Building a WordPress theme can seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and guidance, anyone can do it. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you create your own custom WordPress theme:   Step 1. Plan Your Design: Before you start coding, plan out your design. Consider your site’s layout, color scheme, typography, and other design elements. Sketch out your design or use a tool like Adobe XD or Sketch to create a mockup.   Step 2. Set Up a Development Environment: You will need a development environment on your computer to build a WordPress theme. You can use either WAMP, MAMP, or XAMPP to set up a local server environment.   Step 3. Create a New Theme Folder: In your WordPress installation, go to wp-content/themes and create a new folder for your theme. Name it something unique, like “my-custom-theme”.   Step 4. Create the Necessary Theme Files: Inside your theme folder, create the necessary files for

Laravel has great documentation which is only one reason I love working with it so much. With that said, it has some dependencies that require a bit of research and configuration to get it installed. With a little bit of trial and error (and Google) I was able to get it set up. The issues that I had were mostly because of the host, not Laravel itself. Others may not have the same issue that I had, but I’ll walk through what I needed to to to get it up and running. INSTALLATION Laravel utilizes composer to install/run. Composer documentation explains two ways to install. curl -sS | php or php -r “readfile(‘’);” | php I had issues with both because every time I tried to run the command, I’d get an error saying I was running php 5.2.17. Running php -v showed exactly that. Now, I know when I set up the hosting for the domain I selected PHP 5.6