Videos

WordPress Theme Tutorial (Part 1)

WordPress Theme Tutorial (Part 1)

3 years ago
In this lesson we learn how to create a WordPress theme by hand, from scratch. We’ll write our own HTML, CSS, and PHP to create the basic foundation for a WordPress theme. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ To view a complete list of the WordPress […]
How to Install WordPress

How to Install WordPress

3 years ago
In this lesson we review the different ways to get started with WordPress. The lesson walks users through the process of installing WordPress locally on their own computer so they can follow along with future lessons. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ To view a complete […]
WordPress Navigation Menus (Theme Development)

WordPress Navigation Menus (Theme Development)

3 years ago
In this lesson we learn how to add navigation menu locations to our theme and register the menus so users can easily manage the menu links via the WordPress Admin UI. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ To view a complete list of the WordPress lessons […]
WordPress Page Templates (Theme Development)

WordPress Page Templates (Theme Development)

3 years ago
In this lesson we learn how to use page templates and conditional logic to apply different layouts to different WP pages. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ To view a complete list of the WordPress lessons in sequential order visit: Learn WordPress Link to download .zip […]
An Introduction into WordPress Action Hooks Part 3

An Introduction into WordPress Action Hooks Part 3

2 years ago
In this video we discuss what WordPress Action Hooks are all about. We also use action hooks to customize the WordPress Dashboard. The code from this video can be found here: Removing Dashboard Widgets: Adding a link the the Dashboard Menu:
WordPress Child Page Menu (parent & subpages)

WordPress Child Page Menu (parent & subpages)

3 years ago
In this lesson we learn about “parent” and “child” pages in WordPress. We also learn how to code a menu that will output links to any children pages relative to the currently viewed page. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ To view a complete list of […]
WordPress Tutorial 1: Introduction

WordPress Tutorial 1: Introduction

3 years ago
This is the beginning of a series on WordPress. In this initial lesson we learn what WordPress is, why it’s so useful, and get a feel for what we’ll learn in upcoming lessons (admin screens, custom theme development). Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ Watch the […]
How to Build a Basic WordPress Plugin Part 2

How to Build a Basic WordPress Plugin Part 2

2 years ago
This video will cover the very basics needed to build a working WordPress plugin. We will also cover a programing pattern often used in WordPress Development.
How to Safely Save WordPress Post Meta to the Database. Part 11

How to Safely Save WordPress Post Meta to the Database. Part 11

2 years ago
In this video we cover how to properly validate, sanitize, and save data to the postmeta table in the WordPress database. We cover use nonces in WordPress. We cover working with post meta. We cover how ensure the data being saved and retrieved from the database is safe for use, and much, much, more. Code […]
How to install WordPress on your local computer – WordPress tutorial 2

How to install WordPress on your local computer – WordPress tutorial 2

8 months ago
In this video, I download and install WordPress on to my local computer, using MAMP as my localhost. I’ll cover the following: 1. Where to download WordPress. 2. Where you can learn about MAMP. 3. Where to place your WordPress files. 4. How to create a database in PHPmyAdmin. 5. Run through the famous 5 […]
WordPress Featured Image Tutorial

WordPress Featured Image Tutorial

3 years ago
In this lesson we learn how to register new “image sizes” which specify the size and aspect ratio of the image that WordPress should automatically generate. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ To view a complete list of the WordPress lessons in sequential order visit: Learn […]
WordPress Widgets Tutorial

WordPress Widgets Tutorial

2 years ago
Learn how to manage widgets in the WordPress admin area, and also how to add widget locations to any theme. Save 40% off my premium 8 hour web design video course through April 26th: learnwebcode.com/web-design-for-beginners-real-world-coding-html-css/ Link to download .zip of theme files as shown in this video (note: this is not a “complete” WordPress theme […]