In How to Build WordPress Themes: A Web Designer's Guide you will learn how to take a static HTML site and convert it into a fully functional WordPress theme and plugin. We'll start with a primer for PHP to understand the underlying language WordPress is written in, as well as explore some tools to help you work. Then, we'll take a look at our static site and convert it!
By the end of the course you will:
What are we building?
Since it's something we all know and love, we'll create a restaurant website! We'll build basic pages like about and contact, add a blog, and create a nice, interactive menu that's easy to update!
Joe Casabona is a Front End Developer that works in WordPress...a lot. He focuses primarily on taking design mockups and creating pixel perfect, well-functioning websites while also dabbling a bit in some back-end coding. Starting in 2002 at the age of 15, Joe has worked on sites for everyone from high school bands to enterprise-level companies. in 2014, he authored a book called Responsive Design with WordPress. He also develops WordPress courses over at WP in One Month and has developed an accredited course on WordPress theming. He also hosts the How I Built It podcast.
Our courses provide you with the necessary skills to build specific industry sites, develop great content, and use popular tools. Now that you know how to use WordPress, it's time to go Beyond the Basics.