Jeffrey Zeldman. The godfather of web standards, the guy who first got me hooked on CSS and HTML, and who introduced me to WordPress. Zeldman.
10 years later? Zeldman.com uses a theme I helped make for WordPress.
Mind. F’ing. Blown.
I love my job. Thank you, Jeffrey, for getting me started and for continuing to inspire.
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Fränk Klein explains why Bootstrap is a bad fit for WordPress themes—something I repeat often to anyone that listens to me ramble at the Tucson WordPress meetups.
WordPress Community: Choose Your Own Adventure is an inspiring talk at WordCamp Orange County 2014 by Andrea Middleton. Must watch!
I presented at WordCamp Las Peñitas in May 2014 on the _s WordPress starter theme; how it gives theme designers and developers a thousand-hour head start.
Slides (in Spanish) are available here: Ahorra 1000 horas con Underscores. For information on _s in English, check out these Underscores articles on ThemeShaper.
It was a fun and impactful event! I’m happy to see the WordPress in Latin America growing and strong, and it was great to connect with the Nicaraguan open source community. Maybe next year we’ll see a WordCamp, somewhere like Guatemala?
A beautiful beach location, Suyapa Beach Hotel in Las Peñitas.
Damián presenting on the WordPress.com REST API.
Karen presenting on awesome WordPress support tips and tricks.
On the beach.
Presenting on Underscores starter theme.
Karen showing the fried fish!
Mike “El Tiburón” Schroder (aka Shredder) presenting on WP-CLI.
Leo with his cool t-shirt.
A big, fried fish.
How Shredder become “El Tiburón.”
On the bus to León.
Jepser Bernardino with a cool t-shirt.
To see more photos from the event, here’s the #WordCampNI hashtag on Twitter and the official WordCampNI stream.
The next Tucson WP Meetup is Wednesday April 23rd from 7–9 PM at CoLab Workspace. RSVP and see speakers here.
Topics include VVV, what’s new in WordPress 3.9 release, Joints starter theme, social media and your blog, and creating blog posts and other content without writing.
See you there!
Andrew Nacin’s article The qualities of a great WordPress contributor is required reading for WordPress contributors of all shapes, sizes, skills, and ambitions.
It’s 2014 and a great time to kick off the new year with a WordPress event in Tucson.
Join the newly formed Meetup.com group to RSVP and be notified of new events: Tucson WordPress Meetup.
Follow us on Twitter @tucsonwp for news and announcements. Hashtag: #tucsonwp
Our next Tucson WP Meetup is Tuesday February 18th from 7–9 PM at CoLab Workspace, see details and directions.
See you there!