34 Responsive Grid System Migrate a local WordPress installation in 5 minutes If you build new WordPress websites on a regular basis, you may be familiar with the process of setting up a local WordPress installation using WAMP or XAMPP to do your development work before migrating the site to your live server. It’s a great way to speed up the development process, as you don’t have to keep uploading your changes before you can view them, and besides, it’s not good practice to make changes to a live website. The biggest drawback of using a local WordPress development server, is the long-winded process of migrating a site from one server to another. The process involves backing up all your WordPress files, exporting your database, creating a new database on your live server, uploading your WordPress files to the live server via FTP, importing your data into the new database, editing all references to the local server in the new database, and configuring settings/widgets etc. Full instructions can be found in the WordPress Codex. Fortunately, there is. Getting started
One page WordPress theme DW Page « Guide « DesignWall Introduction This guide will show you how to install and setup one page WordPress theme DW Page. DW Page is a One Page WordPress theme with great looking design, simple to setup. DW Page allows you to keep your contents only in one page using sliders, infinite scrolling, popups and combination with other content presentation methods. Built upon the responsive Bootstrap & LESS framework, the theme is highly optimized for both mobile and desktop platforms. This product packed with 6 beautiful design theme styles and 3 attractive bonus landing pages. Note: Compatible Browsers: Firefox, Chrome, IE 9+, Safari, OperaWe don’t support other 3rd party plugins Recommended Plugins Installation Responsive premium theme DW Wall is compliant with the latest version of WordPress 3.9.1.Quickstart Installation: Install the theme using Quickstart package is to have a new website that look like our theme demo site. Layout Structure Here is the screenshot of the sections of the DW Page theme. Create A New Section
Hacking a WordPress Theme from HTML5up Template with some API goodies This is a hastily written description of a little mystery site I put together at The sliding images in the background are done by an HTML5up template called Eventually, but the dynamic text in the middle is done via some calls to the WordPress API via jQuery. The whole thing started when building out a WordPress multisite where the main site I was working on at the time was one of the subsites- This is for the NetWorked Narratives open course I am co-teaching with Mia Zamora and is at I wanted more or less a holding page, or just a landing page for the main site. But I did not find the kind of thing I had in mind in the WordPress themes. What I wanted was a static HTML5 template I have used before, as a holding spot for a yet to be built local project site but also for the Open Education 2016 presentation I did with Paul Stacey. But how do I get that to sit at the main site for a WordPress Multisite? I got that going in about an hour.
How to Build a Custom Wordpress Theme from Scratch If you’re confident with your CSS and HTML, it’s not hard at all to step up to the challenge of building a custom WordPress theme. This overview shows the process of how my latest custom WordPress theme was built from design concept through to completed theme. See how the static design is split up into the various WordPress theme files, and discover how the simple PHP snippets can add that dynamic functionality of a blog. The theme I'm working on is named Sticky. With the post focusing on the production of the theme, I won't go into too many details on how the design was built, but you can see from the Photoshop previews that it uses a 16 column grid with 24px baseline; a fairly muted colour palette of a beige and grey, with a dark red as a highlighting colour for links; typography is set to serif font throughout for that touch of class! Before getting stuck into the build process, it's important to know how WordPress themes work. Configuring the stylesheet Populating the header
Skeleton WordPress Theme Skeleton is a Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Theme for WordPress Skeleton is a simple, responsive (video) theme from Simple Themes. If you like this theme, we encourage you to try some of our other WordPress themes. Today, people visit your website from a variety of devices ranging from desktop computers, tablets, and smart phones. The tabs are clean and simple unordered-list markup and basic CSS..The tabs are cross-browser, but don’t need a ton of hacky CSS or markup.The tabs work like a charm even on mobile devices. Downloads Get started with Skeleton. Documentation Learn more about how Skeleton works and how you can customize it to fit your development needs.
3 Ways to Animate WordPress Have you ever wanted WordPress animations to spice up your website with some subtle effects? The freely-available animate.css toolset can help you make it happen in most decent browsers–and won’t break things for older browsers, either. Check out the general animate.css demo, and then learn how to use it to add some hop, skip, and jump to WordPress! Essential first step for WordPress animate.css I’ll show you different ways to animate your web content. Download the animate.css files and unzip First, visit the animate.css github page. Unzip the downloaded file and have a look inside. Copy animate.min.css file to your WordPress theme folder For this tutorial, I’m using the Twenty Eleven theme. Tell WordPress to include animate.min.css in your page head You might think it’s okay to just put a style link directly in your head area, usually found in header.php for WordPress themes. Open your theme’s “functions.php” file, scroll to the end, insert the following code, and save the file. Credits
Theme Development Languages: বাংলা • English • Español • 日本語 • 한국어 • Português do Brasil • Русский • 中文(繁體) • (Add your language) This article is about developing WordPress Themes. If you wish to learn more about how to install and use Themes, review Using Themes. This topic differs from Using Themes because it discusses the technical aspects of writing code to build your own Themes rather than how to activate Themes or where to obtain new Themes. Why WordPress Themes WordPress Themes are files that work together to create the design and functionality of a WordPress site. You may wish to develop WordPress Themes for your own use, for a client project or to submit to the WordPress Theme Directory. To create a unique look for your WordPress site. A WordPress Theme has many benefits, too. It separates the presentation styles and template files from the system files so the site will upgrade without drastic changes to the visual presentation of the site. Why should you build your own WordPress Theme? style.css