A beautiful WordPress theme inspired by file explorer. I create this theme in 48 hours (well, actually 12.5 hours).
So, a few days ago Sami Keijonen create a challenge to build a WordPress Theme in 48 hours. He mention that he need several months to build a WordPress Theme.
Well, for myself, the challenge is not really hard. I usually build a theme in 2-4 days for simple custom theme. As long as the client already have a design (PSD/design inspiration/example) I can build it in less than a week.
I only charge $300 – $500 for a very simple theme. So, I need to work fast 🙂
The hardest part in building custom theme is designing (wireframe process). If we already have the design, we can do everything easily.
So, to make sure I can finish this theme in 48 hours. I need wireframe the design as fast as I can. For this theme I limit myself to do the wireframe in 30 minutes.
Here’s the time frame:
Friday, 19 Jun 2015
Actually I have several things I need to do in the morning, So I started a little late.
11:00 – 12:30 (90 min) screenshot
13:30 – 15:00 (90 min)
18:30 – 20:30 (120min) screenshot
22:30 – 24:00 (90 min) can’t sleep 🙁
total: 6.5 hours.
Saturday, 20 Jun 2015
Back to regular schedule.
07:00 – 09:00 (120 min) coffee! ☕
10:00 – 12:00 (120 min) lunch time
13:00 – 15:00 (120 min) submit wp.org
total: 6 hours.
Actually I want to create a snapshot in each break. but I forgot. So in total, it took me 12.5 hours to build this theme. It’s only the initial version, so it’s not perfect.
What do you think about this theme?
Do you like the design?
Do you want to try the challenge?
Check the theme at gitHub too