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Gary Hurd17,533 Points
Looking for feedback and thoughts
Hi TeamTreeHouse, I have something that I would like to ask and see if there is someone who can help me with a process that I seem to be confused on.
When one designs a website for Wordpress or a framework for Wordpress, does one first create the entire site using a text editor, bootstrap, and designing the whole site this way.
and then when the site is finished, does one then make a child theme and then upload that into Wordpress?
I am very good at coding and designing my site, with what I consider the proper way. Good ol' fashion HTML, CSS and a text editor. But then how do we go from the one to the other?
I could have very well have missed that in the Wordpress classes that I have taken or not gotten to that part yet.
But I trying to bridge this gap of knowledge.
Any help, advice, thoughts would be great.
Jon W6,185 Points
Check out Zac's course at - https://teamtreehouse.com/library/how-to-build-a-wordpress-theme
The first chapter is all about project scope and workflow. You can see he created the 'template site' in pure HTML/CSS/JS and the remainder of the course takes you through converting it into a WordPress theme.
I have designed a site at the same time as building the WP theme, but things tended to get messy so I much prefer the above method.