Before creating a theme, always have a clear idea about the look and the features of your theme. WordPress themes can be of one-column, two columns, three columns, or four columns. Among these, one-column and two-column themes are the most common and popular as opposed to four-column themes.
Please note that table-based layout designs are not a good idea for designing layouts. Try to use
<div> object and CSS for layout design. This will give you extreme flexibility over your themes.
In this chapter, we will cover a typical two-column theme since it is impossible to cover every type of layout. However, we will also cover the layout code for three-column and four‑column themes. A two-column theme could be either of the following ...