Steps to Convert HTML Template into Awesome Wordpress Theme

by Sarah Parker Web Developer
With no surprise, Wordpress holds one-fifth of the internet websites. However, still, oodles of websites are using static methods, which needs an immediate dynamic upgrade. So, if you’re looking to convert HTML to Wordpress, begin now!

Before selecting the static website that needs to be converted into Wordpress site, it’s vital to note- You will need great technical skills, time, and yes, of course, money for the successful conversion. However, it’s wise to create a back up of all the data before entering the procedure. Then, place your static site on the Wordpress and get ready to convert HTML to Wordpress. To commence with the Wordpress installation, it’s quite similar to the one available for HTML website. Even it’s easy to find the ideal theme for HTML website on the Internet. There are indeed many ways to covert the static website. Let’s learn about them one-by-one and find the most suitable procedure for your website.

Method 1: Manual Creation of Wordpress Theme To switch the website from HTML to Wordpress theme, follow these steps:

Step 1: Create a New Theme folder for saving all the essential files.

Step 2: Make a replica of the current CSS in style sheet.

Step 3: Separate the current file of HTML

Step 4: Make and get the final version of Index.php File

Step 5: Lastly, upload the advanced and desired theme.

Method 2:
Wordpress Theme Creation: Automatic The manual process of converting into Wordpress theme may be exhaustive. Therefore, you can also opt for the second method. Here, converting the current static design into Wordpress theme involves the selection from a wide range of Wordpress themes available in the marketplace. You can either opt for the free versions or demand for the premium ones by paying the charged amount. However, it’s highly recommended to read and know everything about the themes beforehand, so you don’t regret your decision later.

Once the perfect fitting theme is chosen, download the zipped format of it in the “Add New ” folder and install a new WordPress theme. For your ease, the following path will assist in reaching the folder. WP Admin -> Appearance Folder -> Theme -> Add New and install a new WordPress theme.

After the successful completion of the above steps, you will receive a Wordpress theme on your website with some liveliness. However, don’t panic, after seeing the empty website (i.e. Without content). As it’s only the website preview developed using third party theme. Now, let’s import the content from the old website for giving an appealing look to the web pages.

Start by entering into the WP Admin page, where you will locate Add New box. Then, search for the plugin called HTML Import (the name may differ). Next, install and activate the plugin that will get all the written content live on the new Web pages developed using Wordpress theme.

Here, you can also create your own theme, as this way the website will give more of a similar look, it earlier had.

Method 3: Finally, if you’re inexperienced, Hire Wordpress expert from a professional company. After all, with hands-on experience in the development field, they are known to serve value for money.

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About Sarah Parker Freshman   Web Developer

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Joined APSense since, May 16th, 2018, From Rochester, United States.

Created on May 18th 2018 02:48. Viewed 733 times.


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