This session was recorded on Thursday, November 1st, 2012.
This is the first module of a multi-module training series where we are going through the basics of how to code your own WordPress theme.
Even if you never plan on coding your own theme, knowing how the WordPress structure works can be very liberating.
Imagine being able to outsource custom theme development and confidently knowing the quality of the product you are getting back.
We had several ideas come in for theme designs from the last theme uploaded, but one that surprisingly had a few requests.
The idea was a outside theme, with grass and sky, basically “bright” .
Over the weekend I has some time to spare ( not really but I liked the idea enough to do it anyway lol ), so I drew up a design, took the last theme that was uploaded, did some heavy …
I took the theme coded during the Jan 26th call, added a few hundred lines of css, around 10 new functions, and 3-4 image changes, and took a basic theme, to a theme that has every page carefully styled to look great.
This version features a complete new look ,new drop-down menu, post thumbnails, breadcrumbs, styled widgets ( search, cal etc ) a completely styled comment system and MUCH more!
For those learning theme development, …
During the Jan 26th coaching call, we had several theme related questions, While answering the questions live on the call we created a image in photoshop, sliced it for use in a html page, then coded a theme from scratch.
We added several styles, menus, widget code etc, and are now uploading it for our members to learn from, use and modify. This will be esspecially useful for those that were on the …
NEW! Periodically the MOW team will develop themes based on user feedback, during webinars, when making training videos etc.
When one of our team members develops such a theme we will upload it here for our members to download, learn from, edit and use.
Some themes will be free for all members, others will be limited to user groups depending on the reason of development and complexity. The themes will be marked accordingly ( …