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Removing the template. (5 posts)

  1. taika
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi, I've just installed WordPress, what can I say? It seems very good and easy to install too! I am looking at trying to remove the template completely, leaving me with just the information needed to display things only. This will make it easier for me to edit files, and my blog will be pretty blank as it will be shown in an iframe. As I am quite new to PHP and things such as that, I really don't want to mess anything up. Which is why I would like to know, Has anyone created a blank template they could share with me? Thanks a lot and sorry if this has been asked before, forgive me! I'm new!

  2. Jinsan
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    use the "classic" theme - it's as barebones as you probably need. you can get simple than if you need it.

  3. moshu
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Add /wp.php at the end of your blog's address and you'll see a theme-less version of your blog.

  4. Lorelle
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I believe you are asking how to design a "theme" from scratch. There are a lot of articles about doing that.

    My recommendation is to go through the various themes available and find one you like the look (but maybe not the colors) and then tweak that. If you are not familiar with this process, it can be long, frustrating, and tedious to do it totally from scratch.

    Theme Resources:
    WordPress Approved Themes
    WordPress Theme Viewer
    Blogging Pro WordPress Theme Category
    The "official" WordPress Theme List
    Alex King's WordPress Theme Competition
    WRC: 1.5 Themes List

    How to Work with Themes:
    Template Files
    Stepping Into Template Tags
    Template Tags
    Using WordPress Themes
    Developing WordPress Themes
    WordPress Design Sandbox Article
    Working On CSS and the WordPress Theme (using a sandbox)
    Template Tag Layout in simple to read form
    The Loop in Action
    Anatomy of a WordPress Theme
    Templates and the is functions
    Secrets of WordPress Themeing
    Secrets of WordPress Themeing Part 2

    Lots of information - it's not an easy task, but the sandbox article will help you strip things to the bone if that is your true intend and you have a martyr complex. ;-)

  5. taika
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks for your help guys, I appriciate it :D

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