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About is the best place to find highly-detailed courses on WordPress theme development.

The knowledge you need is scattered across the internet in blog posts and Stack Overflow responses. is here to give you one place to learn everything you need to know about making themes. That starts with your first theme and carries on through additional courses.

You’ll learn best practices for making themes and write professional-quality code you can reuse for customer and client websites.

About Me

Ben Sibley

I’m the founder of WordPress theme shop, Compete Themes. I began using WordPress to create sites back in 2010 and later started making my own themes. I currently have 17 themes published¬†on¬†with more on the way!

Those themes accrued over 1,000,000+ downloads and have an average 4.97/5 star rating.

What’s next?

If you signup now (free!), you’ll get complete access to the theme development course where you’ll create your first theme from scratch. There are additional courses on the way which will cover topics like customizing comments, using Google Fonts, adding custom menus, and more.

There’s a huge backlog of courses to get to, so help me prioritize! If there’s something in particular you want to learn about next, let me know.