WordPress Development for Beginners
Learn the fundamentals and take the leap from tinkerer to developer
Becoming a WordPress developer involves so much more than just installing the CMS, customizing a few themes and setting up a bunch of plugins.
This seven-part course for beginners will teach you the fundamental concepts of WordPress development. Letting you make the leap from tinkerer to developer. By the end of the course, you will be able to create your own rudimentary themes and plugins, and flesh them out with your own features.
Learn from WordPress developers who are expert in their field and passionate about teaching.
Ask questions and get direct feedback and support from course instructors and Academy staff.
Study along with a like-minded cohort. Make friends and explore opportunities for collaboration.
Weekly discussions allow you to share and discuss your work with instructors and other students.
Complete courses and receive comprehensive feedback on your assignments from instructors.
Each course is fully assessed by Academy staff and when you graduate you will receive full certification
“I started WordPress development eight years ago when I wanted to make my blog background red. I spent eight hours figuring out how to do that. It escalated from there and I started making themes. Now I do WordPress consultancy for companies.”
– Daniel Pataki, Course Instructor
- Course Introduction
- Getting Started
- An Introduction to PHP
- Building Themes
- Widgets and Menus
- Building Plugins
- Final Challenge
Daniel Pataki / Instructor
Daniel builds plugins, themes and apps – then proceeds to write or talk about them. He's the editor for the WordPress section at Smashing Magazine and he writes for a bunch of other online magazines. When not coding or writing, you'll find him playing board games or running with his dog.