Build A WordPress Theme

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Build A WordPress Theme

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

During this class you will understand the WordPress theme file structure and how to localize support for a translation-ready theme. From there you will begin creating and enabling dynamic widget areas as well as including support for menus, header images, post formats, basic theme options. Finally, you will be using post, body, and comment classes the right way.


  • Knowledge of useful tools to assist in developing WordPress themes

  • Know and understand the default WordPress functionality for pagination, body classes, layouts, etc.

  • Understanding the theme customizer and how to use it properly for providing theme options

  • Understand how to apply responsive design techniques to WordPress themes

  • Understand how and when to use Microformats or Schemas to enhance SEO and user experience

Prereqs & Preparation

This class is meant for Front-End Developers or people who are well on their way to being a Developer.

If you can turn a photoshop clip into a working HTML page you will benefit greatly from this workshop.

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