The Structure of WordPress Themes


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Understanding WordPress structure

One of the real strengths of WordPress is its flexibility. You can easily switch the look and feel of your site to one totally different by activating a different theme. New pages can be quickly added for any special purpose. Content can be grouped by custom tags are categories added on the fly. However, all this flexibility comes at a price. WordPress is a pretty complex application. In this video I'm going to explain just how WordPress works so that you can get a better grasp of what your options are when creating a custom blog.

So the first thing that happens is a visitor requests an initial WordPress page: index.php. This starts the whole ball rolling as in viewing any web page. Next, WordPress activates the themes. This is actually the first line of executable code in the WordPress index.php file. Then WordPress works with a series of template files that are dynamically assembled together to create the desired page. So it must check to see which template files are present.

Then it gathers t...

Understanding WordPress structure
Video duration: 3m 52s 5h 44m Intermediate Updated Oct 23, 2012

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Understanding WordPress structure provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Concepts

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