I’ve just finished a new theme called “Glass” and activated it on this site. This is my second attempt at a WordPress theme, and I re-used many of the lessons learned from my first WordPress theme. It uses a basic two-column layout with a minimal header and footer. The template is compliant with XHTML 1.0 strict, but I may convert it to HTML 5 in the future. It is also mostly valid CSS 3, although because CSS 3 is not finalized I did have to use some non-valid vendor-specific styles for cross-browser compatibility. Check the XHTML and CSS links in the footer to validate the site with the W3C validation tools.
I finished creating my first WordPress theme. It’s calls Chops 2.0 (version 1.0 was scratched before it was finalized). I made the theme exclusively for justinchoponis.com. Several resources were instrumental in its creation, including the following: So you want to create WordPress themes huh? – A blog article with a very thorough tutorial on creating […]