Enjoy designing a beautiful website live with Customize WordPress Theme : select skin, logo, social profiles, sliders, layout, home featured blocks, or even live css styling. The flat and fully responsive design can be used for small businesses, portfolios, blogs, corporate sites or landing pages. Built with valid HTML5 and CSS3 (from the Twitter Bootstrap), cross-browser tested, the theme is translation ready and available in 15 languages. Ready for WooCommerce, bbPress, qTranslate, the code is easily extensible with a comprehensive API of hooks.
One way of making visitors keep coming back to your website is by having an attractive and unique design. If your business already has a WordPress-powered website, it is possible to have its look and feel matches your business/brand image without doing a complete re-design and without paying thousands of dollars to have the website developed. Nowadays, the internet almost has answers to all of our needs. By searching on Google you can find many kind of code examples, forums, tutorials and even outstanding innovations that enable anyone to build websites with little web development skills and knowledge.
Editing and customizing WordPress themes can be very intimidating if you are not familiar with how they work, but with some assistance you can have a unique design for your website in no time. This tutorial guide will teach you how to customize a WordPress theme the right way.
Just How Important Customizing a WordPress Theme is Anyway?
Before we start the tutorial, you need to understand why a brand or image is important for your site. A website is an opportunity to extend your reach to audiences who have never seen or experienced your company before. A unique website design will put your business, and your message, front and center to properly convey the value of your product or service. There are probably many sites that is using the same theme as yours, and you need to distinguish yourself from your competitors in every way possible.
Identify the Structure of a WordPress Theme
Before you begin doing changes, you need to understand the structure of the theme and how it works. If you go the default theme folder (wp-content/themes/default), you should see many PHP files (called template file) and one style.css file. When you are viewing the front page, WordPress actually uses several template files to generate the page. For example, when viewing the front page of your WordPress site, you are actually viewing several template files: index.php, header.php, sidebar.php, footer.php. Those files will generate the final “look” and content of the front page of your site.