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WordPress Custom Themes Training

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This 1-day WordPress Custom Themes training course provides a hands-on guide to integrating your own design into WordPress, to make your website/blog look exactly how you want. Learn about WordPress Themes, template files and template tags.

WordPress Custom Themes Training

This is a workshop style WordPress course – delegates who want to integrate their WordPress blog in to a website are invited to bring their own HTML template and stylesheet as a starting point. Example templates will also be provided.

We also provide private and in-company WordPress Custom Themes courses. Call +44 (0)1273 622272 to discuss.


You must have a working knowledge of HTML & CSS to attend this course. If you are new to web design we recommend first attending our 2-day HTML & CSS course and if you are unfamiliar with WordPress then learn to find your way around the dashboard on our WordPress course for beginners and download our Setting up a WordPress Site eBook.

Course Objectives

On completion of this Advanced WordPress training course delegates will be able to:

  • Customise an existing WordPress Theme to look like their design
  • Create new WordPress templates for Pages or Posts
  • Add custom menus to their WordPress Theme

WordPress Custom Themes Training Course Content

Anatomy of a WordPress Theme

  • How Themes Work
  • Template Files
  • Typical Template files included in a Theme
  • The WordPress Loop
  • The Functions File 
  • Template Tags
  • Conditional Tags

Modifying a WordPress Theme: Getting started

  • Choosing a WordPress Theme to modify.

Category Templates

  • Creating multiple Category Templates
  • The Template Hierarchy
  • Adding text to Category Pages


  • Creating multiple Page Templates.


  • Creating custom menus.

WordPress Theme Compatibility and Upgrades

  • Upgrading a WordPress Theme
  • Theme compatibility with WordPress Upgrades
  • Theme compatibility with Plugins

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Course Title
WordPress Custom Themes Training
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Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for those who have experience with WordPress but want to take their knowledge to the next level.

You'll have a robust knowledge of HTML and CSS and be looking to customise an existing theme or create a new template.

This course is designed for those who really want to maximise the benefits of using WordPress and get more out of the system.

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Office hours are Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm.


This course is delivered online as a flexible eLearning solution which you complete at a time and pace to suit you.


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