Zac Gordon: Why Setting Up Themes Is a Niche in Itself, What to Know

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  1. sichitu

    Spot on Zac! It really can be a jungle out there learning a new theme’s quirks. Really enjoyed hearing about your observations (and frustrations).


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July 11, 2014

To setup and configure many of the popular and powerful WordPress themes today can often require a solid grasp of working with custom post types and fields, design customization options, custom templates, shortcodes, admin settings and various other nuances of working with and tweaking WordPress. Different themes also take wildly different approaches to building admin settings areas and providing access to custom content, so it means you likely have to do something different to setup each theme you work with.
This talk covers the essential skills and common scenarios you will come across when getting into the niche field of setting up and customizing awesome WordPress themes for yourself and others.

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