In this WordPress Theme Customisation course, we’ll go through 10 simple ways to customise standard wordpress themes to make your website stand out using CSS.
Standard wordpress themes are a great place to start, but chances are, other small businesses and bloggers will also have chosen the same starting point! This course covers how to customise key elements of any standard theme to differentiate your website with your own style.
WordPress Theme Customisation for Beginners
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Customise Key Elements of Standard WordPress Themes
Starting with a standard off-the-shelf WordPress template, by the end of this course, you will be able to customise key elements of your website theme:
- Learn how to inspect the style properties of website elements.
- Recognise CSS selectors of key website elements.
- Learn from articles and opinion pieces provided in course resources.
- Adjust fonts, colours, sizes and spacing to modify the appearance of themes.
Each lecture is accompanied by course resources including links and text documents to help you navigate the customisation process and use for future reference.
Who is the Course For?
The course is aimed at small business owners and bloggers in particular. Design a site that reflects your own brand and personality without paying for a professional web designer!
Learn from a self-taught small business owner and blogger – for people who want to keep it simple, building a unique website design without getting too technical.
What Do You Need to Get Started?
All you need is a WordPress site with admin access, Google Chrome web browser and an internet connection!
The course starts with installation of the tools required for customisation, including a basic theme, and choice of a child theme or the WP Jetpack Plugin. Once we have what we need to get started, we run through key elements from colours and fonts through to images, hover properties and navigation.
Course sections feature resources to aid your decision-making and customisation, screencasts to take you through the code edits step by step and summaries at the end of each section to cement course learning.
By the end of the course you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools you need to make your website stand out.
What am I going to get from this course?
- Customise a standard wordpress theme and make it stand out using CSS
- Identify the correct CSS selectors for key elements of wordpress themes
- Modify colours, backgrounds, borders fonts, spacing and much more
Is this course for you?
This course is intended for bloggers and small business owners, who are looking for ways to customise wordpress sites to reflect their personal style or business brand…or both!