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Programming in WordPress Course Outline

 (1 day)
Version 4.x

Overview
This course is designed to give you the ability to create a basic theme and plugin from scratch. You will also be able to modify your theme or plugin using PHP, CSS and HTML best techniques. Before this course you should have a basic understanding of web programming and WordPress.

Audience
Developers who wish to have a better understanding on the WordPress framework and who wish to customize thru PHP, HTML and CSS WordPress themes, plugins and administrative areas of WordPress.

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the State's Department of Education. Please contact us to get an update as to when the class should be available in New Hampshire.

Prerequisites
Basic Understanding of Web Programming (HTML, CSS or PHP).
Basic Understanding of WordPress Dashboard.

Course Outline

Module 1: Developing Required and Optional Theme Pages
Section 1: Understanding the Required and Recommended Optional Page Templates
Section 2: Developing the header.php Header Template
Section 3: Developing the functions.php File
Section 4: Developing the sidebar.php Sidebar Template
Section 5: Developing the footer.php Footer Template
Section 6: Developing the style.css Required Stylesheet
Section 7: Developing the index.php Required Theme Template

Module 2: Developing a Child Theme
Section 1: Understanding the Requirements for a Child Theme
Section 2: Developing the style.css Required Stylesheet
Section 3: Understanding Compiled CSS Stylesheets
Section 4: Replacing Parent Template Files with Child Theme Template Files
Section 5: Developing a Full Width Page Template
Section 6: Developing a Left and Right Sidebar Page Template
Section 7: Using DIV HTML Tags in Page Templates

Module 3: Plugin Development
Section 1: Understanding Plugin Structure
Section 2: Developing a One File Plugin
Section 3: Developing a Multi File Plugin
Section 4: Developing a Shortcode Widget
Section 5: Developing an Advanced Plugin

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Fee:  $495

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