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Ways to Convert a PSD file to WordPress Theme

April 26, 2017

WordPress provides you with a range of pre-built themes that you can easily include in your web pages. But what if you wanted to create your own custom design to make yourself unique? You need some way to transfer the design from a picture to a website.

We will check the conversion of PSD to WordPress service in few simple steps.

Step 1: Slicing your PSD file

Firstly, in the PSD to WordPress process is slicing. Separating the PSD file into different design files, each file contains a different design element. Slice your PSD and divide it into separate image files so that each and every design component is saved as a separate design file. You can use Adobe Photoshop to slice your PSD files for appropriate design.

Step 2: Create the HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript (jQuery)

When you are done slicing of PSD file. You have a PSD file that can be converted to WordPress PHP files, next comes to create a new folder in which you create index.html and style.css. Also, create a folder for images or img and place the images in this folder. Create another folder called JavaScript or js, so you can store all of the JavaScript and jQuery files. Once you are done creating all of the folders, files and subfolders, it is time to start building the HTML5 and CSS3.

Step 3: Adjusting the Index.html to WordPress file structure

If You created a basic custom personalized template(theme) and you have need to launch into WordPress theme, But before you do that you may require a little knowledge on how things are organized in WordPress.

This theme is then uploaded on the WordPress tools, plugins and UI. For this you will need to break up your Index file into different PHP files and connect them to the WordPress backend. A typical WordPress theme contains several essential PHP files including the index.php and the style.css. For this, Index.html is broken into multiple html files following the WordPress theme structure.

Step 4: Adding WordPress tags

This place comes to live your WordPress site on world wide web .WordPress allows you to use hundreds of such functions that can be added onto your theme.

All the WorPress file altogether set for WordPress theme which is activated through from WordPress admin panel. Once you have successfully created the theme for your WordPress, you now need to make sure that you are able to edit your website from within the admin panel

Step 5: Add functionalities to boost your website

In the last step, your theme is created and added into custom WordPress theme from a PSD file. But there is should always keep improving and add new functionality for cutting edge technology. So add more functionalities to your theme as you keep learning more.

For example you might need an SEO plugin, you can go WordPress admin panel and install the plugin and configure, which is fulfill your SEO requirement.

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