The first quarter of this year, I became in interested in WordPress theme frameworks. The biggest advantage of a framework is that it provides a tool to build a WordPress site from scratch, without much coding – or no coding at all. In order to get a grip on this topic, I started with some stock-taking. Since I did not have the time to examine all 40+ frameworks, I condensed … [Read more...] about What is the Best WordPress Theme Framework for You?
Early August, I posted a review on the Thesis Theme. The version examined at the time was 1.8.5. Just to recall, my final thoughts at the time were: 1) impressed; 2) also a little anxious for Thesis 2.0, since the documentation implies that users of Thesis 2.0 will have to work with PHP classes. October 2nd, Thesis 2.0 came available – finally. However, people looking out … [Read more...] about The Thesis 2.0 Framework for WordPress – 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
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
Recently, I became interested in WordPress theme frameworks. To help me get a grip on this matter, I wanted to make a nice list of all the theme frameworks available. In order to accomplish this task, it had to be clear what a theme framework is – you can only count sheep, when you recognize a sheep. There is a lot of discussion about the differences between libraries, … [Read more...] about Taking Stock on WordPress Theme Frameworks