Short video that goes over how to install your Underscores.me starter theme into your local wp-content/themes directory. We then go to WPTest.io and download an XML file that will upload all kinds of test content into your local development environment. You should now have your blank starter theme with all the WPTest.io filler content ready to go.
Our tutorials are going to use Underscores.me as the starter theme for our tutorials on building a premium WordPress theme. Couple reasons why we picked to use this theme:
- includes HTML5 markup
- very minimal, which is good since we will be learning, customizing, and adding features
- GPL license, so we can do whatever we want with it
- tons of smart people have contributed to it – so it’s a no brainer..