Creating Themes with Underscores

In this session, Konstantin Obenland is going to take us through many of the reasons why Underscores (_s) has become a go-to starter theme in the WordPress community. He will demonstrate many of the benefits and features (or lack thereof) that make it an ideal candidate for any project.

Underscores is the starter theme that the core team uses to test bugs, where the WP Theme Review Team point people learning about themes, and is a common choice among many commercial shops and service providers.

What You’ll Leearn

  • What makes _s the perfect candidate for new projects?
  • Key benefits of _s
  • Using Sass with _s
  • Several tips and tricks for getting the most out of _s
  • What does the future hold for _s?