Create a Dynamic Wordpress Theme from Scratch

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

Create a Dynamic Wordpress Theme from Scratch

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

As a result of the growing popularity of WordPress and the demand to create beautiful ‘hand crafted’ websites now is the time to learn how to build WordPress themes.

In this 6 hour workshop you will have a look under the WordPress bonnet (so to speak) examining the WordPress template hierarchy, template tags and file structures. You will then apply these principles to your website, upload and activate your own custom theme.

Takeaways

  • WordPress template hierarchy
  • WordPress theme and file structure
  • The WordPress loop and common template tags
  • Theme upload, activation and configuration

Prereqs & Preparation

  1. Brackets, an open source code editor installed
  2. Preferably some exposure and experience with HTML/CSS code
  3. A web host with WordPress installed
  4. An FTP client such as FileZilla, SmartFTP or CoreFTP

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