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January 18, 2013

 themes101

Chris Lema introduces WordPress themes at #wcphx

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January 18, 2013
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  1. Themes 101 An Introduction to WordPress Themes

  2. Let’s start by looking at four different sites that each

    have their own “look.”
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  7. When you see a theme, you see something “complete.”

  8. But a theme is just a set of files that

    have been assembled to create the right look.
  9. Header Body Footer

  10. Header Body Sidebar

  11. Header Body Footer

  12. Header Body Sidebar

  13. Four different sites. Four different looks. But they’re all made

    up of the same parts.
  14. Not all headers are the same. Common: Logos, Nav Bars,

    Social Icons Some are tall, others short. It’s your call.
  15. Your Body can be unique too. Common: Full width, 2

    & 3 Columns You can dress it up with CSS.
  16. You have Footer options too. Common: Multiple Widget Areas Drop

    in anything you like.
  17. Your headers & footers are constant on every page, but

    your body is dynamic.
  18. Accessorize your Body Themes often define sidebars where you can

    utilize widget areas to customize your site.
  19. Now you know the parts of any theme.

  20. Understand about parent and child themes, you must.

  21. “I’m your father.”

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  23. Understand about theme frameworks, you must.

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  25. option starter &

  26. Catalyst - $127 Canvas - $70 Builder - $80 Genesis

    - $60 Headway - $87 Standard - $50 Pagelines - $97 Thesis - $164 2010, 2011, 2012 - $0 _s - $0 ToolBox - $0 Thematic- $0 Bones- $0 Roots - $0 WP framework - $0 Whiteboard - $0 Premium & Free Frameworks
  27. My name is Chris Lema http://chrislema.com @chrislema http://speakerdeck.com/chrislema/themes101