So I made a WordPress theme in a class tutorial today. It is by no means anything fancy or exciting, but it is a theme nonetheless and it is awesome to see it working. Check out a wonderful screen shot.
Some cool tips and tricks I learned while creating this theme are the following:
How to add a thumbnail preview image to your custom theme:
- Take a screenshot of your theme
- Save it as screenshot.png
- Put it in the theme’s root folder
- That’s it!
How to add a theme title, description, author, and version:
All you have to do is add the following code comment to your css!
Theme Name: Basic Theme
Description: A basic header, footer, content section, and a sidebar
Author: Kayla Stuebbe