19. Test and Launch

We’re nearing the end of theme development. There are still a few functions to write and some additional functionality to activate, but we’re close. Luckily, WordPress has a development checklist to help us make sure we haven’t missed any important details.

Once we finish development, we can pack it up and activate it on any WordPress install. Since we’ve worked hard to keep the content independent of the theme, there won’t be much that requires our attention once we upload the theme. However, it will become obvious once the theme is live that it’s never really done and that there’s always room for improvement.

What you’re about to learn

• How to implement the post_class() function

• How to add theme support for a custom header ...

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