Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 March 2013 04:14 Written by TJ Marsh Saturday, 9 March 2013 12:00
Step Five: Customizing the Sidebar
Now that we have the header and the main index template in place, it’s time to tackle the sidebar. For those of you working on a theme without a sidebar feel free to skip this section. But for the sake of some of the more advanced things we’ll be covering, I’d recommend looking it over just to be sure you didn’t miss anything.
Let’s begin once again by taking a look at the “default” source code:
Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 March 2013 04:13 Written by TJ Marsh Friday, 8 March 2013 12:00
Step Four: Customizing the Index
Alrighty! We’ve finished up our header template and now it’s time to work on the index.
- Open up the “default” template (index.php) and take a look. You should see something like this:
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Last Updated on Friday, 8 March 2013 12:27 Written by TJ Marsh Friday, 1 March 2013 12:00
Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that supercharges your self-hosted WordPress site with the awesome cloud power of WordPress.com.
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Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2013 09:24 Written by TJ Marsh Thursday, 14 February 2013 12:00
With Tumblr becoming more and more popular, many people are using it! If you have a Tumblr blog, or if you find posts on a Tumblr blog you really like, you may want to add it to your own WordPress blog. This plugin does just that! It imports posts from a Tumblr blog into your WordPress blog! With the following features, this plugin is great for users of both Tumblr and WordPress:
- Correctly handles post formats
- Background importing: start it up, then come back later to see how far it’s gotten
- Duplicate checking, will not create duplicate imported posts
- Imports posts, drafts, and pages
- Media Side loading (for audio, video, and image posts)
Last Updated on Friday, 1 February 2013 06:54 Written by TJ Marsh Tuesday, 5 February 2013 12:00
Before reading this article, make sure to check out part 1 and part 2! Now that we’ve got our design and a copy of WordPress ready to go, it’s time to open up the “default” theme, clean things out a bit, and start making our new theme. Let’s get started:
- First, we open up header.php. You should see something that looks very much like this:
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