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Preface Many of you have written or commented to tell us how much you liked Ian Stewart’s original tutorial, “ How To Create a WordPress Theme: The Ultimate WordPress Theme Tutorial ”. You’ll be happy to learn that that we’ve created a second edition of the tutorial! Just like last time, you can expect one new lesson each day. What’s changed in the second edition?
WordPress needs no introduction.
Picture your finished custom wordpress theme live on your server, completely unique and fresh. By the time you have finished reading the resources in this post that scenario will be a reality.
After finishing up with the new design for WPShout , here are ten tips I’ve got to improve your WordPress themes . 1. Make your sidebar tabbed
It’s day five of the Basics Design tutorial !
So far in our quest to create our own theme framework we’ve taken a moment, a brief pause, to learn from the greats who are already managing popular WordPress theme frameworks. Now it’s time to start putting this know-how into practice. In this part of the tutorial we’re going to nail down a flexible HTML structure and very basic CSS . From here we’ll be able to build out our WordPress theme files and start adding in some of what makes a framework a framework.
7/31/08 UPDATE: There has just been a new Dreamweaver extension for WordPress themes released called ThemeDreamer . Created by Virtuosoft, ThemeDreamer allows you to visually create and edit WordPress themes in Dreamweaver’s design view. ThemeDreamer combines the WordPress header, sidebar, comments, footer, etc files into one live page in design view so you can easily edit your blog code or CSS file.
With the release of WordPress 3.0 came the implementation of many new features to the popular content management system.
Adobe’s new release Adobe Create Suite 5 comes with something that WordPress users can appreciate.
September 10, 2011 update : This checklist is now outdated.
Update: We’ve created a second edition of this popular tutorial! It contains updated code samples, coverage of the latest theme development techniques, and more. Check it out at The ThemeShaper WordPress Theme Tutorial: 2nd Edition .
Respect HTML and CSS standards
Arnos (Arnaud Steckle) livre enfin la suite de son tutoriel où il intègre cette fois son webdesign sous WordPress.
Web design is a notoriously tricky subject. Often we give up any thoughts of innovation when the process of realising them is such hard work. Part two of this WordPress dissection continues to try and explain the basic workings of the software, how this relates to the layout, and how anyone can personalise their blog.