Unlock the full power of WordPress and go beyond just a blog platform by learning how to code completely custom WordPress powered sites.
Updated for 2019: A new 3 part lesson on coding our own custom block type for the new Gutenberg Block Editor in WordPress.
Together we will build a website for a fictional university and along the way we will:
Install WordPress on your personal computer so you have a private playground copy of WordPress to practice and experiment with
Get introduced to the PHP language (this is what powers WordPress)
Set Up a New Theme (You’ll learn how to convert any HTML template into a living breathing WordPress theme)
Create Custom Post Types and Custom Fields
Relate pieces of content with each other (e.g. a professor and a program)
Leverage the WP REST API
Let visitors sign up for a basic account on our site
Build a My Notes feature (user specific single page application with real–time CRUD actions)
Courses : 5
Specification: Become a WordPress Developer: Unlocking Power With Code
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