In this video, learn how to use real content so you can catch problems early on.
- [Instructor] Now that I showed you how to create … a local environment, I've gone ahead switched to an … already created WordPress site for this course. … I'll be making a child theme for my client … Topsy Turvy Cake Design. … This course is designed to show you … how to create a child theme for … a specific client, or for yourself. … That's important because it means you should know … what the content is going to look like. … Creating a child theme without the content … is an entirely different process. … Since you want every possible page to look perfect … under every circumstance. … In our case, because we have a client in mind … we want their theme to look great for their content. … One of the best tips I ever learned … is to have all of the content for a site … before writing a line of code. … If you have the content in front of you … you'll know exactly how everything looks on the live site. … You'll discover problems as you're coding … and be able to solve them on the fly. … If you try to develop a child theme without the real content …
- 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
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