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  • #25080
    spate1y
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    Hi there!

    I am very familiar with WordPress and I have decided to make my first WordPress theme. I made a mockup of it in Photoshop and I am getting ready to code it. The problem is, I have no idea how to actually code this theme from scratch. I tried stalkers, but I still get stuck everywhere. I even tried doing a simple HTML/CSS, but there is way to much to do.

    Is there someone that could please help me?

    * The theme is very similar to CSS-Tricks
    * I am good at customizing WordPress themes.

    #58733
    mattvot
    Member

    What I do is create the HTML version, then PHP it. I learnt how t do this here:
    http://www.webdesignerwall.com/tutorial … ess-theme/

    #58734
    spate1y
    Member

    I will give it a try and let you know how it goes.

    Thanks for advice :)

    #58702
    spate1y
    Member

    Matt,

    I did the HTML/CSS and I came pretty far. Now I am complete noob at PHP. Is it possible for you to convert my HTML/CSS (and PSD) to a WordPress Theme. I will provide you with my HTML/CSS and my PSD.

    I would greatly appreciate it. This will be an opportunity for me to look at how something I have designed is coded.

    spate1y

    #58703
    mattvot
    Member

    go on then, :) Normally i’d charge, but I’m bored…

    #58704
    spate1y
    Member

    Thank you… I will send you PM.

    By the way… my e-mail is spat[email protected]
    If you need to contact me, please use PM… I would prefer that.

    #58743
    spate1y
    Member

    Did you get my message?

    #58861
    spate1y
    Member

    mattvott can’t help me… is there anyone else that can help me by converting my PSD and HTML/CSS into a WordPress Theme?

    #58863

    Chris has made a three part screencast on this subject. It guides you through all the processes involved and actually making a theme from scratch.

    I would watch those screencasts and have a go at copying the process with your own theme. If you hit a problem at any time you can come back to the forums, with some specific information on the problem, and people on here will try and answer your questions as best they can.

    I hope that helps you, and good luck with your theme.

    Dave

    #58864
    spate1y
    Member

    I have seen all 3 of those videos like 10 times.

    I’m going to go to through it one more time and let’s see how far I get.

    Wish me luck.

    Side Note: The theme looks very similar to CSS-Tricks.com. Would making a theme that looks like this site be hard for a intermediate CSS/PHP coder?

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