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BuddyPress Theme Development by Tammie Lister

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Chapter 6. Beyond the Look – Hooks, Functions, and Afterwards

In this chapter we are going to move beyond the templates and CSS. We'll look at what happens once you've got your theme.

Topics we're going to cover are:

  • Hooks
  • Advanced loops
  • Customizing template tags
  • Making our theme responsive
  • Theme Check

As we look at each area of customization we're going to create examples and add to our theme from the previous chapter for the Run Chums community. If you want to follow the code examples in this chapter you can use the code provided with this chapter.

Adding functionality

We've got a theme and that's a great start. Now, we want to add some more functionality to our site. This is where we start thinking about additional things that our users want other than ...

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