We have very often seen pre-designed WordPress themes and we all have a habit of using the already prepared WordPress themes for our website. Did you know that you could also create custom WordPress themes? Yes, it is true that you can create your own themes. The themes so created won’t have the finesse and the professionalism like the themes created by the web designers. Many website owners use WordPress to run their website and they can create good WordPress themes using the simple and understandable techniques given in these tutorials. The tutorials are easy to follow and you just need to read and follow the steps given in these tutorials to create your own WordPress themes. The advantage of creating your own WordPress themes is that you can modify them easily. The number of categories, the number of ads for which you want to provide space, the page length and other attributes are all decided by you but when you search for a suitable WordPress theme, then you have to face the fact that it’s very difficult to get a suitable theme.
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So you want to create WordPress themes huh?
Creating a WordPress theme from scratch is not hard. I’ll hold your hand through it. Tutorials on this topic have been written before and the WordPress website also has guides for you to follow. But are those tutorials and guides really helpful to you when you don’t understand the lingo? Even I got lost while reading the WordPress guides.
How To Create WordPress Themes From Scratch Part 1
I’m going to show you how to create a wordpress theme from scratch in these 3 parts of tutorial series. I will cover from Structuring, designing in Photoshop, slicing, coding into fully css based html, and finally wordpress implementation.
How To Create WordPress Themes From Scratch Part 2
In Part 2, I will show you how to slice the design we did in part 1. After that, I will show you the important notes when we are coding a css/xhtml layout which compatible with wordpress structure. Let’s start.
How To Create WordPress Themes From Scratch Part 3a
Now, its time to do the implementation. I break it into several sub sections. In implementation, you need to know some wordpress template tags. You can refer to this link when you are doing it. Let’s start then.
How To Create WordPress Themes From Scratch Part 3b
continue from part 3. You still can refer to this link when you are doing it. Let’s continue then.
How To Create a WordPress Theme: The Ultimate WordPress Theme Tutorial
Creating a WordPress Theme HTML Structure
Now, when coding a WordPress Theme (or any template for any Content Management System) a balance is going to have to be struck between lean markup, with very little structure, and what’s called Divitis; including too many unnecessary div elements in your code. In other words, too much meaningless structure.
How To Modify WordPress Themes The Smart Way
Want to know the secret of having a custom WordPress Theme just like the coding and design experts—without having to create your own custom WordPress Theme? Are you a WordPress site developer wanting to significantly cut your development time by using your own WordPress Theme Framework? Or do you just plain wish editing WordPress Themes was smarter and easier? Then read on. These easy to follow tutorials will teach you how to modify WordPress Themes the smart way—by unlocking the power of WordPress Child Themes.
How to Create a WordPress Theme from Scratch
Following on from the recent article on “PSD to HTML”, this tutorial will look at taking a HTML/CSS template and turning it into a functioning WordPress theme. There is so much you can do when creating your own theme we couldn’t nearly cover it all. So, we’re going to look at how themes are structured, creation of the core files and splitting up that index.html file.
How to Create a WordPress Theme from Scratch: Part 2
It’s time for the good stuff now. We’ll be adding the comments system, a sidebar with widgets and an archive for all the old posts. This will cover all that you need for a simple but well functioning WordPress theme, and hopefully you be able to apply this to all sorts of theming projects.
Build a Newspaper Theme With WP_Query and the 960 CSS Framework
WP_Query is a powerful tool to control what comes out of your loop. Today I’m going to teach you all how to use it to make a 3 columned newspaper theme that has all your main blog posts in the main column, and off to the side a set of posts with a certain category. We’ll be using the 960 CSS framework for the basic layout and reset of our theme, it will chop a lot of work off what’s needed!
How to Build a Custom WordPress Theme from Scratch
If you’re confident with your CSS and HTML, it’s not hard at all to step up to the challenge of building a custom WordPress theme. This overview shows the process of how my latest custom WordPress theme was built from design concept through to completed theme. See how the static design is split up into the various WordPress theme files, and discover how the simple PHP snippets can add that dynamic functionality of a blog.
Building Custom WordPress Theme
This is the Chapter II of the Complete WordPress Theme Guide series. This chapter will show you how to build a custom WordPress theme. Although the Codex site provides very good documentations on how to create a theme, but I find it too complicated for a beginner. In this tutorial, I will explain the basics of how WordPress theme works and show you how to convert a static HTML template into a theme. No PHP skill is required, but you need Photoshop and CSS skills to create your own design.
Developing a WordPress Theme
WordPress is one of the most successful blogging platform which we too are currently on. From the past few articles we have been giving out a few cool wordpress themes for download. Instead of coming up with some more themes, we decided to write a tutorial on how to develop a wordpress theme which we are sure will help a lot of you to design as you wish and bring them out into wordpress. We are not too advanced wordpress developers but still we are sure the below tutorial will help you successfully develop a wordpress theme. Below you will learn to convert your xHTML CSS site into a Compact WordPress Theme (final output is same as the normal theme but here code is shorter and easier to understand).