If you’ve ever wanted to create your own themes, then you’ve come to the right place. In this WordPress theme tutorial series, I’ll teach you about WordPress theme development. Creating WordPress themes is actually quite simple. All source code, videos and information is free.
WordPress theme development is in high demand. By creating WordPress themes, you can submit them to marketplaces, such as ThemeForest, and profit big time. An example of this would be the Avada theme. This WordPress theme has sold 30k+ copies and has made over 1 million dollars. Check it out here.
As you can see, there’s a lot of money to be made from WordPress theme development. If you’re not here to sell commercial themes, then you’re probably here to learn more about creating WordPress themes and own your own WordPress powered site. This WordPress theme tutorial series is for anyone. From the average developer to the enthusiast.
Content will always be king. However, the design can make a huge impact on your site. The way a user navigates, reads, and uses your site will depend on your design. By the end of this series, you’ll be whipping out themes in a snap of a finger.
This WordPress theme tutorial series assumes you’ve never created a theme or plugin in your life, but you know some CSS, HTML and PHP. It also assumes you know how to use WordPress in general such as creating posts, pages, menus, etc.
It’s recommended you start this series before you start the plugin series. If you finished this series, then please view my PHP OOP series if you’d like to become a better programmer. I promise you won’t regret it.
WordPress Theme Tutorial List
Here’s the order in which you should view these WordPress theme tutorial series.
- How to Create A WordPress Theme
- Design & Functionality
- Theme Header
- Template Header
- Template Footer
- How to add CSS in your WordPress Themes
- WordPress Theme Menu Support
- Creating Widget Areas
- The Loop
- Single Post & Page Templates
- Error 404 Page Template
- Custom Templates
By the end of this series, you should have something that’ll look like this.
If you would like more information about WordPress theme development, then go here. This is the official documentation for creating WordPress themes.