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Converting a Photoshop File to a Wordpress Theme by Sergio and Krystal


Creating a Wordpress theme from a Photoshop File

So you've asked your designer friend to help you with a website and you plan to use Wordpress for the final site. They give you a Photoshop file with the homepage. It is just what you wanted but ...... how do you make a Wordpress theme out of it? Krystal has designed a new site for the User Group in Photoshop. She will discuss the design process for creating web sites in Photoshop and then hand the file over to Sergio, who will be converting it to a Wordpress theme live during the meeting. He'll explain the process and take your questions while he shows you how to create the CSS and build sub pages true to the main look of the site.


About our Presenters


Sergio Chavez

Sergio Chavez is local full Freelance Web developer and SEO expert,
He builds and ranks websites for local businesses in hard-to-place industries
like auto insurance and pain management. Sergio is also the Dreamweaver Group Manager.

Krystal Hosmer

Krystal Hosmer is a graphic designer with 17 years of experience in design, marketing and advertising. She is addicted to TED talks and books on social science, behavorial economics and human psychology. Krystal teaches Photoshop I and II and InDesign at UNLV Continuing Education in addition to Managing the Las Vegas Adobe User Group with Tim Mainia. Krystal has also served as a volunteer and board member for AIGA Las Vegas and IABC. She currently works full time for the Graphic Design Department of MGM Resorts International and makes one-of-a-kind art handbags when she finds a spare minute or two.


Once again, space for this month's meeting is being generously donated by InNEVation. Like the User Groups, InNEVation is all about embracing technology and making it a bigger part of Nevada's economy. This public-private partnership serves a co-working space and incubator for tech-focused businesses as well as a vital part of the community by supporting design and developer groups with a great place to hold meetings and events. Have you liked us on facebook?

Hey you! Yes, you! Would you like to present to the Group? This group is all about community and when people like YOU step up to share their skills by giving a User Group Presentation, we all reap the rewards. If you're interested in speaking, please contact Sergio, Krystal, Tim or Rebecca for an available date. RSVP HERE:

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  • Jack V.

    Great Presentation of what could be Presented

    August 13, 2014

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