Day 22

  • Setting up your theme
    • Download
    • Using Coda, place it in wordpressfolder/wp-content/themes
    • Activate your child theme in Appearance > Themes
  • WordPress basics
    • How themes work – you will mainly be editing style.css
      • You will be editing your code directly on the server for this project – make sure to back up your files periodically
      • Reset stylesheet
      • Removing the mobile menu
      • Changing link colors
      • Basic layout
    • User settings
      • Set display name
      • Disable visual editor if you want to use HTML
    • Site settings
    • Where content goes
      • Site title
      • Pages and posts
      • Menus
        • Create menu
        • Set theme location as “Primary Menu”
      • Sidebars
    • Akismet and Jetpack plugin – use a WordPress.com account
    • Adding a web font in header.php