WPwatercooler #148 Coding and the Design Process

This week on WPwatercooler, we’ll be answering a viewer’s email about where to begin and best practices.

Mark Nottingham writes:

As someone who is learning WordPress, HTML, CSS and trying to learn some PHP to develop my own websites, I am interested in what you folk at WPWatercooler use in the main to develop your own sites and themes. I am guessing that you need to know HTML and CSS inside out, but what about PHP considering that WordPress is based on it? What about JavaScript, Jquery? Also what is your work process? Do you start with a Photoshop mock up and transfer that to web? Or do you just go straight to a theme? I would love to hear what you think.


WPwatercooler Ep. 140: Theme Customizer

On this episode of WPwatercooler, we’ll be discussing the Customizer and current functionality, what is to come of it, and what we’d love to see happen to it. From user, to admin, to developer, we’ll talk about it all.



WPwatercooler #121 – Maintenance Tools for Your WordPress site

On this episode: Rami Abraham, Russell Aaron, and George Stephanis join regulars Jason Tucker and Suzette Franck to discuss plugins, free and paid maintenance services to help you with your WordPress website performance.


WPwatercooler #120 – Choosing Premium Business Themes

This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing what someone should look for in a business theme for their WordPress powered website.


Wpwatercooler #116 – How to evaluate inexpensive WordPress hosting

On this episode of WPwatercooler, we’ll be discussing how to evaluate inexpensive hosting and what you should look for.