Tiny Framework WordPress theme, a successor of Tiny Forge, was created with the future in mind and encompasses all the best features of the default WordPress themes in one place, adds full accessibility and Structured Data Markup with Schema.org microdata format support. Fast start is ensured with very extensive documentation! Tiny Framework features elegant responsive mobile-first design, HTML5 ready structure of Underscores, custom per-post headers, custom logo, three footer widgets, FontAwesome icon webfont and Google Fonts support. Web developers will enjoy integrated Theme Hook Alliance custom action hooks. It's all there, you have everything in one neat package.

I've tried literally close to 300 themes, both free and paid for, and I kept coming back to Tiny Framework. WebTrooper

Tiny Framework can be used as a learning tool or your own little web development "framework" a.k.a. "starter theme". With its unique "Coding Tips System" Tiny Framework helps to understand how to extend parent themes and build your own child themes, hacking them the way you want. Along with the main theme you will find an example of a child theme - an easy way to start developing with child themes! You get the best coding examples from default WordPress themes and the best hacks from the child theme ...continue reading "Tiny Framework – free responsive, accessible WordPress theme for learning and site building"

Tip01, involved files: functions.php

The best way to modify a WordPress theme is to not modify it at all 😀 Instead you would modify a child theme that is based on the parent theme of your choice. This will let you receive all future updates and not to lose your changes when updating (WordPress overwrites theme files with every new theme version). The good news - an example of starter child theme is included with my themes!

If you were dealing with child themes before, most likely you are including the parent theme's CSS file via style.css. That is the standard way of doing it, so you might be surprised why Tiny Forge and Tiny Framework child themes do it the other way ...continue reading "WordPress theme Tip01: include CSS and JavaScript files via functions.php"

Twenty Twelve: style.css with Table of Contents

When I first saw new default WordPress theme Twenty Thirteen, I really liked new addition for style.css - a Table of Contents. Default theme should help new users to understand where goes what and especially it is useful when developing child themes. Table of Contents for style file helps to achieve this task, I even think that it would be useful to have Table of Contents for functions.php too ...continue reading "Twenty Twelve: style.css with Table of Contents (to be or not to be…)"