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How to Create a Custom WordPress Home Page Template

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http://www.mlwebco.com – In this video I demonstrate how to create a wordpress page template and use a static html page as your wordpress home page. This is …
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In this tutorial I’ll show you how a WordPress theme comes together. I’ll walk you step by step through the html, css and WordPress PHP functions and how the…
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  • niko noll
    May 17, 2012

    loving it so much!!!!! This kind of stuff makes the world a more social
    place!

  • Derek Banas
    May 17, 2012

    @premiumthemeau You’re welcome

  • Derek Banas
    May 17, 2012

    Thank you :) I now record with Camtasia 2. I used to use the Quicktime
    player. I edit everything with iMovie. My microphone is the standard one
    you get with an iPod

  • Ernest Burnett
    May 17, 2012

    Not quite just yet – I’m slowly making my way through while developing –
    like I said, kid in a candy store! XP Would I throw it in a widget area or
    something? I’d like to give the user a way to integrate with page template,
    while allowing for a docking mechanism for themify’s builder (hard part) –
    and also have easy control over the show settings from the user interface.
    If you do have a direct reference that would help immensely.

  • Virulent87
    May 17, 2012

    Any chanche to update to newest WP version ?

  • Derek Banas
    May 17, 2012

    @ricardo8snehpets I should have stated that this is an overview video. It’s
    not meant to be memorized. I create the WordPress theme from scratch in
    Wordpress Theme Tutorial Pt 4

  • BenderIsGreat
    May 17, 2012

    I’m still a beginner in PHP, I don’t understand most of it. I’m trying to
    figure out where to customize my theme.

  • Derek Banas
    May 17, 2012

    @CustomizeWordpress Thank you. I can’t believe nobody else has made a
    Wordpress Theme video tutorial? For free anyway

  • Derek Banas
    May 17, 2012

    I definitely won’t disagree with that :)

  • Derek Banas
    May 17, 2012

    Always feel free to ask questions. I do my best to always be here to help :)

  • Gilbert Bigelow
    May 17, 2012

    That was a sweet video. Almost to much info to fast it seemed but as always
    its your teaching style that makes it stick. I got it. I was studying the
    syntax and thought up a few question about how the code reads through from
    HTML to PHP to Javascript to display the HTML as required by the condition
    set on the current page; but, those questions may work themselves out in
    the next videos. By that time I’ll be better versed to ask the questions
    properly. I be watching.

  • whosmav628
    May 17, 2012

    What are the conflicts with xampp?

  • Louis Sutter
    May 17, 2012

    Sure does. I appreciate the quick reply. I had seen your localhost
    tutorial, but I already had xampp done. I’ll redo the localhost. Thanks.

  • StezOnNet
    May 17, 2012

    I’m gonna see all your videos

  • Supakorn Laohasongkram
    May 17, 2012

    The arrow is too small! Its really difficult to follow!

  • Shashi Kant Singh
    May 17, 2012

    Your are very fast please be little slow 

  • Ritchie Valens
    May 17, 2012

    Tutorials too complicated !!!

  • Armida Colarina
    May 17, 2012

    nice tutorial sir

  • nafiz ahmed
    May 17, 2012

    i would like to talk to u personally 

  • Chirag Veragiwala
    May 17, 2012

    very bad explanation nothing to do with wordpress ….its all html whats
    the point of having the CMS system of wordpress ….just do the html site
    much simpler and faster this link below does good wordpress ….
    wwwmatrixtrendzcom all text and gallery editable with unique designs.

  • TycoMusicChannel
    May 17, 2012

    How could I do that? i have the same problem!

  • Jonathan Catmull
    May 17, 2012

    Nice video, why do people spam the comments section on videos like this
    trying to advertise themselves or there scams??

  • Raymond Ramirez
    May 17, 2012

    Hey Mike,

  • siavashpan
    May 16, 2012

    This is a great tutorial. But for some reason the template file does not
    show up under the attribute drop-down of the front page or page… Any idea
    why that might be the case?

  • infamousstuff
    May 16, 2012

    were do i place this, do i place this in my theme folder or what iam
    confused iam doing everything but its not working, i cant select the
    template i made in the new page under select template

  • vivuwa
    May 16, 2012

    @skillssaysitall I previously created a site in HTML and tried to use this
    method to attach a blog page. Just did not work and upset the settings of
    my site. I’m sure it’s exactly because of what you noted. Let me know if
    you get an answer.

  • divineIproject
    May 16, 2012

    WordPress is great CMS both for beginners and professionals. And it’s great
    that there are tutorials like this. At the moment, we are creating our own
    WordPress tutorials. Maybe we can give you a video response? We would be
    glad to you one.

  • fight2Bfree
    May 16, 2012

    A better title would be :”Look at my website, isn’t it cool” It doesnt show
    how to create anything

  • S Shams
    May 16, 2012

    Great! Thank you for HELP!

  • skillssaysitall
    May 16, 2012

    Did I miss a step? You said create an HTML home page but on your tutorial
    it’s a PHP home page. Do I need to convert the HTML page to PHP? Also could
    you type the php coding you put on the top of the page in your description
    box. Can’t tell if there are spaces or not. Noob…sorry.

  • Arsenio Arbolado
    May 16, 2012

    some nice tutorial for Word Press

  • Media Swift
    May 16, 2012

    Excellent! Thank you

  • Rodrigo Sakaguchi
    May 16, 2012

    Great tutorial!
    thx a lot dude!!

  • Indianplayschools Sirisha
    May 16, 2012

    Excellent explanation, I was struggling since yesterday. Got it just
    because of this video, Thanks a zillion.

  • blissB2
    May 16, 2012

    Thank you again !

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