Learn the five key principles of WordPress development.

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Make sense of WordPress development

Learning WordPress development can be challenging, but it's a lot easier if you understand the core principles that make the software tick.

In our free five-day course, we walk you through the most crucial concepts in WordPress development:

  1. “WordPress is a factory”: the key analogy that explains what WordPress is
  2. The WordPress template hierarchy
  3. The Loop
  4. functions.php
  5. WordPress hooks

You'll learn how WordPress and its themes operate at their most fundamental level, and how your own code can change things at each step in this environment. This knowledge is your first step to becoming a bona fide WordPress developer.

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This is our distilled and friendly explanation of the building blocks of WordPress development. Start the free course today!

“I found each section well explained and easy to read. A great introduction to what is required to start as a WordPress developer.” -Stephen, developer