Like the new TwentyFifteen theme but wish it had a few extra features? I’ve seen a few people ask since it’s release how to move the sidebar to the right, or add footer widgets so I decided to take a look and the result is a new child theme called TwentyFifteen Plus and it works with the most recent default WordPress theme TwentyFifteen.
All of the new options were added to the existing theme customizer so there’s no extra bloat from a separate options panel. Here’s are a few of its features.
Eight new color schemes to choose from with more coming soon
Option to select left or right sidebar layout
Option to display Excerpts or Full Posts
Back to the top link using the already included Genericons with an on or off option
Copywrite text field with an option to turn it off or on
Two footer widgets styled to match the rest of the theme, color matches the sidebar
Just like Twenty Fifteen theme it’s mobile friendly including the new footer widget areas
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Each year I try to create a child theme based off of the default WordPress themes. The last two years I didn’t bother (twenty thirteen and twenty fourteen) because those themes were just not very user friendly when it came to editing them. I will be releasing a free Twenty Fifteen child theme with several options in the very near future as soon as I have a chance to check my beta code with the final release.
Every year WordPress comes out with a new default theme, this year it’s called Twenty Fifteen theme. Twenty Fifteen a clean, blog focused theme with a fixed sidebar. If you’re like me you might want to check it out before it’s released to play around with to see what it can do.
Twenty Thirteen and my Twenty Plus Pro theme use a font pack called Genericons, which is an efficient way to display icons on your site without increasing load times. They also allow for quick and simple styling without the use of an image editing program, which is great for me because I’m terrible at using them.
Here’s how you can use Genericons in Twenty Twelve theme to add small icons to your meta information “Posted by, Posted on, Posted in” etc etc.
I recently discovered a new type of forum software called Moot. It’s different from most forum scripts, it’s a system similar to Disqus or LiveFyre comment system. It’s still in beta and lacks a few upcoming features, but fully functional and seems to work really well.
It’s features consist of image posting, watched topics, email notifications, Facebook sign on, syntax highlighting, post reporting, Akismet spam control, create new forums, completely mobile ready, real-time post preview, instant updates (no need to refresh), SEO features for redirecting to your embedded site, and can even be used as a commenting system.
Adding footer widgets to Twenty Twelve theme, Part Two of a five part series on Modifying Twenty Twelve theme. If you’ve read the first part of this tutorial, we added a second sidebar, created a custom body class and designed a few three column layouts to choose from.
If you’re just now starting this tutorial, feel free to download the free Blank Child Theme to begin creating your own theme. Each section of this tutorial is independent and can be done individually, so you can use what you want of it and in any order.
Creating a three column layout with Twenty Twelve theme. Part one of a five part series on Modifying Twenty Twelve theme.
We’ll be editing 3 files to create out three column layout, functions.php, style.css and sidebar.php.
I’ll explain how to add a new widget area, add a new body class and how to style the new sidebar for 3 different style layouts. Left and Right sidebars, Two Left sidebars and Two right sidebars. Each layout will also contain styles for IE8 and the layouts will keep the responsive structure of Twenty Twelve theme.
In this tutorial I’ll explain how to set the post to use an excerpt, and display a left aligned featured image thumbnail that will display an image based on the category of the post in Twenty Twelve theme.
What I’ve done with this site is used a bit of code that selects an image based on the post category and displays it as the featured image. I can still set one if I want, but I don’t have to. Now one of four images are selected according to the category of the post as the post thumbnail.