Themes

WordPress Developers Organize Community Initiative to Standardize Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, and Metadata

A WordPress community initiative is underway to standardize content types used by plugin developers. Justin Tadlock is spearheading an initiative to create WordPress community-curated standards for common post types, taxonomies, and metadata. WordPress developers are invited to join the discussion taking place in the Content Type Standards repo on Github (more…)

Baskerville: A Free WordPress Theme for Hoarders

Baskerville is a new masonry grid style WordPress theme available from designer Anders Norén. His popular Hemingway theme has received more than 60,000 downloads on WordPress.org and is also offered on WordPress.com. Baskerville was created to showcase many different types of content, hence its tagline: “A WordPress Theme for Hoarders.” (more…)

THBusiness: A Free WordPress Business Theme Based on Bootstrap

If you’re looking for a clean, customizable business theme for WordPress, THBusiness just landed in the official Themes Directory. While most free themes are dedicated to blogging, THBusiness is focused on providing all of the basic elements you need to display featured content, services, testimonials, and more. It was designed (more…)

Free bbPress Add-on Now Available For Eighties WordPress Theme

It’s somewhat unusual for WordPress theme developers to take bbPress into consideration when building themes. Styles and templates for bbPress compatibility usually constitute unnecessary weight for users who don’t have the plugin active on their sites. One smart way to add bbPress support to a theme is through a plugin. (more…)

WordPress Themes Suck at Accessibility: It's Time to Fix It

Earlier this month WordPress developer Morten Rand-Hendriksen released Simone, a free theme based on Underscores. Like many themes, Simone is responsive, wired for translation, utilizes the customizer, and includes editor styles. One feature, however, sets Simone apart – a heavy emphasis on accessibility. Rand-Hendriksen believes that the accessibility-ready tag should (more…)