To follow along, you need a working, self-hosted WordPress site. Additionally, you need knowledge on how to manage a WordPress site, including how to install and activate new themes and use the Customizer.
- [Instructor] To get the most out of this course you need to have a fully functioning, self-hosted WordPress site set up with content, and you need to be an administrator with that site so you can install and activate a new theme. If this is the first time you're using WordPress or you need a refresher on how this application works, go check out WordPress Essential Training, which will walk you through all the settings we'll use in this course, including how to create content, how to install and activate a new theme, and how to use the customizer. It's important that you know how these features work and how to configure them before we dive into the Hume theme.
With the WordPress Essential Training Course fresh in mind and a fully functioning WordPress site with some content on it, log in as an administrator and let's dig in.
- Installing and activating Hume
- Adding a header image
- Changing the site title and tagline
- Adding a custom logo
- Adding a social menu to the footer
- Customizing the layout with sidebar widgets
- Adding optional footer widgets
- Adding optional page-only widgets
- Going further with WordPress