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WordPress Theme Development

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Enrolled: 36 students
Duration: 3 Hours
Video: 3 Hours
Level: Beginner

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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Do you want to become a WordPress developer? Would you like to learn how WordPress truly works behind the scenes to display content on your Website?  This course aims to provide you with the basic skills needed so you can begin to customize WordPress and make it work the way you want it to.

Quick Summary of What You Will Learn

This course may have ‘mini‘ in its title but there is nothing mini about what you are going to learn. In this course, you will learn

  • How WordPress works behind the scenes to display content on your website
  • How to build your own custom page templates
  • How to write WordPress functions
  • How to work with WordPress template tags
  • How to create custom image sizes
  • How to regenerate thumbnails
  • and so much more

We are going to use a starter theme (underscores) to get the ball rolling but before that I will show you how to create a FTP account and how to setup a very popular text editor known as Notepad ++ so you can begin to edit your WordPress files.

The second section will introduce you to the core template files that you will find in every WordPress theme and also the WordPress template hierarchy which determines what template file displays content.  You will finish the section by writing your very first WordPress function and  developing your very first page template.

** The WordPress Loop **

The WordPress loop is the single most crucial and important function of WordPress and in section 3, you will learn exactly how it works and how you can modify the loop to customize how your post and page content are displayed. You will also learn about template tags and how they are used to display content. You will also learn how to write several custom WordPress loop queries.

In section 4, you will learn a variety of WordPress development skills such as

  • How to create a clickable hyperlink from your post title
  • How to customize the WordPress excerpt
  • How to create a custom image size
  • How to regenerate thumbnails

We will round up the course in section 5 where we will work directly with CSS and HTML code to design the layout of our web page.

Enroll in this course today and begin to acquire some WordPress development skills.

What you’ll learn

  • Develop and write their own custom WordPress functions
  • Design and build their own custom WordPress page templates
  • Understand how the WordPress loop works
  • Create their own custom image sizes

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • Basic WordPress skills
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP is helpful but not required

Who this course is for:

  • Students who want to learn how WordPress works behind the scenes
  • Web developers who want to learn WordPress development skills
  • Students who want to learn how to create custom WordPress templates and functions

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