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PHP How to Build a WordPress Theme WordPress Theme Templates Activating a Custom Theme

how do you get the them we have just started up into the admin area.

i feel like there is a step missing here. i am working of the original wp-development files. ???

1 Answer

Create a style.css file and add comments with meta data for your theme.

You have your theme folder in the theme directory of wp-content right?

This is gone over in this video.


Also Check the theme style sheet section documentation for creating the style sheet header info. I believe that WP pulls info from this commented header and may be required !


"The comment header lines in style.css are required for WordPress to be able to identify the Theme and display it in the Administration Panel under Design > Themes as an available Theme option along with any other installed Themes." -WP documentation