MP4 | Video: 960x600 | 61 kbps | 44 KHz | Duration: 14 Hours | 2.28 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Learn to build your first, basic WordPress theme.
If you're using WordPress, you've probably spent an inordinately long period of time searching for a theme you like, only to feel like you've been looking at the same thing in a variety of colors. Maybe it's time you learned to create your own WordPress theme.
The first part of this course will help you learn to build your first, basic WordPress theme. We'll get under the hood and take a look at how a basic theme works (it's a mixture of HTML, CSS, and PHP) and create a basic, widgetized theme. The first part of this course will use an HTML5 theme.
What are the requirements?
Ability to write HTML and CSS from scratch (without a WYSIWYG)
Self-hosted WordPress installation, or locally-hosted copy of WordPress (in MAMP or XAMPP)
Plain text editor (Dreamweaver or other WYSIWYG is fine in code view)
Web browser(s) of choice (the more browsers, the better for testing)
The HTML5 Reset WordPress Theme (a free WordPress barebones/starter theme)
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 58 lectures and 14 hours of content!
Build a basic WordPress theme with the aid of a barebones/starter theme
Learn to convert a website design mockup into a WordPress theme
Understand the templates that comprise a WordPress theme
Understand the WordPress Loop
Understand the functions.php file
Create custom templates
Work with an HTML5 barebones/starter theme
What is the target audience?
Designers & developers who are completely comfortable writing HTML and CSS from scratch (without a WYSIWYG)
You're comfortable using WordPress, and now you're ready to get under the hood
You're ready to make a theme that's all yours
You want to be able to work with HTML5 WordPress themes
You want to attain your WordPress orange belt