- PDF/eBook (450 pages)
- 5 Themes + 20 Demos
- Over 50 MB of content!
- Widescreen & Lite Versions
- Lifetime license (free updates)
- One-time payment (non-recurring)
Complete Guide to Building Awesome Themes
WordPress theme development brings together many aspects of web design and development. WordPress themes tap into the power of WordPress, enabling developers to build with proven features and advanced functionality.
From your first steps of learning about the theme template all the way through testing and distributing your themes to market, WordPress Themes In Depth brings it all together with just the right balance of theory, code, and explanation.
WordPress Themes In Depth dives deep into WordPress theme development with over 450 pages of practical theme-building techniques, tricks, and tips.
Master the Art of WordPress Theme Development
Written by WordPress developer and author Jeff Starr, WordPress Themes In Depth is an intermediate to advanced level book that dives deep into the vast ocean of WordPress theme development. The book begins with a strong focus on the fundamentals and then continues into customization, development, security, optimization, and front-end techniques.
- Full color
- Step-by-step guide
- Searchable PDF format
- Bundled themes & demos
- Lots of copy/paste code samples
- Helpful diagrams & tables
- Concise & easy-to-read
- 12 chapters / 450 pages
- 300+ external resources
- At-a-glance notes
- Many tips & tricks
The book delivers a wealth of advanced techniques, including Theme Features, Theme Options, Theme Customizer, Custom Fields, Shortcodes, Widgets, Plugins, and much more.
Along the way, there are numerous theme-building tutorials, templates, checklists, and demo files to facilitate learning and help get things right the first time.
- Master the art of building awesome WordPress themes
- Go in-depth on the Theme Template and Template Hierarchy
- Learn how to share and sell your own WordPress themes
- Learn how to develop themes according to the WordPress API
- Follow along with step-by-step theme-building tutorials
- Learn how to build themes that are secure and well-optimized
- Learn how to implement the Theme Customizer and Theme Options
- Learn front-end techniques built with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery
- Learn about the Loop, Template Tags, Custom Functions, and Theme Features
Thank you for this book, it is exactly what I needed to bring our team up to speed with WordPress theme development and all the latest best practices. The book is concise, clear, and beautifully designed. THANK YOU! — Marion Taylor
Beautiful Full-Color Design
WordPress Themes In Depth is a beautifully designed book that contains over 450 finely crafted pages with clean layout and easy-to-read typography. Every page is meticulously designed in full color and 100% focused on WordPress theme development.
Bundled Themes and Demos
WordPress Themes In Depth includes five themes and over 20 demos. Themes include the DIY Theme, General Theme, shapeSpace, Tao of WP, and 2020, which you currently are viewing. The book provides step-by-step tutorials for building the Simplest Theme, DIY Theme, and General Theme, and features an in-depth walkthrough of the 2020 theme.
The bundled demos are plug-n-play examples of techniques covered in the book, including custom fonts, PHP diagnostics, dropdown menus, theme templates, full-size backgrounds, HTML5 video, lightbox techniques, media queries, random images, content sliders, Theme Options, Theme Customizer, dynamic scroll-to-top links, and more.
This is a must read. This is one of the best books for anyone who wants to master the art of WordPress theme development and distribute your own WordPress themes.— Sajan Kota
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