Give a try to Basics. This is a WordPress Theme which aims to be a robust (actually in beta version) set of files and folders based mainly on HTML5 Boilerplate and Toolbox. I’ve focused on semantics, when it made sens, regarding the fact that a generic theme is supposed to fit any kind of content… I’ve picked up some good ideas there and there: read the colophon for more information.
Since the version 0.2.7.1 Basics comes with a Child Theme. Beyond Basics aims to be a smart way to give your website its own style in a way you can keep the benefit of new versions of the Parent Theme Basics.
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Download the zip packages
- Download ♥ Basics
- Download the latest version of the Parent theme Basics in english by default with a author’s CSS stylesheet you should remove or adapt to fit your needs.
- Download Beyond ♥ Basics
- Download the latest version of the Child theme Beyond Basics that I’ve created for Basics. Child Themes are great to modify and/or extend a WordPress Theme in a smart way. Beyond Basics allow authors to play with Basics without loose the possibility of having fun with updates I could make to correct and improve the fondations.
- All the changes made from the start. I don’t pretend it can be a subsitute for a (hard) rock solid documentation, but it may help to understand the processes.
- Read Me
- A very quick starter guide after you’ve downloaded and installed ♥ Basics
Basics en français
I’m french and this website is an attempt to improve my english skills. These files below stands in the /languagesfolder to turn Basics and Beyond Basics in french in a second: