Weeks 11, 12 & 13 WordCamp Base Theme Page Templates Recap

Andrea (andmid), Konstantin (kovshenin), Robert (robertnienhuis), Ctia (catia), JTrip (jjj), and I (brandondove) were present at the meeting on 26 Feb.

26 Feb 2013 Update

This Week:

  • Konstantin + JTrip offered some insights as to how the theme works. We don’t currently have an integrated way to  register a sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. for just one page.
  • Robert revised the schedule designs to match the current theme style
  • Cátia was going to reach out to Sara Cannon to start talking about making the base theme responsive

Andrea (andmid), Robert (robertnienhuis), Cátia (catia), Jerry (JerrySarcastic), Konstantin (kovshenin), and I (brandondove) were present at the meeting on 05 Mar.

05 Mar 2013 Update

This Week:

  • Cátia worked on the speaker template
  • As it turns out that the speaker post type isn’t public. Discussed the canonical source of speaker profile information being profiles.wordpress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/. Ideally at some point, we’ll be able to pull data from profiles so we can display it on speaker profile pages. JTrip + Konstantin to test accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) of data.
  • Brandon submitted a patch for the “Day Of” template.
  • Next Steps:
    • Robert/Jerry to build PSDs for remaining wireframes
    • Cátia to finish speaker profile template
    • JJJ to report back on profiles/wc.org connectivity
    • Brandon to develop “Post Event Wrap-up” template + custom widgets for “day of” and “post-event” widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. areas

Andrea (andmid), Jerry (JerrySarcastic), Konstantin (kovshenin), and I (brandondove) were present at the meeting on 12 Mar.

12 Mar 2013 Update

This Week:

  • Robert posted PSD for base theme.
  • Jerry to work on creating a PSD for “Post Event Wrap-up” template
  • JJJ + Konstantin still testing profiles/wc.org connectivity
  • Brandon to post patch for “Post Event Wrap-up” template + develop custom widgets for “day of” and “post-event” widget areas