WordPress is a wonderful blogging platform and CMS but creating a theme isn’t easy if you don’t know the ropes. Bones simplifies the process by providing you with starting code that’s already optimised, functions across browser types and versions (especially mobile), and is easy to understand.
We’ve walked you through creating a WordPress theme before, but ours isn’t optimised for mobile browsers and doesn’t offer the added features and simplicity of Bones. While either will work, Bones is built on some great existing platforms and is geared to making the process easy for you. You don’t have to just dive into the code, either. There’s already a great tutorial to help you get started. If you’re looking to build a WordPress blog with your own custom theme, be sure to check it out — via Lifehacker