Important Things to Focus on in 2013
For Website Owners
– Responsive Design
- Your customers are probably spending time on your website on their phone
- Do you have too much information on your site?
- Removing extra themes / plugins
- Trimming Database to get ride of junk
- Choosing the right hosting provider
- Are your images too large?
- Prevent your site and server from being hacked
– Attend Local Meet Up (meetup.com) or WordCamps (wordcamp.org)
– How to write better / more efficient code: HMTL, CSS, PHP, mySQL
– Developing functionality plugins
- Custom Post Types
- Theme Options
– How to build / manipulate child themes
– Learn to use SASS to help you write CSS more quickly / efficiently
– Learn how to use a popular framework, like thesis, genesis, builder, etc.
– Share your knowledge at Local Meet Up (meetup.com) or WordCamps (wordcamp.org)
– Contribute to WordPress core
– Answer questions on WordPress forums
– Build a plugin or theme and release on the repository
– Become a terminal / command line ninja