WordPress makes it easy for theme developers to add editable content regions that can be managed from the WordPress admin screens. In this lesson we learn how to add a custom textfield, textarea, image upload (with custom aspect ratio cropping), and a select dropdown. All of this comes together to create a completely custom “callout” area in the footer of the website.
Link to download .zip of theme files as shown in this video (note: this is not a “complete” WordPress theme yet and this download is only intended for educational purposes to dissect and review).
Here’s a link to the new video course I mention at the end of the video.