Kevin Hoffman: Demystifying Responsive Images in WordPress

Video, WordCamp, WordPress
Whether you are an advanced WordPress theme developer or simply editing content from the dashboard, there is one question that everyone asks at one point or another: What size should my images be? This already complex question takes on a whole new dynamic with the recent addition of responsive images in WordPress 4.4. While the basic concept of responsive images may be easy to grasp, a true understanding of the inner workings is far more elusive. In this talk, we will demystify responsive images and learn how to strike a proper balance between image performance and image quality within any context. Presentation Slides » Event WordCamp Pittsburgh 2016 Speakers Kevin Hoffman http://wordpress.tv/2016/10/08/kevin-hoffman-demystifying-responsive-images-in-wordpress/
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Thinking Thursdays

WordCamp, WordPress
If you work with WordPress on a regular basis, but have never attended a WordCamp, you owe it to yourself to find and experience one. A WordCamp is a gathering of WordPress users who come together to network and learn more about their Internet publishing tool of choice. To quote the WordCamp website: WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other. ~https://central.wordcamp.org/ Presenters and organizers at WordCamp are volunteers who give of their time to educate and inform attendees. To help spread the word, and to help you learn more about what awaits you when you attend WordCamp, we…
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StudioPress Parallax Pro WordPress Theme

StudioPress Parallax Pro WordPress Theme

Genesis, StudioPress, Themes, WordPress
StudioPress has named their Parallax Pro WordPress Theme the StudioPress Theme of the Month. Parallax Pro is a clean, simple design with several built-in page layouts, multiple column pages and a landing page template built right in. StudioPress says, "The new role of website design is to tell a story, which is what Parallax Pro was developed to do. Parallax keeps your page content in proper narrative order, giving you a simple vertical design for easy visual eye movement and flow. It divides your content into parts, with a clear connection between them. This allows your visitors to read it like a real story, with no pause or break, and leads them right to your call to action." Theme Options Use options to get up and running in minutes and…
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Abandoned by Your Web Developer?

Website Maintenance, WordPress
Have you been abandoned by your web developer? With the ease of creating websites using Content Management Systems (CMS) such as WordPress, this problem seems to be growing. Students, friends and relatives are often pressed into service to create websites for local businesses, non-profits and similar organizations. The person who creates the website then loses interest in maintaining it - a less glamorous service than artistic creation. Other times, web developers move on to other endeavors, leaving their client base high and dry. This happens far more often that you might think. Some want to concentrate on creating new websites and would rather not deal with the day-to-day work of maintaining sites for others. What is a website owner to do when they have no one to call for simple…
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