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19 responses to “Convert XHTML Template Into WordPress Theme”

  1. Chat

    Nice themes, thank you for help

  2. Tanuj Saxena

    It is my First Visit on this website… And I am lucky to find such a simple and well explained tutorial..Thank You very much….

  3. Website Hosting India

    Hey, Thats a very good article about xhtml to WP. Very clean and neat design, We are going to start a blog with our main xhtml design, We will do modifications as per your instructions and will reply here back.

  4. Amila Bandara

    Thanks for the nice article. There is a little mistake in the article at here

    <a href="

    I think it must change as

    <a href="/">

    How ever your source file works fine.
    Thank you very much for great article again
    Cheers :-)

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  6. empfx

    I get this same error but I don’t think it’s ideal for everyone to send you thier template is it?

    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in /home/xxx/xxxx/ on line 139

    I used one of my templates, bare bones really ..all validated code/css.
    What am I doing wrong? Any ideas I could try?

    Thanks for the tutorial.

  7. Rana

    It relay good but what about widgets, sidebar………..

  8. sez

    oh by the way, there were some missing text. on my first post sorry

    “….this is the exact last line of the php page. which was” actually which is closing html tag

  9. sez

    i am trying to convert a theme bought from themeforest.. template is xhtml and css based and gets no errors with firebug (within firefox). i only can see that there are differences between your template and mine. is there any way that i can send you my index.php?

  10. sez

    firstly, thanks for this great tutorial.
    i tried to do exactly what was said in this tutorial but after all i get an error like;

    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in /home/xxx/xxxx/ on line 139

    this is the exact last line of the php page. which was could not get what the idea is.(since i have no php knowledge) is there any way to recover this error?

  11. Voos Madeira

    Fantastic tutorial, can’t wait for part 2 and 3. Appreciated!!
    .-= Voos Madeira´s last blog: Hello world! =-.

  12. Jon

    Great tutorial as usual. Thanks!

  13. Sample Letters

    Oh! at last i made it..i was looking online for an article on this. thanks for helped me a lot. I have also shared this site with my friends..thanks once again!!

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