Let’s code: creating your primary templates in the Editor

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September 30, 2022

WordPress theme development follows the WordPress template hierarchy, which determines which templates are used depending on the content being rendered.

Fortunately for the new block theme developer, the Site Editor allows you to create all the primary templates you might need, right from your WordPress install.

In this session, we’ll start with a quick review of the WordPress template hierarchy. Then we’ll create a blank block theme, using the Create Block Theme plugin, apply some ready-made default styles via theme.json, and create all the primary templates a WordPress theme would need.

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