When getting started with developing a WordPress theme, it’s always a good idea to start with a solid foundation that will ensure you’re coding with WordPress Coding Standards in mind and keeping up with overall best practices when it comes to creating websites that perform well online.
I like using the Underscores Starter Theme since it is well coded and gives you a tremendous head start when developing themes. It’s free to use and maintained by a talented group of developers. You can get started with the Starter Theme via two locations:
In the video above I give you a guided tour of the Underscores Starter Theme and it’s one video in a series of videos I’m creating to help you learn how to develop Custom WordPress Themes. Make sure to watch the video and subscribe to the channel so you can stay up to date when new videos are created.