Aug 13 2011
Ian Stewart will explain what WordPress Post Formats are and why they’re so awesome. #wcsf http://www.tonicarr.com/blog
Live blog of post formats #wcsf http://www.tonicarr.com/blog/wordpress-post-formats-awesome-up-your-boring-theme-wordcamp/ @ 9:15 pdt
This is on the presentation screen now http://bit.ly/awesome-up #wcsf
Ian Stewart works at Automattic worked on 2010 theming it is #wcsf
Post Formats #wcsf is your theme doing the same thing over and over?
Design patterns make #wordpress themes repetitive #wcsf
Did your Theme Take control of your writing?
Post Formats free you to write how you like #wcsf your content to match your design
Short post with a small title #wcsf Your blog theme is there to help you publish
Link in a side format. Breaks up the post after post monotony. He is showing Matt Mullenweig’s blog as an example.
A user with intent to publish something different.
Post Formats give you the ability to break up the content #wcsf
One line of code in functions.php
Adds a new module with buttons.
Styling Post Formats with CSS add post class #wcsf
You can give different posts custom styling, for images, quotes …
Creating Content Templates
Child theme can be overridden
You can enable a whole slew of templates.
Look at his slide deck for the code http://themeshaper.com/downloads/awesome-up-your-boring-theme.pdf
Don’t confuse Custom Post types with post formats #wcsf
Don’t use post types for a publicly released theme. #wcsf
Post formats are simple and awesome. Making your wordpress theme cool
themeshaper.com @iandstewart http://bit.ly/awesome-up for the slides
Q&A – Post Formats #wcsf http://www.tonicarr.com/blog/wordpress-post-formats-awesome-up-your-boring-theme-wordcamp/
- How do your recommend using Post Formats? – look at 2010 theme see loop.php
- Contribute and best practices: WordPress.com they are messing around with regular expressions, think about UI for entering the information and that it is always in the content.
- How many have used post formats? 10% of the room