FREELessons: 2Length: 13 minutes
Template files generate the web pages on your WordPress site. Different kinds of pages can have different templates. For example, a page for viewing a single post usually has a different template than a page for viewing an archive of posts.
In this course, Envato Tuts+ instructor Rachel McCollin will teach you how WordPress theme template files work and how WordPress selects a file from your theme folder when displaying pages of your site. Follow along to learn about the template hierarchy and how it connects to different content types.
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1.Understanding the WordPress Theme Template Hierarchy2 lessons, 13:00
2 lessons, 13:00
1.2Understanding the WordPress Theme Template Hierarchy12:18
Understanding the WordPress Theme Template Hierarchy
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.