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First Steps for Developing a WordPress Theme

September 20th, 2014

Tags: Web Design, WordPress

If you can build a static website with HTML, CSS, and Javascript, it’s a short road to cross to building a WordPress theme. Other skills are involved, including some understanding of PHP (which WordPress is built on) and familiarity with the WordPress admin interface. These will certainly expedite the process of developing a theme.

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Installing MAMP and WordPress Locally

January 14th, 2015

Tags: WordPress

Installing and working on WordPress locally is a good way to build a theme or customize an existing one before hosting it on a server. If you’ve designed a website with static HTML and CSS, you can transfer your code into PHP within the downloaded WordPress files, experiment with plugins, and perfect the design of a site before needing to worry about FTP files, purchasing a domain name, and launching the site. Here is a step-by-step installation process for downloading MAMP and WordPress to start working locally.

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