Each of our sessions typically feature 3 separate presenters focusing on a specific aspect of some WordPress topic, but for this session we’re pulling out ALL the stops! We’ve brought on 5 highly-skilled experts to teach you about many of the different aspects of creating themes for WordPress.
About This Session
For this session we have five separate presenters. Five!
- Sara Cannon: Working with Icon Fonts
- Paul Clark: Integrating the Theme Customizer
- Chris Cochran: A Better Theming Process: Learn the Cascade
- Lisa Sabin-Wilson: Translating Your Theme
- Brad Parbs: Getting Sassy: Fun with CSS Pre-processors
Each of these incredibly talented individuals brings with them a unique perspective and an exhaustive list of experiences with WordPress theme design and development.
- Designing for User Experience (UX)
- Designing quickly with Sass
- Integrating the Theme Customizer
- Building for a broad audience
- Creating a better theme development work low
- Working with Genericons (and other icon fonts)
- And more!
About the Speakers
Brad Parbs is a core contributor, plugin author, theme designer, open source fanatic, and startup lover. Brad has created open source WordPress tools, themes, and plugins. Brad currently runs Snow Day Group, a Milwaukee-based web development, a WordPress development agency. When not making things with WordPress, Brad drinks Chai Tea, plays with his cats, and listens to loud music in his car.
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For the last 5 years Chris has been working to merge his love of design and his love for development together with WordPress. Not satisfied to stop there, Chris also spends his free time exploring cooking and music. He’s a very creative guy, working to make the internet a better place one site at a time. He’s a pretty popular guy in the Genesis theme community, and has done some pretty remarkable things with the theme.
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Lisa Sabin-Wilson is the co-owner of WebDevStudios, a design and development company specializing in customized WordPress themes and plugins, and the author of WordPress For Dummies. As the “For Dummies” brand franchise author on all things WordPress she’s also written several other WordPress-related books. She’s worked with WordPress since 2003, and is also a regular public speaker on topics such as WordPress, blogging, design, and social media.
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Paul is a seasoned developer with 17 years experience in creative applications and 10 years experience in web programming and team management. He has built a lot of really cool websites with WordPress, and is a pretty prolific speaker. Recently, he released a plugin named Styles that extends the capability of the WordPress Theme Cusomizer.
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