WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool, which runs on a web hosting service. It is used to implement responsive themes, to make WordPress sites optimized for mobile devices.
This book will teach you how to design and develop your very own responsive WordPress theme and also submit your theme to the WordPress.org repository.The book starts with an introduction to the Responsive Web Design concepts and techniques. Then, it explains how to set up a local WordPress environment and also helps you understand the structure of the WordPress theme. Finally, we learn to create responsive comments in WordPress and also have a look at static pages and index templates. By the end of this book, you will have a better understanding of responsive theme development in WordPress and a WordPress Codex.
What You Will Learn:
Set up a proper local environment for the theme development on both Windows and Mac, while following the WordPress Codex;
Create the WordPress menu and make it responsive;
Customize post templates to match the theme design and functionality of the theme;
Understand the overall template architecture and the purpose of the template files;
Create, style, and make the widgets responsive;
Work with comments, images, and index templates;
Create, style, and customize templates for static pages;
Discover where to find guidelines, how to test the theme, and how to properly submit the theme to WordPress.org;
Learn more about WordPress template hierarchy and archive pages.
Structured learning for new developers and technical consultants to enable you to build responsive WordPress themes.
Concise and easy-to-follow walkthroughs of WordPress, PHP, and CSS code.
Packed with examples and key tips on how to avoid potential pitfalls.
Who This Book Is For:
If you are a WordPress enthusiast who wants to develop and customize your own responsive WordPress theme, this book is for you. Some experience with WordPress, HTML, PHP, and CSS is expected and highly recommended.