Introduction to Wordpress by Building a Child Theme

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

Introduction to Wordpress by Building a Child Theme

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

Get your feet wet in WordPress development by creating your own custom child theme, based on a popular WordPress default theme. In the process, you will learn how the WordPress theming system works, understand the template hierarchy, and learn the functions of common WordPress template tags. This class is intended for front-end developers, so an understanding of HTML and CSS is required. Please bring a computer with you capable of running a WordPress site on a standard LAMP stack (via MAMP, XAMP, etc.).

Takeaways

  • Learn how to install WordPress.
  • Learn how to create your own custom WordPress child theme.
  • Navigate the WordPress theme and plugin repositories.
  • Learn where to go for more help and information.

Prereqs & Preparation

HTML & CSS, laptop running a LAMP stack (MAMP, XAMP, etc.). Please bring a laptop to class. This class is intended for developers and we will be digging into WordPress code.

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