WordPress Themes Customisation of Websites

Laurence Svekis, Web technology Instructor

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7 Lessons (35m)
    • 1. 1 Adding Dummy and Placeholder Content

    • 2. 2 Where Themes are located within Wordpress

    • 3. 3 Adding New Themes

    • 4. 4 Filtering and searchin for Wordpress Themes

    • 5. 5 Benefits of Wordpress Premium Themes

    • 6. 6 Picking a Theme for Wordpress

    • 7. 8 Using the Wordpress Customizer


About This Class

Themes Widgets how your website looks
Wordpress themes are made up of a group of files displayed as a template. A theme changes the appearance, look and feel of your site as soon as you install it.  You can customize the free default theme or select from thousands of themes that are available.

There are as many types of themes as there are different types of websites.  Themes are generally geared towards different types of Wordpress Sites.  You may have a typical blogging theme but there are also many other uses for Wordpress.

Business themes - are designed to corporate websites information sites where  the website is meant to create an online presence for the business.

Portfolio themes - used by professionals to showcase their work, and as a digital resume for potential employers.

eCommerce - Differs from a business theme where in this type of format the objective is to sell products and the site structure would be geared around achieving that goal.

Complex multiple purpose themes - Deliver database content and create a dynamic user experience

Entertainment - Games and video websites meant to entertain visitors with content

Everything and anything - There are any number of ideas for websites and the goals that they are achieving.  Websites can be designed around a particular purpose,niche market, idea or almost really anything.

Picking a theme that suits your needs is an important part of the website process.