Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Build out functions.php, part of WordPress and Genesis: Building Child Themes from Scratch.
(confident music)…- We've covered a lot of territory…in this chapter, and I want to give…you the chance to put into practice…what we're learning.…Your mission: flush out your functions.php…file a bit.…You can make it exactly like mine…or experiment with some new things.…Specifically, I want you to define some…theme constants, add theme support…for some items, unregister any unwanted…layouts or default items, and register…at least one widget area.…
Remember, you can always refer…to the exercise files if you need…an example.…Have fun, and I'll see you in about 20 minutes.…
- Why build a theme from scratch?
- Creating a theme folder
- Creating the CSS and PHP files
- Adding a theme setup function
- Adding features and functionality to your child theme
- Styling the theme
- Adding content to widgets
- Making the theme responsive with media queries
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Building a Theme
2. Setting Up Your Basic Theme Structure
3. Generating Site Features and Functionality
4. Building Out Your CSS
5. Going Further with CSS
6. Putting It All Together
Prepare your theme2m 31s
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