I am missing a fundamental conceptual understanding. My learning is at the tip of my tongue but not yet speaking..
What I was wanting to know are the steps to making a customization with HTML or jQuery and hooking it in to a Theme.
Lets say I want to add HTML code to the footer, lets say in particular to the bottom portion would I do as follows?
(1) Create a function in the functions.php outlining the HTML, giving it a name, i.e. function my_footer and then
(2) Hooking into the footer by placing : add_action('thematic_below_footer', 'my_footer') into the footer.php file?
(1) Allow for jQuery in the footer by creating function in functions.php file as in:
Any help in getting me to talk, greatly appreciated..