Theme Anatomy and Template Hierarchy
Content Options and The Loop
Using Custom Post Types
Creating Custom Taxonomies and Fields
Customize with Hooks and Short Codes
Users, Roles, and Permissions
Plugins - When The Time is Right
Security and Performance
Distributing Your WordPress Theme
Extending your WordPress Theme
Über den Autor
Adam Onishi is a professional web developer now living and working in London, England. His love of WordPress began at his first agency in Oxford developing custom themes for clients. Since then he has produced 100s of themes to varying degrees of client requirement and over the years learned how to get the best out of the open source content management system that powers millions of websites across the world.
- Getting Started
- Theme Anatomy and Template Hierarchy
- Content Options and The Loop
- Using Custom Post Types
- Creating Custom Taxonomies and Fields
- Customize with Hooks and Short Codes
- Theme Options
- Users, Roles, and Permissions
- Plugins - When The Time is Right
- Security and Performance
- Distributing Your WordPress Theme
- Extending your WordPress Theme
- Plugin Development
- WordPress Multisite
Pro WordPress Theme Development is your comprehensive guide to creating advanced WordPress themes. Designed for for professional web designers and developers who are comfortable with PHP and WordPress, this book teaches you every aspect of professional theme development.
You will learn how to build themes from scratch, how to monetize the themes you create, and how to capitalize on this by creating advanced themes for your clients or selling premium themes. This book builds on your current knowledge of PHP and web development to create a WordPress theme from scratch. It uses a real-world theme example that you can build, to demonstrate each feature in a practical way. It shows you how to take control of WordPress with custom posts types and taxonomies, and covers anatomy and hierarchy, use of the loop, hooks, short codes, plug-ins and much more.
WordPress is one of the most successful open-source blogging and content management systems available, and theme development has become a major part of the WordPress ecosystem. Start working with WordPress themes like a pro today with Pro WordPress Theme Development.