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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners

This is a tutorial series covering the basics of developing a WordPress theme from scratch. It’s for you who have

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 0.5: Setting up Local WordPress Development

This lesson will quickly go through how to set up a local development environment and install WordPress on it, so

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 1: Introduction

In this lesson you will start learning how WordPress loads content depending on which page you’re at, and the hierarchy

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 2: Templates

This lesson of the WordPress theme tutorial for beginners will teach you how to structure the main building blocks of

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 3: Dynamic Content

In this lesson of the WordPress theme tutorial for beginners we will learn about hooks in WordPress and add a

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 4: The Post Loop

In this lesson of the WordPress theme tutorial for beginners we will go into detail about the “post loop” in

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 5: Accessing Post Information

This lesson of the WordPress theme tutorial for beginners will be all about how we can access and output information

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 6: A Theme’s Functions.php

Today we will learn where and how to add code outside the templates in our theme. We do this by

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 7: Theme Setup and Featured Images

This lesson of the WordPress theme tutorial for beginners continues by adding the basic, required code for theme setup. We

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 8: Translation

In this lesson we learn about how translation (or otherwise known as i18n) in WordPress works and how to make

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 9: Menus and Widget Areas

This lesson covers how to add two core WordPress features to our theme; menus and widget areas. We learn how

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 10: Adding More Templates

In this lesson of the WordPress theme tutorial for beginners we will dive more into templates. We’ll learn about template

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 11: Custom Page Templates

In this lesson of WordPress theme tutorial for beginners we learn about page templates, what they are, how to create

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Part 12: Custom Post Query

In this final lesson we learn how to write your own query of posts and loop through them without interrupting

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WordPress Theme Tutorial for Beginners – Conclusion and Next Steps

We conclude this WordPress theme tutorial for beginners by taking a quick recap of what we have learned. And look