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Sofia Woods: A blank Canvas, WooThemes Canvas as a Theme Framework

Sofia Woods: A blank Canvas, WooThemes Canvas as a Theme Framework

When it comes to development of WordPress sites, we’ve all got our own swag of theme development tools – and now here’s another. Developed by Woothemes, the Canvas theme, which can be used as a theme framework, helps to rapidly speed up your theme development time.

Canvas is child theme friendly, has advanced functionally to help you hook into WordPress the right way and helps you make beautifully designed sites. Oh and it’s responsive and WooCommerce compatible too. Sofia will take you through making a child theme for Canvas, some of the key features of the framework and hopefully show you some useful techniques to help you speed up your WordPress theme development.

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WP Australia

April 27, 2013
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  1. t: @ShortieDesigns f: facebook.com/shorTiedesigns w: www.shortiedesigns.com SOFIA WOODS Start with

    a blank canvas Using Woothemes Canvas as a Theme Framework #wcmelb Friday, 26 April 2013
  2. WHO AM I? Friday, 26 April 2013

  3. ✤ Creative director/web designer/front end developer - shorTie designs ✤

    Tutor web design/dev at QUT ✤ Work with small - medium business, NFP, creatives ✤ Social media nut ✤ Copywriter ✤ Digital consultation & training WHO AM I? Friday, 26 April 2013
  4. WOOTHEMES WHO? Friday, 26 April 2013

  5. ✤ WordPress themes (business, portfolio, blog) ✤ WordPress plugins (Sensei,

    WooSidebars, Wooslider) ✤ WooCommerce WOOTHEMES WHO? Friday, 26 April 2013
  6. CANVAS WHAT? PS - I’m not an affiliate I just

    LOVE using it Friday, 26 April 2013
  7. CANVAS WHAT? Friday, 26 April 2013

  8. ✤ A WooThemes WordPress Theme ✤ The theme is a

    great theme framework ✤ Well priced ($70-$150 for unlimited sites) ✤ If you like options - you’ll enjoy using Canvas CANVAS WHAT? ✤ Great for developers, hooks and filters, child themes, speeds development ✤ Great for designers, heaps of layout options, fonts & unlimited colours, feature rich ✤ Brilliant support ✤ Unlimited sidebars (with sidebar plugin) Friday, 26 April 2013
  9. FRAMEWORK? a framework speeds development with built in features, functions

    and having good solid code and modules that are easy to customise for your project’s needs Friday, 26 April 2013
  10. THE LOWDOWN Friday, 26 April 2013

  11. ✤ Site speed is great ✤ Multiple layout options (business

    layout, magazine layout, portfolio, archives, timeline and more) ✤ Child theme friendly and code easy to customise ✤ PSD Files so you can mock up ✤ Feature rich - has great plugins built in (testimonials, flickr etc) THE LOWDOWN ✤ Workswith WooCommerce and other plugins ✤ Responsive, built in responsive sliders ✤ Brilliant support ✤ Customize with hooks and filters ✤ Robust - handles updates well ✤ Loads of shortcodes Friday, 26 April 2013
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  17. HAVE A LOOKSIE Let’s have a peek behind the scenes

    And see how it all works Friday, 26 April 2013
  18. RESOURCES Canvas Theme (can also download child theme Woothemes Playground

    Canvas Theme Docs Canvas Theme Tutorials Friday, 26 April 2013
  19. SOFIA WOODS t: @ShortieDesigns f: facebook.com/shorTiedesigns w: www.shortiedesigns.com THANK YOU

    QUESTIONS? Friday, 26 April 2013