Underscores starter theme, by the makers of WordPress themselves, is designed to give you a “1,000 hour head start” on WordPress theme creation. Our new course, WordPress Theme Creation With Underscores, will take you the rest of the way to the finish line.
Tuts+ instructor Kezz Bracey will teach you everything you need to know to go from “starter” to a fully-fledged WordPress theme.
There are many ways to approach any WordPress theme creation project, but in “WordPress Theme Creation With Underscores” you’ll take a crash course and soak up the most efficient method possible for pumping brand new themes out the door.
Here’s a free preview of some of the lessons from this course:
In this video from section 3, you’ll start shaping your layout around the typography and content that’s already in place from the early lessons. You’ll implement one of the layouts provided as part of Underscores, fine-tune it to perfection, and add your own layout style in the process.
Using CSS @import for custom fonts might get the job done, but there’s a better way. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to load custom fonts with the most efficient and WordPress-friendly method.
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