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BuddyPress Theme Development by Tammie Lister

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Chapter 4. BuddyPress File Structure, Templates, and Loops

In this chapter we're going to explore further on our journey into BuddyPress theme development. We'll take a look at what makes a theme tick, from the anatomy through the functions and tags.

Some of the things we'll cover are:

  • How WordPress does things
  • WordPress templates
  • Anatomy of a WordPress theme
  • WordPress template tags
  • How BuddyPress does things
  • Anatomy of a BuddyPress theme

Our focus for most of the chapter will be looking at an example theme and each part in context.

Working with WordPress

As BuddyPress is a plugin for WordPress, when we're diving a little deeper into things, we need to also look at how WordPress does things. BuddyPress is developed with WordPress standards, so once we have ...

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