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Meetup: Build Your Own Starter Theme – A Three-Part Series


Over the past 2 months, GreenMellen and other WordPress professionals hosted a three-part Meetup series on how to build your own WordPress starter theme. If you didn’t have a chance to make it to all (or any) of these sessions, we’ve got you covered! Below are the videos and resources from each Meetup, so you can start building your own starter theme at home.

Session One

On the first session, Aaron Reimann and Diana Nichols covered how to set up a development environment, such as MAMP or WAMP and Git. Watch the full presentation below:

Tools mentioned:

Session Two

During session two, we started fleshing our theme out with templates and functions. See how they do it:

Session Three

In the third and final part of the series, Aaron and Diana added more functionality to their theme and make it truly useful. Finish the trilogy now:

To learn more about our All Things WordPress Meetups and how you can attend the next one, check out our Meetup page today. We hope to see you at the next Meetup!

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