WordPressTheme Development        &     Starting     Beyond    WordPressTheme Development
I’m Sakin Shrestha      WordPress Theme Developer              Business Consultant
What Makes a Theme• PHP• HTML• CSS• JS• Images
Let’s look at some of the       Awesome  WordPress Themes
Approaches       toWordPress Themes
Approaches1. Customizing Theme•   Take any default theme from    WordPress.org•   Example: Twenty Twelve and    Twenty Ten...
Approaches2. Parents/ Children•   Building child theme•   Ref:    http://themeshaper.com/2009/04    /17/wordpress-child-th...
Child Theme “Mazeld” style.css/*Theme Name: MazeldTheme URI: http://ma.ttDescription: Look-alike of theme from photomatt.n...
Approaches3. Theme Frameworks•   Building child theme from Theme    Framework•   It’s a library•   You can Define child th...
3. Theme Frameworks
Approaches4. Starting from Scratch• Required creating each individual   theme files like style.css,   header.php, index.ph...
Approaches5. Starter Themes•   Underscores    http://underscores.me/•   Bones    http://themble.com/bones/
What After Theme Development?• Contribute to WordPress• Add your theme in WordPress.org  Theme Repository
Sale Pro/Premium Theme• On your Own Theme Shop
Sale Pro/Premium Theme• On Theme Marketplace
Work Online in Freelance Marketplace• Open Account• Show the free theme portfolio in  WordPress.org and gain clients
WordPress Plugin Development• Beyond WordPress Theme Development• Try Plugin Development• Process is similar to Theme Deve...
Questions?          Thanks      Sakin ShresthaBlog: http://sakinshrestha.comEmail: sakin@catchinternet.com   Twitter: @sak...
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
Starting WordPress Theme Development
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Starting WordPress Theme Development was presented in WordPress Meetup 2013 https://www.facebook.com/events/351785238261880 . This presentation is for people who want to start career in WordPress Theme Development.

It covers some of the awesome WordPress Themes, What Makes a Theme, 5 Different Approaches to WordPress Theme Development, WordPress Theme Marketplaces, WordPress Plugin Marketplaces

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  1. 1. WordPressTheme Development & Starting Beyond WordPressTheme Development
  2. 2. I’m Sakin Shrestha WordPress Theme Developer Business Consultant
  3. 3. What Makes a Theme• PHP• HTML• CSS• JS• Images
  4. 4. Let’s look at some of the Awesome WordPress Themes
  5. 5. Approaches toWordPress Themes
  6. 6. Approaches1. Customizing Theme• Take any default theme from WordPress.org• Example: Twenty Twelve and Twenty Ten• Customize Layout, Functions and
  7. 7. Approaches2. Parents/ Children• Building child theme• Ref: http://themeshaper.com/2009/04 /17/wordpress-child-theme- basics/
  8. 8. Child Theme “Mazeld” style.css/*Theme Name: MazeldTheme URI: http://ma.ttDescription: Look-alike of theme from photomatt.net circa 2005.Author: mattVersion: 1.0License: GNU General Public License v2.0License URI: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.htmlTags: yellow, fixed-width, threaded-comments, translation-readyTemplate: twentyten*/@import url(../twentyten/style.css);
  9. 9. Approaches3. Theme Frameworks• Building child theme from Theme Framework• It’s a library• You can Define child theme through style.css
  10. 10. 3. Theme Frameworks
  11. 11. Approaches4. Starting from Scratch• Required creating each individual theme files like style.css, header.php, index.php, footer.php, sidebar.php, function.php and so on.• Ref: http://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_D
  12. 12. Approaches5. Starter Themes• Underscores http://underscores.me/• Bones http://themble.com/bones/
  13. 13. What After Theme Development?• Contribute to WordPress• Add your theme in WordPress.org Theme Repository
  14. 14. Sale Pro/Premium Theme• On your Own Theme Shop
  15. 15. Sale Pro/Premium Theme• On Theme Marketplace
  16. 16. Work Online in Freelance Marketplace• Open Account• Show the free theme portfolio in WordPress.org and gain clients
  17. 17. WordPress Plugin Development• Beyond WordPress Theme Development• Try Plugin Development• Process is similar to Theme Development
  18. 18. Questions? Thanks Sakin ShresthaBlog: http://sakinshrestha.comEmail: sakin@catchinternet.com Twitter: @sakinshrestha

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