Wordpress Themes, Plugins and other Tools and Resources
Info Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: November 11, 2010 Length of Class: 13 Minutes Tracks Web Design Web Publishing Prerequisites Familiarity with WordPress, Drupal or Joomla Purpose of Class This class teaches students to easily create templates or themes for WordPress, Joomla or Drupal with ArtISteer. Topics Covered Creating a New Theme or Template Exporting New Theme or Template Class Notes Overview ArtISteer creates Templates and Themes through an easy to use graphical interface ArtISteer cannot open exported themes or templates for editing. You can only edit themes or templates while they are in .artx … on the edge of your seat? Click here to solve the mystery..
How to customize your themes the easier way. Three step process 1) Know “in your mind” what you want it to look like . This includes color scheme and the header 2) Find an existing theme you like (minus the header) – looking for layout and color scheme 3) Edit the header.jpg of that theme, rezip up and upload the .zip to your WordPress. Optionally comment out the blog title and description in header.php file Enjoy! usingwordpress.org ps after watching this, watch the next video “Using WordPress – Custom Themes The Harder (but Better) Way” http
How to customize your themes the harder but better way. This and more tips at usingwordpress.org First, I recommend you watch the previous video “Using WordPress – Custom Themes The Easier Way” http This is a part two to that video. Continuing on from the first video (Steps 1 through 3) Step 4) Copy current header.jpg to a new file (eg yoursitename-logo.jpg). Step 5) Blank out the header.jpg Step 6) Zip up new theme, upload it. Optionally comment out blog title and description in header.php file Step 7) Upload yoursitename-logo.jpg using Media Manager Step 8) Grab URL of yoursitename-logo.jpg … on the edge of your seat? Click here to solve the mystery..