HTML, WordPress & Evolving Forms of Publishing

The following notes are intended to accompany a lecture given at Simon Frase University as part of the Master of Publishing.

The 3.5 hour lecture will look at WordPress themes, templates, custom post types, the loop, functions and plugins used to create websites for the publishing industry.

Additional resources and links

Using and Installing Themes

Theme Development – What is it and what’s involved?

The Anatomy of a WordPress Theme – An infographic

Child Themes

Customizing your WordPress Theme using Firebug

Custom Post Types Generator

WordPress Default Loop