How To Create Custom Templates For WordPress Pages

How to Control the Look of Pages in WordPress With Pagephp

Our adventures into this theme tutorial for WordPress is working out great so far. Of course our current theme is a very basic example of what you can do when creating a WordPress theme from scratch. As we know, it is the index.php file that is handling most of the heavy lifting with regard to html generation on our posts and pages at this time. Wouldn’t it be nice if we had a way to change up the look of our pages in WordPress so as to easily differentiate them from normal posts in our theme?…

How To Create A Custom Menu In WordPress

How To Create A Custom Menu In WordPress

Now that we know how to create a basic WordPress Theme from scratch, let’s take a look at how to create a custom navigation menu to our theme. This menu should have the ability to be controlled from the WordPress Dashboard. In other words, you should be able to go into the Dashboard and add or remove links to any pages, posts, or categories that you like.…

WordPress Theme Development Tutorial Step By Step

WordPress Theme Development Tutorial Step By Step

This is going to be a fun tutorial where we inspect how to create your own WordPress Theme from scratch. In fact, we’ll begin with absolutely zero files and zero lines of code. The only way to understand how WordPress Themes work, is to really jump in at a low level and do every single thing yourself. Yes, it is tempting to avoid this because you can make WordPress do everything for you without any understanding of the code that powers it.…

How To Install WordPress on Laravel Homestead

How To Install WordPress on Laravel Homestead

The homestead virtual machine box for vagrant is a great way to set up your local testing and sandbox development environments. The cool thing about homestead is that not only can you use it for all of your Laravel specific development, but you can also make use of it for other projects like Slim, Symfony, Drupal, or WordPress. In this tutorial, we will set up WordPress on an existing homestead installation using composer.…

How to add a WordPress Blog to your Laravel Application

Laravel WordPress Integration

If you have a custom built Laravel Application and would like to add a WordPress Blog on the same domain, you’re in luck because this is pretty easy to do if you follow a few simple guidelines. Of course you have the option of building an entire blog system yourself right in Laravel, but it would be a lot of work to do it right, and why reinvent the wheel?…