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HTML to WordPress Theme Tutorial: Step 3 – Menus, Widgets and Functions

We’re now at the final part of our three part series on creating your first WordPress theme from static HTML. So far, you’ve taken your index.html file, turned that into a PHP file, added template tags and split it up into theme template files. You then created extra template files to display different content types. In this final part we’re going to finish the process of making your theme work. We’ll do the...

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HTML to WordPress Theme Tutorial: Step 2 – Creating Theme Template Files

Welcome back to this series showing you how to create your first WordPress theme from static HTML. In the first part of this series, you took your static index.html file and converted it to a PHP file. You added some template tags and a loop. In this second part your file will start to look more like a proper theme – you’ll split it up into multiple files and start creating...

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WordPress Web Design Trends You Need to Know for 2018

Looking back on 2017, I think it’s safe to say that it was a good year for WordPress and web design, in general. Sure, there were stories about security breaches and examples of branding gone bad, but that kind of stuff is inevitable when you consider how many websites are in existence. If you look at the kinds of initiatives that Google alone put forth–like the penalties for sites without SSL...

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