WordPress Responsive Theme Design

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  • Set up a proper local environment for the theme development on both Windows and Mac, while following the WordPress Codex
  • Create the WordPress menu and make it responsive
  • Customize post templates to match the theme design and functionality of the theme
  • Understand the overall template architecture and the purpose of the template files
  • Create, style, and make the widgets responsive
  • Work with comments, images, and index templates
  • Create, style, and customize templates for static pages
  • Discover where to find guidelines, how to test the theme, and how to properly submit the theme to WordPress.org
  • Learn more about WordPress template hierarchy and archive pages

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool, which runs on a web hosting service. It is used to implement responsive themes, to make WordPress sites optimized for mobile devices.

This book will teach you how to design and develop your very own responsive WordPress theme and also submit your theme to the WordPress.org repository. The book starts with an introduction to the Responsive Web Design concepts and techniques. Then, it explains how to set up a local WordPress environment and also helps you understand the structure of the WordPress theme. Finally, we learn to create responsive comments in WordPress and also have a look at static pages and index templates. By the end of this book, you will have a better understanding of responsive theme development in WordPress and a WordPress Codex.

  • Structured learning for new developers and technical consultants to enable you to build responsive WordPress themes
  • Concise and easy-to-follow walkthroughs of WordPress, PHP, and CSS code
  • Packed with examples and key tips on how to avoid potential pitfalls
Page Count 228
Course Length 6 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781785288456
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2015


Dejan Markovic

Dejan Markovic is the president of NYTO Group (http://www.nytogroup.com/), a premium web development company with offices conveniently located in both Toronto and New York. He is an experienced web developer with the extensive knowledge of both frontend and backend technologies (PHP, ASP.NET, JavaScript, ColdFusion, HTML5, CSS3, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, to name just a few).

As Dejan strongly believes in returning back to the community, he developed and contributed to 2 free WordPress plugins: Buffer My Post (https://wordpress.org/plugins/buffer-my-post/) and Tweet Old Custom Post (https://wordpress.org/plugins/tweet-old-custom-post/). He is also one of the organizers of WPToronto meetup group and the WordCamp Toronto, an annual WordPress conference.

You can always find him on various WordCamps (especially the ones within driving distance from Toronto) or exploring the nature, art & love for food across Canada & US. Should you have any questions, comments, concerns or just want to say hello, you can shoot him an email at dejan@dejanmarkovic.com. He would love to hear your thoughts about this book.

Dejan was a technical reviewer of the book Learning Yeoman (http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Yeoman-Jonathan-Spratley/dp/1783981385). This is his first time as an author.