All posts by Gary Garchar

01) Multisite

The multi-user feature has been rolled into core as Multisite ever since version WordPress 3.0.

It is ideal for a central system administrator to set up a large network of blogs with one installation.

Individual, separate site administrators are able to securely manage their templates and settings without affecting the other users.


01) WordPress 4.7 & Twenty-Seventeen

WordPress 4.7 ships with the new Twenty-Seventeen business-oriented default theme.

We’ll compare it with the Twenty-Sixteen and Twenty-Fifteen themes which happen to be more blog-oriented.

The Twenty-Seventeen theme works with the WordPress core software.

Version 4.7 introduces new features:

  • video headers,
  • starter content, and
  • edit shortcuts.

The default homepage features a

  • fullscreen header image with navigation directly underneath, a
  • call-to-action section, and
  • various sections for services,
  • blog posts,
  • location, and
  • featured content.

Also introduced in this version is a technique to override styles and scripts when you include the respective file in a child theme.

We’ll explore how easy it is to make a child theme with the get_theme_file_uri() function.

02) Sessions

  1. A Full Stack WordPress Project Workflow – Jon Trujillo
  2. A Slack Bot SAAS Built On WordPress – Jon Shumate
  3. An Introduction to WooCommerce – Cat Scholz
  4. Best Practices For Creating Content – Cristina Robinson
  5. Building A Cloud Service Into Your Plugin – Mark Tilly
  6. Building A Learning Platform With WordPress – Kim Shivler
  7. Building Custom WordPress Themes With Sass – Matt Vanderpol
  8. Creating An Active Project Management Process – Tirzah M. Johnson
  9. Creating Themes With Atomic Design – Carrie Forde
  10. Customizing Beaver Builder For Third Party Themes And Client Sites – Justin Busa
  11. Debugging The Website Money Maker – Ben Ilfeld
  12. Developer First Design: Make Design Great Again – Ozzy Rodriguez
  13. Falling In Love With Flexbox – Sallie Goetsch
  14. Five Steps To Launching Your Podcast Using WordPress – Jonathan Denwood
  15. Five Things You’ll Discover About Yourself As You Blog Consistently – Chris Lema
  16. Freelance To Agency: Peaks And Pitfalls Of Growth – Kevin Howe
  17. Leveraging Partnerships To Increase Sales And Grow Your Business – Colin Dowling
  18. Local WordPress Development With Docker – Tate Barber
  19. Making Multisite Work For You – Ben Byrne
  20. Profitable Website Development: The Oreo Cookie Strategy – James Hipkin
  21. Rediscover Theme Settings With The Customizer – Anthony Skelton
  22. Scaling WordPress With Load Testing – Jason Cosper
  23. Taking The Yoast SEO Plugin To The Next Level – David McCormick
  24. The Dos And Don’ts Of BuddyPress – Michael Kuhlmann
  25. The Loop And WP_Query() – Michael Shores
  26. Tips And Tricks For Debugging Like A Pro – Vasken Hauri
  27. Using A Content First Design Process – Dawn Pedersen
  28. Web Performance: Three Stages To Success – Austin Gil
  29. WooCommerce Custom Product Types – Timofey Rytikov
  30. WordPress And Git – Treighton Mauldin
  31. WordPress And The Enterprise – Anca Mosoiu

wordpress.tv/event/wordcamp-sacramento-2016
2016.sacramento.wordcamp.org/speakers/

04) Theme Tags

Twenty Fifteen

Our 2015 default theme is clean, blog-focused, and designed for clarity. Twenty Fifteen’s simple, straightforward typography is readable on a wide variety of screen sizes, and suitable for multiple languages. We designed it using a mobile-first approach, meaning your content takes center-stage, regardless of whether your visitors arrive by smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Twenty-Sixteen

Twenty Sixteen is a modernized take on an ever-popular WordPress layout — the horizontal masthead with an optional right sidebar that works perfectly for blogs and websites. It has custom color options with beautiful default color schemes, a harmonious fluid grid using a mobile-first approach, and impeccable polish in every detail. Twenty Sixteen will make your WordPress look beautiful everywhere.

Twenty-Seventeen

Twenty Seventeen brings your site to life with header video and immersive featured images. With a focus on business sites, it features multiple sections on the front page as well as widgets, navigation and social menus, a logo, and more. Personalize its asymmetrical grid with a custom color scheme and showcase your multimedia content with post formats. Our default theme for 2017 works great in many languages, for any abilities, and on any device.

07) Registration

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Allow new registrations

  • Registration is disabled – all usernames and sites must be created by the Super Administrator.
  • User accounts may be registered using your signup page but sites need to be created by the Super Administrator.
  • Logged in users may register new sites.
  • Both sites and user accounts can be registered.

Add New Users

  • By default, Site Administrators cannot add new users to sites via the “Users > Add New” page.

1) CSS Rule Structure

Rules defined in CSS file

Declarations grouped within a block:

selector {
     property: value;
     property: value;
     }

Element selector:
ul { padding-left: 5em; }

Selectors grouped within a rule:
ol, ul { margin-left: 5em; }

Class selector:
.entry-content { background-color: #c0c; }

Combination of element and class:
span.warning { font-weight: bold; }

ID selector:
#blog_title { font-size: 17px; }

Element within a class:

 .entry-content ol {
     background-color: #cc0;
     padding-left: 5em;
     }

Group combination & comment:
ol, ul { margin: 16px 0; padding: 0 0 0 40px; } /* top, right, bottom, left */

Inline syle:
<div style=”font-weight:bold; color:red”>content.php</div>

 

BTW (off topic):

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indent_style#Ratliff_style

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Em_(typography)

1) Simple Contact Form

Simple Contact Form

This is a Gravity Forms demo contact form. This form is a basic contact form that could be used for any site and takes just minutes to build and configure. No programming prowess required.

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