Contribute to Twenty Sixteen On GitHub

Contribute to Twenty Sixteen On GitHub

Getting involved with contributing to the development of WordPress can be a little tricky if you’re just getting started. Sometimes you have to find your own way that’s comfortable for you and use that to build momentum for moving forward. Twenty Sixteen on GitHub may be the answer for many.

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Take Full Control of Your Theme’s Default Search Form

Take Full Control of Your Theme’s Default Search Form

Search forms don’t usually get much love outside of CSS. WordPress handles all of the dirty work for us. As theme developers, though, we should be able to make decisions about every detail of our themes. This article covers a little bit of search form information to help with that decision making process.

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Be Careful Using the_date() Function in Your Post Bylines

Be Careful Using the_date() Function in Your Post Bylines

Post bylines have become a standard part of of WordPress themes. Though they vary from theme to theme, there’s a chance you’ll build at least a basic byline as you develop more themes.

In this article, I’ll show you how to avoid an common oversight when building the publish date into post bylines.

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Underscores (_s) Starter Theme by Automattic

Underscores (_s) Starter Theme by Automattic

Underscores may very well be the tell responsible for ushering thousands of copy-and-paste WordPress users into the world of WordPress theme development.

Underscores has the right combination of features, example code, and functionality to show you how to get started building themes without doing too much work for you.

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