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I'm trying to create a custom home page layout. Any tips/info on how to do this?

I'm using Pinboard theme by One Designs and I really like the text area right beneath the slider. I also want to add a video to the page.

4 Answers

Oh, yes, that makes perfect sense! Thanks for explaining that again. One of the easiest and fastest ways to create a layout is by using a framework. Below I've included some resources on building themes for Wordpress, as well as using frameworks.

Wordpress Courses & Workshops

I know you're really referring to how creating a layout with a theme by One Designs might work, and for that you might have received some documentation with your purchase. But I'm guessing maybe they don't have the exact layout and customization you're looking for? If that's the case, it's kind of why I recommended the Treehouse resources above—they should help you become more familiar with how to customize Wordpress. The courses will help familiarize you with the inner workings of Wordpress theme customization. Also, be sure to check out the Codex.

In addition, you might check the support forum for Pinboard, and the documentation I'm seeing on their blog of course.

Hope this is a little more clear! If not let me know :smiley:.

Hi Julie, welcome to Treehouse. I think you'd really love the course CSS Layout Techniques.

Thanks, Dustin. I will look into that course. I'm not sure if it came across that I'm creating this site using Wordpress (Pinboard Theme). I'm wondering if I need to add some custom widget areas, modify the template used by the home page, etc. I want to be able to add video and additional text areas to the main content area of the home page. Does this make sense?

I truly appreciate your time and help, Dustin!

Anytime :smile: