Theme development continued

Once i have got my xampp up and running and wordpress installed i can continue with the tutorial:

http://themeshaper.com/2012/10/24/wordpress-theme-development-tools-tutorial-2/

 

Install the following developer plugins:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/developer/

and

http://themeshaper.com/2012/05/15/introducing-the-monster-widget/

Here is a good guide for php newbies:

http://devzone.zend.com/6/php-101-php-for-the-absolute-beginner/

Theme security:
Untrusted data comes from many sources (users, third party sites, your own database!, …) and all of it needs to be validated both on input and output.

http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/data-sanitization-and-validation-with-wordpress–wp-25536

The following is v important when it comes to temes:

http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/bloginfo

We take an HTML structure and we call WordPress Template Tags with PHP to fill it out.