Getting Started With WordPress Theme Development
Released: July 31, 2016
Certificate: Finish lessons, plus pass quizzes with an average of 70%
The class introduces you to the structure and standards used in WordPress theme. This is the perfect introduction for developers who want to start building themes.
First, you'll also see how WordPress' template hierarchy enables you to design specific pages.
Second, you'll learn about WordPress' PHP functions and template tags, which allow you to safely customize your site's functionality.
Then, you'll start to look at the layout of WordPress themes, including CSS, menus, widgets and more.
When you've finished this class, you'll be ready to take the full WordPress theme design class.
Christopher DeRosia (Topher) has been "doing the web" since 1994. With the advent of PHP in 1998, his web sites became much more dynamic and exciting.
He is an accomplished programmer, having written his own content management systems and managed some very large websites. He loves to help people enjoy their websites and believes, "playing with WordPress is fun!". He has built over 30 sites with custom themes and plugins.
Topher lives in Michigan, USA.