In this video, learn how to add a 404 page to your theme.
(upbeat music) … - [Instructor] I love custom 404 pages. … They help users get where they want, … and you can even show a little bit of humor. … Even big companies, like Lego, … don't have to be super technical or jargony. … Just tell people there's nothing here … and try to help them get where they wanted. … For this challenge, I want you to make a very clear … and helpful 404 page. … You need to know how WordPress loads templates … to find the right file for that 404 page. … Once you find the right file, … use HTML, CSS and PHP to make a useful 404 page. … If you want to find your 404 page on your site, … just type in anything after your domain. … I actually like typing in 404. … Let's see what you can come up with. … …
- Setting up your development environment and editor
- Picking a parent theme
- Creating a child theme
- Including style sheets
- Creating and modifying styles
- Modifying functions
- Hooking functions
- Creating and modifying template files
- Adding menus and functionality
- Migrating theme files to a live WordPress site
Skill Level Intermediate
Using the exercise files1m 13s
1. Building on a Solid Foundation
2. Creating a Child Theme
3. Child Themes and CSS
4. Working with Function Files
5. Working with Template Files
6. Add New Functionality
7. Wrapping Up
Next steps1m 4s
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