Learn to Create WordPress Themes by Building 5 Projects

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Master the fundamentals of WordPress theme development and create attractive WordPress themes from scratch

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Release Date: December 2017

Pages: 458

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This book will help you take your first steps in the WordPress theme development process, with 5 different projects centered around creating unique and responsive WordPress themes

About This Book

  • Learn the basics of WordPress theme development in a step by step manner
  • Make your themes more dynamic by integrating components of Bootstrap and JQuery
  • 5 carefully-selected projects to help you get beyond the theory and create highly marketable WordPress themes from scratch

Who This Book Is For

If you are a blogger or a WordPress user who wants to learn how to create attractive, eye-catching WordPress themes, this book is for you. A basic understanding of HTML5, CSS, PHP, and some creativity is all you need to get started with this book.

What You Will Learn

  • Simple and advanced themes – covers basic syntax and files along with archives and search pages
  • Photo Gallery – add simple animation and use the W3.CSS framework to design a photo gallery theme
  • Wordstrap – incorporate Twitter Bootstrap into the theme and use the WP_NavWalker class
  • E-commerce theme – build an e-commerce theme using the Foundation framework

In Detail

WordPress has emerged as a powerful, easy-to-use tool to design attractive, engaging websites. Themes play a big role in making WordPress as popular as it is today, and having an eye-catching, fully-functional theme could separate your website from the rest!

This book will help you take your first steps in the WordPress theme development process, with 5 different projects centered around creating unique and responsive WordPress themes. Start with creating a simple WordPress theme using HTML5, CSS, and PHP. Then, you will move on to incorporate different APIs, widgets, and tools such as Bootstrap and jQuery to create more dynamic and highly-functional themes. Whether you want to create a photo gallery theme, a highly customizable e-commerce theme, or a theme designed to suit a particular business, this book will teach you everything you need to know.

By the end of this highly interactive book, you will have the required mastery to develop WordPress themes from scratch.

Style and approach

This book takes a projects-based approach, where every project incrementally builds on your programming skills required to create different kinds of WordPress themes. With the difficulty of the projects ranging from basic to complex, this book will help you get beyond the theory and put your understanding of WordPress theme development to practical use.

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