I’m really enjoying the updates via Heather Acton who’s keeping the entire community updated with how things are going in the Events space over at Make. Her recent update shares the fact that they’ve begun to lock down requirements for both the mentor and mentee so that firm expectations can be established for the best possible experience for everyone. For example, if you want to become a mentor for another possible WordCamp organizer, you’ll want to walk through this list first: Mentors must have organized at least 1 WordCamp before 1-3 hours per week will be dedicated to supporting your mentee Willing […]
Brandon Dove has shared news that the SVN repo for the WordCamp Base Theme has been setup! For those curious about what’s powering it all you can now jump in and take a look as well as share your ideas and genius on how to make it even better. You can go there directly via SVN and Trac but make sure you don’t post any tickets quite yet since the WordCamp component isn’t finalized. It’ll be soon though.
The timing is perfect for this new release by WordPress.com – a greater focus on portfolio-based themes for the creative and artist! The beginning of the year is always a great time to refresh that portfolio of yours so you can get 2013 off to the best start possible. You’ve got over 30 themes to choose from that’ll give your work the attention it deserves:
There’s been a lot of discussion and talk about American Airlines new brand mark that’s been released and how historic it is for such an iconic organization to make such a significant change that I thought it would be at least of interest to bring it up here and discuss the power of brand and how it evolves over time. I’m not a designer nor am I a brand specialist or anything even remotely close to it – I’m care vastly more about what you do with the company’s products or services in this case, than the overall brand. But […]
There are many different ways a website can get made. Ideally, a designer will work alongside a front-developer to get a working prototype ready, and a backend developer will adapt this to a CMS like WordPress. But the nature of our business often dictates that you will be balancing a couple, if not all, of these duties. And clients expect us to move quickly. It is very tempting to just start developing a theme on top of some framework and come out with a finished product. But next time you are in this situation, take a step back. Then create […]