Continuing Education Course

Part–Time Custom Theme Development Courses in Toronto

Custom Theme Development

This course will give you the power to customize and control the world’s most popular content management systems.

Diversify You Skillset

Our part-time Custom Theme Development course is designed to help talented developers unlock the potential of WordPress and Shopify. Together these two content management systems power a huge portion of the world’s websites, including giants like The New Yorker, BBC, and Glossier. Understanding how to adapt and work in these platforms is now crucial to working in many agency environments or as a freelancer.

Connect With A Creative Community

This course brings together a diverse group of developers, all ready to level up their skills by learning in-demand content management systems. Whether you’re looking to land an agency position or diversify the services you offer your clients, the ability to create customized web experiences will help you succeed and make more money.

What you’ll learn

This course gives you the skills you need to build custom WordPress and Shopify themes, and truly understand the capabilities of these powerful content management systems. Below are a few topics covered in class.

  • WordPress and Shopify Theme Structure

  • Wordpress Page Templates and Tags

  • The Gutenberg Block System

  • WordPress Custom Fields, Post Types, Taxonomies, and Queries

  • WordPress Deployment and Hosting

  • Shopify Liquid Basics

  • Shopify Products and Collections

  • Shopify Checkout, Payments and Marketing

  • Shopify Deployment and Shopify Apps

  • Tips for Working at Agencies

Course Projects

Intro Course – Custom Theme Development

What will I build?

Dates & Costs

48 hours over 8 weeks

$2,000 + HST

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This course is the only one of its kind in Toronto, giving students the opportunity to learn WordPress and Shopify theme development led by experts. You’ll explore these powerful content management systems through a blend of exercises and projects proven to help you solidify your learnings. You’ll leave the course with two impressive portfolio-ready projects in the form of a WordPress blog and a Shopify store.

Part Time

Mondays & Wednesdays

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March 25 May 20, 2020

6:30pm - 9:30pm

485 Queen St. W, Toronto

Instructed by

Tom Haxell


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Meet your Custom Theme Development Instructors

Tom Haxell

Freelance Developer

Sarah Lesh

Freelance Developer

Custom Theme Development Course Syllabus

Download our Custom Theme Development course syllabus for a detailed look at everything you’ll learn and what you'll build throughout this course.

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