Chapter 6: Digging into Advanced Theme Development
In This Chapter
Creating new templates
Activating custom menus
Exploring custom post types
Understanding post formats
Using post thumbnails for feature images
Building a theme options page
The previous chapters of this minibook describe WordPress themes and using their structure to build your site. Delving into deeper topics can help you create flexible themes that offer users options to control the theme.
Whether you’re building a theme for a client, the WordPress.org theme directory, or yourself, adding advanced theme features can make theme development easier and faster with a high-quality result. With these advanced theme concepts and tools, you can build robust, dynamic themes that allow for easier design customization ...