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  • # June 5, 2009 at 9:35 pm

    Hi everyone,

    I’m new to the forums, and I’m also new to WordPress. After some time working with Joomla, I stumbled on to CMS Made Simple, which in my opinion tears Joomla to shreds in usability.

    However, in the last few weeks I’ve been giving WordPress some investigation and I am getting more and more impressed with it as a platform for a CMS driven multifunctional platform.

    Anyway, I’d like to build myself a WordPress theme and really dig into it because I think the simplicity will really benefit my clients. But I’m having trouble getting a hold of a really good tutorial on what I’m doing to create a new theme. I’ve been poking around some random googled pages, but it’s not been really substantial.

    Can anyone lead me on the right path to enlightenment?

    Thanks!

    # June 5, 2009 at 11:38 pm

    Good place to start is http://blog.themeforest.net/screencasts/new-wp-video-series-and-free-rockstar-book/. Also a lot of good stuff on http://net.tutsplus.com/

    # June 6, 2009 at 12:02 am

    Great thanks so much. I’ll start in on that – I also found some of Chris’ tutorials, which are being quite helpful!

    # June 6, 2009 at 6:02 am

    The tut that REALLY got me into making wordpress themes is at webdesignerwall:
    http://www.webdesignerwall.com/tutorial … ess-theme/

    # June 6, 2009 at 7:14 am

    This was the one that got me started, one of the oldest but still one of the best and, I think, still relevant http://www.wpdesigner.com/2007/02/19/so-you-want-to-create-wordpress-themes-huh/

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