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Discussion on: Why I built my own WordPress theme

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Jackson Lewis Author

Thank you very much. I think in the long-term, it definitely pays for itself! The whole processes almost forces you to understand exactly what goes into making a theme work, from adding theme support to removing unnecessary cluster like emoji's if you don't need them, things you wouldn't know about if it weren't for creating your own. Again, thanks for reading :)

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Stefano Bartoletti

Totally agree, by building my own starter theme I was also aiming at better understanding the whole WordPress development process, and I ended learning really a lot more than this.
By the way, if you are interested, here is the article where I describe it