Develop and customize your very own responsive WordPress themes quickly and efficiently
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool, which runs on a web hosting service. It is used to implement responsive themes, to make WordPress sites optimized for mobile devices.
This book will teach you how to design and develop your very own responsive WordPress theme and also submit your theme to the WordPress.org repository. The book starts with an introduction to the Responsive Web Design concepts and techniques. Then, it explains how to set up a local WordPress environment and also helps you understand the structure of the WordPress theme. Finally, we learn to create responsive comments in WordPress and also have a look at static pages and index templates. By the end of this book, you will have a better understanding of responsive theme development in WordPress and a WordPress Codex.
What You Will Learn
Set up a proper local environment for the theme development on both Windows and Mac, while following the WordPress Codex
Create the WordPress menu and make it responsive
Customize post templates to match the theme design and functionality of the theme
Understand the overall template architecture and the purpose of the template files
Create, style, and make the widgets responsive
Work with comments, images, and index templates
Create, style, and customize templates for static pages
Discover where to find guidelines, how to test the theme, and how to properly submit the theme to WordPress.org
Learn more about WordPress template hierarchy and archive pages
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