Do bad web designers know they are bad?
That question posted on Quora recently caught my eye. Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what it takes for people at various stages of competency to develop the skills needed to design professional WordPress sites. Since WordCamp last March, I’ve been developing a systematic way to teach WordPress design that includes training and mentoring and will give people a solid foundation to continue on their path.
One of my favorite presentations to do at WordCamps across the country is called, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Rapid Fire Website Critiques, and it tends to draw a standing room crowd. [Read more…]