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Published on 24 Jun 2014 | over 3 years ago

Converting an HTML template into a Wordpress theme is actually not that difficult. Its a lot of knowing where to copy and paste. But note that this is a simple overview of the process from HTML to WP.

In this tutorial I give you step by step instructions on converting one of my favorite HTML templates into a Wordpress theme. Here are the steps below:

- Select the HTML template you want to convert
- Obtain a barebones Wordpress template
- Install a fresh WP site locally or on a server
- Select the barebones theme
- Copy the HTML portions to the appropriate places in the Wordpress theme
- Enqueue CSS & JS files
- Make sure it works!

Obviously I left out some things but this is a simple overview of the process.

Some links you will need:

github.com/nathanstaines/starkers-html5
wordpress.org/

You can also refer to my previous video on how to get started on local Wordpress environment: www.youtube.com/watch
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