WordPress Theme Development
How to Change WordPress Theme?
Themes that can be used on WordPress appear in the Appearance>Themes section on the WordPress CMS panel. 3 theme versions come with the installation of WordPress, these themes are regularly updated by WordPress.
- Twenty Twenty-One
- Twenty Nineteen
- Twenty Twenty
Apart from these themes, you can upload new paid or free themes to the WordPress panel. Or you can code a theme yourself and use it in WordPress infrastructure.
How to Create a WordPress Theme?
Template files created by WordPress are used for WordPress theme creation. When the theme is created, the theme created in the Appearance>Themes area appears and the theme can be activated and broadcast.
WordPress Theme Development Step by Step
- To create a theme on the local computer, the first step is to download the WordPress infrastructure and theme files via the https://wordpress.org/download/ page.
- The downloaded file contains theme files under the wp-content>themes directory. To create a new WordPress theme, a folder must be opened here with the theme name. (Like the “wordpresstheme” file created in the example below.)
- The theme is created using the theme files of WordPress under the created file. In order for the created theme to appear in Appearance>Themes, the following 2 files must be indexed;
Without these files, the new theme option does not appear in the theme change area, it gives a warning in this area because there is a missing file.
Software Languages Used in WordPress Theme
Template Files That Create The WordPress Theme
The following template files were created by WordPress.