PageLines is a responsive WordPress Framework featuring drag-and-drop design options. PageLines 2.0 was released December 2011, as a successor to PlatformPro 1.x. This review is based on version 2.2.5 of the PageLines Framework. The files of PageLines reside in the themes directory just like any other WordPress theme. Upon activation, you can use PageLines right away as … [Read more...] about PageLines Drag & Drop Framework For WordPress – A First Look
WordPress theme frameworks
A WordPress theme framework is software that allows you to style WordPress websites by creating a theme or a skin through point-and-click, or drag-and-drop -- without coding.
A theme can be installed independently from the framework used to create it. A skin can be exported and transferred too, but in order to apply it, an active install of the framework is required.
In the series of WordPress Frameworks, we continue with the Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis Review. The Dynamik Website Builder – also dubbed DWB and Dynamik – is a creation of Eric Hamm. Yes, that is right, the same guy who also created the Catalyst Framework. Technically, the Dynamik Website Builder is a Genesis child theme. In an earlier post, the question "Is it a … [Read more...] about The Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis – A First Look
The Genesis Framework by StudioPress is a WordPress theme framework offering a solid foundation for the development of child themes. With the Genesis Framework you can create your own child themes from scratch or use an existing Genesis child theme to leapfrog your project. StudioPress offers currently 46 child themes for its Genesis Framework. This review is based on the … [Read more...] about The Genesis Framework by StudioPress – A First Look
On our quest for a WordPress framework, we will be reviewing the Catalyst WordPress Theme Framework in this post. Catalyst has been created by Eric Hamm, as a successor to the Frugal Theme. The initial release of Catalyst goes back to 2010. The Catalyst Framework comes bundled with the Dynamik child theme. This review has been composed with the help of this Dynamic Duo. The … [Read more...] about The Catalyst WordPress Theme Framework – A First Look
Xtreme One is a responsive WordPress theme framework, which has been built upon the YAML CSS framework available by Xtreme-Theme. A theme with a responsive layout will adapt the presentation of the web page to the screen of the device used by the visitor, be it a desktop, a laptop, a tablet or a smartphone. Hence, such a theme responds to the size and orientation of the … [Read more...] about The Xtreme One WordPress Theme Framework – A First Look
The Thesis Theme by DIYthemes is with over 50,000 users, one of the bigger players in the area of WordPress theme frameworks. DIYthemes was founded in 2005 by Chris Pearson, who is also the creator of Thesis. This Thesis Theme Review is based on version 1.8.5, which is the most current version to date. Thesis 2.0 is in the works for some time already. Last June, Chris … [Read more...] about The Thesis Theme Framework for WordPress – A First Look
Have you ever had the idea that things in live are no longer evolving? We are not yet in a constant state of a revolution, but more and more stuff around us is definitely snowballing. Last Monday, I wrote the post Comparing Plans & Pricings of WordPress Theme Frameworks, where I compare eleven theme frameworks that I might want to try. My ultimate goal is to find a … [Read more...] about Dynamik Website Builder – A New WordPress Theme Framework By Catalyst Built Upon Genesis
Last April, I wrote a post titled Taking Stock on WordPress Theme Frameworks. In the meantime I have become quite comfortable working with the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. A couple of my sites is already running on this framework. In addition, I would like to use a framework that makes it very easy for me to build a custom website from scratch. Just before the … [Read more...] about Plans and Pricing Comparison of WordPress Frameworks
The by Wonderfoundry is a WordPress Theme Framework. Creating a responsive design with the Ultimatum Theme is simply a matter of drag-and-drop – or in other words; no coding required. A theme with a responsive design will adapt the presentation of the web page to the screen of the device used by the visitor; be it a desktop, a laptop, a tablet or a smartphone. Hence, such a … [Read more...] about Ultimatum Theme – A First Look
Let me begin with a confession. I am a theme freak. Yep! Since I have started working with WordPress, I have seen tons of themes. Apparently, I am also a control freak, because I prefer versatile themes that allow me to setup the theme – and therefore the website – my way. No matter how flexible a theme is, sooner or later you might hit the boundaries of what is … [Read more...] about WordPress Theme Frameworks – Beyond The Theme