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WordPress Theme Development

A course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno
Web Developer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined February 2016
, Web Developer

Learn to create a complete theme from scratch using the most well-known content manager on the web

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (221)
  • 7370 students

Learn to create a complete theme from scratch using the most well-known content manager on the web

WordPress themes are the visual foundation of any website and the best way to get started in WordPress development. In this online course, learn an original and practical approach to building a theme on WordPress from scratch, working step by step until you've created your own blog.

Your guide on this journey is Ignacio Cruz Moreno, a developer specialized in WordPress who also teaches the courses Creation of a Professional Website with WordPress and Introduction to PHP Web Development.

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What will you learn in this online course?

29 lessons & 22 downloads

The WordPress database
5 minutes, 36 seconds
Debugging code
7 minutes, 48 seconds
Planning based on the design
6 minutes, 57 seconds
Anatomy of a subject
8 minutes, 31 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (221)
  • 7370 students
  • 29 lessons (3h 51m)
  • 22 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Advanced
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a website with two different types of content: a blog and a portfolio.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone curious about developing WordPress themes.

Requirements and materials

You need intermediate-level knowledge of HTML and CSS to take this course, as well as a basic understanding of PHP.

All you need for materials is a computer.


7370 Students
221 Reviews
98% Positive ratings
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Ignacio Cruz Moreno

A course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno

Teacher Plus
Web Developer

Ignacio Cruz is a web developer specialized in WordPress. He works for WPMU DEV and develops plug-ins and themes for Edublogs.

He is very involved in the WordPress community, devoting part of his time to fixing bugs and proposing improvements, and is also a co-organizer of the WordPress Madrid Meetup.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    First steps

    • Installation and preparation of the project
    • The WordPress database
    • Debugging code
  • U3

    Introduction to the development of topics

    • Planning based on the design
    • Anatomy of a subject
    • A simple and unhelpful theme: pure HTML
  • U4

    Development of topics

    • Head and foot of the site
    • Hooks in WordPress
    • Basic theme support
    • Internationalization
    • Widgets
    • Navigation menus
    • The Loop or how to show the content
    • Images in WordPress
  • U5

    Separate content in templates

    • Header, footer and areas of Widgets
    • Files, search, author and 404
    • Identification and separation of content
    • Single Post, pages and comments
  • U6

    Extending WordPress

    • CSS classes of body and content
    • Creation of the Portfolio: personalized posts, taxonomies and meta boxes
    • Custom post and page templates
    • Options for header, background and logo
    • Styles in the WordPress block editor
    • Styles in the WordPress II block editor
    • JavaScript and WordPress
  • U7

    Themes Son and last retouches

    • Son themes
    • RTL support and Theme packaging
  • FP

    Final project

    • Development of themes in WordPress

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  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

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WordPress Theme Development. Web, and App Design course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno Best seller

WordPress Theme Development

A course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno
Web Developer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined February 2016
  • 98% positive reviews (221)
  • 7370 students