In this video, learn how to install and configure a code editor to make changes to PHP, HTML, and CSS files.
- To write code, you'll need a code editor. … You can't use Microsoft Word or Word Processor … since those automatically use special characters … and formatting. … You'll want a code or text editor. … A couple of well known code editors in the WordPress world … are Atom, which we'll be using in this course, … it is free and created by the people behind GitHub. … Sublime Text is another popular option. … You can try it for free, and if you like it, … you can get the paid license. … It's around $80 for the current version. … Coda is another great editor, and built by the Panic team … who make Transmit, an FTP program, … and other really great web development software. … If you don't know where to get started, … I'd give Atom a try since it's free and very customizable, … and you'll be able to follow exactly what I do … in this course. … In a previous video we found our local development files. … We can open up local, … and then at the top of our site, … we can see local sites, a new site. …
- 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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