Lesson 5: Template Customization
In this class, we will continue our custom theme enhancement by looking at creating custom templates.
- Post thumbnails (feature images)
- Page, category, custom templates
- Mastering the loop
- Codex: Post thumbnails
- Everything you need to know about post thumbnails
- Post Thumbnail Images
- Practical use of post thumbnails
- Codex: Pages
- Codex: Template Hierarchy
- Codex: The Loop
- 4 Ways to Loop with WordPress
The different WordPress loops can be a bit complicated for students to grasp especially if they lack PHP knowledge. The Digging into WordPress article “4 Ways to Loop With WordPress” is a must read for all students wanting to learn more about the various loops. It’s a good idea to introduce students to code snippets and get them to start their own snippet library.