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In the previous lesson we created the HTML based template index.html and its associated CSS file style.css and ensured that both these files were in the root directory of the folder mytemplate.
In this lesson we are going to take a look at what additional files are required within the mytemplate folder. After which the folder can be zipped using Winzip and uploaded into Wordpress using Wordpress administration tools and will be recognized by Wordpress as a legitimate theme.
When Wordpress is installed it comes with two default themes. Let’s take a quick look at each of these themes to understand what resources Wordpress looks for within a theme folder to recognize it as a legitimate theme.
Navigate to where you have installed WordPress on your computer.
Locate the folder named wp-content.
Inside the folder wp-content you will find both the themes and the plugins folder.
Navigate to the themes folder. You will find all Wordpress theme are installed within this folder.
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