You Talking About? #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  3. 3. Planning Site Structure ➔Sitemap ➔Custom Post Types ➔Custom Fields ➔Sliders/Carousels ➔Content Structure #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  4. 4. Simplify Backend Keep It Simple Straight to the point Remove Dashboard Widgets Remove unused menu items ○ Tools & Editor Add Custom Posts and Custom Fields if it is necessary #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  5. 5. Customizer / Theme Options Less is More Based on the client's need Well Organized Goes back to planning (slide 3) #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  6. 6. “If it isn’t documented, it doesn’t exist.” ~ Jeff Atwood #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  7. 7. Documentation Document Everything Reference Inline documentation and comments Glossary Tutorial Manual Readme WordPress help menu FAQ User guide Screencast #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  8. 8. Document Tools? WP Help by Mark Jaquith: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp- help/ Video User Manual: http://www.videousermanuals.com/ Easy WP Guide: https://easywpguide.com/ Simple Documentation by Mathieu Hays: https://wordpress.org/plugins/client- documentation/ WP101: https://www.wp101.com/ Smashing Magazine: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/ 2012/07/writing-effective-wordpress- documentation/ #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  9. 9. “Going above & beyond involves making customers feel special and helping them out even when it may not make sense” ~ Neil Patel, KISSmetrics #WCMIA @jfeliweb
  10. 10. Thanks! Questions? Full Blog Post at: http://jfe.li/1U99ANP Jean ‘Jeazy’ Felisme ➔ Freelance Web Developer & Designer at BizDots Media ➔ Worked with WordPress since version 2.6 (2008) ➔ Co-founder of Rate My Barber ➔ Family Guy jean@bizdotsmedia.com www.JeanFelisme.com @jfeliweb

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