Basics 0.2.8 and its Child theme Beyond Basics 0.2.1

From the beginnings, Basics is build to be used with a Child theme. Since the former version, Basics comes with Beyond Basics. After some tests, I planned many enhancements in order to make the Parent theme and the Child theme more complementary. Globally, I decreased the number of files included in Basics by moving some specific files to Beyond Basics. Continue reading

WordPress Basics — Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes!

In this new version of WordPress Basics, I’ve focused on optimizations and consistencies, starting with the functions.php file, that I decomposed in many specialized files, like functions-setup.php, functions-display.php, functions-filter-action.php and functions-comment.php, for now. I’ve change the way the logo is marked up in the header.php in a HTML5 way, putting into practice the advices of the article Using .ir class and make the replaced image “clickable”Continue reading

Basics 0.2.6 — an HTML5 Boilerplate 2 update and more

I began to sleep on the version 0.2.5  of my theme WordPress Basics when the new HTML5 Boilerplate 2 raised in the middle of August. This new version of HTML5 Boilerplate brings many changes. The most important is maybe the replacement of the CSS reset by a “simple” redefinition of HTML tags with normalize.css created first by Nicolas Gallagher and Jonathan Neal. Continue reading