Lesson 4: Advanced Theming Techniques
In this class, we will continue building on our custom theme using advanced WordPress features.
- The body_class() function
- Custom fields
- Codex: The body class
- Codex: Custom fields
- Using WordPress custom fields
- Smashing Magazine – Extend WordPress with custom fields
- WP Beginner – Custom Fields tips and tricks
- Enhancing WordPress Custom Fields with Search Filtering
Custom fields are not used as much as they once were, but are still worth looking at. The drawbacks of using them for client work is worth mentioning as well as looking at some plugins that utilize their features.
Part 2 of the tutorial series details the steps taken through the psd conversion.