This book will help you take your first steps in the WordPress theme development process, with 5 different projects centered around creating unique and responsive WordPress themes
Learn the basics of WordPress theme development in a step by step manner
Make your themes more dynamic by integrating components of Bootstrap and JQuery
5 carefully-selected projects to help you get beyond the theory and create highly marketable WordPress themes from scratch
WordPress has emerged as a powerful, easy-to-use tool to design attractive, engaging websites. Themes play a big role in making WordPress as popular as it is today, and having an eye-catching, fully-functional theme could separate your website from the rest!
This book will help you take your first steps in the WordPress theme development process, with 5 different projects centered around creating unique and responsive WordPress themes. Start with creating a simple WordPress theme using HTML5, CSS, and PHP. Then, you will move on to incorporate different APIs, widgets, and tools such as Bootstrap and jQuery to create more dynamic and highly-functional themes. Whether you want to create a photo gallery theme, a highly customizable e-commerce theme, or a theme designed to suit a particular business, this book will teach you everything you need to know.
By the end of this highly interactive book, you will have the required mastery to develop WordPress themes from scratch.
What you will learn
Simple and advanced themes – covers basic syntax and files along with archives and search pages
Photo Gallery – add simple animation and use the W3.CSS framework to design a photo gallery theme
Wordstrap – incorporate Twitter Bootstrap into the theme and use the WP_NavWalker class
E-commerce theme – build an e-commerce theme using the Foundation framework
Who this book is for
If you are a blogger or a WordPress user who wants to learn how to create attractive, eye-catching WordPress themes, this book is for you. A basic understanding of HTML5, CSS, PHP, and some creativity is all you need to get started with this book.