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WordPress 3.7 Complete Third Edition by Aaron Hodge Silver, Karol Król

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Summary

You have now crossed to the other side of the "theming" world. You have learned how to make your own theme. With just the most basic HTML and CSS abilities, you can create a design and turn it into a fully functional WordPress theme.

In this chapter we saw how to do the following:

  • Turning your HTML build into a basic theme
  • Creating WordPress templates to influence the display of a variety of views on your site
  • Creating custom templates to be applied to pages within your site
  • Making your new theme widget-ready
  • Creating a child theme
  • Sharing your theme with everyone else in the WordPress community

In the next chapter, we'll discuss the topic of feeds, podcasting, and offline blogging. This information will allow you to expand your blogging habits ...

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