WordPress powers over one-fifth of the web. It’s the single most popular content management system and blogging platform in the world by a significant margin. The question is not “can I run my site on WordPress?” it’s “how can I make the most of my WordPress site?” This course will walk you through getting started with WordPress theme development from setting up your local development environment with Apache, MySQL and PHP to releasing your finished theme on the WordPress.org repository.
Chris is a freelance WordPress theme and plugin developer, one half of the design studio Arcane Palette Creative Design, lead developer of WordPress theme shop Museum Themes and Project Manager for the event management plugin Event Espresso. In his free time, he makes electronic music.