WordPress Theme Development Quick Start

David Nash css, html, php, wordpress 0 Comments

I’ve created plenty of WordPress themes based on designs from clients. This is the process I usually follow. 1. Create a static HTML and CSS template. I create index.html and style.css. 2. Install WordPress 3. In the WordPress folder wp-content/themes/ I create a folder with the name of my new theme. 4. Copy my static HTML to the new theme folder. 5. Modify style.css, add the WordPress stylesheet header: /* Theme Name: THEME_NAME Theme URI: YOUR_WEBSITE Description: THEME_DESC Version: 0.1 Author: YOUR_NAME */ 6. Rename index.html to index.php. Open index.php and replace the reference to style.css with < ?php bloginfo( ...

New WordPress theme for my site

David Nash css, wordpress 3 Comments

I’ve been meaning to update my website’s design and layout for a long time. My site is based on WordPress and the theme I’d been using previously was a little too sterile. I wanted something that was more of a portfolio site and yet could still accommodate a blog. After sporadic searches through the free WordPress themes on offer, I decided none of them quite did what I wanted, so I designed my own. I wanted to keep it minimal while making use of emerging web technologies like HTML5, CSS3; and I wanted the site to look just as good …