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BuddyPress design matters

BuddyPress design matters

BuddyCamp Miami 2013 presentation

Tammie Lister

April 05, 2013
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  1. BuddyPress design matters
    By Tammie Lister

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  2. Hi, I’m a community designer

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  3. Does BuddyPress design matter
    to me?

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  4. The backstory

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  5. Social network != community = eh?

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  6. http://dumbesttweets.com
    tsloww : Death is invegetable
    @Amin Malik :
    Elevators don’t
    break. They
    become stairs.
    Be the elevator.
    Adapt.
    @TaeAnt11: Wait. Obama got 64 states & Romney
    got 40???? Bitch we only got 51 states!!
    @brownlady25: To my
    calculation if I save $38
    each week, I can have a
    million with in 3 yrs!
    Sounds like a plan to me!
    @MahoghanyXO : Twitter is my alter eagle
    @ATL_PRiNCeSS : I wanna have sex in paris
    ontop of da ifold tower

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  7. Like me. Like me! LIKE
    me. LIKE ME. LIKE ME
    LIKE ME!! LIKE ME!!!
    LIKE ME!!!! LIKE
    ME!!!!! LIKE ME!!!!!

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  8. Build niche communities,
    don’t add to the noise

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  9. Lego, lipstick and logistics

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  10. Theme independence
    doesn’t kill or cure all

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  11. Make communities
    with heart

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  12. Don’t settle for default

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  13. BuddyPress design
    matters for developers
    1

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  14. Understand roots

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  15. Code pooping makes
    Barley sad

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  16. Bootstrapping everything
    makes Dillon scared

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  17. Make friends with a designer.

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  18. BuddyPress design
    matters for designers
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  19. Be Proud
    Become a niche designer

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  20. Don’t design like it’s your
    last ever design

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  21. Craft experiences

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  22. Design with your ears

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  23. Know code, know your bricks

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  24. Play, experiment and have
    fun

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  25. My experiment
    buddydesignlabs.com

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  26. BuddyPress design
    matters for mobile
    3

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  27. Responsive isn't a passing fad

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  28. You DO NOT need an app or
    plugin to be mobile

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  29. Altogether now...
    BuddyPress design matters!

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  30. But what about BuddyPress
    itself?

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  31. The core team cares
    about design

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  32. Design matters to the
    roadmap

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  33. There’s even a place on trac :)

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  34. Testing, Turtleshell, Status...

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  35. DON’T kick the BuddyPress
    puppy, get involved with
    bringing it up

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  36. Lets make this designed
    together

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  37. Thank you for listening.
    Any questions?
    Tammie Lister
    @karmatosed
    logicalbinary.com

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