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Programming in WordPress Course Outline

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.

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.

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


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

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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