John Locke

John Locke

Sacramento

WordPress developer and consultant from Sacramento, CA. Solving problems, providing value and helping clients through web design.

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Skills & Experience

  • Company

    Lockedown Design

  • Job Title

    Owner / Consultant

  • Publications

    • http://www.lockedowndesign.com/blog
    • https://www.wordimpress.com/blog
  • Looking for work

    Yes

207 Achievements

  • PHP Inheritance & Interfaces
  • PHP Properties & Methods
  • PHP Objects and Classes
  • Going Mobile
  • Designing Email with CSS
  • Coding HTML Email
  • HTML Email Basics
  • WordPress Plugin Best Practices
  • Widgets and Custom Menus
  • Custom Post Types and Fields
  • Customizing WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Themes
  • Installing Wordpress
  • Local WordPress Development
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Owning a WordPress Site Long Term
  • WordPress Community Management
  • Working with Media in WordPress
  • Adding and Editing Content
  • Getting a WordPress Site
  • Important Skills For Professional Success
  • Chrome DevTools Basics
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Creating a Long Term Business
  • Protecting Yourself With Contracts
  • Establishing a Proper Workflow
  • Pricing and Project Proposals
  • Finding Your First Project
  • Starting a Freelance Career
  • Logo Design 101
  • How WordPress Plugins Work
  • Improving Usability
  • Mobile Usability
  • Website Usability
  • What is Usability?
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Design
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • DNS Basics
  • Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL
  • Protecting and Sharing Your Work
  • Licensing
  • Fair Use and Public Domain
  • Getting Started with Copyright
  • Manipulating Schema with SQL
  • Launching a WordPress Site
  • Moving Beyond the Blog
  • Finding Business
  • Creating Content
  • Introduction to Blogging
  • Professional Development
  • Applying & Interviewing
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Networking
  • The Job Search
  • Careers in the Tech Industry
  • Self-Assessment
  • WordPress and Forms
  • Extending WordPress Template Functionality
  • Creating Home Page Assets
  • Applying Effects
  • How to Draw in Illustrator
  • Media Queries
  • Getting Work Done
  • A Lifestyle Choice
  • Growing Your Business
  • Client Services
  • Sales and Pitching
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Installing Programs
  • Creating Tables and Manipulating Data with SQL
  •  Adding Color and Type
  • CSS Animations
  • Converting Static HTML into WordPress Templates
  • Preparing to Code WordPress Templates
  • Creating an Icon
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Customizing Google Maps
  • Google Maps Integration
  • Getting Started with iPhone
  • jQuery Plugins
  • Getting Started With Rails
  • Environment and Redirection
  • WordPress Theme Functions
  • Transitions and Transforms
  • Reading Data from Databases with SQL
  • Form Validation and Manipulation
  • Cleaning URLs with Subfolders
  • Console Processes
  • Integrating Validation Errors
  • Flexbox and Multi-Column Layout
  • Defining the Project
  • Simple PHP Application: Wrapping Up The Project
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • Ruby Basics
  • Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Gradients
  • WordPress Theme Templates
  • Web Typography
  • Content Strategy with WordPress
  • Working with PHP Functions
  • Intro to User Experience
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • JavaScript Objects
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • JavaScript Functions
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Animation
  • Multi-Column Layouts
  • Backgrounds and Borders
  • Media Queries
  • Transforms
  • Transitions
  • Backgrounds
  • Gradients
  • Borders
  • Web Fonts
  • Typography
  • Selectors
  • Advanced Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Adaptive Design
  • Fluid Foundation
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Introduction to Responsive Web Design
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Elements
  • Website Basics
  • Framework Foundations
  • Printing
  • Page Layout
  • Box Model
  • Text
  • Data Types
  • Selectors
  • Introduction
  • Customizing WordPress
  • Managing Comments
  • Adding and Editing Content in WordPress
  • Configuring WordPress
  • Getting Started with WordPress
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Graphic Basics
  • Web Apps
  • Websites
  • Introduction
  • Workflow Basics
  • Slices & Save for Web
  • Vector Shapes
  • Type Tools
  • Masks Basics
  • Layer Basics
  • Workspace Basics
  • Launching the Website
  • Styling Content
  • Creating a Website Structure
  • Text Editors and HTML
  • Website Basics
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Video Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Making Money
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Marketing Basics
  • Forming Your Company
  • Corporate Structure
  • Why Start a Business?
  • Metrics
  • Sales
  • Pricing
  • Financing Your Company
  • From Idea to Execution
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • Text, Fonts, and Lists
  • Values and Units
  • Advanced Selectors
  • CSS Box Model
  • Selectors
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • Newbie