How to Build a WordPress Theme

Filed as Infographic, News on February 3, 2014 7:00 am

Have you always wanted to build a WordPress theme that suits your preferences, meets your needs, and satisfies your design standards? Of course, you’ll need to have a bit of tech know-how. You can always go for builders that generate the code for you in the background so that you only have to work with a visual editor, but it always helps to grasp the basics of HTML and CSS – at the very least.
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Assuming you have all that down pat, how do you build a custom WordPress theme? Furthermore, what do you do once you’ve built it?

Here’s a quick flowchart that gives you a step-by-step guide to help you map out the process of building a WordPress theme.

While it does not give you all the technical details, it does point you in the right direction.

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  1. By wpdil posted on February 27, 2014 at 12:10 pm
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    Creating a wordpress theme is easy but hard to follow standard coding.Thanks for sharing.


  2. By Navrangi posted on April 17, 2014 at 2:03 pm
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    Everyone can use wordpress and its theme with no or less knowledge of coding.
    thanks for sharing your points.


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