Bootville Theme Feature List

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.

I have mentioned a few times I have been working on my own theme called Bootville, and wanted to share my progress with you and would love to hear any opinions or suggestions you might have for it. It’s a clean responsive theme with many useful features based on _Underscores Starter Theme by Automattic and Twitter Bootstrap Framework. Font Awesome, IsoTope and Redux Framework were also used in its creation.

Bootville Progress 95%

Bootville Features

  • Fully responsive with Twitter Bootstrap framework
  • Created from scratch using _Underscores Starter Theme
  • Ajax theme options panel by Redux
  • Left or Right Sidebars
  • Two Menu areas
  • Contact page template
  • Sortable Portfolio Template with layout options using ISOtope
  • Custom CSS area in theme options
  • 19 Sortable Social media Icons using Font Awesome displayed in the footer area
  • 12 Colour schemes from Bootswatch (with more to come in the future)
  • All Twitter Bootstrap shortcodes can be used throughout the theme
  • Matching bbPress Template themed for each colour scheme
  • Button size and colour options
  • Homepage Template with Hero post settings, three widget areas and layout manager in theme options
  • Post layout options for full posts, excerpts and featured image sizes
  • Custom powered by and custom copywrite editor areas for the footer
  • Meta display options (show or hide date and author)
  • Meta icons by Font Awesome
  • Typography options using Google Fonts, font size, line height, weight and family for every area
  • Options to load Bootstrap and Font Awesome javascripts and CSS locally or from a CDN to speed up page load times
  • Jetpack tiled gallery support
  • Jetpack subscription widget style support
  • Custom Video embed classes to help display videos perfectly on mobile or any device
  • Backup, restore, import theme options directly from the options panel. Makes it easy to setup a second site or restore your site.

Bootville Purchase will include

  • Free installation and setup upon request
  • Lifetime support
  • Reasonable price

Future Plans

  • Built in Support for several popular slider plugins (install, activate and go)
  • Header image area
  • Shortcodes plugin (most bootstrap shortcode plugins work perfectly already)
  • More color schemes
  • Color scheme Support for Vanilla forums

Theme Options Screenshots

Page Template and Mobile Screenshots (large image files)

Let me know what you think or if you have any suggestions for features you would like to see added to this theme by leaving a comment, Thanks!

4 thoughts on “Bootville Theme Feature List

    1. Zeaks

      Hi Jen. Most of the color schemes are by Bootswatch but I’ll also be adding a few of my own. I hope to have it released before the end of January. You’re right about Bootstrap, it’s perfect for mobile sites and constantly being updated. Thanks for the comment!

  1. jimmy knoll

    Cant wait to see your new theme. Sounds great. I have always loved working with boootstrap. Your twenty twelve tuts were so useful and i used them on dozens of client sites. It would be great to see some more of your tuts concerning bootstrap and wp.

    thanks for all your great work and useful info Zeak. Its been extremely valuable to me on my career.

    1. Zeaks

      This theme has been put on hold for a few weeks as I’m undecided about a few options. I do plan on creating a few tutorials on using BootStrap with a starter theme in the near future which should create a theme similar to the one used on this site.

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