WordPress Custom Themes

WordPress Training in NYC

This intensive course will teach you how to do a custom install of WordPress, modify existing themes, develop your own custom themes and install plugins. This course is designed for people who are already familiar with HTML and CSS. Knowledge of PHP is a plus but is not required to take this class.

Interested in creating a dynamic website using WordPress? Not only is WordPress a powerful blogging platform, but it is also a great way to set up a Content Management System (CMS). By turning your site into a CMS, it will be much easier to maintain, update and enhance with special functionality. This intensive course will teach you how to do a custom install of WordPress, modify existing themes, develop your own custom themes and install plugins.
This course is designed for people who are already familiar with HTML and CSS. Knowledge of PHP is a plus but is not required to take this class.

WordPress Build Custom Themes

$650 14 Hours 594 Broadway, NYC In-person classroom training

Corporate & private training available

Call 212-658-1918 or email us for details

Register for a class

Feb 14–15 Thu–Fri, 10am–5pm
May 28–Jun 6 Tue–Thu, 6–9pm

What You'll Learn

  • Learn how a great Content Management System (CMS) will increase efficiency; making maintenance, updating, and adding special functionality easier.
  • Learn how to do a custom install of WordPress and edit existing themes.
  • Develop your own themes and install plugins.
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Full Course Syllabus

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Part 1 

Setting Up The Local Server

Installing WordPress

Installing Themes

Creating a Child Theme

Modifying a Theme

Part 2 

Setting Up a WordPress Site

Starting the MRP Theme

The WordPress Loop

Continuing with the Loop

Part 3 

Splitting the Page into Templates

Creating a Page for Single Posts

Creating Pages

Customizing the Nav Menu

Part 4 

Customizing the Sidebar

Creating a Custom Page Template

Adding a Contact Form

Uploading a WordPress Site