FREELessons: 13Length: 1.6 hours
Learn how to create a custom theme for a WooCommerce store, making use of the WooCommerce API to ensure that the screens on your store fit with your overall theme and your store’s brand.
In this course we'll plan a design for a WooCommerce store and then see how to kick-start theme development with some sample product data. Later we'll move on to customizing the product pages, search results and other aspects of the theme.
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Build on your knowledge of WooCommerce theme development in our course: Go Further With WooCommerce Themes.
1.Introduction1 lesson, 02:48
1 lesson, 02:48
2.Planning Your Store Theme4 lessons, 35:19
4 lessons, 35:19
2.1Learning From Effective Stores12:00
Learning From Effective Stores
2.2How WooCommerce Works06:14
How WooCommerce Works
2.3Matching Your Plan to the WooCommerce Structure06:32
Matching Your Plan to the WooCommerce Structure
2.4The Theme for Our Store10:33
The Theme for Our Store
3.Populating Your Store With Products1 lesson, 03:10
1 lesson, 03:10
3.1Adding Products to Your Store03:10
Adding Products to Your Store
4.The Front Page2 lessons, 20:42
2 lessons, 20:42
4.1Adding Image Links to Departments09:10
Adding Image Links to Departments
4.2Adding Featured Products to the Sidebar11:32
Adding Featured Products to the Sidebar
5.Pages Inside Your Store4 lessons, 31:43
4 lessons, 31:43
5.1Editing the Product Category Pages08:13
Editing the Product Category Pages
5.2Editing the Product Page Template11:13
Editing the Product Page Template
5.3Improving Search Results08:54
Improving Search Results
5.4Adding Content to the Checkout Page03:23
Adding Content to the Checkout Page
6.Conclusion1 lesson, 02:54
1 lesson, 02:54
Rachel McCollin is a WordPress developer who writes books, articles and tutorials about web design and development, with a focus on WordPress and on responsive and mobile development. She runs a web design agency in Birmingham, UK and has published three books on WordPress, including WordPress: Pushing the Limits, an advanced resource for WordPress developers. She's currently writing her fourth book.