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WordPress Theme Design by Tessa Blakeley Silver

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Things to Consider

First up, before we start, I'll acknowledge that you probably already have a design idea in mind and would like to just start producing it. Chances are, unless you're learning theme development solely for yourself, you probably have a client or maybe a website partner who would like to have input on the design. If you have neither, congratulations! You're your own client. Whenever you see me reference 'the client,' just switch your perspective from 'Theme Designer' to 'Website User'.

At any rate, before you start working on that design idea, take a moment to start a checklist and really think about two things: What type of blog the theme is going to be applied to. And what, if any, plug-ins or widgets might be used within ...

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